Position Details
Reference Number 34014
Position Title Western Health - Registered Nurse Vacancies
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

The Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit currently have the following vacancies available at Western Health:


Ward 3E Sunshine Hospital
If you share our passion and commitment to provide advanced, person-centred nursing care, we would love to hear from you!

A fantastic opportunity to take your career further in an acute neurology and stroke unit that is located in a modern and spacious ward environment at the Sunshine Hospital.

Ward 3E is a 32-bed ward that specialises in a diverse range of Neurology, Stroke and General Medicine patients. 3E is filled with dedicated and supportive staff with extensive knowledge and experience, who work closely in a dynamic team nursing model.

Successful applicants must be team-oriented and enthusiastic with acute experience desirable.

For more information, please refer to the position description and or contact us below.

Sunshine – Multiple positions available (Permanent Part-Time/Full-time – Closing 10th December 2019


            Ward 3B Footscray Hospital

We are seeking proactive and passionate Registered Nurses, who are committed to providing exceptional patient-centred care. 

Ward 3B is a 36-bed ward at Footscray Hospital is a part of the Subacute and Aged Care Services division. This supportive and dedicated ward provides quality health care for patients across acute aged care, GEM, rehabilitation and palliative care services. This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to thrive in a busy environment, where you can make a real difference to those with complex needs.

Successful applicants must be team-oriented and enthusiastic with acute aged care and orthopaedic surgery experience desirable.

For more information, please refer to the position description and or contact us below.

Footscray – Multiple positions available (Permanent/Fixed Term Part-Time/Full-Time) – Closing 10th December 2019

Sunshine & Footscray 

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) – Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
The Intensive Care Service at Western Health provides care to general medical/surgical adult patients, with a pre-dominant medical patient mix. There are 2 Units at separate Campuses, operating a total of 18 ICU bed equivalents. The Footscray ICU has 14 physical bed spaces, and Sunshine ICU has 13 physical bed spaces that are all specifically designed and equipped to provide physiological monitoring and life supporting therapies to patients with a critical illness.

To be eligible for this role, our ideal candidate will possess post graduate qualification in Intensive/Critical Care Nursing.

Sunshine & Footscray – multiple positions with varied hours & EFT available – Permanent part-time, full-time & casual

IMPORTANT: Please indicate in your cover letter, the specific position you are applying for. All applicants must also have the relevant qualifications and experience.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you registered as a nurse with AHPRA?
Essential: Do you have work rights to work in Australia?
Essential: Do you have a minimum of 12 months full time nursing experience in an Australian hospital or equivalent?
Essential: How do you provide the right care to your patients?
Essential: How do you care for your patients so they feel treated as a person?
Essential: How do you provide coordinated care to your patients?
Essential: How do you provide safe care to your patients?
Contact Person Recruitment Team, Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit
Contact Number 0383454040
Contact Email RecruitNMWU@wh.org.au
Closing Date 10/12/2019
Position Description RN Grade 2 PD.docx
Application Guide click here to view
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