Expressions of Interest - International Nursing Applicants

Job posted: 19/04/2023
Applications close: 31/12/2023 (Midnight)
88 days remaining

88 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Other, Full time, Part time

Organisation: West Gippsland Healthcare Group

Salary: Salary not specified

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

Reference: 11522

Reference: 11522

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

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland


International Recruitment Drive

Expressions of Interest:

Nurses & Midwives


West Gippsland Healthcare Group are seeking expressions of interest from overseas Nurses and Midwives who are keen to move to, work and live in Australia when future vacancies arise. We are seeking motivated, knowledgeable and hardworking people with a passion for nursing/midwifery and who pride themselves on the quality of care that is delivered to our consumers. At West Gippsland Healthcare Group, we care for our community because we are the community. You won’t find a more friendly, caring and welcoming team than the West Gippsland Healthcare Group.

As a Nurse or Midwife at West Gippsland Healthcare Group, you will work within a highly enthusiastic, innovative and collaborative team that are dedicated to prioritising and escalating care of patients of all ages and cultural groups. Our Nurses and Midwives require assessment and problem-solving skills to meet the demands of a changing day to day business and are available to work on a rotating, flexible roster including morning, afternoon and night shifts. Our Nurses work in a range of areas including but not limited to:

  • Aged care
  • District nursing
  • Emergency
  • Medical
  • Operating suites
  • Surgical and paediatric

Our preferred applicants will have:

  • Diploma or Degree in Nursing and/or Midwifery
  • Eligibility of membership with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Ability to work under pressure, be flexible and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Demonstrated written, verbal and computer skills at the level required to fulfil the role 
  • Demonstrated sound level of nursing/midwifery skills and works within safe practice principles

Getting registered as a nurse in Australia

  • You must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to work as a Nurse or Midwife in Australia.
  • Depending on where you completed your qualifications, the process to become registered can be quick (such as for nurses from New Zealand) or may take a bit longer.
  • The Nursing and Midwifery Board’s website has all the information you need to become registered as a Nurse or Midwife in Australia. For more information, please visit our website: https://wghg.com.au/employment/


IMPORTANT: All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to have three doses of a COVID-19 vaccination and 2023 Influenza vaccination (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.

West Gippsland Hospital is located in Warragul, 1 hour drive east of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. West Gippsland Healthcare Group is 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.


This is a unique time to join West Gippsland Healthcare Groupas we enter a phase of renewal and growth, with the recent announcement of funding commitment for a new state of the art hospital, administrative headquarters and public aged care facility to be built in the coming years. We are seeking applicants from overseas to boost our capacity so more patients can be treated faster. So get your Curriculum Vitae ready and come and join us here at West Gippsland Healthcare Group!


International applicants will have access to:

  • Support with Australian visa options and costs
  • Initial accommodation upon your arrival


Additional West Gippsland Healthcare Group staff benefits include:

  • 14 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual professional development leave
  • Generous salary packaging to increase your take-home pay
  • Purchase leave and flexible work options
  • Free car parking and onsite staff cafeteria
  • Access to 24/7 Employee Assistant Program available 365 days a year 

Working with us

All appointments with West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a National Police Record Clearance or NDIS worker screening clearance and a current Victorian, 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

Expressions of interest must be submitted via our recruitment portal (https://wghg.mercury.com.au) and must include a current Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter addressing your desired area of employment, and at least 2 professional referees. As we are seeking expressions of interest at this time, please be aware that you will only be contacted if you do meet the minimum criteria for employment and a role becomes available that suits your employment interests.

If you have any further queries, please contact the Human Resources Department at human.resources@wghg.com.au


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.

Expressions of Interest - International Nursing Applicants

Job type:

Other, Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Human Resources - (03) 5622 6422

Expressions of Interest - International Nursing Applicants