Registered Nurse - Home Based Nursing

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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/COMWEL/1770316
Closing Date: 29-Feb-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse Grade 2 Level 1- January 2024.pdf (PDF, 250KB)

Contact: Carolyn Nelson, Unit Manager, Home Based Nursing
03 5150 3249

Position Details

2x fixed-term opportunities have arisen for skilled and passionate Registered Nurses to join our Home Based Nursing Services department. This role provides an excellent chance for talented professionals to grow and consolidate their skills and knowledge in community nursing, and enjoy a supportive team culture with values-based environment.


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The position:

In this role you will deliver quality nursing care to a broad range of clients across a variety of funding streams including Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) nursing services, wound care, and palliative care. You will perform comprehensive assessments, care planning and care coordination and providing appropriate BHS and Community service referrals. A key requirement of this position is to be available to undertake a variety of shifts across 7 days of the week.

If you have exceptional nursing skills, a compassionate approach and are keen to progress a career in community nursing, submit your application now!

Why should you apply?

  • Establish rewarding community connections in your professional and home life
  • Rapidly expand your skills caring for a broad range of patient presentations
  • Inspire innovate and drive care for our local community
  • Grow your experience in a progressive and multifaceted organisation

Please view the full key selection criteria in the position description

Key criteria requirements:

  • Completion of graduate nursing year plus a minimum 2 years nursing experience
  • Current AHPRA registration as Registered Nurse
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake patient assessments and develop a goal-based, person-centred care plan.
  • Knowledge in key community nursing care practices including wound care and diabetes management
  • Knowledge of handling chemotherapy disconnections and appropriate management of chemo spills and hazardous chemical protocols.


For more information contact: Carolyn Nelson, Nurse Unit Manager, Home Based Nursing on 03 5150 3249

Applications close: Thursday, 29th February 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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