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Registered Nurse


Posted: 3 Jun 2024

Location: Onslow, WA

The primary responsibility of the Registered Nurse is to deliver comprehensive, evidence-based nursing care for patients within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse.

Salary: RN Lev­el 1 $75,957 — $96,712 p.a pro rata (plus 11% superannuation)

Unit/​Division: Pil­bara -> Nurs­ing and Midwifery

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

Clos­ing Date: 2024-07-01 4:00 PM

Posi­tion No: Pool Ref 00001171

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

Oppor­tu­ni­ties exist for tal­ent­ed and enthu­si­as­tic Reg­is­tered Nurs­es to join Onslow Health Service.

  • Great ben­e­fits includ­ing loca­tion allowance, annu­al trav­el allowance and addi­tion­al annu­al leave
  • Gen­er­ous Salary Pack­ag­ing Benefits

To be suc­cess­ful, you will have…

  • Clin­i­cal knowl­edge and expe­ri­ence in the deliv­ery of evi­dence based nurs­ing care
  • Com­pe­tence in plan­ning, coor­di­na­tion and deci­sion making
  • Abil­i­ty to func­tion as a team leader and team member
  • Effec­tive com­mu­ni­ca­tion (writ­ten and ver­bal) and inter­per­son­al skills

Posi­tion Profile:

The pri­ma­ry respon­si­bil­i­ty of the Reg­is­tered Nurse is to deliv­er com­pre­hen­sive, evi­dence-based nurs­ing care for patients with­in the scope of prac­tice of a Reg­is­tered Nurse.

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 attach­ments or the fol­low­ing links: Belong (health​.wa​.gov​.au) WA Health Relo­ca­tion Incen­tives FAQs)
  • 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
  • HECS-HELP incen­tive (For fur­ther infor­ma­tion see attached Flyer)
  • 11% Super­an­nu­a­tion Guar­an­tee. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion click here.

Ever con­sid­ered a career in the coun­try? 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

Want to know more about this role? We encour­age you to con­tact Hay­ley Aliphon on 08 9184 3205

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. 

Addi­tion­al links also include:: WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice — Liv­ing and work­ing in coun­try WA. and Work With Us/​In Their Words

About the Area: Onslow is a beau­ti­ful coastal town sit­u­at­ed between Exmouth and Kar­ratha, with a nice, sun­ny cli­mate with great oppor­tu­ni­ties for those who love fish­ing, his­to­ry and nature, with its Sun­rise and sun­set beach­es and unique beau­ty. Close to Kar­i­ji­ni and Mill­stream Chich­ester Parks, and the ocean par­adise of the Mack­er­el islands, a clus­ter of beau­ti­ful islands and Mon­te­bel­lo islands with mag­nif­i­cent coral reefs ide­al for swim­ming, snorkelling and fish­ing. Onslow has a grow­ing com­mu­ni­ty and offers a relaxed coastal lifestyle, with direct flights to Perth. Please see fur­ther links below about liv­ing in Onslow

How to apply? Appli­cants are required to apply online https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/… so allow enough time to com­plete the online appli­ca­tion process and attach your doc­u­men­ta­tion. If you expe­ri­ence dif­fi­cul­ties, please con­tact Employ­ee Ser­vices on 13 44 77 for imme­di­ate assis­tance dur­ing busi­ness hours.

Your appli­ca­tion should include: 

  • A state­ment address­ing the selec­tion cri­te­ria in no more than 2 – 3 pages (as out­lined in the attached JDF)
  • A com­pre­hen­sive CV that clear­ly shows your expe­ri­ence rel­e­vant to this role.
  • The names and con­tact details of two (2) pro­fes­sion­al ref­er­ees. It is prefer­able for one of your ref­er­ees to be your cur­rent super­vi­sor or manager

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 27/07/2024

Eli­gi­bil­i­ty to Apply: Aus­tralian cit­i­zen­ship or per­ma­nent res­i­den­cy is an essen­tial require­ment for appli­cants to be con­sid­ered for per­ma­nent posi­tions in the pub­lic sec­tor. Eli­gi­bil­i­ty for spon­sor­ship may be con­sid­ered for some vacan­cies. You are encour­aged to dis­cuss this with the con­tact per­son list­ed in the adver­tise­ment before com­plet­ing the appli­ca­tion as there are sev­er­al steps that are required to be com­plet­ed pri­or to pro­gress­ing any appli­ca­tion for employment.

AHPRA Reg­is­tra­tion: To be con­sid­ered for this posi­tion you need to be eli­gi­ble for reg­is­tra­tion with Aus­tralian Health Prac­ti­tion­er Reg­u­la­tion Board (AHPRA). If you are not eli­gi­ble for reg­is­tra­tion, please do not con­tin­ue this appli­ca­tion and con­tact the per­son named in the advert for fur­ther advice.

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.

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 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.

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