Clinical Nurse


Posted: 13 Jan 2023

Location: Roebourne WA

We are seeking applications from candidates genuinely interested in tackling the challenges unique to the region to be a part of a team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

Salary: RN Lev­el 1

Unit/​Division: Roe­bourne Dis­trict Hospital

Work Type: Casu­al, Per­ma­nent — Part Time, Per­ma­nent — Full Time, Fixed Term — Part Time, Fixed Term — Full Time

Posi­tion No: Pool Ref 00400068

Clos­ing Date: 2023-06-06 4:00 PM

Are you a moti­vat­ed and expe­ri­enced Emer­gency Nurse, who is look­ing to join a diverse Hos­pi­tal in a Rur­al and Remote Setting?

An excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty is avail­able at Roe­bourne Dis­trict Hos­pi­tal for Clin­i­cal Nurses.

This is an Open-End­ed Recruit­ment Pool for Per­ma­nent and Fixed Term appoint­ments at var­i­ous hours per fortnight.

This is an open-end­ed” recruit­ment pool, and as such the fol­low­ing should be noted:

  • The pan­el will mon­i­tor this recruit­ment pool for appli­ca­tions, and will assess on a reg­u­lar basis.
  • Suit­able appli­cants will be placed in a pool from which appoint­ments may be made when sim­i­lar vacan­cies occur.
  • Appoint­ments may be made from this pool until 31/12/2024.
  • The oppor­tu­ni­ty to expand your lead­er­ship skills and devel­op a diverse team cul­ture that brings job satisfaction.
  • Oppor­tu­ni­ty to work, devel­op and build rela­tion­ships with the local com­mu­ni­ties too enables bet­ter health outcomes.
  • Live in a beau­ti­ful loca­tion that is 15 min­utes from stun­ning beach­es; close enough to city facil­i­ties but also with some of the most pic­turesque places in WA to explore at your back yard.

Posi­tion Pro­file: We are seek­ing appli­ca­tions from can­di­dates gen­uine­ly inter­est­ed in tack­ling the chal­lenges unique to the region to be a part of a team that is mak­ing real change in the Pilbara.

As a Clin­i­cal Nurse at Roe­bourne will be pro­vid­ing clin­i­cal exper­tise and lead­er­ship in the deliv­ery of care to Roe­bourne com­mu­ni­ty and sur­rounds. This posi­tion plays a key role in being able to pro­vide lead­er­ship, direc­tion and sup­port to the staff at the Hos­pi­tal. This posi­tion is also piv­otal to be able to devel­op spe­cif­ic edu­ca­tion, sup­port and deliv­ery care meth­ods that are suit­able for the clients and staff of the local area.

To be suc­cess­ful, you will

  • Be an expert in deliv­er­ing care in an Emer­gency Care.
  • Be pas­sion­ate about the care and deliv­ery mod­els to those in rur­al areas
  • Com­mu­ni­cate effec­tive­ly with all lev­els of the organ­i­sa­tion includ­ing inter­nal as well as exter­nal stakeholders
  • Be will­ing to build, grow and devel­op a team cul­ture for effec­tive care to patients and fam­i­ly in a rur­al area.

Selec­tion Cri­te­ria: Please see the attached Job Descrip­tion Form at https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/…

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

  • Five (5) weeks paid leave
  • Air-con­di­tion­ing allowance (sub­ject to eligibility)
  • Gen­er­ous annu­al trav­el subsidy
  • Dis­trict Allowance (sub­ject to eligibility)
  • Sub­sidised accom­mo­da­tion (sub­ject to eligibility)
  • Access to gen­er­ous salary pack­ag­ing arrangements
  • Flex­i­ble work­ing arrangements
  • Access to Pro­fes­sion­al Development

For Fur­ther Job Relat­ed Infor­ma­tion: We encour­age you to con­tact Sarah Bowen on 08 9184 3200.

Appli­ca­tion Instruc­tions: Appli­cants are request­ed to apply online. https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/…

It is prefer­able for at least one of your ref­er­ees to be a cur­rent super­vi­sor or manager. 

Appli­cants are advised pro­vide a detailed cur­ricu­lum vitae which sum­maries your expe­ri­ence and how you are able to meet the posi­tion require­ments. In addi­tion, appli­cants are to write a state­ment address­ing the fol­low­ing selec­tion cri­te­ria in no more than 2 – 3 pages:

  • Demon­strat­ed expe­ri­ence in the pro­vi­sion of high lev­el admin­is­tra­tive sup­port services
  • Excel­lent inter­per­son­al skills, and writ­ten and ver­bal com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills
  • Well-devel­oped plan­ning, organ­i­sa­tion­al and prob­lem solv­ing skills with the abil­i­ty to work with min­i­mal supervision. 

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.


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

WA Health is com­mit­ted to elim­i­nat­ing all forms of dis­crim­i­na­tion in the pro­vi­sion of our ser­vice. We embrace diver­si­ty and strong­ly encour­age appli­ca­tions from Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander peo­ples, peo­ple from cul­tur­al­ly diverse back­grounds and peo­ple with disabilities.

WA Health sup­ports flex­i­ble work­ing prac­tices with­in the con­text of a qual­i­ty health ser­vice. WA Health is com­mit­ted to a smoke free envi­ron­ment across all build­ings, grounds and vehicles.

WA Health is com­mit­ted to grow­ing the Abo­rig­i­nal work­force as a part of WA Health’s Abo­rig­i­nal Work­force Pol­i­cy. As a mea­sure to achieve equal­i­ty, Sec­tion 51 of the Equal Oppor­tu­ni­ty Act 1984 applies to this posi­tion. Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple are encour­aged to apply.

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

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: https://​work​ing​with​chil​dren​.wa​.gov​.au

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.