Tarrengower Health Service Nurse Coordinator

Dhelkaya Health is a new health service on Dja Dja Wurrung country; it is the coming together of Castlemaine Health, Maldon Hospital and CHIRP Community Health. Dhelkaya Health is shaping a better health system for the people of Mount Alexander Shire and beyond, while staying true and local in everything it does. Dhelkaya Health delivers a diverse range of inpatient, outpatient, aged care, community health and outreach services to Mount Alexander Shire. It also delivers assessment, rehabilitation and allied health services to neighbouring shires. Dhelkaya Health is committed to the quality, accessibility and sustainability of acute, aged and community-based healthcare, and family and housing services. Dhelkaya Health has campuses in Castlemaine and Maldon.
Job Details
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Department: Castlemaine Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Mount Alexander
Reference: VG/1720869
Closing Date: 04-Jun-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Tarrengower Health Service Nurse Coordinator.pdf (PDF, 288KB)

Contact: Grant Hamilton
0429 812 678

Position Details


The Nurse Coordinator (NC), Custodial Health is at the forefront of providing safe, coordinated and high-quality care to the women at Tarrengower Prison (TP). The NC is responsible for the operational and clinical service management of select staff and resources at TP. The NC will ensure delivery of coordinated care within the medical centre at TP. The NC will also be responsible for the coordinated delivery of health promotion and prevention programs.

The NC must demonstrate an understanding of primary healthcare delivery within a custodial setting, act as a mentor and role model, and facilitate the development of clinical and organisational skills in all staff.  The NC will contribute to the refinement of the model of care with ongoing review.

About you

  • Current Nursing Registration with the AHPRA
  • Clinical and management experience within a complex healthcare or other relevant organisation, preferably at a senior level
  • Strong knowledge of, or experience in the delivery of healthcare within a custodial setting
  • Ability to manage and lead people, including a highly educated workforce
  • Ability to consult and collaborate with others and work as an effective member of a team to deliver organisational outcomes
  • Ability to work at both a strategic and operational level within a complex organization

Please refer to the relevant attached position description for further details about the role.

Culture and Benefits

Castlemaine and Maldon are located on Dja Dja Wurrung country in the Mount Alexander Shire. The area is renowned for its creativity, history and as host to the Castlemaine State Festival. The shire is a short drive from Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Combined with a wide range of sporting clubs and outdoor recreation opportunities, unique natural environment and historic goldfields, the community offers a rich diverse culture for all to enjoy.

  • Free on-site parking is available to all staff and visitors
  • Salary Packaging/Salary Sacrificing
  • Onsite staff gym
  • Fitness Passport is available to all staff members across Dhelkaya Health. You and your family can sign up to unlimited access to more than 120 gyms, pools and fitness facilities on your program!
  • Our Health and Wellbeing program; including access to a Social Worker, Pastoral Care Office, Prevention of Bullying & Harassment Officers, Physiotherapy services, vaccination programs and other health services as required
  • The Dhelkaya Health Social Club brings staff from all areas of the hospital together in friendly and casual environment, with a variety of events and activities held throughout the year

Dhelkaya Health encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all ages, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ candidates, and people from multi-cultural backgrounds.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check, NDIS (if required) and compliance with Dhelkaya Health Vaccination Policy.

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