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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.

SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITY
SINCE 1985
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

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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  suitability qualified and experienced candidates to undertake the role of 
We are currently seeking  suitability qualified and experienced candidates to undertake the roles of 

Communication and Engagement Coordinator (up to 0.6 EFT)
Permanent part time

You will have 

  • relevant qualifications or demonstrated experience in an appropriate discipline (related to communication, social or community planning and development).
  • have the right attitude and significant experience or understanding of working within health, government, not for profit and/or community sector
  • experience working with volunteers and volunteer programs.

This position works closely with the CEO, Operations Manager and Volunteer Manager. The role supports our clinical team who  provide specialist palliative care to patients and their carers.

For further information please review the position description and contact  Andrew Howard, CEO, Ballarat Hospice Care on 5333 1118 or ahoward@ballarathospicecare.org.au 

To apply

Send a cover letter reflecting your skills and experience in the context of the key selection criteria along with your resume to Andrew Howard, CEO ahoward@ballarathospicecare.org.au  before the close of business on Friday May 24, 2024.

We would love to hear from you.

Communication and Engagement Coordinator

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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 ahoward@ballarathospicecare.org.au or kbrumby@ballarathospicecare.org.au

We would love to hear from you.

Community Palliative Care Nurse (Grade 2)

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Specialist Palliative Care Nurse (Grade 3)

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