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Registered Nurse


Posted: 29 Apr 2024

Location: Roebourne WA

Roebourne District Hospital 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 $75,957 — $96,712 p.a. pro rata
  • Loca­tion: Roebourne
  • Unit/​Division: Pil­bara -> Roe­bourne Dis­trict Hospital
  • Work Type: Casu­al, Per­ma­nent — Part Time, Per­ma­nent — Full Time, Fixed Term — Part Time, Fixed Term — Full Time
  • Posi­tion No: Pool Ref 00400157
  • Clos­ing Date: 2024-11-29 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)

What’s great about work­ing for WACHS – Pilbara

WACHS nurs­ing & mid­wifery work­force web page

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 are look­ing for:

High­ly capa­ble and val­ues-dri­ven nurs­es to join our dynam­ic, mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary nurs­ing team, 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.

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
  • 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

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.

Want to know more about this role: We encour­age you to con­tact Mary-Ann Moore on Tel: 08 9182 0200

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

  1. Write a state­ment of no more than two (2) pages address­ing the Work Relat­ed Require­ments out­lined in the attached JDF
  2. 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)
  3. a cov­er let­ter out­lin­ing their suit­abil­i­ty for this position

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

We cur­rent­ly have a vari­ety of per­ma­nent, fixed term and Casu­al vacan­cies avail­able. 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 30/12/2024.
  • Local, inter­state and inter­na­tion­al appli­cants are encour­aged to apply.

Are you a UK Pass­port Hold­er, keen to live and work in beau­ti­ful region­al West­ern Australia?

Good news…… New work­ing Hol­i­day (sub­class 417) visa arrange­ments for eli­gi­ble UK pass­port hold­ers means WACHS can offer fixed term con­tracts of up to 3 years.

Inter­na­tion­al appli­cants with suit­able expe­ri­ence & qual­i­fi­ca­tions are encour­aged to apply and must include a copy of their cur­rent Visa with their appli­ca­tion documents.

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.

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

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.

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

We look for­ward to receiv­ing your application.