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

NHW is an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to respecting and celebrating all forms of diversity and recognises the value of these unique identities within the community.

NHW encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.

If you require support or assistance in applying for a position please direct enquiries to hr@nhw.org.au

Title: Registered Midwife
Position Type: Full/Part Time, Fixed Term
Hours: Various
Reference: #19179
Contact: Karen Oddie
Phone: 03 5722 5133

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 currently has positions available for Registered Grade 2 Midwives to join the team of professionals that contribute to our hospital’s excellent reputation.  

The Maternity Services Unit is a progressive unit that boasts modern birthing, postnatal and special care nursery facilities.  The ward is well supported through the Education Department of the hospital and is well regarded within the region as a resource for Midwifery practice.

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 Oddie on (03) 5722 5133
• A PD for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page
• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au

Position Description:
Registered Midwife.pdf

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: Brooke Winzer / Alison Gargan (03) 5722 5413
Occupational Therapy: Lisa Peters / Kane Fitzpatrick (03) 5722 5508
Speech Pathology & Allied Health Assistants: Courtney Ward-Jackson (03) 5722 5566
Social Work: Sandi Darlow (03) 5722 5113
Dietetics, Diabetes Education & Continence Nursing: Eleanor Capel (03) 5722 5179
Complex Care Service: Ruth Mulligan (03) 5722 5053

Title: Critical Care Registered Nurse (YP2-YP11)
Reference: #2405
Contact: James Duncan
Phone: 03 5722 4596

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.

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 James Duncan on (03) 5722 4596
  • 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

  • Are you an experienced clinician with a passion for excellence? 
  • Do you have the desire to lead a team seeking to improve the health outcomes for mothers and babies?
  • Want a senior leadership role in an Award winning regional health service?

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is a busy sub-regional integrated health service and is the major referral facility for the greater part of North East Victoria.  The NHW Maternity Service delivers on average 670 babies per year and is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of mothers and newborns in the region.  They are currently seeking to recruit a new Maternity Unit Manager (MUM) to this very important role. 

As the MUM - Maternity Services and a senior member of the Nursing & Midwifery Division you will have direct operational responsibility for the provision of high quality and safe inpatient and outpatient maternity services through leadership, coaching, team building, change management and effective human and financial resource management.

To be eligible for this role you will hold current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and have a minimum of five years post registration experience in acute services. You will also be able to demonstrate strong leadership and management skills as well as highly developed communication / interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

The north east of Victoria is widely recognised as offering a quality lifestyle where you can enjoy life at the perfect pace, balancing family and career aspirations in a vibrant, safe, progressive and caring community.  For more details click here https://youtu.be/8aO48muBgm4

If you have the background and skills for these exciting roles then we would like to hear from you. 

For more information please visit our website at: www.hrsa.com.au or contact Jo Lowday on: 0400 158 155.

To make an application you will be required to submit:

  • a Cover Letter incorporating a response to the Key Selection Criteria
  • your full CV
  • a completed HRS Application Form available on the HRS web site

Applications can be made online or sent by email to:  hrsa@hrsa.com.au

Title: Allied Health Assistant - Lifestyle Coordinator
Position Type: Full / Part Time
Hours: Up to 76 hours per fortnight
Reference: #2403
Contact: Jennifer Tull
Phone: 03 5721 0310

Overview:
Illoura Residential Aged Care (RAC) is part of Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW), the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services. Illoura RAC has 66 Residential Aged Care Beds and 6 Transitional Care Beds and is located in a beautiful setting backing on to farmland.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about the care of older people to join our team. 

Applicants must have a Certificate IV in Leisure and Health, suitable personal attributes and a demonstrated understanding of resident centred care is essential. Experience in a supervisory or team leader role would be beneficial.

The successful applicant may be required to be able to work day or afternoon shifts, as rostered. A sound knowledge of contemporary practice in the development and provision Lifestyle services to residents is required.

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 Jennifer Tull 03 5721 0310 
  • 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
  • Applications close Sunday, 29 November 2020

Position Description:
PD - Lifestyle Coordinator

Title: Social Worker – Grade 1
Position Type: Part Time, Fixed Term (until December 2022)
Hours: 64hours per fortnight
Reference: #2404
Contact: Sandra Darlow
Phone: 03 5722 5113

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.

Northeast Health Wangaratta are seeking a qualified new graduate Social Worker (Grade 1) to fill an exciting and diverse position in the inpatient rehabilitation unit.  An approved degree in Social Work, that enables eligibility for AASW membership, is essential.

The desired applicants will be a new graduate Social Workers with experience and/or an interest in health Social Work; will be flexible, self-motivated, and have the ability to work both autonomously and as part of the multidisciplinary team.

