Position Details
Reference Number 38736
Position Title Registered Nurse G2
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Spinal Rehabilitation Facility
Hours per Week 240.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation. 

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Registered Nurse to join our team at the Spinal Rehabilitation Facility. We are a part of the rehabilitation component of the Victorian Spinal Cord Service (VSCS), which also provides acute and community based services for people who sustain traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord injuries in Victoria, Tasmania and southern NSW. We are a 20 bed ward located at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre in Kew. If you are successful you will be joining a highly specialised team and further develop essential nursing skill set in the rehabilitation setting. You will be supported by our very friendly staff and our highly experienced Clinical Education Unit. You will learn and consolidate skills such Primary Nursing, bladder & bowel management, respiratory management and wound management amongst many others.  

We are seeking a passionate and committed worker who shares the Austin Health Values and has a willingness to learn and deliver a high standard of care at all times. 


This position is a Permanent, full-time or part-time role 


Details of the local environment 

The Registered Nurse in Spinal Rehab is a highly respected position that involves assisting people with spinal cord injuries to be the best that they can be, and to assist them to assimilate back into a meaningful and productive life back in the community. 


The registered Nurse will participate in team and family / goal planning meetings, and will have a strong advocacy for patients and their families. The role requires the Registered Nurse to have a team orientated approach. The Registered Nurse works with the multidisciplinary team to assist the patient to work towards a common goal, that involves complex discharge planning.  



Essential for Performance in the Position 

  • A keen interest in rehabilitation nursing 

  • A commitment to Austin Health values 

  • Registered Nurse registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 

  • A patient focused approach to care 

  • A positive approach to ongoing self-education and skill development 

  • A flexible, innovative team oriented approach to service delivery 

  • A positive approach to change and diversity 

Desirable but not essential: 

  • Rehabilitation experience  

  • Driver’s License (we have limited public transport available) 

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program. 

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check. 

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged. 

Contact Person Stefani Manas
Contact Number (03) 9490 7305
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
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