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Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Aged Care - Geelong, Victoria

Job posted: 11/03/2022
Applications close: 31/12/2022 (Midnight)
137 days remaining

137 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 173444

Reference: 173444

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



  • Permanent Part Time and Casual positions available

  • Join a team where people feel respected, valued and appreciated so you can be in the best position to care

  • Extend your career & enhance your lifestyle at Victoria’s leading regional healthcare service


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. Wallace Lodge, 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.


Facilites


Located at the McKellar Centre in North Geelong and on Surf Coast Hightway in Charlemont.



Alan David Lodge



  • 108-bed facility located in Charlemont which is a short drive to both the Geelong CBD and coastal surroundings

  • 74 residential high level care beds and 34 transitional care beds

  • The transitional care program offers a high paced and dynamic work environment bringing increased acuity, meaning no two days are the same!

  • New housing developments, schools, shopping centres all close by making life easy for you and your family

  • We are committed to providing a positive work life balance offering both set rosters and flexible rostering systems to suit your lifestyle

  • Be part of one of the largest regional organisations, with an extensive range of Allied Health staff to offer the highest level of care to our residents

  • Whether you are just starting out your career and need to be well supported to grow your skills or you have extensive experience Alan David Lodge is the place to work


Wallace Lodge



  • 108-bed facility located in North Geelong easily accessible via the Geelong Ring Road and is a short drive to the Geelong CBD

  • Our residents require assistance with their daily living, chronic medical conditions and social engagement within the community

  • Work as part of a valued and collaborative team ensuring positive outcome for our residents

  • Opportunities to continue professional development in a supportive environment

  • We are committed to providing a positive work/life balance offering both set rosters and flexible rostering systems to suit your lifestyle

  • Be part of one of the largest regional organisations, with an extensive range of Allied Health staff to offer the highest level of care to our residents

  • Whether you are just starting out your career and need to be well supported to grow your skills or you have extensive experience, Wallace Lodge is the place to work


About the role


Do you have a passion for Nursing and are dedicated to resident focused care? Don’t miss this opportunity to join the team at Aged Care team as a Registered Nurse across  multiple locations.


In this role you will be responsible for the provision of resident focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to you, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes.


Enjoy a rewarding role and make a difference to our resident’s lives whilst continuously developing yourself professionally through Barwon Health’s ongoing commitment to internal training opportunities. 


Hear from our residents and staff testimonials 


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

  • We work under the SafeCare Act meaning we have set ratios and awards leading to appropriate staff levels

  • We have an experienced team of Registered nurses and Enrolled nurses and pride ourselves on teamwork whilst fostering a positive work environment

  • New staff are well supported with experienced highly skilled staff and an incredible education team to ensure a positive on boarding experience and ongoing professional development opportunities

  • Further education is well supported and encouraged – we view your ongoing education as an asset to our organisation

  • The management team have an open door policy and staff are encouraged to share ideas and put them into place together making an inclusive team environment

  • Access to staff care and wellbeing/counselling support

  • Barwon Health offers multiple career opportunity and is the largest employee in the area


A great new initiative from the government has announced a ‘Healthcare Worker Winter Retention and Surge Payment’, for public sector healthcare workers. This initiative applies to all employees of Barwon Health and will be implemented next financial year. Payment will be paid on a pro rata basis in August and September 2022. The payment is both a recognition of the work of healthcare workers during the pandemic as well as an incentive to retain staff and encourage part time workers to do additional shifts.


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 Jillong, 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.


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







Located at the McKellar Centre in North Geelong and on Surf Coast Hightway in Charlemont.



Registered Nurse (Grade 2)  - Aged Care - Geelong, Victoria

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Contact:

Johanne Morris - (03) 4215 0653

Registered Nurse (Grade 2)  - Aged Care - Geelong, Victoria