Current Vacancies at NHW

We aim to attract and retain the best quality staff as we continue to strive to be leaders in rural health care.  Job vacancies at NHW are varied in opportunity and frequency and are across all disciplines. All vacancies close at midnight on the closing dates listed below, unless specified otherwise and will be shortlisted within three weeks of the closing date.  Only applicants that progress through to shortlisting will be contacted. Completed applications are to be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au or posted to the Recruitment Coordinator, Northeast Health Wangaratta, PO Box 386, Wangaratta VIC 3676.

Writing a good application gives you the opportunity to show why you believe you are the best person for the role and how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the key selection criteria.  Read the position description carefully as this will help you to address the key selection criteria when you prepare your application.  If you are applying for more than one position at a time, you must apply for each position separately.

When submitting an application, you must include:

  • Completed and signed Application for Employment form 
  • A letter of introduction, addressing the Key Selection Criteria from the Position Description
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Three current professional referees
  • Certified copies of qualifications/certificates and any additional supporting documentation

Successful applicants will require a police record check and a Working with Children Check.

In accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2001 and the Information Privacy Principles, all recruitment and selection information documentation remain the property of Northeast Health Wangaratta and cannot be accessed by applicants.  By applying for a position at Northeast Health Wangaratta, you approve of Northeast Health Wangaratta to make contact with any person in relation to previous employment, career or educational history for the purposes of ascertaining suitability for the position.


For queries on any of the below positions, please contact the contact person on the job listing.  All general careers queries can be directed to the Recruitment Coordinator on 03 5722 5737 or careers@nhw.org.au

Current Vacancies

12 week fixed term contracts (longer by negotiation)
Travel and Accommodation included
Reference #2439

Calling all Midwives… come and experience the naturally beautiful scenery, heritage rich history and exceptional culinary delights of Wangaratta, on a 12 week contract with Northeast Health.

We are looking for experienced Midwives (minimum 3-5 years’ experience) to join our team.  Our maternity service has approximately 700 births a year and is a referral centre for the Alpine and Hume region.  We have four birth suites, six postnatal beds, an antenatal clinic, a level 3 Special Care Nursery, a 5 day a week lactation clinic and a Midwifery Group Practice catering for 140 births annually.

If you are looking for a new experience and if you love great wine, food, history and lush scenery, you will love living and working at Northeast Health Wangaratta!  Northeast Health Wangaratta are offering full travel and accommodation reimbursement for the duration of your contract.

All enquiries about this excellent opportunity can be made with Clare Kendall, Maternity Unit Manager on (03) 5722 5133 or clare.kendall@nhw.org.au

A copy of the Position Description can be found below:
PD - Registered Midwife

A recent CV and document addressing the selection criteria from the PD should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au

Application for Employment form must be submitted with your application: Employment-Form

In my spare time....

Title: 2022 Registrar – Sub Acute Medicine
Position Type: Full Time, Fixed Term
Hours: 86 hours per fortnight
Classification: Registrar Year 1 – Year 6+ HM25-30 (Base salary $116,000 – $159,000)
EBA: Victorian Public Health Sector – Doctors In Training Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021
Reference: #2559
Contact: Joelene Mitchell
Phone: 03 5722 5066

Overview:
Applications are invited for a position of Registrar Sub Acute Medicine at Northeast Health Wangaratta. 

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major regional health service of 208 beds and specialist referral centre for northeast Victoria. It serves a population of approximately 90,000 and has nearly 19,000 inpatient episodes and 23,000 Emergency Department attendances a year.  NHW provides a wide range of acute specialist medical and surgical services including an emergency department, critical care unit, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and specialised aged care, community rehabilitation, and inpatient, community, aged and psycho-geriatric mental health services. There is also a broad range of community health services and NHW auspices a number of other regional services in post acute care, palliative care and infection control. 

The duties of this position are to be performed with adherence to the purpose and values of Northeast Health Wangaratta’s strategic plan and compliance with the Code of Behaviour for staff of Northeast Health Wangaratta.

The position would suit a trainee doctor with General Registration as a Medical Practitioner with AHPRA and be PGY3 or above with an interest in Sub Acute medicine, looking to grow their confidence in patient management both in the inpatient and community setting.

Wangaratta is surrounded by beautiful countryside, the Alps and wineries, with a host of recreational and lifestyle choices on offer. It has excellent schools and is just 45 minutes from Albury or two hours freeway driving from Melbourne.

