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. 

Chef in Charge, Kaniva, Full Time or Part Time

17/10/2019

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

Good quality food and meal preparation play an integral role in the health, wellbeing and experience of our customers.

We are seeking a Chef in Charge to work either full time or part time at our Kaniva site, who is eager to prepare quality meals for our customers and to coordinate and manage the Kaniva catering services.

Enjoy a flexible 7 day rotating roster with opportunities to develop your career skills, working as part 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.

To obtain a copy of the position description, please go to > Position Description_Chef in Charge .

For all enquiries, please contact Yvonne Jones, Hospitality and Environmental Services Manager on (03) 5391 4222 or via email to yvonne.jones@wwhs.net.au .

How to Apply:

Applications addressing the key selection criteria as contained in the Position Description, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be submitted to Yvonne Jones, Hospitality and Environmental Services Manager, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.

Applications extended to close 5pm Monday 18 November 2019. 

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

21/08/2019

If you're passionate about health and wellbeing...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, paediatric and community health settings
  • Gain invaluable experience and career development
  • Join our enthusiastic team and work in a supportive organisation, where we think big and celebrate success
  • Enjoy being part of a welcoming, knowledgeable team

We are seeking expressions of interest for Occupational Therapists, all grades, in a full or part time capacity. Expressions of interest from new graduates are also welcome, and opportunities to apply for financial support options are currently available (please refer to information under the ‘Bursary Support’ listing on our employment page).  

Our Occupational Therapy department is a team of passionate professionals, striving to support our diverse range of clients across our nine West Wimmera Health Service locations and throughout our neighbouring regional communities.  

We take a multidisciplinary approach; collaborating with our clients, their families and our colleagues to achieve the best outcomes through a wide range of best-practice therapy services.  

We're looking for people who share our drive to deliver personalised, compassionate care and services that have the power to change lives and help people to thrive.

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, click here > Position Description_Occupational Therapist_Grade 1 or Position Description_Occupational Therapist_Grade 2.

View our Community and Allied Health Candidate Pack for further information about living and working in our West Wimmera Health Service catchment, click here > Candidate Information Pack_Allied Health_Occupational Therapist.

For all enquiries please contact Alex Hall, Executive Director of Community Health, via phone (03) 5391 4267 or email alex.hall@wwhs.net.au.

How to submit your expression of interest:

A brief cover letter addressing the key selection, as contained in the position description, 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.

Expressions of Interest Welcome, Support Worker (Community Packages - Community Health), Multiple Roles Available, Casual with Potential for Permanent Part Time

12/07/2019

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 casual basis (with potential for permanent part time), 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 inā€home and community-based support to enable people to maintain and/or increase their independence.

We have multiple roles available working in our Community Care programs across 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, click here > Position Description_Support Worker.

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.

Expressions of Interest Welcome, Enrolled Nurses, Full Time or Part Time

01/07/2019

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 seeking 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.

Enjoy a varied and diverse role working as an Enrolled Nurse in a warm and friendly setting, as part of a welcoming team.

Continue to develop your knowledge and skills through our Staff Support Program which encourages and supports your ongoing education and career endeavours.  

Opportunities Available:

  • Full Time, Part Time positions available
  • Positions are available at a variety of our acute and aged care facilities, which include locations at Jeparit, Kaniva, Natimuk, Nhill, Rainbow, and Rupanyup

Salary Range

$55,000 to $65,000, Level 2.

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_Enrolled 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.

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.

Expressions of Interest Welcome, Registered Nurses, Full Time or Part Time

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.

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.

Salary 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