Employment at Great Ocean Road Health

All current positions are listed below.

General Practitioner – Apollo Bay Medical Centre

Full-time and part-time positions available

POSITION DESCRIPTION

  • Busy and growing, mixed billing clinic – high earning potential
  • Ability to work  part-time or full-time
  • Desirable location on the Great Ocean Road
  • Experience or interest in the provision of supervision for GP Trainees


ROLE

This GPA accredited mixed billing clinic sees 120-160 patients a week, providing care for the local communities as well as a significant tourist population between December and April.

As Apollo Bay Medical Centre is part of Great Ocean Road Health, there is an integrated multidisciplinary approach to care within the health service and a sharing of staff and expertise with Lorne Medical Centre, also part of Great Ocean Road Health. The service is also well supported by specialist regional services from Barwon Health

Participation in the After-Hours Urgent Care on call roster is available.

Support from a Practice Nurse, experienced Administration staff and a Practice Manager, will see you rapidly transition smoothly into the community within this well-established Centre.


PACKAGE

An attractive package will be negotiated with the preferred applicant including:

  • Accommodation
  • Car
  • Relocation allowance
  • Negotiable percentage of billings
  • On call incentives for participation in the on call roster

Other terms are open to negotiation.

 

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA AND CONTACT DETAILS

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Australian GP and Hospital experience preferred
  • AHPRA Registration – general or specialist
  • Accident and emergency skills desirable

 

For more information please contact Sandy Chamberlin, CEO at Great Ocean Road Health,
on (03) 5237 8501 or via email at sandy.chamberlin@gorh.vic.gov.au

All positions are subject to a satisfactory Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and current Victorian employee

Working with Children Check (where applicable).

Great Ocean Road Health is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.

About Apollo Bay Medical Centre

PRACTICE DETAILS

The Apollo Bay Medical Centre is integrated within the Otway Health site, part of Great Ocean Road Health, which includes Urgent Care, Aged Care (20 beds) Acute Care and Community Care. The centre has visiting Allied Health and Specialist services on a regular basis. Pathology services are also on site with a pharmacy located within the community.

Apollo Bay Medical Centre currently has 3 doctors – 1 VR, 2 Registrars and Nurse Practitioners in the Urgent Care.  The Medical Centre consists of 5 consulting rooms with a treatment room.

Current practice hours are Monday to Friday, 8:45 am – 5.45 pm and Saturday 9 am to 12 pm, closed on Sundays.

The main patient health issues impacting on the practice are women’s health, Diabetes, and Chronic Disease Management within the community, with a wide range of clients accessing services during the summer months with an influx of tourists to the region between December and April.

Access to an Allied Health referral network is available through Otway Health with a wide range of services readily accessible.

Lorne and Apollo Bay practices are operating in similar organisation structures with integrated primary care focus. They work together to provide Great Care to the communities along the Great Ocean Road.

About Apollo Bay

THE AREA

Located at the foothills of the Otway’s, Apollo Bay is on Victoria’s scenic coastal route, the Great Ocean Road. A popular tourist destination, Apollo Bay offers both swimming and surf beaches, as well as a large boat harbour and marina that is home to a major fishing fleet.

The rolling green hills of the Otway’s provide a scenic backdrop when viewed from the beach, foreshore and shops.  The beach is a focus for activity all year round whether swimming in the clear water, sea kayaking with local seals, deep-sea fishing, learning to surf, or horse riding along the beach at sunset.

The Great Ocean Walk stretches 104 kms from Apollo Bay to within sight of the magnificent 12 Apostles. Weave through beautiful National Parks, walk deserted beaches and gaze over pristine marine sanctuaries.

Apollo Bay is nestled in the heart of The Otway Ranges, where you’re free to explore and discover waterfalls, Californian Redwoods, glow worm caves and iconic Australian flora and fauna by mountain bike or bush walk.

Apollo Bay has great facilities for young families and a range of community services and activities.

Just 45 minutes from Apollo Bay, Lorne offers a host of activities including swimming, diving, surfing in pristine coastal waters and fantastic deep-sea fishing. Being situated along Australia’s dramatic southern coastline also provides locals and visitors alike with some of the world’s most scenic driving routes.

Click here for further information about Apollo Bay

 

Associate Nurse Unit Manager & Registered Nurse Grade 2

Part time / Full-time (negotiable)

Great Ocean Road Health is offering the opportunity for experienced Registered Nurses looking to advance their career, with the opportunity to work in a supported and harmonious environment, encompassing Acute Care, Residential care and Urgent Care.

Great Ocean Road Health is seeking individuals who are committed to the delivery of high quality client focused services and the highest standards of care, guided by our values of service: Professional, integrity, responsive, respect and accountability.

Great Ocean Road Health is a rural public health service that has campuses at Lorne and Apollo Bay in South West Victoria. Our community members are offered acute hospital beds, residential aged care beds, a renal dialysis unit (Lorne), a 24 hour urgent care service, medical centres, community health care and in-home support services. Great Ocean Road Health was formed in 2019 with the amalgamation of Lorne Community Hospital and Otway Health.

