Health Placement Coordinator, Nursing

Boroondara, Australia
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, Arts & Design
  • HEW 6: $74,894 - $80,845 plus superannuation
  • Full-time, ongoing based at Hawthorn

Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. Swinburne focuses on providing high-quality, career-oriented education with strong links to industry and the community. Swinburne currently has over 54,000 students.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Health Placement Coordinator – Nursing within the Health Professions Department of the School of Health Sciences.

This role will require the successful incumbent to provide administrative support in all aspects of Nursing placements. Daily activities of this role includes responding to student placement requests, liaising with internal and external stakeholders regarding documentation of student information as well as fostering good working relationships with Clinical services and Nursing partners. 

Skills and Experience 

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Completion of a bachelor degree with extensive subsequent experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Demonstrated administration experience in education institution.
  • Experience and demonstrated knowledge in Nursing
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills to prioritise and achieve competing deadlines.
  • Sound communication skills to build rapport with various internal and external stakeholders.

A full list of the selection criteria is available in the position description


As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: 

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be a world-class university creating social and economic impact, through science, technology and innovation

How to apply

To start an application click on 'begin' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, and EOI form. Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

Swinburne University of Technology is a Child Safe Organisation and as part of this commitment, we require all employees to have a current Working with Children’s Check. 

All appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

For further information, please contact Joanna Hughes 9214 8183.

Applications close: 5.00pm, Sunday 19th November 2017