Careers

Rockingham Peel Group (RkPG) offers employment opportunities in a range of fields and professions. These fields include:

  • medicine
  • nursing
  • allied health
  • administration/clerical
  • engineering/technical support, such as trades, grounds and facilities maintenance
  • support services, such as  catering, cleaning, patient assistance.

Employment at RkPG offers a rewarding career in a growing health service.

As a part of the South Metropolitan Health Service, the RkPG aims to provide opportunities for professional development, a friendly and supportive work environment.

For more information about employment opportunities at Rockingham Peel Group, visit the WA Government Jobs Board (external site) to view current vacancies.

Careers in allied health

There are a range of allied health professionals working at RkPG in the areas of:

  • clinical psychology
  • nutrition
  • occupational therapy
  • pharmacy
  • physiotherapy
  • podiatry
  • social work
  • speech pathology

Find out more about the training and registration requirements (external site) for many of these jobs.

Careers in medicine

Professional registration requirements

All doctors must be registered with the Medical Board of Australia (external site) division of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Find information for overseas qualified doctors interested in working in Western Australia (external site).

Eligibility

To be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia you must have:

or:

The terms and conditions of service for all medical practitioners are in accordance with the WA Health System – Medical Practitioners – AMA Industrial Agreement 2016 (external site).

For details of specific vacancy and eligibility requirements, please refer to:

  • MedJobsWA (external site) for junior medical officers
  • WA Government Jobs Board (external site) for senior medical practitioners.
  • Credentialling

    Contracted Medical Practitioners (specialist and general practitioners) must be credentialled to Rockingham General and Murray District Hospitals to offer specialist services.

    Careers in nursing

    Our nurses are in a range of roles across clinical, managerial and education disciplines.

    Whether you are a new graduate or a seasoned and experience nurse, we encourage you to find out more about our opportunities. 

    Graduate Nurse and Midwifery Program

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    The Rockingham Peel Group (RkPG) is uniquely positioned as an evolving and expanding health care provider in the fastest growing health service in WA – the South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS).

    We can offer you a positive and rewarding start to your professional career as well as the chance to be part of our friendly and dynamic nursing team.

    Our Graduate Program is a 12-month fixed term contract with two clinical rotations of six months each. We have two Registered Nurse intakes per year (February and August), one Registered Midwifery intake (February) and one Enrolled Nurse intake (August).

    Our staff are committed to providing a supportive environment where you will be assisted to develop clinical competence and safe practice.

    All enrolled and registered nurse and midwifery graduates are required to apply for positions online at GradConnect (external site).

    Mental Health Graduate Program for Registered Nurses

    The Registered Nurse Graduate program offers a 12-month program in mental health nursing in partnership with Notre Dame University. Recruitment into this program is through the SMHS MH option via GradConnect, the WA Department of Health’s centralised graduate recruitment website.

    During the program, graduates will have the opportunity to work across a wide range of practice settings, gaining a broad range of clinical experience, and be provided with regular and ongoing clinical support, through site-based preceptorship model.

    Read more about the program (external PDF 244KB).

    Contact us

    For enquiries relating to casual employment as a nurse

    Duty Nurse Manager, Beds and Staffing
    Telephone: 9599 4770

    For information on our Graduate Nurse Programs

    Graduate Program Coordinator
    Telephone: 9599 4628
    Email: rgh.graduatenurseprogram@health.wa.gov.au

    For information about general nursing opportunities

    Visit the WA Government Jobs Board (external site)

    For enquiries relating to medical positions

    For junior medical officer positions visit MedJobsWA (external site)

    For senior medical practitioner positions visit the WA Government Jobs Board (external site)

    Email: Rgh.MedHr@health.wa.gov.au

    For all other disciplines including short-term, contract or relief work

    Visit the WA Government Jobs Board (external site) or email: RPG_HumanResources2@health.wa.gov.au