Regional Director of Nursing & Midwifery

Nursing, Midwifery, Executive/Management Roles

Posted: 24 Jun 2022

Location: Sth Hedland WA

This position provides executive level clinical and strategic nursing and midwifery leadership, management and governance within the region, including further development of the regional health network, progression of the health reform strategy, continuous quality improvement and improving patient safety.

APPLI­CA­TIONS CLOSE 2/​07/​2022Position Num­ber: 00613225

Divi­sion: Pil­bara Region­al Office

Loca­tion: South Hedland

Work Type: Per­ma­nent

RN SRN Lev­el 10 $167,220 p.a

Area Pro­file: The Pil­bara is WA’s sec­ond most north­ern region, defined by the Indi­an Ocean to the west and the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry board to the east. The Kim­ber­ley Region lies to its north across the Great Sandy Desert and the Pilbara’s south­ern reach­es bor­der the Mid­west and Gold­fields regions. The region cov­ers a total area of 507,896 sq km (includ­ing off­shore islands). Most of the inhab­i­tants are locat­ed in the west­ern third, where­as the east­ern third is large­ly desert with few inhab­i­tants. Today the Pil­bara econ­o­my is cru­cial to the State, pro­vid­ing 2 of the State’s largest export rev­enue earn­ers – iron ore and liq­ue­fied nat­ur­al gas.

Employ­ee Ben­e­fits: In addi­tion to the great salary our employ­ees enjoy an amaz­ing range of ben­e­fits which may include (in line with oper­a­tional requirements):

  • 10.5% employ­er con­tributed super­an­nu­a­tion into a fund of your choice. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion click here.
  • Access to gen­er­ous salary pack­ag­ing arrangements
  • Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment Oppor­tu­ni­ties and Study Leave/​assistance
  • Flex­i­ble work­ing arrangements
  • Flex­i­ble leave arrangements
  • Oth­er pro­fes­sion­al and loca­tion based allowances

Eli­gi­bil­i­ty to Apply: Aus­tralian cit­i­zen­ship or per­ma­nent res­i­den­cy is an essen­tial require­ment for appli­cants to be con­sid­ered for per­ma­nent posi­tions in the pub­lic sec­tor.

All WA health sys­tem employ­ees are required to be ful­ly vac­ci­nat­ed against COVID-19 (includ­ing the boost­er vac­ci­na­tion when they are eli­gi­ble) in order to access health care facil­i­ties, pur­suant to the Health Work­er (Restric­tions on Access) Direc­tions (HWD) (or its replace­ment), COVID-19 Manda­to­ry Vac­ci­na­tion and Vac­ci­na­tion Pro­gram Pol­i­cy, and the Boost­er Vac­ci­na­tion (Restric­tion on Access) Direc­tions (no 2) (or its replace­ment) (BVD), unless the employ­ee is exempt pur­suant to the HWD and/​or BVD.

Selec­tion Cri­te­ria: Please see the attached Job Descrip­tion Form (avail­able online at www​.jobs​.health​.wa​.gov​.au).

For Fur­ther Job Relat­ed Infor­ma­tion: We encour­age you to con­tact Mar­gi Faulkn­er, Region­al Direc­tor on 08 9174 1650.

If you expe­ri­ence dif­fi­cul­ties while apply­ing online, please con­tact Employ­ee Ser­vices on 13 44 77 for imme­di­ate assis­tance dur­ing busi­ness hours.

Appli­ca­tion Instruc­tions: Appli­cants are request­ed to apply online https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/​p​a​g​e​.​p​h​p​?​p​a​g​e​I​D​=​160&​w​i​n​d​o​w​U​I​D​=​0&​A​d​v​e​r​t​I​D​=​300571

It is prefer­able for your ref­er­ee to be a cur­rent super­vi­sor or manager. 

Appli­cants are advised to write a state­ment address­ing selec­tion cri­te­ria 2, 5 and 6 (refer to attached JDF) in no more than 2 – 3 pages and pro­vide a detailed cur­ricu­lum vitae which sum­maris­es your expe­ri­ence and how you are able to meet the posi­tion require­ments. These doc­u­ments should be com­plete and ready to attach pri­or to apply­ing online. Please ensure you allow suf­fi­cient time to com­plete the online appli­ca­tion process as you will be required to answer var­i­ous ques­tions and attach your documentation.

Lodge­ment is sys­tem gen­er­at­ed. Any sub­mis­sions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.


Oth­er Con­di­tions: WA Health engages staff in posi­tions of trust and respon­si­bil­i­ty. WA Health poli­cies require appli­cants to under­take crim­i­nal records screen­ing and integri­ty check­ing as part of the appoint­ment process. Ref­er­ees may also be asked to com­ment on an applicant’s integri­ty and past demon­stra­tion of eth­i­cal behaviour.

This vacan­cy is sub­ject to a West­ern Aus­tralian Work­ing With Chil­dren (WWC) Check. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion please refer to the WWC web­site at:

Please note this recruit­ment process requires com­ple­tion of sat­is­fac­to­ry Pre-Employ­ment Health Assess­ment (PEHA). Any offer of employ­ment with WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice (WACHS) is con­di­tion­al on sat­is­fac­to­ry PEHA to ensure you are able to per­form the inher­ent require­ments of the posi­tion. An unsat­is­fac­to­ry PEHA will result in the offer of employ­ment being with­drawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Pol­i­cy for fur­ther information. 

Clos­ing Date: 20/07/2022