Clinical Nurse
Salary: RN Level 2 $96,301 - $101,872 p.a. pro rata
Location: Fremantle
Unit/Division: Fremantle Hospital Mental Health Service
Work Type: Casual, Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
Position No: Pool Ref 00114806
Closing Date: 2023-07-31 4:00 PM
Attachments: - applicant information package - rams.pdf
- clinical nurse sm114806 level 2 april 2022.pdf
- working with smhs.pdf

The closing date to submit applications for this vacancy has been extended with a new closing date
of Monday 31 July 2023.

This is a Recruitment Pool for Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time and Casual appointments with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

This is an “open-ended” recruitment pool, and as such the following should be noted: 

  • The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications, and will assess on a regular basis.         
  • Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. 
  • Appointments may be made from this pool until 30/04/2025.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy.  As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.  Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

About the Role

As part of a multidisciplinary team, the Clinical Nurse provides clinical and professional expertise to ensure comprehensive evidence-based nursing care is delivered to patients. In this role, you will facilitate and promote patient safety and quality of care. The Clinical Nurse practices within their scope of practice considerate of the Nursing and Midwifery Board’s Nursing Practice Decision Flowchart.

The Job Description Form is attached. It provides an overview of the role and selection criteria which you will be assessed against throughout the selection process.

For further job related information, please contact Lianne Fusire, Clinical Nurse Specialist on 08 9431 3576. 

Fremantle Hospital Mental Health Service provides recovery focused mental health services. It works in partnership with consumers and their carers and acknowledges that each individual is an expert in their own recovery. FHMHS provides services to the residents of Fremantle, Cockburn and Melville.

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):     

  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance      
  • Flexible working arrangements      
  • Flexible leave arrangements      
  • Other professional and location based allowances
  • For further information click here

Application Instructions

Applicants are requested to apply online (

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.
It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.

Eligibility to Apply

Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

Other Conditions

WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour. 

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted. 

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities. WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.