Job Vacancies at NHW

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.


Closing Date: No closing date applied to this position.

Title:  Registered Midwife

Position Type: Full Time & Part Time Positions Available

Hours: Up to 80 Hours Per Fortnight

Reference: #19179

Contact: Karen Oddie

Phone: (03) 5722 5133

Overview:  NHW currently has positions available for Registered 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.

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Date: Sunday 17 MARCH 2019

Title:  ANUM Medical Ward

Position Type:  Part Time Permanent Position Available

Hours:  64 Hours Per Fortnight

Reference: #19193

Contact: Louise Rae

Phone: (03) 5722 5496

Overview:   Northeast Health is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Registered Nurse who is looking for the added challenge of taking on a management role in our Medical ward. The successful applicant will possess excellent communication, time management and conflict resolution skills with the ability to work within a team to provide quality care to our patients.

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Closing Date: No closing date applied to this position.

Title:  Allied Health & Ambulatory Services EOI

Position Type: Various Positions Available

Hours: Up to 80 Hours Per Fortnight

Reference: #19208


Physiotherapy – (03) 5722 5413

Occupational Therapy – (03) 5722 0111

Speech Pathology & Allied Health Assistants – (03) 5722 5566

Social Work – (03) 5722 5113

Dietetics, Diabetes Education & Continence Nursing – (03) 5722 5179

Complex Care Service – (03) 5722 5053

Overview:  Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is 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. 

Date: Sunday 17 MARCH 2019

Title:  ANUM Maternity Services

Position Type:  Part Time Permanent & Part Time Fixed Term Positions Available

Hours:  Up to 32 Hrs Per Fortnight

Reference: #19143/3

Contact:  Helen Scales

Phone: (03) 5722 5133

Overview:  The Maternity Services Unit has Part Time positions available for experienced and highly motivated Midwife’s who are looking for the added challenge of taking on a management role. To fulfil this role all applicants must have post graduate midwifery qualifications and extensive clinical experience across maternity scope of practice.

It is an expectation that ANUM’s within the Maternity Services Unit will take on the added challenge of the NUM management role on a temporary basis to cover periods of leave.  

Download Position Description: ANUM Midwifery PD.pdf

Date: Sunday 24 MARCH 2019

Title:  Health Information Services Clerk

Position Type:  Part Time Permanent & Casual Positions Available

Hours:  Various

Reference: #19190-91/2

Contact:  Lucinda Jones

Phone: (03) 5722 5229

Overview:  . The Health Information Service (HIS) has a permanent position available for an experienced clerical/ administrative staff to join the HIS team ensuring timely retrieval  and processing of patient information for direct patient care and ensuring the privacy and confidentiality is maintained at all times. All candidates must possess excellent customer service skills including sound telephone technique, the ability to work well within a team environment, the ability to show initiative by meeting daily tasks and departmental goals and accuracy in filing and retrieving records.

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Date: Sunday 31 MARCH 2019

Title:  Physiotherapist Grade 1-  Rotating

Position Type:  Full Time Fixed Term Position Available

Hours:  Various

Reference: #19209

Contact:  Alison Gargan

Phone: (03) 5722 5413

Overview:   Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is seeking applications from physiotherapists who are team focused and interested in pursuing opportunities to diversify and enhance their skills in the public health sector. This position is suitable for graduates or experienced physiotherapists.

This rotational position allows opportunities to work within acute, sub-acute and community setting including medical and surgical wards, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient clinics and community rehabilitation.  Each rotation is supported by senior physiotherapy staff and a comprehensive Grade One Program provides ongoing education and peer support.

 Download Position Description:20190306 Position Description Grade 1 Physiotherapist V1.pdf

Date: Sunday 24 MARCH 2019

Title:  Instrument Technician

Position Type:  Casual Position Available

Hours:  Various

Reference: #19203/2

Contact:  Lois Foley

Phone: (03) 5722 5327

Overview:   NHW is seeking a motivated individual to work in our Sterilising Department (SD). In this role you will take responsibility for the decontamination, packaging and sterilisation of reusable medical and surgical instruments and equipment for the operating suite and other customers of Northeast Health Wangaratta. This service operates fourteen hours a day, Monday to Friday, with On Call coverage over the weekends and public holidays.

This position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to work within a team environment and extend their skills within this field and further develop their career options.

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Date: Sunday 31 MARCH 2019

Title:  Age Care Navigation Project Officer

Position Type:  Part Time Fixed Term Position Available until 30/6/2020

Hours:  32 Hours Per Fortnight.

Reference: #19206/2

Contact:  David Kidd, Director

Phone: 0429 803 354


The Age Care Navigation Project Officer will establish and implement Aged Care Navigation Info Hubs and Community Hubs across the Rural City of Wangaratta.

This will be achieved by:

  • Recruitment of age care navigator volunteers.

  • Design and provision of volunteer age care navigator training.

  • Implementation of age care navigation Info Hubs and Community Hub.

  • Supporting Northeast Health Wangaratta’s Well Ageing Vision and Engagement project.

The role is suited to an individual who is experienced in and passionate about Aged Care, self-motivated with the ability to prioritise a workload, a confident and clear communicator (written and oral) and operates well in team environment. 

 Download Position Description: Age Care Navigation project officer PD.pdf

Date: Sunday 7 APRIL 2019

Title:  Pharmacist Grade 2 -Medication Safety / Antimicrobial Stewardship

Position Type:  Full Time Position Available

Hours:  80 Per Fortnight

Reference: #19119/5

Contact:  David Ford/Susan Trevillian

Phone: (03) 5722 5324

Overview:   NHW has an excellent career opportunity for a highly motivated, passionate Pharmacist who is looking for the opportunity to take on a dual role as Medication Safety and Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist.

The primary role of this established position is to provide leadership for Medication Safety and Antimicrobial Stewardship across NHW. This Pharmacist supports NHW goals by complying with Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare accreditation standards, especially Standard 4 – Medication Safety and 3.15 & 3.16 – Antimicrobial stewardship. This role will include education and in services to nursing and other NHW staff, in addition to supporting supervision of pharmacy interns.

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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.


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.
Methods for submitting your job application include:
Hand delivery: Human Resources Department Northeast Health Wangaratta, Green Street, Wangaratta, 3677
Post: Human Resources Department, Northeast Health Wangaratta PO BOX 386, Wangaratta, 3676

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