Employment

If you want to work in beautiful rural Victoria at one of the most supportive organisation's on earth then you've come to the right place!

For more information about the awesome career opportunities at West Wimmera Health Service please see below and email your interest to corporate@wwhs.net.au.

Current Vacancies

Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and Health Care Workers (Full Time, Part Time or Casual)

We are seeking passionate health care professionals in a full time, part time and casual capacity across our Hospitals and residential aged care facilities.

Our nursing services play an integral role in the health and wellbeing of the communities we serve.

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.

Positions are available to work at a variety of our acute and aged care facilities including;

Further Information

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

For all enquiries, please contact Ms Ann Merrett, Clinical Operations Manager on (03) 5391 4222 or via email to ann.merrett@wwhs.net.au

How to apply

If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following required documents to Ms Cheree Schneider, Executive Director of Clinical Services, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume, including three professional referees
  • Document addressing each 'Key Selectrion Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objectives of the role

Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant, Full Time, Part Time negotiable, Nhill (Iona Digby Harris Nursing Home)

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 dynamic and caring person to join our team as a Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant at our Iona Digby Harris Nursing Home in Nhill. 

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 people lives, this is the role for you!

Enjoy a varied and diverse role working collaboratively with our residents and their families to design and achieve individualised needs-based care 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 click here.

For all enquiries, please contact Ms Kirsten Nesbit, Iona Nurse Unit Manager on (03) 5391 4270 or via email to kirsten.nesbit@wwhs.net.au.

How to Apply

Applications including a cover letter and addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be addressed to Ms Cheree Schneider, Executive Director of Clinical Services, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.

Environmental Services Assistant, Casual, Goroke

If you’re passionate about the delivery of high quality cleaning services...we want you!

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

We're seeking an enthusiastic person to join our Goroke team as a Environmental Services Assistant in a casual capacity.

You will work alongside our professional environmental services team to maintain a clean, safe and sanitary environment for our patients and residents.

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 required.

To obtain a copy of the position description, please click here.

For all enquiries, please contact Ms Yvonne Jones, Hospitality and Environmental Services Manager on (03) 5391 4278 or via email to yvonne.jones@wwhs.net.au

How to Apply

If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following required documents to Mrs Yvonne Jones, Hospitality & Environmental Services Manager via email to careers@wwhs.net.au:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume, including three professional referees
  • Document addressing the 'Key Selection Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objective of the role.

Applications close 5pm Friday 16th December 2022 

Finance Trainee, Full Time, Nhill

 Are you wanting to begin your career in finance...we want you!

We are seeking an enthusiastic Finance Trainee to join our Accounts Payable and/or Accounts Receivable team. Working closely with our experienced Accounts team/s, you will learn on the job as you develop bookkeeping and basic accounting skills and will be responsible for the daily administrative functions of the Finance and Administration portfolio assisting in streamlining administrative systems.

As a member of Finance and Administration team, you will demonstrate commitment to the health service's organisational values, including performing to an exceptionally high ethical standard and focus on integrity, collaboration and teamwork in all efforts. 

Further Information

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

To obtain a copy of the Accounts Payable position description, please click here.

To obtain a copy of the Accounts Receivable position description, please click here.

For all enquiries, please contact Zanny McEldrew, Executive Assistant on (03) 5391 4268 or via email to zanny.mceldrew@wwhs.net.au

How to apply

If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following required documents to Ms Janette Lakin, Executive Director of Finance and Administration, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume, including three professional referees
  • Document addressing the 'Key Selection Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objective of the role.

Applications close 5pm Thursday 22 December 2022

Graduate Enrolled Nurses, Full Time and Part Time opportunities, across various sites.

Are you finishing your Diploma of Nursing in 2023 and looking for a fulfilling Graduate Enrolled Nurse position? We want you!

We provide high-quality hospital care, residential aged care, disability services and community health services to more than 22,000 people in the West Wimmera region.

West Wimmera Health Service is seeking Graduate Enrolled Nurses to join our clinical team in a full time or part time capacity.

WWHS offers opportunities to apply for our Bursary Program, where contributions of up to 50% of a successful applications HECS/HELP debt are negotiable as part of the package.

The Graduate Enrolled Nurse Program aims to facilitate the transition from student to Enrolled Nurse, providing the opportunity to enhance your nursing career, consolidate your nursing skills and provide an opportunity to experience different clinical areas.

Further Information   

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

To obtain a copy of the position description, click here.

