Registered and Enrolled Nurses - Surgical Services Unit

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace thats friendly & welcoming 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 citys 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: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1782401-3
Closing Date: 31-May-2024
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: POSITION DESCRIPTION - Registered Nurse Grade 2 .pdf (PDF, 452KB)

POSITION DESCRIPTION - Enrolled Nurse - Surgical Services Unit Position Desription .pdf (PDF, 235KB)

Contact: Bianca Heaphy (NUM Surgical Services Unit)
5564 4275 or email

Position Details

About the role

Join our dynamic Surgical Services Unit as we expand our delivery to cater for a diverse of surgical elective and emergency patients.  Our fast - paced unit serves patients across specialities including but not limited to Orthopaedics, Plastics, ENT and General Surgery. Our highly skilled Nurses collaborate seamlessly with other clinical services to unsure positive outcomes for patients and their families in a safe and caring environment. Be part of a team dedicated to delivering exceptional care and make a difference in people's lives!

Position Overview

  • Part Time, ongoing positions available
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • Registered Nurse Grade 2

         Salary Range: $71,333 - $95,378 pro rata, plus superannuation

  • Enrolled Nurse Grade 2

          Salary Range: $66,859 - $71,141.20 pro rata, plus superannuation

What you bring

The successful applicant will:

  • Hold current registration with AHPRA as a Registered or Enrolled Nurse and a minimum of 12 months relevant experience, preferably with a surgical background
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to maintaining professional confidentiality and you will provide best practice, patient centred care in a safe and caring environment.
  • Display excellent time management and communication skills
  • Evidence of commitment to ongoing education and professional development will be highly regarded.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Free car parking available, with on street parking and carpark complex
  • 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

Accommodation and relocation assistance to support with your move to our vibrant seaside regional city of Warrnambool is available and will be considered on an individual basis. Warrnambool is a prime location in the South West of Victoria and is only a short drive to shops and neighbouring country towns and attractions, with little to no traffic making for an easy commute to work.

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 Friday 31 May 2024. 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 Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024, with the appropriate classification Registered Nurse Grade 2 or Enrolled 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

International applicants are welcome; sponsorship options are available for the right candidate.

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