Employment

West Wimmera Health Service offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment for our motivated and passionate team. We are dedicated to working in collaboration with our staff and members of our community to provide the best health care possible and believe in supporting everyone to thrive.

We are always looking for a like minded individuals to join our team and help us make a difference.

For more information about career opportunities, please contact corporate@wwhs.net.au.


Current Vacancies

We are seeking to employ individuals who have a desire to join our friendly team at West Wimmera Health Service. 

Retired and Active Group Assistant, Rainbow, Part Time (Multiple Opportunities)

11/01/2019

If you’re passionate about Community Health...we want you!

Our Community Health services play an integral role in the health and overall wellbeing of our community.

We are seeking an Retired and Active Group Assistant in a part time capacity, who is passionate about customer care, eager to learn and excited by the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of older Australians living in our regional communities..

Enjoy a varied and diverse role working collaboratively with our customers to design and achieve individualised needs and goals in a friendly and social environment.

Further Information

Applicants should refer to the position description below for a full description of the role and the relevant skills and experience.

To obtain a copy of the position description, please go to > Position Description_Retired and Active Group Assistant.

For all enquiries, please contact Jayne Oliver, Planned Activity Group Supervisor on (03) 5391 4222 or via email to Jayne.Oliver@wwhs.net.au.

How to apply

Applications addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be submitted to Alex Hall, Executive Director of Community Health, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.

Applications close 5pm Friday 25 January 2019.

Catering and General Services Assistant, Jeparit, Casual

11/01/2019

If you’re passionate about great food and hospitality...we want you!

Our food and cleaning services play an integral role in the health, wellbeing and experience of our customers.

We are seeking a Catering and General Services Assistant to work on a casual basis at our Jeparit campus. You will work alongside our professional catering team to prepare quality meals for our customers, and help to maintain a clean and safe environment.

Enjoy a flexible 7 day rotating roster with opportunities to develop your career skills. Good communication and team skills are necessary to successfully fulfil this role.

Further Information

Applicants should refer to the position description below for a full description of the role and the relevant skills and experience.

To obtain a copy of the position description, please go to > Position Description Catering and General Services Assistant _All Sites.

For all enquiries, please contact Darren Jeffery, Chef in Charge on (03) 5391 4222 or via email to darren.jeffery@wwhs.net.au.

How to apply

Applications addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be submitted to Darren Welsh, Executive Director Corporate and Quality Services, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.

Applications close 12pm Tuesday 29 January 2019.

Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator - Iona Aged Care Facility, Nhill, Part Time, Fixed Term

18/12/2018

If you’re passionate about aged care…we want you!

Our aged care services play an integral role in the health and overall wellbeing of our residents.

We are seeking a Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator to work at our Iona Digby Harris Nursing Home on a part time basis, for a fixed term long service leave replacement. 

If you are passionate about customer care, eager to engage individuals and groups in a range of activities and programs, and excited by the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people living at Iona, this could be the role for you!

Enjoy a varied and diverse role working collaboratively with our  residents to design and achieve individualised needs-based goals in a friendly and social environment.

Further Information

Applicants should refer to the position description below for a full description of the role and the relevant skills and experience.

To obtain a copy of the position description, please go to > Position Description_Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator.

For all enquiries, please contact Lesley Hawker, Acting Iona Nursing Unit Manager on 5391 4222 or via email to Lesely.Hawker@wwhs.net.au.

How to Apply

Applications addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be submitted to Jan Fisher, Executive Director of Clinical Services, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.

Applications close 5:00pm Friday 25 January 2019.

Personal Care Worker (Community Care), Casual, Multiple Roles Available

30/11/2018

If you’re passionate about rural and community health...we want you!

Our personal care services and community care programs play an integral role in the health and overall wellbeing of our customers and the wider community.

We are seeking people to join our team on a casual basis, who are passionate about customer care and excited by the opportunity to make a difference in remote and rural communities.

Enjoy a varied and diverse role working as a Personal Care Worker in a warm and friendly setting, as part of a welcoming team.

We have multiple roles available working in our Community Care programs acorss a variety of locations.  

Further Information

Applicants should refer to the position description for a full description of the role and the relevant skills and experience.

To obtain a copy of the position description, and for all enquiries, please contact Christine McCallum, Community Care Manager on (03) 5391 4222 or via email to christine.mccallum@wwhs.net.au.

How to apply

Applications addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be submitted to Alex Hall, Executive Director of Community Health, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.

Registered Nurses | Expressions of Interest

14/09/2018

If you’re passionate about rural health...we want you!

