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Established by community members in 1985, our not for profit organisation guides patients and supported carers and families to live, die and grieve well.

Our holistic approach to care means that we walk alongside people; supporting, empowering and caring for them. We ensure our services are responsive to the individual needs of each patient, carer and family; and provide in-home specialist palliative care, addressing physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs.

If you are ready to make a difference to the lives of people in our community, see our current employment opportunities.

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About Ballarat

Ballarat is a regional hub in western Victoria

It is a popular tourist destination and renowned for its Goldfields history, culture and buildings.

Ballarat is located about 100 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, a journey of about 90 minutes. The city has

  • a blossoming food and arts culture
  • excellent health services
  • a wide range of school and sporting options and
  • all the benefits of a wonderful country lifestyle

Ballarat Hospice Care delivers a personal and compassionate in-home palliative care service. This includes

  • specialist palliative care nursing
  • bereavement support
  • an extensive equipment loan service

Ballarat Hospice Care offers our team a:

  • friendly, warm welcome
  • positive values driven team approach across the organisation
  • structured orientation and onboarding process
  • new purpose built facility with free onsite parking
  • proactive focus on ensuring appropriate staff supports within the workplace including access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • pathway to continue to develop professionally
  • family friendly environment with a focus on wellbeing and work/life balance
  • workplace which is highly regarded and respected within our community
  • generous salary packaging benefit

Read about our approach to diversity and inclusivity


Would you like to work with us?

If you are looking to pursue or develop a career in end of life and palliative care please contact us to discuss your options.

We are currently seeking a suitability qualified and experienced health professional to undertake the role of 

Specialist Palliative Care Nurse.

You will  

  • be a Div. 1 Registered Nurse registered with AHPRA
  • have relevant experience and the right attitude
  • have a willingness to undertake further study in palliative care.

This position is part of the team of Registered Nurses and Supportive Care Advisors providing specialist palliative care to patients and their carers who are facing end of life.

For further information please review the position description and contact  Andrew Howard, CEO or Katherine Brumby, Operations Manager Ballarat Hospice Care on 5333 1118 or or

We would love to hear from you.

Supportive Care Advisor


Supportive Care Coordinator

We are building on our workforce and we’re currently seeking candidates for the position of Supportive Care Coordinator

For further information please contact Marita Ryan on M:  0428 401 834 E:

To apply
Please forward your CV and a cover letter (max 2 pages) outlining your suitability for the position in line with the Key Selection Criteria to 

Applications close
9am Wednesday September 7, 2022

Round one interviews
Tuesday September 13, 2022

Community Palliative Care Nurse (Grade 2)


Specialist Palliative Care Nurse (Grade 3)



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