Employment Opportunities

Current Vacancies

Dhelkaya Health provides an extensive range of health services to the community of Castlemaine and Maldon, and the surrounding region.

We have current vacancies at both our Castlemaine Health and Maldon Hospital campuses. Advertisements for vacancies on both campuses are advertised on the Current Vacancies page of this website.

We offer employment in a huge range of roles such as:

  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Allied Health
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Community Engagement, Communications and Marketing
  • Health Information Services
  • Administration
  • Maintenance, Engineering and Gardening
  • Food and Hotel Services.

Aboriginal Employment

Read about our commitment to increasing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

AccommodationCastlemaine Health - Central, Vital and Thriving
Dhelkaya Health offers a range of on-site accommodation for both staff and students completing hospital placements. Temporary accommodation is available in both housing accommodation and residential units all fully furnished to meet the needs of your stay with us.

The Cafeteria is open for all staff and visitors between the hours of 8:00am and 3:30pm, Monday to Friday and has an extensive range of hot and cold food. Vending machines with healthy snacks and tea and coffee making facilities are available for staff and visitors after hours.

Education and Training
Dhelkaya Health is committed to providing ongoing education and training opportunities for all staff to assist in the provision of high quality patient and resident care. Training exists in a variety of formats including workshops, seminars, CD Rom, computer assisted learning and Internet based training activities are undertaken in a variety of settings either internally or at external locations. All staff are encouraged to participate in activities that will further their development.

Extensive Orientation Programs
At Dhelkaya Health we understand that starting with a new organisation can be a very exciting yet daunting experience. Our extensive Orientation Program has been designed to ensure new employees feel comfortable and informed about the health services culture, policies and procedures.

Health and Wellbeing
Dhelkaya Health values the health and well-being of all their staff and their families and are keen to provide assistance to any staff experiencing problems at work or at home. A number of services within the Health Service are available to provide assistance, including access to a Social Worker, Pastoral Care Office, Prevention of Bullying & Harassment Officers, Physiotherapy services, vaccination programs and other health services as required. Counselling Services are also available to all staff through an external support provider located in Bendigo.

Lifestyle and Environment
Located a short drive from Bendigo, Ballarat and Melbourne, Castlemaine is a renowned centre for regional arts and host of the biennial Castlemaine State Festival. Combined with a wide range of sporting clubs, unique ironbark forests and historic goldfields, this rural community provides a rich and diverse culture for all to enjoy.

No Lift
Dhelkaya Health has a NO LIFT Manual Handling Policy in place. Policies and standard operating procedures have been developed to assist and protect staff against injuries. All staff undergo ongoing education and training in appropriate use of lifting equipment.

Occupational Health and Safety
Dhelkaya Health ensures the health and safety of all employees, residents and visitors is maintained by providing ongoing safety awareness programs and fire emergency procedures sessions to ensure that Castlemaine Health remains a safe place to work and to live.

Free on-site parking is available to all staff and visitors.

Salary Packaging/Salary Sacrificing
Dhelkaya Health offers staff salary packaging and salary sacrificing options as a part of their pay package through Eziway. Salary packaging and sacrificing is an Australian Taxation Office approved method of remodelling salaries in order to maximise remuneration. It enables you to maximise your income by minimising the tax you pay, leaving you with more money in your pocket. You can salary package expenses such as:

  • rent
  • mortgage repayments
  • personal loans
  • credit card repayments
  • portable devices
  • car leasing
  • venue hire
  • entertainment
  • remote living costs.

For more detailed information on salary packaging and salary sacrificing, contact our provider Eziway.

Social Club
Our Social Club brings staff together in friendly and casual environment, with a variety of events and activities held throughout the year

Staff Gymnasium
The staff gymnasium is located on-site at our Castlemaine campus and is free to all staff. Staff may have up to two additional associate members which can be given to family/partners/friends. The facility has a range of cardio, weights and boxing equipment, with every new member undertaking a fitness assessment and developing a personalised training program prepared by the Health Clubs Fitness Instructor.

Dhelkaya Health aims to create and maintain a comfortable, professional image and promote a sense of professional pride to clients, patients, residents and visitors by dressing appropriately. Castlemaine Health employees are provided with a uniform which is available in a range of different styles for individual needs.

Moving to Castlemaine?
For further information about Castlemaine and the surrounding region please visit http://www.maldoncastlemaine.com.au/

Information on schools and other community events please visit http://www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/

More information

Call our HR team on 03 5471 3492 or click here to send them a message