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:Child Psychologist Description:Bellarine Community Health’s Child Health and Development team are seeking a dynamic and experienced Grade 2 Child Psychologist (0.6 EFT/3 days) to provide psychology services to children (0-12 years) and their families, with an emphasis on early childhood intervention. This role is part of a multi-disciplinary dedicated Children’s team who deliver quality and affordable health services based at Drysdale only 20 minutes from Geelong. Contact:Enquiries to Chris Balaam – CHAD Coordinator phone: 03 52514640 or email: chris.balaam@bch.org.au Applications to alliedhealth@rwav.com.au
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Child Psychologist
Position Title:Physiotherapist Grade 2 Part Time Description:We are seeking an experienced Grade 2 Physiotherapist to provide physiotherapy services and interventions to children, youth and their families.An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and dynamic Physiotherapist to join our multi-disciplinary Child Health and Development team at our Drysdale site. This position is part time and available immediately. Contact:Enquiries to Chris Balaam — Coordinator Child Health and Development Team chris.balaam@bch.org.au or phone: 0447 550 008 Applications to: alliedhealth@rwav.com.au
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Physiotherapist Grade 2 Part Time
Position Title:Wellness and Reablement Consultant (Barwon Region) Description:BCH is seeking an experienced and suitably qualified professional to undertake the role of Wellness and Reablement Consultant to support Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC PYP) funded agencies within the Barwon Region to implement Wellness and Reablement.The position is 0.6EFT/22.8 hours per week and available immediately. The position is based at our Point Lonsdale site but you will be expected to work across sites and the Barwon region as required. Contact:Enquiries to Liz Womersley p: 03 52514659 m:0459815469 Applications must include a cover letter, current CV and address the Key Selection Criteria. Position Title:Advanced Practice in Allied Health - Project Officer Description:BCH is seeking an experienced and suitably qualified professional to implement and lead an exciting and innovative Advanced Practice in Allied Health (Autism Spectrum Disorder) project. The successful applicant will join the Child, Youth and Families team on a part-time 0.6EFT (24 hours per week), fixed term basis until January 2020. This role will focus on dental health service to support the development and implementation of a new model of service delivery to improve access and care for clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who are receiving dental treatment. Contact:Enquiries to: Elizabeth Womersley – liz.womersley@bch.org.au To apply for this position, please forward a covering letter, resume, and address the key selection criteria to: recruitment@bch.org.au

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 recruitment@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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