Community Palliative Care Nurse

Job Category: Palliative Care
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Bellarine Peninsula
  • Do you have a passion for helping those with life-limiting illness, and their carers?

  • Are you a skilled and experienced Palliative Care Nurse looking for a new opportunity?

  • Part Time opportunity, 32 hours per week 

We are excited to offer this opportunity to join our Specialist Community Palliative Care team who deliver evidence-based quality care to individuals and their families/caregivers on the Bellarine Peninsula.  We operate from Bellarine Community Health at the Point Lonsdale site.

The Position Description is available here: PD Community Palliative Care Nurse – May 24

About the Team

The BCH Palliative Care service comprises an interdisciplinary team of Specialist Community Palliative Care Nurses and a Family Support Worker. We work in conjunction with BCH Community Nurses and Occupational Therapists with access to Specialist Medical support.

Read more about our service at https://bch.org.au/palliative-care/

About the role

The Community Palliative Care Nurse will provide holistic, evidence-based quality care for the individual with a life-limiting illness and their families/caregivers, in the community, within an interdisciplinary care model.  The primary aim of the position is to improve patient outcomes, access to clinical services, and enhance the care of the individual requiring palliative and end of life care.

We would like to hear from you, if you…

  • Are a Registered Nurse (with current registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia).
  • Are experienced in community Palliative Care (essential).
  • Hold Post Graduate qualifications in Palliative Care or Oncology (or working towards in agreed time frame).
  • Can demonstrate leadership in the knowledge, philosophy, principles, and practice of Palliative Care.
  • Are able to provide professional, accurate and evidence based Palliative Care support and advice to all stakeholders.

What we offer

To support you to balance your work/life commitments, grow your skills and expertise, enjoy work and feel valued, we offer the following:

  • Generous salary packaging benefits – you can access some of your annual salary tax free each year, hence you pay less tax each pay and take more pay home
    • Living Expenses capped at $15,900 annually (includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans, and rental payments)
    • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650
  • Discounted gym membership at seven sites across the region
  • A supportive, positive and inclusive workplace culture
  • Online induction and onsite orientation
  • Generous leave arrangements
  • Employee assistance program: up to 5 counselling sessions per year

Conditions of Employment

  • National Police Check
  • Working with Children Check
  • Victorian Driver’s License
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Immunisation status clearance

How to Apply

To find out more, please contact Jacob Miller, Nurse Manager, at [email protected] or by phone on 03 5258 0841. The Position Description is available here: PD Community Palliative Care Nurse – May 24.

Please submit your application to [email protected] applications are being assessed as they are received, with final applications closing at 5pm on Sunday 16th June 2024. 

Applications must include cover letter, response to key selection criteria, application form (click here), and resume in PDF format. We look forward to receiving your application today!

Bellarine Community Heath embraces diversity and encourages applicants from different backgrounds to apply. BCH is a family friendly organisation with excellent salary packaging available.

Bellarine Community Health Ltd is committed to protect children and reduce any opportunities for abuse or harm to occur.

Bellarine Community Health acknowledges the Wadawurrung people as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which our sites are located and across which we provide services and programs for the diverse community. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace and welcome people from all cultures and backgrounds to our service.

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