About Us



Bellarine Community Health (BCH) is the major provider of primary health care services to the Bellarine Peninsula, 30 minutes from Geelong. The area is renowned for its beaches, coastal villages and relaxed lifestyle.  Our Mission Statement “Quality Living for a Valued Community” summarises the values and services offered within our organisation. We are committed to providing quality, accessible and affordable health services most needed by our local community and are committed to protecting children and reducing any opportunities for abuse or harm to occur. Bellarine Community Health employs over 135 health specialist and support service staff in full-time, part-time and casual roles. Our organisational culture embodies the principles of passion, excellence, quality and caring.

Employee benefits include:

  • Salary packaging
  • Flexible working arrangements and part-time hours
  • Induction program and
  • Professional development and training.

Conditions of Employment

  • A current National Police Check (within 12 months from date of application)
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • A current Victorian Driver’s License

Current Vacancies

Position Title:Speech Pathologist and Support Coordinator Description:We are seeking an experienced Speech Pathologist to provide supports to families, children and youth. The Speech Pathologist is part of our multi-disciplinary Child Health and Development team located at our Drysdale Community Health Centre. This position is part time, fixed term (12 month contract) and available immediately. Contact:Enquiries to Chris Balaam — Coordinator Child Health and Development Team chris.balaam@bch.org.au or phone: 0447 550 008. Closing date: COB Wednesday 28th June 2017

How to apply

Application must include:

  1. A cover letter
  2. A separate document addressing each selection criteria outlined in the position description
  3. Application Form (click for link or go to Publications/General) and
  4. Your resume

By Post - Applications should be submitted on A4 paper and addressed:

               Executive Manager Business Development
               Bellarine Community Health
               PO Box 26
               POINT LONSDALE 3225

By e-mail - send to eas@bch.org.au The e-mail subject should be clearly titled “Application for Position of .....” Relevant documents should be sent as PDF attachments.


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Student Placements

Bellarine Community Health supports tertiary students through clinical placements. Limited clinical placements are offered in the following fields:

  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Community Nursing including Palliative Care
  • Counselling (some limitations apply)
  • Dietetics
  • Health Promotion - Primary Prevention
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Paediatric Speech Therapy

To apply for a clinical placement forward the following documentation to: studentplacementenquiries@bch.org.au

  • Covering letter
  • Current resume
  • Current Police Check
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Course of study
  • Name of University or TAFE
  • Length of placement requested
  • Particular supervision requirements

Applications that do not include all the requested documentation will not be considered. Education providers should submit requests via viCPlace where possible.

Note: Bellarine Community Health is not able to host primary or secondary school student work experience programs in clinical roles.


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Updated 07/11/2016

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