Registered Nurse (Grade 3) - Community Palliative Care

Job posted: 02/06/2021
Applications close: 16/06/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 169611

Reference: 169611

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Opportunity to develop specialist skills in a supported work environment

  • Enjoy a role where you will be an active part of an innovative health care team

  • Temporary Part Time - 40 hours per fortnight (until 21/11/2021)

About the facility 

Barwon Health Palliative Care provides palliative care nursing, medical, allied health and volunteer services within a framework of integrated health service integrating community, inpatient as well as an acute consultative service. The model of palliative care is based on level of need and targets patients with complex care needs.

Community Palliative Care: provides specialist care in a client’s home or outpatient clinic as appropriate. Our aim is to ensure that the most appropriate mix of services and professionals are available to provide care and support to patients and their family/carers. Community Palliative Care Specialist staff provide:

  • Assessment for symptom management

  • Advice and support utilising a needs based model of care

About the role 

An exciting opportunity is available within Barwon Health for an enthusiastic Community Palliative Care Nurse. The position will be based within the Community Palliative Care program at the McKellar Centre, North Geelong. Hours of work include 8 hour shifts Monday to Sunday within the hours of 0700 - 1900 on a rotating roster.

As the successful candidate you will have excellent communication skills, be well organised in your work practice and an enthusiastic team player.

About the culture

We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care. Everything we do centres all our services on the patient and is guided by our driving values of respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

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.

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Registered Nurse (Grade 3) - Community Palliative Care

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Jacqui White - 0403 605 315
Jill Carter - (03) 4215 5700

Registered Nurse (Grade 3) - Community Palliative Care