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Position:

  • RACP and AFRM accredited 
  • GP registrars and non-accredited candidates fulfilling selection criteria are welcomed

Essential criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • Have General Registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Minimum of PGY3 or above 
  • Ability to comply with the “Behavioural Outcomes” for this role (listed in PD)
  • A current National Police Check 
  • A current Working with Children Check (renewed every 5 years)
  • Demonstrated commitment to rural/regional practice 

Desirable:

  • Candidates with experience with Sub-acute Medicine
  • Registration with the RACP or Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM) is preferable

Applying for the role:

  • Only applications emailed to careers@nhw.org.au will be accepted
  • Enquiries can be made with Joelene Mitchell, Manager Medical Workforce on 03 5722 5066
  • A position description for this role can be downloaded below
  • Please submit the following documents to complete your application:
    • CV
    • Covering letter outlining you interest in applying for the position and desire to work at Northeast Health Wangaratta
    • In subject line write: 2022 Registrar Sub Acute Medicine
  • Application for Employment form must be submitted with your application: Employment-Form
  • Applications close Friday, 11 June 2021

Position Description:
PD - Registrar - Sub Acute Medicine

Interviews will only be offered to shortlisted applicants. A referee assessment form will be sent to shortlisted applicants to have completed prior to interview (two clinical reference reports required). Interviews will be held at Northeast Health Wangaratta.

PLEASE NOTE: Direct Applications Only.  This vacancy is NOT open to any agencies of employment consultants, regardless of their status.

Title: Visiting Medical Officer - Ear, Nose and Throat
Reference: #2566
Contact: Dr Paul Bates
Phone: 03 5722 5320

Overview:
Applications are invited for the position of Visiting Medical Officer – Ear, Nose and Throat at Northeast Health Wangaratta. This position will provide services to NHW for elective ear, nose and throat services and the associated inpatient management.

Northeast Health Wangaratta is the major regional health service and specialist referral centre for northeast Victoria. It serves a population of approximately 90,000 and has over 19,000 inpatient episodes and 25,000 Emergency Department attendances a year, and approximately 700 deliveries. NHW provides a wide range of acute specialist medical and surgical services. An emergency department, critical care unit (ICU, HDU, CCU), obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and specialised aged care, medical oncology services, community rehabilitation, and inpatient, community, aged and psycho-geriatric mental health services. 

The University of Melbourne’s Rural Clinical School has a node located in Wangaratta with medical students completing their clinical studies at NHW and additional medical students rotate from Melbourne teaching hospitals.

Wangaratta is surrounded by beautiful countryside, the Alps and wineries, with a host of recreational and lifestyle choices on offer. It has excellent schools and is just 45 minutes from Albury or two and a half hours freeway driving from Melbourne.

You must have Registration with the Medical Board of Australia and Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgery (Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery) and appropriate experience. Specialist trainees approaching the end of their training are also encouraged to apply.

Please note that applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Applying for the role:

  • Applications and requests for additional information may be sent in confidence to the Executive Director of Medical Services, Dr Paul Bates on (03) 5722 5320.
  • A position description for this role can be downloaded below
  • Completed applications including CV and letter of introduction outlining how your skills and experience meet the requirement of the Position Description should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
  • Application for Employment form must be submitted with your application: Employment-Form
  • Applications close Sunday, 6 June 2021

Position Description:
PD - VMO ENT

Title: Relieving Clerk
Position Type: Casual
Reference: #2567
Contact: Karen Cramp
Phone: 03 5722 5370

Overview:
Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

NHW is looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated people to join the Relieving Clerical team. Relieving clerks provide cover for a range of clerical roles throughout the Hospital.

Does this sound like you:

  • Sound administration and computer skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work well under pressure in busy multidisciplinary departments
  • Experience in complex administration environments
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and privacy principles
  • And enjoy working within a diverse team...

If so, we would like to hear from you!

This is a casual position which requires a reasonable degree of flexibility with availability. Work flow will vary – initial training will require up to 5 days per week availability and rostering will be dependent on leave requirements. On occasion, there will be availability for leave cover. 

The successful applicant/s will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

  • Enquiries can be made with Karen Cramp on (03) 5722 5370
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded below
  • Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
  • Application for Employment form must be submitted with your application: Employment-Form
  • Applications close Sunday, 23 May 2021

Position Description:
PD - Relieving Clerk

Title: Receptionist - Switchboard and Emergency
Position Type: Part Time
Hours: 20.5 hours per fortnight
Reference: #2568
Contact: Karen Cramp
Phone: 03 5722 5370

Overview:
Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

NHW are looking for an experienced administration super star who enjoys working in a busy position with excellent communication, time management and organizational skills.  The successful candidate must be able to work well under pressure with competing demands, be competent in clinical and administrative settings, and be familiar with medical terminology and privacy principles. The ability to work as a team member, within a multidisciplinary team is required.

The role of Receptionist requires the ability to be flexible and have an enthusiasm for variety in all aspects of the role.  Additional hours to cover leave may also be available to this position.

The Hospital Switchboard/Emergency Reception operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.  Availability to work all shifts, including days, nights, weekends and public holidays is a requirement of this position.

