39 Hospital Street Heathcote VIC 3523
03 5431 0900


Heathcote Health advertisements can be viewed via Careers.Vic, SEEK and via local media outlets, including The McIvor Times and The Bendigo Advertiser.

Looking for a Tree change? Want to escape the city rat race? Looking for affordable housing? Haven’t got the work / life balance right?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Heathcote could be the place for you!

Heathcote is a small town of approximately 4000 people, situated 100km from Melbourne and 50km from Bendigo. Heathcote is famous for its food and wine culture, with the local Shiraz amongst the world’s best.

Heathcote Health is an integrated rural health service, providing a broad range of acute, aged care, primary health programs and home based services to Heathcote and surrounding districts.

Positions Vacant

Nurse Unit Manager, Aged Care – Heathcote Health

Permanent Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight
Heathcote Health (HH) is seeking an experienced and suitably qualified person for this exciting role in within our Aged Care department. The Nurse Unit Manager is responsible for the overall management of residential aged care at Heathcote Health, ensuring a high level of quality, safety and resident focus in all activities.
To meet the requirements of the role you will have:
  • Registered Nursing qualification (current registration with AHPRA).
  • Demonstrated high levels of leadership, organisational and interpersonal skills, congruent with the requirement to manage the operational aspects of a dynamic aged care facility
  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary Aged Care nursing, in line with current government health policy and future directions;
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the area of policy development, implementation and compliance for the purpose of achieving organisational goals.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current government policy and funding of Residential Aged Care.
  • A demonstrated knowledge and commitment to Quality Improvement activities and best practice models of service delivery, inclusive of experience with the Aged Care accreditation processes
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and control the financial resources of a department or division within a Health Service and to develop and implement strategies to reduce expenditure and increase revenue.
Further information is available from Gerry Canny, Director of Clinical Care, on 5431 0904.
Applications close Wednesday 29 th July 2020
Full Position description and application details available via the Victorian Governement Careers webiste, Careers.Vic.
All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check.


Casual pool – Nursing and Health Care Workers

Casual positions are available within the Aged Care and Community Service departments of Heathcote Health. Our busy health service has a  42-bed Aged Care facility and provides District Nursing services to the local community and surrounding district. We take pride in providing high quality care to patients and residents across all of these disciplines.
If you want to work in a dynamic and fulfilling team environment then this is the place for you! Send your application to us today.

Benefits of working at Heathcote Health

Receive a Discount on Private Health Insurance

Victorian public sector employees are entitled to receive a 12% discount on private health insurance from HCF. Anyone interested in acquiring private health insurance from HCF should visit their website www.hcf.com.au or call them on 131334 to take advantage of the discounted rate.


To discuss employment opportunities at Heathcote Health, including the possibility of casual positions, please contact the relevant department manager as detailed below:

Customer & Consumer Relations

Support Services

Sandy Whytcross
Customer & Consumer Relationship Manager
03 5431 0902

Acute & Community Services

Damian Holden
Acute & Community Services Nurse Unit Manager
03 5431 0936

Residential Aged Care

Josie Waldron
Residential Nurse Unit Manager
03 5431 0931