Registered Nurses (2023 Post Graduate Midwifery Program)

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1694948
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse Post Graduate Midwifery.pdf (PDF, 228KB)

Contact: Larissa Barclay (Nurse Unit Manager) or phone 5564 4340

Position Details

About the role

Gain valuable real-life experience in South West Healthcare's Post Graduate Midwifery Program and clinical placement. As a Registered Nurse you will undertake a clinical placement within a paid employment model in 2023. The highly skilled team within the Maternity Unit works cohesively with various clinical services to provide positive outcomes for our patients and their families.

The successful applicant(s) will be employed by South West Healthcare for the duration of these paid clinical placements at 48 hours per fortnight for 12 months at the Warrnambool base hospital commencing from February 2023.

What you bring

You will be currently registered with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse with demonstrated high level clinical and problem solving skills together with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Evidence of commitment to previous and ongoing education and professional development will be highly regarded.

All applicants must have a minimum of 2 years relevant post graduate experience and are required to have contacted Federation University Ballarat regarding course availability and enrolment.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 5 February 2023. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024, with the appropriate classification Registered Nurse Grade 2.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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