Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice - Paediatrics

Job posted: 19/09/2023
Applications close: 08/10/2023 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 181642

Reference: 181642

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Broaden Your Horizons

Line up your new life and career with us at Barwon Health in Australia.

  • Gain invaluable experience in paediatric nursing and build your career whilst undertaking a Graduate Certificate in Paediatrics
  • Temporary part-time position - offering 2 x 64 hours per fortnight (until 21/01/2024) on a busy 28 bed general paediatric unit
  • Work with our enthusiastic team on the Children’s Ward located at University Hospital Geelong

About Barwon Health

University Hospital Geelong Children’s Ward is a vibrant, 28-bed general paediatric unit caring for infants, children and adolescents with a variety of medical and surgical conditions. The family-oriented unit allows for parents and carers to stay and be actively involved with their child’s care during the admission. All rooms have accompanying bathroom ensuites and sofa beds and there is a spacious parents room available complete with breakfast-making facilities, couches and television.

About the role

The Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice, University of Melbourne (Paediatrics) is a 50-credit point, part-time, clinical coursework program of one year's duration. Students typically take four 12.5 credit point subjects across a year. Admission is based on a Bachelor of Nursing degree (or equivalent training). The course delivers theoretical content through a combination of on-line study and face-to-face course delivery at the partner hospital for the clinical speciality.

The students’ employing hospital provides clinical practice in a hospital setting. Students complete 50 credit points of study part-time, over a year, commencing in January with an on-line subject, completing a face-to-face subject at the partner hospital each semester and a supervised clinical practice subject at their employing hospital across the whole study period. Compulsory Applied Pathophysiology online component starts date beginning of January then a further nine Study days a year.

About the culture

Our staff group is friendly and social and enjoy working in a large department with other specialised staff and clinicians. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships. As a team, we focus on providing the highest quality, patient centred care. Everything we do centres all services on the patient and is guided by our driving values: Respect, Compassion, Commitment, Accountability and Innovation.

   What we offer

  • Excellent working conditions with a high sense of job satisfaction 
  • Geelong and Barwon Health is an attractive destination with a sunny climate, notoriously laidback lifestyle and great pay rates  
  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.
  •  Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD is an easy commute from all suburbs
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • A genuine community feel - we look after each other 
  • Wide range of professional development that enhances your careers
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean RoadBellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits! Living Expenses capped at $9,010 which  includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments and Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 which includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion 

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au) we are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice - Paediatrics

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Sandra van Roon - (03) 4215 1667
Karen Goddard - 42153266

Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice - Paediatrics