Wimmera Health Care Group

Casual Registered Nurses & Dual Registered Midwifes

Job Description

Registered Nurses & Dual Registered Midwives

Casual Bank

Grade 2 (YP3 – YP11)

The Position

The successful applicant will undertake clinical patient care related activities to achieve and maintain the standard of patient care in line with the policies and objectives of Wimmera Health Care Group. These are casual positions are available immediately and include working a rotating 7 day, 24 hour roster. This role provides an excellent opportunity for dynamic and forward thinking Registered Nurses to practice across a range of positions available in both general – medical/surgical ward areas, emergency department, subacute/rehabilitation, aged care & community services. The successful applicants will demonstrate recent clinical experience, excellent communication, problem solving skills and a commitment to customer service.

The Region

The regional city of Horsham has a growing population of nearly 20,000 and is a 300 kms from Melbourne on the Western Highway and 400kms to Adelaide. It is a picturesque, vibrant and diverse city in the Grampians region renowned for its local arts community and key enabler of the region’s agricultural industry and positioned at the northern end of the Grampians National Park, nearby lakes and world famous rock-climbing areas as well as being a wine and food hub.

The Health Service

Wimmera Health Care Group has an average of 16,000 ED attendances, 12,500 admissions and 4,600 operations annually. We have a modern theatre complex, including a day procedure unit, a five-bed intensive care unit, and subacute wards all set within a picturesque garden setting.

Key Selection Criteria include:

  • Current experience in Acute Medical/Surgical, ICU, Sub-Acute, Residential, Emergency or Midwifery
  • Minimum of 2 years post graduate nursing experience
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and customer service
  • Computer and documentation skills
  • Ability to work as part of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Proficiency in the use of patient related software program

Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:

  • Salary packaging,
  • Professional development and education programs,
  • Employee Assistance Program,
  • Comprehensive orientation program.
  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)
  • Flexible rostering
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Free parking

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position view the Position Description and/or contact the person indicated below. Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website or Facebook page.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.

Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.

WHCG encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.

Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including immunisation clearance.

Wimmera Health Care Group, proudly part of Grampians Health.
Contact Person Bernie Taylor
Contact Number (03) 5381 9280
Alternate Contact Person Dianne Schmidt
Alternate Contact Number (03) 5381 9253
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description RN G2 Residential Services PD July 19.pdf
Position Description Grade 2 Registered Nurse July 2020.pdf
Dual registered midwife nurse January 2019.pdf

Job Summary

Horsham Location
Full Time Job Type


Wimmera Health Care Group


Email: [email protected] Phone: 03 5381 9080