For all enquiries, please contact Janine Clark, Clinical Support Nurse on (03) 5391 4229 or via email to janine.clark@wwhs.net.au 

How to apply

If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following required documents to Ms Cheree Schneider, Executive Director of Clinical Services, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume, including three professional referees
  • Document addressing each 'Key Selectrion Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objectives of the role

Applications close 5pm Monday 12 December 2022

Associate Nurse Unit Manager, Full Time or Part Time, Rainbow

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

  • Join a fantastic team with a variety of nursing scope.
  • Embrace the best of regional Victoria.
  • Make a difference working in a highly supportive culture.

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

We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to work as an ANUM in a full time or part time capacity at our Rainbow campus. We're looking for someone who is committed to quality customer care and excited by the opportunity to make a difference in remote and rural communities. 

You will work collaboratively with the Director of Nursing and the multi-disciplinary team to facilitate and foster the provision of best practice care to patients, residents, their families and carers.

Enjoy a varied and diverse role working across an aged care setting as part of a welcoming team.

Further Information

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

To obtain a copy of the position description, please click here.

For all enquiries, please contact Ms Angela Naylor, Rainbow Director of Nursing on (03) 5396 3320 or via email to angela.naylor@wwhs.net.au.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following required documents to Ms Cheree Schneider, Executive Director of Clinical Services, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume, including three professional referees
  • Document addressing the 'Key Selection Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objective of the role.

Applications close 5pm Tuesday 14 February 2023

District Nurse, Part Time, Murtoa

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

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

We are looking for a passionate district nurse to join our team at Murtoa in a part time capacity.

As a District Nurse at WWHS, you will provide high quality care to those in the communtiy and will be motivated by the opportunity to make a difference in remote and rural towns.

You will work collaboratively with patients, our multi-disciplinary community and allied health team to facilitate and foster the provision of best practice care.

Enjoy a varied and diverse role working across warm and welcoming communities, in a supportive team environment. 

Further Information

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

To obtain a copy of the position description, please click here.

For all enquiries, please contact Rhys Webb, Clinical Manager Community Nursing on (03) 5391 4392 or via email to rhys.webb@wwhs.net.au.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following required documents to Ms Alex Hall, Executive Director of Community Health, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume, including three professional referees
  • Document addressing the 'Key Selection Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objective of the role.

Applications close 5pm Friday 2 December 2022

Home Care Packages Care Co-ordinator, Full Time or Part Time (hours negotiable), Nhill

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

We are looking for a passionate individual to join our Home Care Packages Team in a full time or part time capacity. 

You must be eager to learn and excited by the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of older Australians and individuals who have complex care needs, living in our regional communities.

You will enjoy a varied and diverse role working collaboratively with our customers in the delivery of Case Management Packages to individuals who have complex care needs and who are at risk of premature or inappropriate residential care or whose quality of life is adversely affected by their disability.

Further Information 

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

To obtain a copy of the position description, please click here.

For all enquiries, please contact Alex Hall, Executive Director of Community Health, via phone (03) 5391 4281 or email alex.hall@wwhs.net.au

How to apply

If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following required documents to Ms Alex Hall, Executive Director of Community Health, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume, including three professional referees
  • Document addressing the 'Key Selection Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objectives of the role.

Applications close 5pm Friay 2 December 2022

Graduate Registered Nurses, Full Time and Part Time opportunities, across various sites.

Are you finishing your Bachelor of Nursing in 2022 or 2023 and looking for a fulfilling Graduate Registered Nurse position? We want you!

We provide high-quality hospital care, residential aged care, disability services and community health services to more than 22,000 people in the West Wimmera region.

West Wimmera Health Service is seeking Graduate Registered Nurses to join our clinical team in a full time or part time capacity.

WWHS offers opportunities to apply for our Bursary Program, where contributions of up to 50% of a successful applications HECS/HELP debt are negotiable as part of the package.

The Graduate Registered Nurse Program aims to facilitate the transition from student to Registered Nurse, providing the opportunity to enhance your nursing career, consolidate your nursing skills and provide an opportunity to experience different clinical areas.

In this role, you will transition from a student nurse to a Registered Nurse, providing the opportunity to enhance your nursing career, consolidate your nursing skills and provide an opportunity to experience different clinical areas.

For all enquiries, please contact Janine Clark, Clinical Support Nurse on (03) 5391 4229 or via email to janine.clark@wwhs.net.au 

How to apply

If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following required documents to Ms Cheree Schneider, Executive Director of Clinical Services, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume, including three professional referees
  • Document addressing each 'Key Selectrion Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objectives of the role

Applications close 5pm Friday 2 December 2022

Occupational Therapists (Grade 1 or Grade 2), Full Time or Part Time, Nhill

If you're passionate about health and wellbeing and want to make a difference in peoples’ lives, we want you to join our team!

