Registered Nurse


Posted: 24 Oct 2023

Location: Pilbara WA

Are you looking to progress your career in a supportive and dynamic environment?

  • Salary: RN Lev­el 1 $75,957 — $96,712 p.a. pro rata
  • Loca­tion: Var­i­ous loca­tions with­in the Pil­bara Region (South Hed­land, Kar­ratha, New­man, Mar­ble Bar/​Nullagine, Tom Price, Parabur­doo, Onslow)
  • Unit/​Division: Pil­bara — Nurs­ing & Midwifery
  • Work Type: Casu­al, Per­ma­nent — Part Time, Per­ma­nent — Full Time, Fixed Term — Part Time, Fixed Term — Full Time
  • Posi­tion No: Pool Ref PILRN2023
  • Clos­ing Date: 2024 – 122 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)

Oppor­tu­ni­ties are abun­dant in the Pilbara.

  • Are you look­ing to progress your career in a sup­port­ive and dynam­ic environment? 
  • Do you want to live in a vibrant com­mu­ni­ty with excel­lent facil­i­ties that feels like a home away from home?

By join­ing one of our teams across the Region you’ll have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to gain great work expe­ri­ences while swim­ming in the Indi­an Ocean, climb­ing ancient gorges and explor­ing islands you’ll have all to yourself. 

We think you’ll like it here

Our employ­ees like work­ing here, and we think you will too. Watch this video to find out what they have to say: What’s great about work­ing for WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice Pil­bara — YouTube

What we offer

In addi­tion to the great salary our employ­ees enjoy an amaz­ing range of benefits:

  • Loca­tion based allowances including:
    • addi­tion­al North West paid leave
    • Dis­trict Allowance — region­al specific
    • Annu­al trav­el sub­sidy (ALTC)
    • Air-con­di­tion­ing sub­sidy allowance.
  • Heav­i­ly sub­sidised hous­ing Gov­ern­ment Region­al Offi­cer Housing
  • Relo­ca­tion allowance (For fur­ther infor­ma­tion refer to Belong” and Relo­ca­tion incen­tive” attachments)
  • Paid study Leave assis­tance – region­al spe­cif­ic as per EBA
  • Gen­er­ous salary pack­ag­ing benefits:
    • Up to $9010 on a range of ben­e­fits such as mort­gage, your rent or oth­er every­day liv­ing expenses
    • Up to $2650 on meal enter­tain­ment, hol­i­day accom­mo­da­tion and venue hire
    • Access to novat­ed leas­ing to use pre-tax dol­lars for a car and expenses
  • Plus, Addi­tion­al Remote Area Spe­cif­ic Benefits.
  • Flex­i­ble work­ing and leave arrangements 
  • Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment opportunities 
  • Con­tin­u­ous learn­ing opportunities
  • 11% Super­an­nu­a­tion Guarantee

The Coun­try Nurs­ing & Mid­wifery incen­tive pro­gram is avail­able to new and exist­ing nurs­es and mid­wives — across a broad range of patient-fac­ing roles — on fixed term or per­ma­nent con­tracts at 76 select loca­tions. Eli­gi­ble nurs­es and mid­wives can receive between $5,000 and $17,000 in sup­port over 12 months — WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice — Coun­try Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Incen­tive Pro­gram.

WACHS sup­ports flex­i­ble work­ing prac­tices and con­sid­er­a­tion will be giv­en to flex­i­ble work/​roster options, where oper­a­tional­ly appropriate. 

About this role

This posi­tion is in keep­ing with the Aus­tralian Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Board Reg­is­tra­tion Stan­dards and Nurs­ing Prac­tice Deci­sion Flow­chart; pro­vides com­pre­hen­sive, evi­dence-based per­son cen­tred nurs­ing care to patients as part of a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary team; upholds and func­tions with­in the core val­ues of the organ­i­sa­tion and nurs­ing val­ues of Com­mu­ni­ty, Com­pas­sion, Qual­i­ty, Integri­ty, Equi­ty and Curiosity.

What we are look­ing for

High­ly capa­ble and val­ues-dri­ven nurs­es to join our dynam­ic, mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary nurs­ing teams, you will be a dri­ven and inno­v­a­tive indi­vid­ual whose actions, inter­ac­tions and part­ner­ships achieve high qual­i­ty patient care. You will have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to embody the WACHS Val­ues and make a real dif­fer­ence by pro­vid­ing safe qual­i­ty care through exper­tise and teamwork. 

While your qual­i­fi­ca­tions and expe­ri­ence tell us part of your sto­ry, your val­ues and atti­tude speak loud­er still. At WACHS, we aim to ensure our behav­iours reflect our core val­ues: Com­mu­ni­ty, Com­pas­sion, Qual­i­ty, Integri­ty, Equi­ty and Curios­i­ty. Dur­ing the selec­tion process you will be assessed on your abil­i­ty to ful­fil the respon­si­bil­i­ties of this posi­tion while uphold­ing our values.

Want to know more about this role?

We encour­age you to con­tact the Nurse Man­ag­er – Work­force, Tel: 0499 570 055

Ready to apply?

Dur­ing the appli­ca­tion you will have an oppor­tu­ni­ty to spec­i­fy your pre­ferred hos­pi­tal loca­tion, spe­cial­ty area, and hours of work.

A cov­er let­ter is not required, how­ev­er please be pre­pared to:

  1. Com­plete the attached 6 WACHS Val­ues Ques­tion doc­u­ment; and
  2. Attach 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)

Please note: both doc­u­ments should be com­plete and ready to attach pri­or to apply­ing online.

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.

This is an Open-End­ed Recruit­ment Pool for Per­ma­nent Full Time, Per­ma­nent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time and Casu­al appoint­ments. Fixed Term and Casu­al appoint­ments will be made with the pos­si­bil­i­ty of extension(s) and/​or permanency. 

We cur­rent­ly have a vari­ety of per­ma­nent and fixed term vacan­cies avail­able for fill­ing across all of our Health Cam­pus sites. 

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 vacan­cies occur match­ing your iden­ti­fied skills. All efforts are made to ensure employ­ment can be offered with­in a time­ly manner.
  • Appoint­ments may be made from this pool until 29/02/2024.
  • Local, inter­state and inter­na­tion­al appli­cants are encour­aged to apply.

Area Pro­file

The WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice (WACHS) is the largest coun­try health sys­tem in Aus­tralia and one of the biggest in the world, pro­vid­ing health ser­vices to approx­i­mate­ly half a mil­lion peo­ple, includ­ing 45,000 Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple, over a vast two and a half mil­lion square kilo­me­tre area. The organ­i­sa­tion com­pris­es sev­en regions, with a strong net­work of pub­lic hos­pi­tals, health ser­vices and health cen­tres locat­ed across rur­al and remote West­ern Aus­tralia. Our core busi­ness is the pro­vi­sion of qual­i­ty, acces­si­ble health ser­vices to coun­try WA res­i­dents and visitors

Appli­cants are request­ed to apply online by click­ing the Apply for Job’ but­ton. https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/…

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.

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

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

Spon­sor­ship: Suc­cess­ful appli­cants who do not have Aus­tralian cit­i­zen­ship or per­ma­nent res­i­den­cy may be eli­gi­ble for Visa spon­sor­ship. Please email WACHSNurses@​health.​wa.​gov.​au for fur­ther information.

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

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

We look for­ward to receiv­ing your application.