Registered Nurses - Rehabilitation

Join BRHS and rapidly enhance your nursing skills.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Various
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/CLINOP/1775440
Closing Date: 10-Mar-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - RN Flanagan January 2024 revised.pdf (PDF, 247KB)

Contact: Jennifer Thomson, Nurse Unit Manager, Flanagan
03 5150 3457

Position Details

  • Rare opportunity to provide high standards of nursing care
  • Valuable experience making a positive impact and creating change
  • Chance to further develop your acute and rehabilitation nursing skills.


Passionate and professional Registered Nurses are sought to join our BRHS Rehabilitation Unit and enhance their nursing skills by providing safe and effective care to patients following surgery, illness or accident, and other conditions. You will enjoy a rewarding role and work alongside with a highly capable team to support patient's effective and timely transition back to their home.

The contracts:
1 x Fixed Term, Part Time Parental Leave contract, 64.0 hours per fortnight. Estimated completion 25.11.2024
1 x Ongoing, Full Time contract, 80.0 hours per fortnight with ADO. EFT split will be considered.

The role:

BRHS rehabilitation nurses work closely with a multi-disciplinary team to develop goal-directed care plans encouraging participation from patients. Our Flanagan nurses enjoy the relationship building with patients and family members in this ward and find it extremely fulfilling to see patients achieve their objectives. Applicants who are who are interested in specialising in rehabilitation or Drug and Alcohol nursing will be strongly supported to pursue further studies in these disciplines. 

The department:

The Flanagan Rehabilitation Ward is a 20 bed unit. It is comprised of Rehabilitation / Geriatric Evaluation and Management beds, Transition Care Program (TCP) beds and alcohol and other drug detoxification beds, providing a diverse mix of patient care requirements.

Why should you apply?

  • Join the largest employer and health care provider of East Gippsland region.
  • Work with a highly experienced & supportive senior medical team
  • Enjoy scholarship opportunities to support your learning
  • Opportunities to work towards Clinical Nurse Specialist career path

Key criteria:

  • Current AHPRA registration as Registered Nurse
  • Demonstrated competence in a clinical setting preferably in the sub-acute setting
  • Ability to undertake full patient assessments and develop a goal based care plan 
  • Proven ability to follow direction from experienced team members and provide guidance to students and inexperienced team members


For more information contact: Jennifer Thomson, Nurse Unit Manager, Flanagan Ward on 03 5150 3457

Applications close: Sunday, 10th March 2024

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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In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

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