Clinical Nurse


Posted: 3 Nov 2023

Location: Norseman WA

This is an exciting opportunity where you will deliver a comprehensive range of high quality community focused mental health services to residents of and visitors to the Goldfields Region.

at v Salary: RN Lev­el 2 $99,431 — $105,002 p.a. pro rata

Loca­tion: Norseman

Unit/​Division: Gold­fields — Norse­man Hos­pi­tal — Mul­ti-Pur­pose Site

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

Posi­tion No: Pool Ref 00601803

Clos­ing Date: 2023-11-30 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)

About Us

The WA Coun­try Health Service’s core busi­ness is the pro­vi­sion of qual­i­ty, acces­si­ble health ser­vices to peo­ple from large region­al cen­tres to those in small remote communities.

Our vision is to be glob­al leader in rur­al and remote healthcare.

Our val­ues of Com­mu­ni­ty, Com­pas­sion, Qual­i­ty, Integri­ty, Equi­ty and Curios­i­ty shape who we are, how we behave, how we inter­act with each oth­er, how we make deci­sions and how we pro­vide care to our patients.

About the REGION

Learn more about liv­ing and work­ing in coun­try WA by vis­it­ing our web­site at WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice — Liv­ing and work­ing in coun­try WA


This is a Recruit­ment Pool for Per­ma­nent Full Time and Fixed Term Full Time appoint­ments, with the pos­si­bil­i­ty of extensions(s) and/​or permanency.

We cur­rent­ly have 1x Per­ma­nent Full-time and 1x Fixed-Term Full time appoint­ment with the pos­si­bil­i­ty of extensions(s) and/​or per­ma­nen­cy available.

This is an excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty where you will deliv­er a com­pre­hen­sive range of high qual­i­ty com­mu­ni­ty focused men­tal health ser­vices to res­i­dents of and vis­i­tors to the Gold­fields Region.

Norse­man is the south­ern gate­way to West­ern Aus­tralia. It marks the end of the epic Eyre High­way that spans 1,675 kilo­me­tres across the Nullar­bor Plain — the largest lime­stone karst land­scape on Earth. It invites you to explore the world’s biggest tem­per­ate wood­land, wit­ness spring wild­flower dis­plays and prac­tice your swing on the longest golf course on the plan­et — Nullar­bor Links.

Ser­vices Pro­vid­ed at Norse­man Hospital:

  • 24-hour Emer­gency Department
  • Acute admis­sion beds
  • Res­i­den­tial aged care
  • Respite beds
  • X‑ray (emer­gency on-call)
  • GP clin­ic
  • Home and com­mu­ni­ty care ser­vices (CHSP, for­mer­ly HACC)
  • Aged Care Assess­ment Team (ACAT)
  • Vis­it­ing ser­vices: Podi­a­try and Psychology

To learn more about the role, please refer to the attached Job Descrip­tion Form https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/… and con­tact Lua­na Bar­nett on 08 9039 9200.

About You

To be suc­cess­ful in this role, you will have:

  • Exten­sive post reg­is­tra­tion experience.
  • Abil­i­ty to plan and facil­i­tate man­age­ment of a ward/​unit/​emergency department.
  • Knowl­edge and appli­ca­tion of Qual­i­ty Management

Why work for us: In addi­tion to the oppor­tu­ni­ty to make a direct and pos­i­tive con­tri­bu­tion to the com­mu­ni­ty, you will work in a col­lab­o­ra­tive and car­ing work envi­ron­ment and you will enjoy an amaz­ing range of benefits. 

  • 11% 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
  • Dis­trict Allowance – region specific
  • Sub­sidised Accom­mo­da­tion (sub­ject to availability)
  • Flex­i­ble work­ing arrangements
  • Flex­i­ble leave arrangements

Appli­ca­tion Instructions

Appli­cants are advised to provide:

  • A com­pre­hen­sive CV clear­ly list­ing your pro­fes­sion­al achieve­ments with the names and email address­es of two (2) pro­fes­sion­al ref­er­ees (one of your ref­er­ees should be your cur­rent super­vi­sor or manager)
  • A cov­er let­ter (max­i­mum 2 pages) out­lin­ing your skills and abil­i­ties as they relate to the posi­tion and what you will bring to the role.
  • A writ­ten state­ment address­ing the work-relat­ed selec­tion cri­te­ria, this can be found in the attached JDF

If you expe­ri­ence dif­fi­cul­ties while apply­ing online at https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/… , please con­tact Employ­ee Ser­vices on 13 44 77 for imme­di­ate assis­tance dur­ing busi­ness hours.

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.

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 28/06/2024.

Diver­si­ty Statement

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 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.

APPLI­CA­TIONS CLOSE 30/11/2023 https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/…