Registered Nurse G2 - Special Care Nursery

Job posted: 14/05/2024
Applications close: 28/05/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 19048

Reference: 19048

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

Multiple Limited Tenure Positions Available in Special Care Nursery Ballarat
Parental leave- 0.84 FTE from 21/7/24-25/5/25
Limited tenure- up to 1.4 FTE from 27/5/24 until up to 11/5/25

About the role
The Special Care Nursery in Ballarat is a level 4 nursery providing care for unwell, premature and/or small neonates and services the entire Grampians region.  We provide holistic, family centred care to newborns admitted directly from the postnatal ward or the emergency department.  The unit engages a broad care team, providing specialist developmentally-appropriate care.

  • work collaboratively and consultatively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Care for sick and premature babies
  • Provide a unique skill set to deliver a high standard of care for vulnerable patients and their families. 

Key Responsibilities

You will:

  • Assist with Family Centred Care
  • Facilitate the Care and Treatment of Infants
  • Foster a team environment encompassing the multidisciplinary team, patients, family and visitors
  • Contribute ideas and actions to Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Maintain safety by participating in National Standards Portfolio activities, remaining up to date with mandatory competencies and best practice governance documentation
  • Integrate our Values into your every day by displaying, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Compassion and Innovation.

Skills and experience

You will have:

  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Experience within a Neonatal environment
  • Works collaboratively to facilitate and foster the provision of best practice standards of nursing care and service delivery
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to effectively work with the multidisciplinary teams, patients, families and visitors.

Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition program

About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Ballarat Region
Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply
Click APPLY or contact Joanne Pegg, Nurse Unit Manager on 03 5320 4982 for a confidential discussion.

This position is paid in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020 - 2024. The classification is Registered Nurse Grade 2 (YP2 - YP9) which ranges from $34.17 - $48.26 per hour OR the classification is Registered Midwife Grade 2 (YS2-YS8) which ranges from $36.10 - $48.26 per hour.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Registered Nurse G2 - Special Care Nursery

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Jo Pegg - 53204982

Registered Nurse G2 - Special Care Nursery