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 Sandra Darlow, Chief Social Worker, on 03 57225113
  • Position description for this role can be downloaded below
  • Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
  • Applications close Thursday, 26 November 2020

Position Description:
PD - Grade 1 Social Worker

Title: Allied Health Assistant - Lifestyle Assistant
Position Type: Part Time
Hours: 24 hours per fortnight
Reference: #2406
Contact: Jennifer Tull
Phone: 03 5721 0310

Overview:
Illoura Residential Aged Care (RAC) is part of Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW), the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services. Illoura RAC has 66 Residential Aged Care Beds and 6 Transitional Care Beds and is located in a beautiful setting backing on to farmland. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about the care of older people to join our team. Applicants must have a Certificate IV in Leisure and Health. Suitable personal attributes and a demonstrated understanding of resident centred care is essential.

The successful applicant may be required to be able to work day and the occasional afternoon shift. A sound knowledge of contemporary practice in the development and provision Lifestyle services to residents is required.

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 Jennifer Tull 03 5721 0310
  • 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
  • Applications close Sunday, 29 November 2020

Position Description:
PD - Lifestyle Assistant

Position Title: Obstetrics & Gynaecology Registrar (Senior)
Employment Type: Full time – Fixed Term (12 months) 01 Feb 2021
EBA: Victorian Public Health Sector – Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021
Classification: Registrar (level according to years of experience at Registrar level) HM25 – 30
Hours per fortnight: 86 per fortnight

Hospital Application Open Date: Thursday, 12 November 2020
Hospital Application Closing Date: Thursday, 26 November 2020

As the Senior Registrar within Northeast Health’s (NHW) Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O&G) Service you will have the opportunity to progress your specialty training in a health service committed to the provision of high quality patient care using up to date methods, materials and equipment. 

The Senior Registrar will work at developing collaborative relationships with medical, surgical, anaesthetic, paediatric and mental health colleagues and senior staff in addition to the broader multidisciplinary team. 

This role has a requirement to attend Obstetrics’ and Gynaecology training clinics and opportunities as authorised.

This role will provide leadership and guidance to junior medical staff and medical students and contribute to the unit’s education and training initiatives.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Management of O&G patients at both outpatient and inpatient levels and the supervision of their clinical care in consultation with senior medical staff. Provide assistance at Theatre as required for O&G patients and undertake surgical procedures under supervision.
  • Develop and maintain complex obstetric management skills, including birthing unit management, complex operative obstetrics and supervision / teaching of junior trainees and Hospital Medical Officers (HMOs).
  • Thoroughly and promptly record in the medical record all clinical encounters, in an appropriate manner, from the initial assessment and investigations through to treatment and clinical progress.
  • Expand and consolidate understanding of common gynaecology presentations and diseases and the associated management. Commitment to extending and updating personal medical knowledge and skills. Regularly attend Clinical Meetings and Education Sessions as required and remain familiar and compliant with College Training Requirements and current medical literature. 

How to apply:

  • Only applications emailed to medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au will be accepted
  • In subject line write: 2021 O&G Registrar (Senior)

Please submit the following documents to complete your application:

  1. CV
  2. Covering letter addressing the key selection criteria and your interest in applying for the role at NHW

Essential criteria to be eligible to apply:

  1. Currently registered or eligible for registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent degree and at least 4 years of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) Integrated Training Program (ITP) training completed by the commencement of this position.
  3. Successful completion of RANZCOG fellowship oral and written examinations is preferred.
  4. Demonstrated excellent clinical skills, judgment and expertise in managing inpatients with complex issues.
  5. Demonstrated teamwork within a multidisciplinary team in a complex and challenging environment, with high level time management, problem solving and communication (both written and verbal) skills.
  6. Demonstrable innovative ideas, ability to contribute to system improvement and a strong clinical governance framework in O&G. 

Health Service Requirements:

  1. A current National Police Check shall be provided / undertaken prior to appointment.
  2. A Working with Children’s Check (as per relevant State legislation) may be required where the role requires working unsupervised with children.
  3. Evidence of immunisation against specified infectious diseases must be provided for all Category A positions prior to appointment. 

Interviews will only be offered to shortlisted applicants. 

Contact and address application to:
Dr Amelia Bock 
C/O Manager Medical Workforce: Indi Hutchinson
Email: medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au 

Position Description:
OG SNR Registrar PD 2021V1

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

Title: Occupational Therapist - Grade 1
Position Type: Full Time, 12 month fixed term position
Reference: #2387
Contact: Kane Fitzpatrick or Lisa Peters
Phone: 03 5722 5508

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 applications from Occupational Therapists who are team focused, enthusiastic and interested in pursuing opportunities to diversify and enhance their skills within a growing allied health team.  New graduates are encouraged to apply.

