Casual Community Palliative Care Nurse

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    negotiable / month
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    15 hours ago
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    Health Care

Reference Number158313Position TitleCasual Community Palliative Care NurseEmployment StatusCasualProgramCommunity Health Rehab & Palliative CareLocationMcKellar CentreSalary$0.00Hours Per Fortnight0Position SummaryEnjoy a role where you will be an active part of a health care team that shows leadership and embraces changeOngoing training and professional development in a supportive team environmentEnhance your career at Victoria’s leading regional health care serviceAbout the facilityBarwon Health Palliative Care provides palliative care nursing, medical, allied health and volunteer services within a framework of integrated health service involving close collaboration between community, inpatient as well as an acute consultative service. The model of palliative care is based on level of need and targets patients with complex care needs. The Community Palliative Care team is based at the McKellar Centre.About the roleIn this role you will provide clinical palliative care nursing to people who have complex care needs as a result of experiencing a life limiting illness, with little or no prospect of cure, and for whom the primary treatment goal is quality of life. This care will be provided within an interdisciplinary team context, and in community settings. Clinical leadership, education and support will be provided to palliative care colleagues, and generalist staff who work with a palliative approach.About the cultureWe are a specialist interdisciplinary palliative care service, which is committed to providing an equitable, seamless, person centred approach, strengthened by education, research and development to support our community.Barwon Health staff benefitsFlexible working arrangementsProfessional developmentAccess to employee wellness facilitySalary packagingSocial clubCentrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfrontOur Commitment to Child SafetyBe our future Barwon Health Strategic PlanAboriginal Employment PlanAt Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.Selection CriteriaEssential: Can you please list Barwon Health’s valuesEssential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health’s values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this valueEssential: Post Graduate qualification/s in palliative care and/or oncology, or working towards completion of qualificationEssential: Demonstrated Palliative care experience in a range of settingsContact PersonJill CarterContact Person Job TitleCommunity palliative care nurse casualContact Number(03) 4215 5700Closing DatePosition Description