Experienced Endorsed Enrolled Nurses And Psychiatric Enrolled Nurses - Aged Care

Barwon Health

Geelong, VIC

Posted 2/23/2021


  • Opportunities to further your career as a passionate aged care nurse

  • State-of-the-art facilities in beautiful surroundings

  • Ongoing professional development in a supported work environment


About our Facilities 


Wallace Lodge


Barwon Health’s McKellar Centre is a recently upgraded facility located only minutes from the centre of Geelong. It is vibrant community asset with parkland surrounds and incorporates state of the art equipment. Wallace Lodge, located at the McKellar Centre situated on a, is a 108 bed, high level, aged care residential facility. We offer focused professional development with dedicated nursing educators on site, set within new state-of-the-art facilities.


Since 2006, more than 580 people have called Wallace Lodge home. 5 of those residents still live there today.


Alan David Lodge


Alan David Lodge is a state-of-the-art facility set in a rustic country setting in Charlemont. It provides a peaceful and serene experience for people transitioning into high level care. We offer focused professional development with dedicated nursing educators, set within new state-of-the-art facilities.


Blakiston Lodge


Blakiston Lodge is a 90-bed, high level, residential aged care mental health facility which consists of two secure units of 45 aged mental health beds and 45 dementia specific beds. Residents are referred who cannot be looked after in the general aged care system due to their level of cognitive, emotional or behavioural disturbance. The goal is to improve the resident's condition so that they can be transferred to a less restrictive and more appropriate accommodation.Blakiston Lodge is dedicated to caring for people with dementia and mental illness. It offers a safe and secure environment and quality nursing, medical and psychiatric support for residents.


About the role 


As an Experienced Enrolled Nurse you are responsible under the direction of a Registered Nurse, for the provision of consumer focused holistic nursing care to those assigned you, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes. At all times as the Enrolled Nurse you retain responsibility for your actions and accountable in providing delegated nursing care.


Duties include but are not limited to:



  • Delivery of consumer centred care that meets best practice standards and in line with Barwon Health requirements

  • Participation in regular audit processes to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory bodies is maintained

  • Active participation in the promotion of a positive and engaging team culture


About the culture


We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused aged care team who work cohesively together. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focused on providing the highest quality patient centred care.


Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club


Diversity and Inclusion


At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We 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.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role please contact CRURecruit@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


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To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://www.geelongcareers.org.au/job/15196675