Registered Nurse - Rehabilitation in the Home

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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/1799632-1
Closing Date: 23-Jun-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: Full time and Part-time On-going positions
Attachments: Registered Nurse - Rehabilitation in the Home.pdf (PDF, 182KB)

Contact: Paul Crimmin, Nurse Unit Manager, District Nursing
E.: PH.:0355644170

Position Details

About the role

The Rehabilitation in the Home (RITH) program is a newly implemented program at South West Healthcare (SWH) recognising the benefits of enabling patients to rehabilitate in their home environment.


Rehabilitation care, is care in which the primary clinical purpose or treatment goal is improvement in the functioning of a patient with impairment, activity limitation or participation restriction due to a health condition. Rehabilitation care can be provided in either the inpatient setting or the home.


Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, District Nursing Services, the Rehabilitation in the Home nurse will work as a member of the multidisciplinary RITH team, using contemporary standards and evidence-based practice to support nursing and a multidisciplinary approach of the program. The role incorporates the following but is not limited to, unsupervised clinical practice, patient advocacy and co-ordination of individual patient care requirements within the RITH team.


Position overview

  • Full time and Part-time On-going positions
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • Registered Nurse - Community Health Nurse
  • Salary Range: $102,278.80 per annum, plus superannuation


What you bring

The successful applicant will be a Registered Nurse holding a current Registration Certificate as required by Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and have relevant acute experience of at least five (5) years as a Registered Nurse. Some subacute experience preferred but not essential


 You will have a demonstrated commitment to professional confidentiality and remaining consumer focused at all times.


You will provide guidance and leadership to all levels of staff in the delivery of quality care within a safe, therapeutic environment, knowledge of wound management and a demonstrated understanding of person-centred care.


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
  • 5 weeks annual leave (pro rata)
  • 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 23rd June 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


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

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


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