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

  • Enquiries can be made with Karen Cramp on (03) 5722 5370
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded below
  • Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to  careers@nhw.org.au
  • Application for Employment form must be submitted with your application: Employment-Form
  • Applications close Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Position Description:
PD - Switchboard and ED Receptionist

Title: Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant
Position Type: Part Time + Casual Positions Available
Hours: 32 hours per fortnight
Reference: #2569
Contact: Sarah Coles
Phone: 03 5722 5566

Overview:
Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health care provider in the Central Hume region of Victoria with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services. 

NHW is seeking innovative and team oriented Allied Health Assistants (AHA) to join our growing team.  The successful applicants will be expected to work collaboratively with patients, families and the multidisciplinary team to support Allied Health Practitioners to deliver high quality goal based therapy across the inpatient and community settings.  

A Certificate III or IV Allied Health Assistant Qualification is vital, along with demonstrated knowledge and skills in the provision of AHA duties.  This is an excellent opportunity for an AHA who is seeking opportunities to build on their clinical skills within a supportive AHA team and multidisciplinary service. 

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

  • Enquiries can be made with Sarah Coles on (03) 5722 5566
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded below
  • Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
  • Application for Employment form must be submitted with your application: Employment-Form
  • Applications close Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Position Description:
PD - Grade 2 AHA

Title: Community Rehabilitation Nurse, Subacute and Ambulatory Care Service
Position Type: Part Time
Hours: 48-64 hours per fortnight
Reference: #2570
Contact: Courtney Ward-Jackson
Phone: 03 5722 5379

Overview:
Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

NHW is seeking an experienced Grade 3 Registered Nurse to work within our Community Rehabilitation / Subacute and Ambulatory Care Service (SACS) team. The role provides an opportunity for a skilled and passionate Registered Nurse to manage a varied caseload within a highly skilled and supportive team, consisting of both allied health and nursing professionals.  This dynamic team provide a wide variety of community services and rehabilitation, including cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.

NHW strives for excellence and provides its employees with leadership and vision that fosters an environment with a strong sense of teamwork, integrity, accountability and respect.  The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

  • Enquiries can be made with Courtney Ward–Jackson on (03) 5722 5379
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded below
  • • Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
  • Application for Employment form must be submitted with your application: Employment-Form
  • • Applications close Thursday, 27 May 2021

Position Description:
PD - Community Rehabilitation Nurse

Expression of Interest

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

NHW are seeking expressions of interest from Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Allied Health Assistants, Dietitians, Social Workers, Diabetes Educators, Continence Nurses & Care Coordinators who are keen to explore casual, temporary, weekend and/or ongoing opportunities for work at NHW.

Roles within our Allied Health & Ambulatory services division offer exciting clinical diversity across emergency, acute, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient and community funded streams. 

If you are dynamic, team orientated, innovative and committed to allied health and ambulatory services then we would love to hear from you.

For further information, or to obtain a copy of position descriptions for any of the positions available, please contact:

Physiotherapy: Alison Gargan (03) 5722 5413
Occupational Therapy: Kane Fitzpatrick (03) 5722 5508
Speech Pathology & Allied Health Assistants: Sarah Coles (03) 5722 5566
Social Work: Sandi Darlow (03) 5722 5113
Dietetics, Diabetes Education & Continence Nursing: Bree Broomfield / Nicole Jones (03) 5722 5179
Complex Care Service: Ruth Mulligan (03) 5722 5053

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

We are seeking applications from Critical Care trained Registered Nurses to join our team.  We are looking for motivated and skilled Registered Nurses seeking to continue their career in a supportive and dynamic environment.  

This position will be part of an enthusiastic team providing innovative quality care to critically ill patients. To fulfil this role, the successful applicant must possess a current registration, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a desire to be involved in ongoing skills development and a commitment to achieving the hospital and ward’s strategic plan.

A postgraduate qualification in Critical Care is essential to apply for this position.

The successful applicants will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

  • Enquiries can be made with Anna Dewan on (03) 5722 5079
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded below
  • Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au

Position Description:
CCU RN Position Description

Part Time (fixed term) and Casual Positions Available

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

NHW are seeking expressions of interest for food service assistants, kitchen cleaners, cooks, cleaners and orderlies, who are keen to explore part time (fixed term) or casual opportunities for work at NHW.

We are looking for dynamic, team orientated, innovative people who are committed to customer service.  If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!

The successful applicant/s will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

For further information please contact:

  • Food Services: Jamie Lawrence on 03 5722 5224
  • Environmental Services: Annette Bruce on 03 5722 5342

Applying for the role:

  • Position Descriptions for this EOI can be downloaded below
  • Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
  • Application for Employment form must be submitted with your application: Employment-Form

Position Descriptions:
Food Service Assistant: Food Domestic Services Assistant
Kitchen Cleaner: Kitchen Cleaner
Cook: Cook
Cleaner/Orderly: Cleaner Orderly
Patient Services Assistant: PSA