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Employment Opportunities

Expressions of Interest Welcome, Health Care Workers Part Time or Casual

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 a Health Care Worker 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:

  • Part Time, Casual 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

$49,000 - $54,000, Grade 1 PW11, Grade 2 CW11, Grade 3 WP11 dependant on qualification & experience.

Award

All Health Care Worker salary and entitlements are paid as per the Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services, Managers & Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020.

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_Health Care Worker.

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.

 

Bursary Support Available to Undertake Maternal and Child Health Nurse Education

An opportunity for financial support through our bursary program is currently open for applicants wishing to undertake Maternal and Child Health Nurse education. 

The following support benefits are applicable to approved recipients of a Service bursary on the provision that they have passed all subjects studied:

  1. Payment/reimbursement of up to 50% of course fees up to a maximum yearly total of $7,000
  2. Payment/reimbursement of required text books and learning aids up to a maximum of $1,000 per year  

Where a bursary is granted, 50% of the payment or reimbursement will be made upfront and the remainder paid in instalments after each year of employment.  

As part of the bursary agreement, the applicant will be required to work for a specified period of time, dependant on the number of years of training that have been reimbursed. 

Further Information

To view a copy of the Service's Bursary Policy for prospective employees, please click here.

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

For all enquiries please contact Tracey Chenoweth, Executive Manager Community Health, via phone 0428 857 015 or email tracey.chenoweth@wwhs.net.au.

How to Apply

To apply please forward the following to Tracey Chenoweth, Executive Manager Community Health at careers@wwhs.net.au - 

  1. A cover letter which includes why you wish to apply for a bursary and how you meet the following key selection criteria:
    • Effective communication and organisational skills.
    • Current annual registration practising certificate from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
    • Ability to work autonomously and within multidisciplinary teams.
    • Experience and understanding of rural and regional issues impacting on individual and family wellbeing.
    • Explanation of why you are interested in working as a Maternal and Child Health Nurse in a rural location.
  2. A copy of your resume.

Bursary applications close 5pm Friday 14 August 2020.

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

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.

Award

All Enrolled Nurse salary and entitlements are paid as per the Nurses and Midwives Award Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020.

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.

Health Care Worker, Rainbow, Part Time Position

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

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

We are seeking Heatlh Care Workers to join our team. Applicants must be passionate about customer care and excited by the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our residents at our Rainbow Nursing Home.

Enjoy a varied and diverse role working in a warm and friendly 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.

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

For all enquiries, please contact Paul Mark, Rainbow Director of Nursing on 5396 3320 or via email to paul.mark@wwhs.net.au.

How to Apply

Cover letter addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be addressed to Jan Fisher, Executive Director of Clinical Services, and submitted via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.

Applications close 5pm Friday 7 August 2020.

Lifestyle Coordinator, Rainbow, Part Time Position

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 Lifestyle Coordinator to work at our Rainbow Nursing Home on a part time basis.

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 the lives of people living at Rainbow, this could be the role for you!

Enjoy a varied and diverse role working collaboratively with our residents to design and achieve individualised needs-based goals 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 Paul Mark, Rainbow Director of Nursing on 5396 3320 or via email to paul.mark@wwhs.net.au.

How to Apply

Cover letters addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be addressed to Jan Fisher, Executive Director of Clinical Services, and submitted via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.

Applications close 5pm Friday 7 August 2020.

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

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

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

Expressions of Interest - Casual Relief Receptionists

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

Our local Hospitals and Community Health Centres play an integral role in the health and overall wellbeing of our customers.

We are seeking enthusiastic receptionists who are passionate about customer service and enjoy working in a busy diverse environment acoss our sites.

Over a casual roster, you will be the first point of contact for our visitors and customers, whilst being responsible for general administrative duties and support as required.

Good communication skills and the ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite proficiently are required for this role. 

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

Further Information

For all enquiries, please contact Samra Vatan Parast, Executive Assistant to Finance & Administration on (03) 5391 4222 or via email to samra.vatanparast@wwhs.net.au.

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

How to apply 

Cover letter addressing the key selection criteria, together with a resume nominating three professional referees, should be addressed to Janette Lakin, Executive Director of Finance & Administration, and submitted via email to careers@wwhs.net.au.