Midwest - Geraldton

Vacancy Number: 1212

Relief Remote Area Nurse

About the Role
  • Silver Chain has a current vacancy for a casual relief remote area nurse. This position is placed on a relief basis covering various remote areas within Western Australia. The opportunity to deliver emergency, routine and non-emergency nurse care and clinical assessments.

    Potential Locations for Relief Work: - Our service centres are the first point of health care and emergency services for 12 remote and coastal Western Australian communities including the following locations: Abrolhos Island, Bencubbin, Brookton, Eucla, Mingenew, Leeman, Lancelin, Shark Bay and Walpole.
Experience & Skills
  • You will have well-developed interpersonal, problem solving and decision making skills along with post registration experience in a Remote Nursing and Community Health setting.
  • You will also have:
  • Advanced clinical assessment skills
  • Experience in emergency nursing
  • The ability to plan and implement holistic care for clients, family and community
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Have sound knowledge of the principles of primary health care delivery Compassion and enthusiasm, with a friendly approach
  • Excellent communicational skills both verbal and written
  • A current driver’s licence
  • Ability to obtain a satisfactory National Police Certificate
What's on Offer
  • An autonomous and varied role
  • Varied patient demographic
  • Thorough induction and orientation program
  • Competitive salary
  • Salary Packaging options – earn up to $15,899 of your annual salary tax free
  • Silver Chain work mobile phone
Practice Type Community Care
Full Time / Part Time Full time
Map of Midwest


Covering an area of some 470,000 square kilometres, the Midwest region extends from the outback to the ocean. The economic base for the region centres on mining, agriculture, fishing and tourism. Attractions include internationally recognised windsurfing beaches, wildflowers and a rich maritime history of mutiny and shipwrecks.

The region has a population of more than 50,000 people. More than half is based in the City of Geraldton, the region’s commercial, administrative and service centre, around four hours drive north of Perth.

The coastal part of the region enjoys a Mediterranean climate, while the inland experiences warm, dry summers and cool winters.

There are approximately 80 doctors in the region, including private general practitioners, specialists and doctors employed by the hospital and the Aboriginal Medical Service.