Registered Nurse - Inpatient Rehabilitation Centre

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: 174567

Reference: 174567

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

  • Applicants that apply for this position will be considered for positions across IRC areas that currently have vacancy including permanent positions or Casual Bank positions

  • Work in a supported inclusive environment that promotes career progression.

  • Ongoing training and professional development

Inpatient Rehabilitation Centre (IRC)

Located on the North Geelong, Grace McKellar site which is situated only minutes from the centre of Geelong. It is a vibrant community asset within the parkland surrounds of the McKellar Centre and incorporates state of the art equipment. 100 bed Subacute facility that cares for rehabilitation, GEM and Palliative Care patients. The building is comprised of 3 wards North, Central and South.

  • North Wing, specialising in neurological and stroke rehabilitation as well as Palliative Care and is a 27 bed unit comprising of 15 Neurological/Stroke beds and 12 Palliative care beds.

  • Central Wing specialises in Geriatric Evaluation and Management Central Wing and is a 30 bed Geriatric Evaluation Unit caring for patients 65+. The primary clinical purpose of Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) is to improve the functioning of older people with multidimensional health needs. GEM manages people who have complex and multiple medical, functional and often cognitive conditions requiring a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment.

  • South Wing South Wing comprises of 34 beds and provides rehabilitation to multi trauma, ABI, spinal injuries and amputee patients. 

About the culture

We have an experienced team of Registered nurses and Enrolled nurses and pride ourselves on our team work as well as providing a positive work environment.  All wards in IRC focus on meeting patient goals using a multidisciplinary approach to care. We are proud that this approach achieves greater outcomes for our patients. The IRC nursing teams are experienced in their fields which allows for a supportive working environment focused on professional development. New staff are very well supported and further education is supported and encouraged. The management team are always available to talk and to share ideas to work together to ensure a dynamic team environment and the door is always open! We work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team provide the best possible care to our patients, within the Safe Care Act in a positive working environment where all ideas and suggestions welcome.


Barwon Health staff benefits

Flexible working arrangements

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.

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Johanne Morris - (03) 4215 5822

Registered Nurse -  Inpatient Rehabilitation Centre