Enrolled Nurse - Emergency

Job posted: 13/09/2023
Applications close: 01/10/2023 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Full time, Part time, Casual

Organisation: West Gippsland Healthcare Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, Medical and Nursing, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 11692

Reference: 11692

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, Medical and Nursing, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland



Emergency Department/Short Stay Unit

Permanent Full Time and Part Time

Fixed Term Full Time & Part Time (parental leave backfill)

October 2023 to October 2024

Casual Positions also available


Do you have recent experience in Emergency Nursing?

Are you self-directed and motivated?

Are you innovative and committed to quality service delivery and patient centred care?


We have multiple opportunities for Enrolled Nurses to join our ED team. The Enrolled Nurse will provide nursing care across the Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit as rostered. We offer a friendly, team focused work environment, comprehensive orientation to the department and organisation, in house salary packaging and free car parking.  We also have a learning culture that encourages ongoing education and offer generous study leave, support and assistance from our Educators.

We have a number of fixed term and permanent positions available with specific days and hours of work to be negotiated with the successful applicants. Up to full time hours are available and fixed term positions are to cover staff on parental leave. Casual positions are also available and are used to backfill shifts and do not include regular hours. Please identify in your application which position(s) you are interested in.

Our preferred candidates will have:

  • Current registration with AHPRA.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Well-developed communication, interpersonal, negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced clinical skills with a passion in providing quality service with a patient centred focus.
  • Flexibility and the ability to work all shifts.
  • A commitment to a team approach to care delivery.
  • Experience or Certificate in Emergency Nursing or other qualification relevant to the ED setting, or working towards same highly regarded.

IMPORTANT: All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be fully (3 doses) vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza (unless a valid exemption applies). Evidence of vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement.


About our organisation

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a growing regional health service, providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to one of the fastest growing Local Government Areas in the country – Baw Baw Shire. The Hospital cares for approximately 11,600 inpatients, makes nearly 28,000 community visits and sees more than 20,000 emergency presentations each year.

The administrative headquarters is located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul. Warragul is a 30 minute drive from Pakenham along the freeway – against the traffic!

WGHG are the largest employer in Warragul with a workforce of over 1400 staff and are committed to building on our organisation’s strengths by welcoming people with our shared values of teamwork, respect, accountability and compassion.

We are well aware our hospital is ageing but are excited at the news that our new state of the art hospital and public aged care facility is coming. A 23.6 hectare site at Lardners Track in Drouin East was acquired by West Gippsland Healthcare Group for a future hospital back in 2007. The new hospital is set to feature 233-beds and 33 emergency department treatment spaces as well as aged care and an expanded maternity facility.

We pride ourselves on the quality of care that’s delivered by our incredible staff. You won’t find a more friendly and welcoming team than the West Gippsland Healthcare Group. We care for our community because we are the community! The boost in capacity means more patients can be treated faster.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a National Police Record Clearance and a current Employee Working with Children Check. All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

Further details and how to apply

Applications must be submitted via our recruitment portal (wghg.mercury.com.au) and must include a current CV including 2 professional referees, response to the selection criteria and a covering letter. If you have any further queries, please contact Sheridan Lovelock or April Morton – Acting Nurse Unit Managers ED, on 5623 0846.

Applications close on Sunday 1st October 2023


As an inclusive employer, committed to improving diversity and equity in our workforce, we encourage applications from all parts of our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, and people with lived experience of disability.

As a Child Safe organisation, West Gippsland Healthcare Group promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

Enrolled Nurse - Emergency

Job type:

Full time, Part time, Casual

Job classification:

Not provided


Sheridan Lovelock - (03) 5623 0846
April Morton - (03) 5623 0846

Enrolled Nurse - Emergency