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People and Culture Manager, Full Time

If you’re passionate about people...we want you!

  • Make an impact and be a part of creating positive change!
  • Lead the strategic direction and development of our Human Resources and Industrial Relations functions
  • Rewarding and varied role working across a dynamic health service

Our people are integral to helping us to support and improve the health and overall wellbeing of our communities. We are dedicated to working in collaboration with our staff to deliver the best healthcare possible and believe in supporting everyone to thrive.

About the Role

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established rural hospital, using your skills to hit the ground running and work with our senior managers, Board of Directors and staff to create a positive working environment and strive towards a high standard of service quality.

This role is responsible for providing the strategic leadership and developmental direction for our Human Resources and Industrial Relations functions, including formulating an organisational workforce plan, and providing advice to senior managers and the Board of Directors.  

About You  

You will use your proven ability to build rapport with a wide range of people at all levels, in conjunction with your clear communication skills to help guide, mentor and develop staff, deliver constructive feedback and work with staff and mangers promptly and sensitively.

If you share our passion for people and are excited by the opportunity to make a difference in our organisation, we want you to join our 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  > People and Culture Manager_Position Description.

For all enquiries, please contact Darren Welsh, Executive Director Quality and Safety on 5391 4222 or via email to darren.welsh@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 Quality and Safety to careers@wwhs.net.au.

Applications close 5pm Friday 28 February 2020. 

Associate Nurse Unit Manager, Full Time or Part Time, Iona Nursing Home, Nhill

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 an ANUM in either a full time or part time capacity, who is passionate about resident care and excited by the opportunity to make a difference in remote and rural communities.

Enjoy a varied and diverse role working in aged care at our Nhill Iona Digby Harris Nursing Home, 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.  

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_Associate Nurse Unit Manager.

For all enquiries, please contact Rebecca Schultz, Iona Director of Nursing, on 5391 4270 or via email to Rebecca.Schultz@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 5pm Friday 28 February 2020.

Catering and General Services Assistants, Nhill, Part Time (Multiple roles available)

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 Catering and General Services Assistants to work on a part time basis at our Nhill 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.

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, 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 close 5pm Friday 28 February 2020.

Catering and General Services Assistant, Natimuk, Casual

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 Natimuk aged care facility. You will work alongside our professional catering team to prepare quality meals for our residents, 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.

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, 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 close 5pm Friday 28 February 2020.

Accountant, Full Time

If you’re passionate about finance...we want you!

  • Hands on role in a dynamic team environment
  • Strong work-life balance with flexible working arrangements
  • Be involved in the health industry

Your new position

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established rural hospital that provides high-quality hospital care, residential aged care, disability services, allied health service, dental health services and community health facilities to more than 16,000 people in the West Wimmera region.

Your new role

As the Accountant, you will be reporting to the Executive Director of Finance and Administration, taking on ownership of the day to day accounts including:

  • Completion of month end processes, journals and reconciliations
  • Preparation of all tax compliance including BAS and FBT 
  • Prepare funding acquittals and cost analysis
  • Monthly management reports with commentary 
  • Assist with monthly budgeting and forecasting of operations, projects and investments 
  • Adhoc reporting as required


What you'll need to succeed

As a successful applicant you will ideally have the following core competencies and experience:

  • A strong background in financial and management accounting 
  • Be CPA, IPA or CA qualified 
  • Be flexible and open to assist as required 
  • Effective communication and organisational skills 
  • Worker screening clearance – police check, working with children check

 

What you'll get in return

This is a great opportunity if you are looking for stability, opportunity to work in the health industry and a positive working environment. Working in a small team with the support of larger health organisations and your co-workers. Salary sacrificing options available.

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_Accountant

For all enquiries please contact Josh Rintoule, Business Analyst, via phone (03) 5391 4372 or email josh.rintoule@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 Janette Lakin, Executive Director of Finance and Administration, via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position in finance at West Wimmera Health Service, please contact Janette Lakin via email at careers@wwhs.net.au for a confidential discussion on your career.

Applications close 5pm Friday 28 February 2020.

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

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, Physiotherapists, Full or Part Time

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