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Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Aged Care Blakiston Oak

Job posted: 01/07/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 174411

Reference: 174411

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Broaden Your Horizons


Line up your life and career with us at Barwon Health in Victoria, Australia



  • Multiple Permanent Part Time and Full Time Opportunities

  • Be part of our supportive, innovative and flexible team environment

  • Make a difference working in the largest organisation in the Geelong region and build your career


About Aged Care


Barwon Health’s McKellar Centre is a recently upgraded facility located only minutes from the centre of Geelong. It is vibrant community asset with parkland surrounds and incorporates state of the art equipment, located at the McKellar Centre situated on a, is a 108 bed, high level, aged care residential facility. We offer focused professional development with dedicated nursing educators on site, set within new state-of-the-art facilities.


Blakiston Lodge (North Geelong)


Blakiston Lodge is a 90-bed, high level, residential aged care mental health facility which consists of two secure units of 45 aged mental health beds and 45 dementia specific beds. Residents are referred who cannot be looked after in the general aged care system due to their level of cognitive, emotional or behavioural disturbance. The goal is to improve the resident's condition so that they can be transferred to a less restrictive and more appropriate accommodation.


Blakiston Lodge is dedicated to caring for people with dementia and mental illness and offers a safe and secure environment and quality nursing, medical and psychiatric support for residents.


About the role


Do you have a passion for aged care nursing and are dedicated to resident focused care?  Barwon Health are seeking Registered Nurses to work in our aged care facilities.


As a Registered Nurse you will be responsible for the provision of patient, client and resident focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to you, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes, under the direction of the Nurse Unit Manager. .


Duties of the role include but are not limited to



  • Delivering consumer centred care that meets best practice standards and in line with Barwon Heal

  • Providing quality patient care using an evidence based approach 

  • Demonstrating respect for individual’s values, customs and spiritual beliefs to ensure patient care is effective and culturally appropriate

  • Hear from our staff and residents 


 Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

  • Relocation and sponsorship support options

  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast


About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA


Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wathaurong Aboriginal name for the region, Geelong is thought to mean ‘land’ or ‘cliffs’.



  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.

  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area

  • A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road

  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries

  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 


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.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, Please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


Applicants for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.

Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Aged Care Blakiston Oak

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Contact:

Johanne Morris - (03) 4215 5822
Ana Hourihan

Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Aged Care Blakiston Oak