Aged Care Educator

Elevate Aged Care with Your Expertise, Join BRHS as an Aged Care Educator
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/ACEDU1748746
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Aged Care Educator Aug 2023.pdf (PDF, 546KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Liz Barlow
03 5150 3611

Position Details

Applications are invited from highly skilled and experienced Registered Nurses who have a focus on education and a passion for the delivery of high level clinical care in our Aged Care facility, Maddocks Gardens.

The Contract: Ongoing Part-Time, 64.00 hours per fortnight, Monday to Friday

The Position:

In this role you will work alongside other Educators to develop and manage an education program for all Maddocks Gardens staff that supports the delivery of high quality care and services to our residents. You will aim to develop staff knowledge, skills and competence through encouragement and facilitation in a safe and supportive environment. Responsibilities will include rreviewing orientation and education processes and implementing improvements, reviewing policies and procedures and working collaboratively with other BRHS educators.

Why should you Apply?

  • Enjoy a rewarding role that utilises your clinical expertise and high level communication skills
  • Mentor and grow our dedicated staff, while building your own teaching skills in the process. 
  • Contribute to the delivery of exceptional care to our vulnerable residents
  • Enjoy greater work life balance with regular Monday – Friday roster.

What you need:

  • Registered Nurse with minimum 5 years acute or aged care clinical experience.
  • Recent experience providing clinical supervision for undergraduate nursing students.
  • Sound understanding of programs that can support clinical staff to achieve person-centred, high quality evidence based health care.
  • Knowledge of teaching and assessment principles including Best Practice Clinical Learning Environment Principles (BPCLE).

Please see the position description for additional key selection criteria.

About BRHS & The Team:

As East Gippsland's largest healthcare provider and employer, BRHS offers a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and opportunity.  You will join our dedicated team of health professionals and support staff who are committed to delivering a high quality experience to all.  With a strong focus on continuous improvement, professional development and innovation, you can pursue your career goals whilst enjoying a fantastic work/life balance as part of a friendly, regional community.

The BRHS Learning, Support and Development team consists of a knowledgeable and friendly team of highly experienced nurses who are dedicated to the development of nurses and patient care at BRHS. The department provides education, training, competency assessment, support and development opportunities for nurses and other clinical staff.

Maddocks Gardens is a purpose built 90 bed complex combining BRHS high, low and respite care residential services.

Interested? For more information contact Liz Barlow, Learning Support & Development Manager on 03 5150 3611

Applications by close of business: Sunday 1st October 2023

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

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