The roles encompass leading and working within our Acute, Residential and Urgent Care units as part of our Nurse Practitioner led service. ​​​​​​​

Great Ocean Road Health offers generous employee benefits including Salary Packaging, interim subsidised accommodation provisions and training and professional development opportunities.

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Curren Registration with the NMBA Division 1 [General]
  • A passion for patient centred care and commitment to delivering excellence in clinical care
  • Strong Leadership and interpersonal skills – able to lead, coach and mentor staff
  • Advanced assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care
  • Proven success in a similar role.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA, applications AND CLOSING DATE

Applications close 9am Thursday 5 March 2020.

If you would like to know more please contact Director of Nursing, Libby Van Leeuwen, Libby.VanLeeuwen@gorh.vic.gov.au

To obtain an Application Pack (including a Position Description and application guidelines) please visit www.greatoceanroadhealth.com.au  or contact Human Resources hr@gorh.vic.gov.au 

All positions are subject to a satisfactory Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History Check and current Victorian employee

Working with Children Check (where applicable).

GORH is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.

Download Application Pack

Enrolled Nurses

Fixed Term – 12 months (Graduate Year)

Part time negotiable (Up to 30 hours per week)

2 positions available

Great Ocean Road Health (Otway Health & Lorne Community Hospital Campus) are offering an exciting opportunity to join our Graduate Nurse program for Enrolled Nurses.

The program will be over a year and provide a supportive environment to consolidate knowledge and develop your nursing skills.  There will be an opportunity to work in our Aged Care area, Acute and Urgent Care Services. There is an extensive education program at both sites which you will be actively encouraged to participate in.

The successful candidates will have a flexible approach and be committed to providing Person Centred approach in our Montessori model of care.

 

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA, applications AND CLOSING DATE

Applications close 9am Friday 6 March 2020.

For further information please contact Director Clinical Services, Andrea Russell andrea.rusell@gorh.vic.gov.au phone 035289 4300.

To obtain an Application Pack (including a Position Description and application guidelines) please visit www.greatoceanroadhealth.com.au  or contact Human Resources hr@gorh.vic.gov.au

All positions are subject to a satisfactory Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History Check and current Victorian employee

Working with Children Check (where applicable).

GORH is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.

Download Application Pack

Cook

Part-time / ongoing – 15 hours / fortnight

Great Ocean Road Health (Otway Health Campus) is seeking a highly motivated Cook to join our dynamic Food Services Team. Prior experience in Commercial Food Service, although advantageous is not required, just an eagerness to learn. Role involves the preparation and delivery of meals in accordance with Otway Health’s Food Work Plan and Food Safety Plan within a Multipurpose Framework, ensuring the highest level of hospitality to the residents and clients of GORH.  

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA, applications AND CLOSING DATE

Applications close 9am Monday 24 February 2020.

For further information please contact Catering Officer, Toni Rooke toni.rooke@gorh.vic.gov.au ph. 03 5237 8500.

To obtain an Application Pack (including a Position Description and application guidelines) please visit www.greatoceanroadhealth.com.au  or contact Human Resources hr@gorh.vic.gov.au

All positions are subject to a satisfactory Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History Check and current Victorian employee

Working with Children Check (where applicable).

GORH is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.

Download Application Pack

Kitchen Assistant

Part time – 9 hours / fortnight (3 x 3 hour shifts / fortnight)

GORH (Otway Health Campus) is seeking a suitable candidate for the role of Kitchen Assistant as part of the Food Services Team.   Duties include; cleaning food preparation areas and cooking equipment, serving and delivering meals and other tasks as delegated by the Catering Officer. Shifts times are 4.30pm – 7.30pm.

The position is subject to a rotating roster and weekend work is required.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA, applications AND CLOSING DATE

Applications close 9am Monday 24 February 2020.

For further information please contact Catering Officer, Toni Rooke toni.rooke@gorh.vic.gov.au ph. 03 5237 8500.

To obtain an Application Pack (including a Position Description and application guidelines) please visit www.greatoceanroadhealth.com.au  or contact Human Resources hr@gorh.vic.gov.au

All positions are subject to a satisfactory Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History Check and current Victorian employee

Working with Children Check (where applicable).

GORH is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.

Download Application Pack

Cook

Part time – up to 32 hours / week & Casual

(Re-advertised)

Great Ocean Road Health (Lorne Community Hospital Campus) is seeking highly motivated Cooks to join our dynamic Catering Team. Role involves the preparation and delivery of meals in accordance with Great Ocean Road Health’s (LCH) Food Safety Plan, ensure legislative requirements are met and maintain and continuously improve on high standards of food safety for all food produced within the health service.

Two positions available; part time and casual.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA, applications AND CLOSING DATE

Applications close 9am Monday 24 February 2020.

For more information please contact Support Services Manager, Janet Smartt janet.smartt@gorh.vic.gov.au  ph. 0352 894300.

To obtain an Application Pack (including a Position Description and application guidelines) please visit www.greatoceanroadhealth.com.au  or contact Human Resources hr@gorh.vic.gov.au

All positions are subject to a satisfactory Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History Check and current Victorian employee

Working with Children Check (where applicable).

GORH is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.

Download Application Pack