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About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

Western Health is taking applications for the Otolaryngology (ENT) unaccredited registrar position for 2019. The position is a 12 month position commencing February 2019. The position will suit a prevocational PGY 3 - 4 or Registrar who intends to apply for the ASOHNS Training Program within the next 12 - 24 months. Prior experience with ENT work is preferred. The position involves adult and paediatric outpatient clinics at Footscray Hospital and Sunshine Hospital, with Surgery and In-patient work being undertaken across three campuses (Sunshine, Williamstown and Footscray. Emergency on call is shared 1 in 3 with the accredited ENT registrar and a second unaccredited ENT/Maxillofacial registrar. 

This position is part of a busy ENT unit - the department is vibrant and supportive and the successful applicant will have a busy adult and paediatric ENT workload with a wide range of elective and emergency procedures always under consultant supervision. As an unaccredited position, the clinical duties of the Junior Otolaryngology Registrar will focus on service provision in the Otolaryngology Services. 

Please ensure that the Referee Assessment Form (attached) is downloaded and forwarded to your referees (x3) for completion. The completed form is to be returned via email (wh-mwu.enquires@wh.org.au) to Western Health as close as possible to the nominated closing date as this is a very important step in the shortlisting applicants. 

Short listed applicants will be contacted for an interview. 


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance 
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities 
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing 
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment 
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program 


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


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Contact : Debra Hutchinson debra.hutchinson@wh.org.au  or 03 8345 7003

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.