Hospital in the Home Program Coordinator

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! 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 award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1777320
Closing Date: 10-Mar-2024
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: POSITION DESCRIPTION - Coordinator Hospital in the Home Program .pdf (PDF, 512KB)

Contact: Paul Crimmin, NUM of District Nursing
03 5564 4170 or

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking a motivated and skilled Registered Nurse to join the Hospital in the Home (HITH) team.  The state-wide better at Home initiative has been implemented to deliver more healthcare within the home. Part of this initiative is to enable patients to access Hospital in the Home (HITH) and District Nursing Services.

Our teams work using systematic mechanisms that ensure regular communication and the flow of information with other clinical staff and professionals, families, carers and stakeholder groups located both internally and externally to SWH.

As a valued member of our multidisciplinary team, the Hospital in the Home Program Coordinator will be responsible for the ongoing development of the program and provision of clinical care throughout our community.

Position overview

  • Part-time (56 hours per fortnight), On-going position.  This is a Job share position with a rotating roster across 7 days.
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • Salary Range: $107,962 pro rata, plus superannuation

What you bring

The successful applicant will:

  • Be an experienced and qualified Registered Nurse with the ability to demonstrate excellent skills and experience gained through a broad range of clinical services, including a proven ability to work within a team based multi-disciplinary model.
  • Working as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of professionals, excellent verbal and written communication skills are also essential. A comprehensive understanding and knowledge of legislation, regulation and contemporary practice is a must.
  • Hold a Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent qualifications and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency with no conditions and have at least 5 years' experience as a Registered Nurse.

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. Learn more about SWH here.

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 10 March 2024. 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 2020-2024 with the classification Hospital in the Home/ Post Acute Care Nurse Level 2.

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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