News

West Wimmera Health Service is an organisation that doesn’t stand still. Diverse programs. Elements of service, infrastructure and strategic planning are constantly evolving and developing. Communicating these and other events to our communities is a high priority and the dedicated ‘News’ section of this site is an integral part of that process.


Media Releases

Physiotherapist - Grade 1

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

Our allied health services play an integral role in the health and overall wellbeing of our customers. We are seeking someone who is passionate about customer care, eager to learn and excited by the opportunity to make a difference in remote and rural communities.  

Develop and Grow with Us

Enjoy a varied and diverse caseload which offers you the chance to work with acute, inpatient, outpatient and residential aged care customers and local community groups. Be a part of a friendly and supportive team where professional development opportunities are provided and encouraged to help accelerate your career path!  

The following experience is required:  

  • Tertiary qualifications in Physiotherapy
  • Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • A current Drivers Licence  

Further Information

For all enquiries, please contact Mrs Linda White, Executive Assistant on (03) 5391 4386.

To obtain a copy of the position description, please go to > Position Description_Physiotherapist Grade 1

How to apply

Applications addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be submitted to Mrs Tracey Chenoweth, Acting Executive Director Primary and Preventative Health, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.

Applications close 5:00pm Friday 23 February 2018.

Chief Executive Officer

  • Future-focused, multi-campus health service

  • Highly attractive remuneration package

The WWHS Board is seeking a dynamic ‘hands on’ executive to provide leadership, operational management and strategic direction to the organisation. With a new Strategic Plan recently adopted, there is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre manager to influence and guide this process, to position the organisation for the future, further enhancing organisational transformation already underway. With a highly supportive and engaged Board and a motivated and skilled multidisciplinary workforce, WWHS is well positioned for the future.

About West Wimmera Health Service

West Wimmera Health Service (WWHS) provides hospital care, residential-aged care, disability services and community health services to the West Wimmera region. Operating across nine campuses at Nhill, Kaniva, Jeparit, Rainbow, Goroke, Natimuk, Murtoa, Minyip and Rupanyup, the health service has a budget of $44 million and employs 590 staff.

With its vast natural landscapes and excellent education and sporting facilities, the region offers exceptional lifestyle opportunities. 

About the Role

Candidates for this role will need to:

  •  Lead and influence change and have and promote a growth mindset approach.
  • Demonstrate a high level of awareness of self and others, model professionalism and emotional maturity and enable and enhance a respectful, inclusive culture within the organisation.
  • Demonstrate confidence, skill and experience in interpersonal and relationship management, with the ability to develop collaborative partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to proactively engaging with our community and responding to their changing needs, particularly in relation to improving health outcomes.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly capable and innovative leader to join this successful multi campus health organisation, with a proud history and an exciting future.

Further Information

To access the Candidate Information brochure (including Key Selection Criteria) please go to > Candidate Information Brochure_WWHS_Chief Executive Officer.

To download a copy of the Position Description please go to > Position Description_Chief Executive Officer_January 2018.

For further information on this position, please phone Marita Ryan on 0428 401834.

To apply please forward your completed Key Selection Criteria, resume and cover letter to marita@redhotgo.net.au.

Applications close 9am Thursday 8 February 2018.


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Employment Opportunities

Physiotherapist - Grade 1

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

Our allied health services play an integral role in the health and overall wellbeing of our customers. We are seeking someone who is passionate about customer care, eager to learn and excited by the opportunity to make a difference in remote and rural communities.  

Develop and Grow with Us

Enjoy a varied and diverse caseload which offers you the chance to work with acute, inpatient, outpatient and residential aged care customers and local community groups. Be a part of a friendly and supportive team where professional development opportunities are provided and encouraged to help accelerate your career path!  

The following experience is required:  

  • Tertiary qualifications in Physiotherapy
  • Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • A current Drivers Licence  

Further Information

For all enquiries, please contact Mrs Linda White, Executive Assistant on (03) 5391 4386.

To obtain a copy of the position description, please go to > Position Description_Physiotherapist Grade 1

How to apply

Applications addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be submitted to Mrs Tracey Chenoweth, Acting Executive Director Primary and Preventative Health, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.

Applications close 5:00pm Friday 23 February 2018.

Chief Executive Officer

  • Future-focused, multi-campus health service

  • Highly attractive remuneration package

The WWHS Board is seeking a dynamic ‘hands on’ executive to provide leadership, operational management and strategic direction to the organisation. With a new Strategic Plan recently adopted, there is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre manager to influence and guide this process, to position the organisation for the future, further enhancing organisational transformation already underway. With a highly supportive and engaged Board and a motivated and skilled multidisciplinary workforce, WWHS is well positioned for the future.

About West Wimmera Health Service

West Wimmera Health Service (WWHS) provides hospital care, residential-aged care, disability services and community health services to the West Wimmera region. Operating across nine campuses at Nhill, Kaniva, Jeparit, Rainbow, Goroke, Natimuk, Murtoa, Minyip and Rupanyup, the health service has a budget of $44 million and employs 590 staff.

With its vast natural landscapes and excellent education and sporting facilities, the region offers exceptional lifestyle opportunities. 

About the Role

Candidates for this role will need to:

  •  Lead and influence change and have and promote a growth mindset approach.
  • Demonstrate a high level of awareness of self and others, model professionalism and emotional maturity and enable and enhance a respectful, inclusive culture within the organisation.
  • Demonstrate confidence, skill and experience in interpersonal and relationship management, with the ability to develop collaborative partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to proactively engaging with our community and responding to their changing needs, particularly in relation to improving health outcomes.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly capable and innovative leader to join this successful multi campus health organisation, with a proud history and an exciting future.

Further Information

To access the Candidate Information brochure (including Key Selection Criteria) please go to > Candidate Information Brochure_WWHS_Chief Executive Officer.

To download a copy of the Position Description please go to > Position Description_Chief Executive Officer_January 2018.

For further information on this position, please phone Marita Ryan on 0428 401834.

To apply please forward your completed Key Selection Criteria, resume and cover letter to marita@redhotgo.net.au.

Applications close 9am Thursday 8 February 2018.