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist (Grade 1 or Grade 2)  to join our team based in Nhill, who is committed to quality customer care and excited by the opportunity to be hands on in making a difference in our rural communities. 

This role offers a diverse workload as well as exciting professional development opportunities. You will provide occupational therapy services to people of all ages in our community health settings, acute inpatient wards and residential aged care facilities.

You will be supported not only by the occupational therapy team, but also by the large multidisciplinary team of Allied Health Professionals who work at West Wimmera Health Service. These include Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Dietitians, Diabetes Educators, Social Workers, Exercise Physiologists and Allied Health Assistants.

Further Information

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

Grade 1 Position Description

Grade 2 Position Description

For all enquiries please contact Karen Shurdington, Occupational Therapist, via phone (03) 5391 4282 or email karen.shurdington@wwhs.net.au.

How to apply

If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following required documents to Alex Hall, Executive Director of Community Health, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume, including three professional referees
  • Document addressing the 'Key Selection Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objectives of the role.

Support Workers, Part Time & Casual

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

Our personal care services and community support 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 part time or 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 Support Worker in a warm and friendly setting, as part of a welcoming team, where you will provide in‐home and community-based support to enable people to maintain and/or increase their independence.  

Further Information

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

To obtain a copy of the position description, please click here.

For all enquiries, please contact Christine McCallum, Manager of Community Packages on (03) 5363 0422 or via email to christine.mccallum@wwhs.net.au.

How to apply

If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following required documents to Ms Alex Hall, Executive Director of Community Health, and submitted via email to careers@wwhs.net.au:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume, including three professional referees
  • Document addressing each 'Key Selection Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objective of the role.

Support Worker (TAC program), Part Time

If you’re passionate about improving the daily lives of people living with a disability in rural and remote communities...we want you!

West Wimmera Health Service’s community care team is seeking passionate support workers in a part time capacity.

Enjoy a varied and diverse role working as a Support Worker in a warm and friendly setting, as part of a welcoming team, where you will provide in‐home and community-based support to enable people to maintain and/or increase their independence.

You will be supported not only by the other support workers and the Community Care team but also by the team of Managers and Executive Directors at West Wimmera Health Service.

Further Information

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

To obtain a copy of the position description, please click here.

For all enquiries, please contact Christine McCallum, Manager of Community Packages on 0407 863 445 or via email to christine.mccallum@wwhs.net.au.

How to apply

If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following required documents to Ms Alex Hall, Executive Director of Community Health, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume, including three professional referees
  • Document addressing each 'Key Selection Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objectives of the role.

Working with Us

Benefits of working as a part of our team include:

  • Enjoy a collaborative approach amongst our community health, clinical and business teams to deliver the best outcomes for our customers and community, taking a multidisciplinary and patient-centred focus
  • Work across a range of our sites and diverse communities
  • Continue to develop your knowledge and skills through ongoing professional development and education programs
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees)
  • Free parking
  • Comprehensive orientation program and ongoing staff support
  • New graduate program, offering a support network and further professional development
  • Opportunities to apply for our Bursary Program, where contributions of up to 50% of a successful applicant's HECS/HELP debt are negotiable as part of the package
  • Opportunities for flexible working arrangements
  • Moving assistance program for eligible applicants, where fully furnished interim accommodation for the first month of employment is negotiable to assist with the transition phase
  • Complimentary access to a large database of electronic journals

 

If you're passionate about health and wellbeing in rural communities...WE WANT YOU!

Make an impact to our communities as a part of our outstanding rural health service!

  • Opportunities open for all levels of experience, including graduate roles
  • Work across acute, aged care and community settings or as a part of our business and administration teams
  • Gain invaluable experience and career development
  • Join our enthusiastic team and work in a supportive organisation, where we think big and celebrate success

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

We are proud to be an inclusive employer. We welcome and embrace diversity!

More About Us

West Wimmera Health Service provides high-quality hospital care, residential aged care, disability services and community services to more than 16,000 people in the West Wimmera region. We deliver services that are compassionate, responsive, accessible and accountable to individual and community needs and which are designed to achieve quality outcomes.  

We employ close to 600 staff across nine campuses at Nhill, Kaniva, Jeparit, Rainbow, Goroke, Natimuk, Murtoa, Minyip and Rupanyup. Our organisation has a total of 150 residential aged care beds, 54 acute beds and a broad range of community health services available from many of our campuses, keeping our community well at home.  

You can learn more about our outstanding rural health service by reviewing our Strategic Plan, and current Annual Report and Quality Account publications at www.wwhs.net.au/about_us/publications.

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