Career Opportunities.


Palliative Care South East is an attractive and principled employer. This means sustaining a positive culture which values and is supportive of its employees and volunteers.

We do this by maintaining a workplace environment that reflects our core values of respect, innovation, integrity and enablement, and by demonstrating trust, honesty and compassion in all that we do.

We achieve this by:

  • Placing our clients, their carers and families at the centre of what we do
  • Demonstrating leadership driven by contemporary palliative care approaches and practices
  • Providing an environment for continuous learning that celebrates achievement and embraces change
  • Encouraging staff to take up challenges and look for opportunities for improvement
  • Facilitating individual personal and professional growth
  • Building collaborative and positive teams
  • Providing a safe and flexible work environment
  • Offering competitive salaries and conditions including salary packaging

Current Vacancies.

Palliative Care South East has a number of vacancies to join our team, view our vacancies.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to commencement of employment

Community Palliative Care Nurse – Grade 3A

Casual Positions available

$48.86 per hour + super

Working within an interdisciplinary team, the Community Palliative Care Nurse will manage palliative symptomatic issues holistically, providing direct and/or consultative specialist palliative care for clients and their families/carers in their homes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Experience working in palliative care or community environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principals and practice of specialist community-based palliative care nursing
  • Demonstrated ability to provide coordinated care in partnership with key external service providers

To apply please fill out the application here.

Music Therapist

Fixed Term – 4 Months

2 days per week (15.2 hours)

From $32.93 per hour

About us:

Palliative Care South East provides specialist support to those with a life-limiting illness to live well and, in doing so, provide support at home to improve the quality of life of individuals, carers and families. Our Values – Responsiveness, Empowerment, Collaboration and Kindness – stem from a set of principles and beliefs with their foundations in our community and the broader palliative care movement.

The Position:

The role includes provision of music therapy to clients from a family-based, interdisciplinary model that is informed by a complementary therapy framework that embraces symptom-focused, holistic and creative focused music therapy with people across the lifespan; pre- and post- death. This is a 4 month fixed term position offering an exciting learning opportunity to develop your music therapy skills or experience immense job satisfaction as an accomplished music therapist. This position is 2 days (15.2 hours) per week. 


This is an exciting opportunity to join our amazing team based in Cranbourne. Palliative Care South East is transitioning through an exciting stage of growth and change and the successful candidate will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • Attractive salary packaging options – up to $15,900 tax free per year
  • Flexible work life balance opportunities
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Rewards and Recognition program
  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is funded by the employer for business and private access.

About You:

  • Experienced as a Music Therapist
  • You lead by example, thrive working in a dynamic environment and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence-based care to all clients
  • You have excellent communication and team skills
  • Enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively, autonomously and as part of an Interdisciplinary Team
  • Self-motivation with a high level of organisational and time management skills
  • Driver’s License
  • Computer literacy including knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and internet skills and have the ability to be flexible for home visits and running on-line programs
  • Experience with Grief and Bereavement support desired but not essential
  • Satisfactory completion of a National Police Records Check
  • Degree or Graduate Diploma in Music Therapy
  • Registration with the Australian Music Therapy Association (AMTA)

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses. All employees must also be up to date with flu shots.

To apply for this position please click here

Please submit your application by no later than close of business Monday 29th August.


People & Culture Coordinator

Permanent Part Time (30.4 hours per week available) (negotiable based on experience)

With a dynamic and supportive team, the People and Culture Coordinator works to ensure that our organisation maintains and grows a compassionate workplace and provides a structured approach for the development of our people and leads the enhancement of our culture. Your skills and knowledge will be an asset while you are working collaboratively within the leadership team, you will be accountable for providing advice & practical leadership on a range of people matters, while we support your growth and development as a leader. We will provide you with the tools you need to gain fulfillment and pride in the work you do.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and oversee employee engagement across employee life cycle including recruitment, retention and workforce planning
  • Participate and contribute to the development of all People and Culture policies, procedures, and guidelines and team building activities
  • Improve, develop and lead performance development and management processes
  • Inform and collaborate on workforce planning and redesign
  • Invest in learning and development of the tam and design strategies that deliver the workforce for the future
  • Lead change management and support a strong and collaborative culture.
  • Oversee the management of payroll processes

About You

  • Tertiary qualified in Human Resources or relevant business discipline
  • Experience in not for profit or health sector is an advantage but not essential
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively motivate, develop and help support workplace teams, but also showing a willingness to grow into this leadership role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proof of working rights in Australia
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence

What we offer

  • A work environment that values and supports you as a professional
  • Flexible working hours
  • An opportunity to develop and make your mark
  • Access to significant salary packaging

To apply please fill out the application Here

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all our employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.

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