Western District Health Service

Enrolled Nurse – Casual or Permanent

Job Description

Position                  Enrolled Nurse

Work Type              Casual Permanent Full and Part Time roles available

Enterprise Bargaining based remuneration in accordance to classification

Closing Date          Interviews will be conducted throughout the recruitment process upon suitable applications received.

Attachment            Position Descriptions EN Level 1&2 or EN Level 3

Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.


Relocation assistance available

Excellent Flexible working arrangements

Salary Packaging

Meals and Entertainment card

Options to novate vehicle lease

Access to Employee Assistance Program

Professional Development



 This is a great opportunity to join our dynamic nursing team and enjoy flexible working arrangements whilst maintaining your specialist skills

We are seeking applications from general and specialised Enrolled Nurses to join the Medical, Surgical, ICU or Emergency Teams at Hamilton Base Hospital and/or Aged Care sites in Hamilton, Coleraine and Penshurst.

When applying, please indicate your preferred area / department of choice in the cover letter.


The WDHS Medical Unit is located on the ground floor of the Hamilton Hospital. The unit contains 23 beds including six (6) sub-acute (rehabilitation). Co-located within the Medical Unit are the Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department, Oncology and Rehabilitation Units.

The four-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU)  provides a level 2 service in coronary care, high dependency and intensive care services including trauma and complex surgical cases.  It is staffed with specialist nursing personnel.

The Surgical Unit presents an opportunity for surgical nursing experience in both short stay and same day surgery, acute care and surgical patients. The Surgical Unit provides a wide range of procedures such as endoscopy, urology, gynaecology, orthopaedics, bariatric surgery, ENT and general surgery. . 

This is a 32 bed Surgical Department with staff demonstrating a strong commitment to upholding patient centred care .

Our Operating Theatres facilitate elective surgery five days a week with on-call services available for emergencies and trauma 365 days a year.  The operating suite consists of two operating theatres, a Central Sterile Supply Department CSSD , Post-Anaesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Preadmission Clinic and Direct Admission.

The Emergency Department is located adjacent to the Medical/Intensive Care Unit and Medical Imaging (x-ray) Department to streamline emergency care. The Unit is staffed to provide 24-hour access for members of the community requiring emergency care and has been designated a Regional Trauma Service by the Victorian Department of Human Services.


The successful applicants will have current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse, demonstrated competency in clinical practice and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, while providing high quality nursing care.

Evidence of commitment to ongoing education and professional development will be highly regarded. Those with a relevant post graduate qualification or previous experience are encouraged to apply.

At Western District Health Service (WDHS) we pride ourselves on our strong teamwork and our shared commitment to providing person-centred high-quality healthcare to the Southern Grampians community

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The Greater Hamilton region is rich with lifestyle opportunities and facilities. Working for WDHS will enable you to pursue your profession, build your career and enjoy a great work/life balance. To find our more information about the Greater Hamilton region you can visit  https://wdhs.net/v2/home/careers/community-information/



All applicants must have the right to work within Australia and provide evidence of this

The successful candidate must have or obtain a National Criminal Police Check. Depending on the role, a Working with Children Check Clearance, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check, and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check may also be required. All employees must comply with WDHS vaccination requirements, including COVID and Booster shots. WDHS is a smoke-free workplace.

Western District Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer that has a commitment to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander, their families and communities and encourages them to apply. This organisation promotes the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally, linguistically diverse and aboriginal backgrounds and those with a disability.


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Job Summary

Hamilton Location
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Western District Health Service