Our nursing services play an integral role in the health and overall wellbeing of our customers and the wider community.

We are always looking for people to join our team, who are passionate about customer care and excited by the opportunity to make a difference in remote and rural communities.

At West Wimmera Health Service you will enjoy a varied and diverse role working as a Registered Nurse in a warm and friendly setting, as part of a welcoming team.

We offer opportunities for you to continue to develop your knowledge and skills through our Staff Support Program which encourages and supports your ongoing education and career endeavours.  

Further Information

Applicants should refer to the position description below for a full description of the role and the relevant skills and experience required.

All Registered Nurses are paid as per the Nurses Award. 

To obtain a copy of the position description, please click on the following link > Position Description_Registered Nurse

For all enquiries, please contact Jan Fisher, Executive Director of Clinical Services on 5391 4222 or via email to jan.fisher@wwhs.net.au.

Locations

Positions are available to work at a variety of our acute and aged care facilities, including locations at Kaniva, Jeparit, Natimuk, Nhill, Rainbow and Rupanyup.

Salay Range

$65,000 - $79,000 for Registered Nurses Grade 2 Year 3-10

Award

All Registered Nurse salary and entitlements are paid as per the Nurses and Midwives Award Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020

How to submit an expression of interest:

An expression of interest addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be submitted to Jan Fisher, Executive Director of Clinical Services, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.

Expressions of Interest Welcome, Physiotherapists, Full or Part Time

22/08/2018

If you're passionate about rural health... We want you!

Our Primary and Preventative Health services play an integral role in the overall health and wellbeing of our community.

We are seeking expressions of interest for Physiotherapists, all grades, in a full or part time capacity. We are always on the look out for people who are passionate about customer care, eager to learn and excited by the opportunity to make a difference in remote and rural communities.

Expressions of interest from new graduates are also welcome, and contributions of up to 50% of a successful applicant's HELP debt are negotiable as part of the package.

Those expressing interest should have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy or its equivalent and membership with Australian Health Practitioner and Regulation Agency (AHPRA). 
  • Proven abilities in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal, neurological and respiratory conditions using an evidence based and problem solving approach. 
  • An understanding of the unique nature of rural communities and a commitment to improving the overall health and wellbeing of these communities. 
  • A demonstrated ability to work both independently as well being an effective member or our Physiotherapy and multidisciplinary health teams, showing your initiative, enthusiasm and flexibility. 
  • A self-motivated and responsible professional, who is responsive to situations where a high level of autonomy is required.
  • Current Driver’s Licence is essential due to the requirement to complete regional travel. 

All enquiries should be directed to Linda White, Executive Assistant, via phone 5391 4386 or email Linda.White@wwhs.net.au

To obtain a copy of the position description, click here > Position Description_Physiotherapist_Grade 1 or Position Description_Physiotherapist_Grade 2

How to submit your expression of interest:

A brief cover letter addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be submitted to Tracey Chenoweth, Acting Executive Director of Primary & Preventative Health, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au

Expressions of Interest Welcome, Occupational Therapists, Full or Part Time

27/06/2018

If you're passionate about rural health... We want you!

Our Primary and Preventative Health services play an integral role in the overall health and wellbeing of our community.

We are seeking expressions of interest for Occupational Therapists, all grades, in a full or part time capacity. We are always on the look out for people who are passionate about customer care, eager to learn and excited by the opportunity to make a difference in remote and rural communities.

Expressions of interest from new graduates are also welcome, and contributions of up to 50% of a successful applicant's HELP debt are negotiable as part of the package.

Those expressing interest should have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy. 
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to efficiently and effectively plan, implement, manage and evaluate a range of Occupational Therapy services. 
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of the Occupational Therapy Department and Multidisciplinary health team. Must be effective in a team and be able to demonstrate initiative, enthusiasm and flexibility. 
  • Possess highly developed communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate effectively with peers and other professionals and speak to community groups as required. 
  • Commitment to principles of Quality Assurance, Equal Employment Opportunity and Occupational Health & Safety. 
  • Current Driver’s Licence.  

All enquiries should be directed to Linda White, Executive Assistant, via phone 5391 4386 or email Linda.White@wwhs.net.au

To obtain a copy of the position description, click here > Position Description_Occupational Therapist_Grade 1 or Position Description_Occupational Therapist_Grade 2

How to submit your expression of interest:

A brief cover letter addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be submitted to Tracey Chenoweth, Acting Executive Director of Primary & Preventative Health, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au