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 Cheree Schneider, Executive Director of Clinical Services, on (03) 5391 4222 or via email to cheree.schneider@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

Receptionist, Part Time (Fixed Term), Minyip

If you’re passionate about customer service...we want you!

Our local Community Health Centre's play an integral role in the health and overall wellbeing of our customers.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Receptionist who is passionate about customer service and enjoys working in a busy diverse environment to join our team in a Part Time (Fixed Term) capacity.

You will be the first point of contact for our visitors and customers, whilst being responsible for general administrative duties and support as required.

Enjoy being part of a friendly and supportive team where development opportunities are provided and encouraged.

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 (03) 5391 4392 or via email to rhys.webb@wwhs.net.au@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 14 April 2023

Social Support Assistant, Part Time (Fixed Term), Minyip

If you’re passionate about supporting people to live independently...we want you!

Our Social Support Assistants play an important role in the health and wellbeing of our community. 

We are seeking a Social Support Assistant, in a part time (fixed term) capacity in Minyip. 

Our bright and enthusiastic Social Support team plan and run group activity sessions, regular outings, and the daily administration of our inclusive and engaging programs. These activity-based groups enable people to live inclusively and maximise their social connections, through a wide variety of interests. 

Our programs are designed to cater for everyone's needs, so each person can enjoy great company, connect with people and have fun!

This is a rewarding and diverse role! You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with our social support participants to design and achieve individualised, engaging activities in a friendly and social environment.

We are proud to be an inclusive organisation, offering a supportive workplace with an excellent education program providing ongoing learning and development. 

Make a valuable difference with your caring, welcoming and curious personality! 

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 (03) 5391 4392 or via email to rhys.webb@wwhs.net.au@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 14 April 2023

Social Support Assistant, Casual Relief, All Sites

If you’re passionate about supporting people to live independently...we want you!

Our Social Support Assistants play an important role in the health and wellbeing of our community. 

We are seeking a Social Support Assistant, in a part time (fixed term) capacity in Minyip. 

Our bright and enthusiastic Social Support team plan and run group activity sessions, regular outings, and the daily administration of our inclusive and engaging programs. These activity-based groups enable people to live inclusively and maximise their social connections, through a wide variety of interests. 

Our programs are designed to cater for everyone's needs, so each person can enjoy great company, connect with people and have fun!

This is a rewarding and diverse role! You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with our social support participants to design and achieve individualised, engaging activities in a friendly and social environment.

We are proud to be an inclusive organisation, offering a supportive workplace with an excellent education program providing ongoing learning and development. 

Make a valuable difference with your caring, welcoming and curious personality! 

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 (03) 5391 4392 or via email to rhys.webb@wwhs.net.au@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 14 April 2023

Enrolled Nurses and Health Care Workers, Full Time and Part Time, Natimuk

If you are passionate abut rural health...we want you!

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

We are looking for Enrolled Nurses and Health Care Workers to join our team at our Natimuk site to provide appropriate care to the patients and residents at all times.

Join an inclusive organisation, offering a supportive work environment with an excellent education program provising ongoing learning and development. you will be supported by a team of DONs and executive management based over our 10 campuses throughout West Wimmera.

A role at West Wimmera Health Service provides many career growth opportunities.

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 Sarah Glasgow, Natimuk Nurse Unit Manager on (03) 5363 4401 or via email to sarah.glasgow@wwhs.net.au 

How to apply

If you wish to apply and be considred 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 Selection Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objectives of the role.

Applications close 5pm Monday 17 April 2023

Hospitality and Environmental Services Assistants - Full Time or Part Time, Natimuk

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 looking for people to join our team at our Natimuk site as Hospitality and Environmental Services Assistants in a full time or part time capacity.  

You will work alongside our professional catering team to prepare quality meals for our patients and residents as well as maintaining a clean and safe environment.

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 Mrs 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.

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.

Oral Health Therapist, Part Time, Nhill

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

Our dental health services play an important role in the health and wellbeing of our community through the delivery of our oral health and community education programs, as well as our general dentistry practice.

Our ‘Wimmera Smiles’ dental clinic is a part of West Wimmera Health Service in rural Western Victoria, which 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 looking for a like-minded individual to join our ‘Wimmera Smiles’ team in a part time capacity, and help make a difference!

Further Information

Applicants should refer to the position description 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 Julie Woolcock, Dental Administration Co-ordinator, via phone (03) 5391 4206 or email julie.woolcock@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 Selectrion Criteria' clearly demonstrating your ability to meet the objectives of the role

Application close 5pm Friday 31 March 2023

Podiatrist (Grade 1), Full Time, Nhill

If you're passionate about health and wellbeing...we want you!

We are seeking a Grade 1 Podiatrist to join our team in a full time capacity. Applications from new graduates or early career Podiatrists are encouraged to apply.

Our Podiatry 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 services.  

We're looking for someone who shares 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 required.

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

For all enquiries please contact Bianca Jones, Chief Podiatrist, via phone (03) 5391 4267 or email bianca.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 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 31 March 2023

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

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

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 ANUM in a full time or part time capacity, who is passionate about 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 carer’s.

Enjoy a varied and diverse role working across both acute and aged care settings at our Natimuk campus, 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 Sarah Glasgow, Nurse Unit Manager Natimuk on (03) 5363 4401 or via email to sarah.glasgow@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 at 5pm Tuesday 4 April 2023

Hospitality and Environmental Services Assistants, Part Time or Casual, Nhill, Rainbow or Jeparit

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 Hospitality and Environmental Services Assistants to work on a part time or casual basis at our Nhill, Rainbow or Jeparit sites. You will work alongside our professional catering team to prepare quality meals for our customers, and help to maintain a clean and safe environment.

This is a great opportunity to utilise and grow various skills including communication and team work. 

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 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 Ms Yvonne Jones, Hospitality and Environmental Services Manager, 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

Cook/Chef, Part Time or Casual, Natimuk

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 Cook or Chef to work at our Natimuk site in a a permanent part time or casual basis.

If you are someone who has a passion to prepare quality meals for our customers and assist with coordination and planning to provide a quality experience, this is the role for you.

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 Mrs Yvonne Jones, Hospitality and Environmental Services Manager 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.

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 inā€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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