Registered Nurse - Medical/Palliative Care Unit

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: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1724860
Closing Date: 08-Oct-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse Medical Unit.pdf (PDF, 453KB)

Contact: Jess Povey 5564 4350

Position Details

About the role

We are seeking highly motivated Registered Nurses to join our nursing team in the Medical/Palliative Care Unit. You will work alongside our multi-disciplinary team inclusive of allied health professionals and medical practitioners to deliver high-quality care in our 31 bed unit.

Our Medical Unit is focused on providing patient centred care and better health outcomes to enhance the quality of life for all our inpatients requiring care for a vast range of conditions. The Unit also specialises in palliative care, the focus of care is designed to meet the wishes of patients and families at the end of life, or those requiring specialised symptom management.

Permanent full time or part time positions are available.

Accommodation and relocation assistance to support with your move to our vibrant seaside regional town is available and will be considered on an individual basis.

What you bring

The successful applicant will hold current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse and have recent acute hospital experience over the past 3 years. As a Registered Nurse you will demonstrate a strong commitment to maintaining professional confidentiality and you will provide best practice, patient centred care in a safe and caring environment.

Excellent management and communication skills are essential and evidence of commitment to ongoing education and professional development will be highly regarded.

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;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • 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 below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 8 October 2023. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024with the appropriate classification Registered Nurse Grade 2 $67,527 - $95,378 p.a.

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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