The grade one therapist will have the opportunity to participate in acute, inpatient rehabilitation and community services six months rotations which are supported by a Grade 2 therapist. Six month rotations are supported by a Grade 2 Occupational Therapist within each program. 

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 Kane Fitzpatrick or Lisa Peters on (03) 5722 5508
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page
  • Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to  careers@nhw.org.au
  • Applications close on Sunday, 29 November 2020

Position Description:
PD - Grade 1 OT

Title: Perioperative Registered Nurse - Grade 2
Position Type: Part Time, ongoing
Hours: 70 hours per fortnight
Reference: #2407
Contact: Lois Foley
Phone: 03 5722 5327

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 applications from Registered Nurses to apply for a position in our Operating Theatre, Post Anaesthetic Care Unit and Anaesthetics team. The successful applicant will require current registration, recent perioperative nursing experience, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team to provide quality care to our patients. 

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 Lois Foley on (03) 5722 5327
  • 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
  • Applications close Thursday, 3 December 2020

Position Description:
Perioperative PD

Title: Care Coordinator - Complex Care Service
Position Type: Part Time, ongoing
Hours: 40hours per fortnight
Reference: #2409
Contact: Ruth Mulligan
Phone: 03 5722 5053

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 a Care Coordinator who is dynamic, creative, and has a passion to support clients with chronic and complex conditions.    

Applicants will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Previous experience as a Complex Care Service /HARP / other care coordinator 
  • Knowledge of chronic conditions and the importance of care coordination in relation to self-management 
  • Advanced communication skills both verbally and written
  • Excellent ability to work within a team
  • Demonstrated ability to work within time constraints

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 Ruth Mulligan, Manager – Complex Care Service, on (03) 5722 5053
  • A position description for this role can be downloaded below
  • Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
  • Applications close Sunday, 6 December 2020

Position Description:
PD - Care Coordinator Complex Care

Title: Clinical Educator - Rural Critical Care
Position Type: Part Time, Fixed Term (January 2021 to December 2021
Hours: 40 hours per fortnight
Reference: #2410
Contact: Jacqui Verdon
Phone: 03 5722 5149

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.

We are seeking a Nurse Educator to facilitate the Rural Critical Care Course, who is passionate about supporting the learning and development of our staff and students.  Someone who has the skills and knowledge to respond to the clinical education requirements of the health workforce, including all members of the interprofessional health service team.   Someone who is dynamic and innovative in the development and review of education and teaching resources and identifying opportunities for research and quality. 

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 Jacqui Verdon on (03) 5722 5149
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page
  • Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria in the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
  • Applications close Sunday, 6 December 2020

Position Description:
PD - Clinical Educator Rural Critical Care

Title: Cleaner / Orderly
Position Type: Full Time, Part Time and Casual (Permanent and Fixed Term Contracts)
Hours: Various
Reference: #2414
Contact: Peter Edwards
Phone: 03 5722 5318

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.

Applications are invited for Orderly / Cleaners to work within the Support Services Department to perform cleaning services within the ward area specific to, but not limited to:

  • Final Cleans (discharge, infectious cleaning, as examples) 
  • Support bed cleaning and making, 
  • Bathroom cleaning
  • Utility room cleaning
  • Vinyl and soft floor maintenance
  • Waste collection
  • Patient mattress maintenance and cleaning

All cleaning performed to the required standard of cleaning as per the Victorian Cleaning Standards for Public Hospitals.  Additional support to our Food Services Team may also be required.

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 Peter Edwards on (03) 5722 5318
  • 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
  • Applications close Sunday, 6 December 2020

Position Description:
PD - Cleaner Orderly

How to apply

Writing a good job application gives you the opportunity to show why you believe you are the best person for the job 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.
You must apply for each job separately.

Checklist

When you are putting together your job application, remember to include:

  • a letter of introduction addressing the key selection criteria – include your full name, address and contact details, the job title and the job number listed in the advertisement
  • a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae (CV) – include all your qualifications, and professional affiliations, a full employment history, and the names and contact details of at least 3 current/recent professional referees
  • certified copies of your qualifications and any additional supporting documentation – include your current driver’s licence, if required
  • a completed and signed Northeast Health Wangaratta ‘Application for Employment’ form.

Successful applicants will require a police record check and a Working with Children Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

How to submit your application

Your job application must be submitted by 5.00 pm on the closing date listed in the advertisement.

Medical Officer applications must be emailed to medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au

All other job applications should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au

or

Hand delivery: Human Resources Department, Northeast Health Wangaratta, Green Street, Wangaratta, 3677

Post: Human Resources Department, Northeast Health Wangaratta PO BOX 386, Wangaratta, 3676

In accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2001 and the Information Privacy Principles, all recruitment and selection information notes remain the property of Northeast Health Wangaratta and cannot be accessed by applicants.