Registered Nurse-Casual


The South West Aboriginal Medical Service (SWAMS) is a non-Government Health Service based in Bunbury which provides a variety of health services to Aboriginal people in the South West of Western Australia.  SWAMS delivers a wide range of community programs and has a strong growth strategy through partnership opportunities and future community development.

SWAMS is currently seeking to recruit a casual Registered Nurse to join our dynamic primary health care team. This is a casual on-call contract, with varied shifts within a Monday to Friday roster as required.

 Essential Criteria

  • Registered Nurse qualification, with at least three years’ experience in nursing
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal people
  • A demonstrated understanding of the unique issues impacting upon the health of Aboriginal people
  • Experience, skills and knowledge in multidisciplinary teamwork and conflict management
  • Sound written, computer and communication skills
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills along with an ability to adapt to changing needs
  • Current Working with Children Check, or the ability to obtain

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience in Community or Aboriginal Health
  • Hold a current immunisation certificate
  • Venepuncture competency and currency of practice
  • Knowledge and expertise in the use of Communicare or similar clinical database system

All candidates must have a current WA Driver’s Licence, current AHPRA registration, and will be required to undertake a National Police Check and drug and alcohol screen prior to beginning employment.

Only applicants with evidence of full rights to work in Australia will be considered.

For Information

For further information about this position, please telephone the Human Resources Department on (08) 9797 8111 during normal business hours.

To Apply

Please visit the careers page at, which will take you through to the SWAMS online application portal.
Applications must be received by 5pm, 3 December 2020

SWAMS reserves the right to withdraw this advertisement prior to the stated closing date.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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