Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Information Management
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1636940
Closing Date: 26-Jun-2022
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Librarian (Grade 1).pdf (PDF, 381KB)

Contact: Hannah-Lee Obst (Librarian)
5564 4205

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking a Grade 1 Librarian to join their Library team, to assist the library manager and other library staff to work to provide a quality library and information program.

The Library provides one of the key services delivered by the Centre for Research Education and Teaching (CREATe) at SWH. The Library provides staff and students with literature and information services to support education, research and best clinical practice.

This is a permanent part time (38 hours per fortnight) position.

What you bring

The successful applicant will hold relevant qualification and be eligible for Associate (professional) membership of the Australian Library and Information Association. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential to this role, as well as demonstrated problem solving and the ability to deal with complex IT issues.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 26 June 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2020-2021 or and the applicable classification Grade 1.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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