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Reference Number 10996
Position Title 2022 WA Service Surgical Registrar Centralised Recruitment
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Hospitals Fiona Stanley Hospital
Royal Perth Hospital
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Joondalup Health Campus
WA Health
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016
Ramsay Healthcare Award
Salary $131,299.00 to $175,977.00
Proposed starting date 31/01/2022
Proposed finishing date 05/02/2023
Hours per fortnight 80
Position Summary

2022 WA Service Surgical Registrar (SSR) Centralised Recruitment


This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full-Time, Fixed Term Part-Time SSR appointments for the 2022 clinical year commencing 31 January 2022 and ends 05 February 2023.

 Salary: Registrar Year 1-7 $131,299 - $175,977 p.a. pro rata (WA Health System Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016)

Closing Date: 29-06-2021 4:00pm Australian Western Standard Time


The centralised recruitment process allows applicants to submit ONE application to cover THREE site preferences for employment as an SSR with participating WA health service employers/sites. Applications are accepted through MedJobsWA. 

Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 19 November 2021. Contracts of up to 24 months may be offered with the possibility of extension(s), at the discretion of the participating employer.


Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancies, it may also be used to fill other ‘similar’ vacancies throughout participating employers. In addition, should a successful applicant decline or forfeit an offer, their applications will return to the recruitment pool and other suitable applicants can be considered for the vacancy.


Participating hospitals and health services include the following, as well as their general, regional and rural hospital placement sites (refer to the Application Guide for a full list of placement sites):

  • Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH)
  • Royal Perth Hospital (RPH)
  • Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH)
  • Joondalup Health Campus (JHC)*

*JHC is part of Ramsay Health Care Australia. Employment terms and conditions are contained within the Ramsay Health Care Employment Agreement.


We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disability. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.

WA Health Employee Benefits:

In addition to the great salary, our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements): 


Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for an SSR position, you must provide evidence you:

  • Are eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia*;
  • Are eligible to work in Australia. Evidence of valid Australian citizenship, permanent residency, temporary residency (or eligibility to obtain) and/or a relevant visa must be provided prior to commencement; and
  • Have and can demonstrate that you have the qualifications, essential skills and experience required for the position, as described in the job description form, and (separate) application selection criteria.

*Please go to the Medical Board of Australia for more information on assessment pathways to registration for international medical graduates:

NOTE: applications that do not meet the eligibility criteria will be considered ineligible and therefore not progress.

Other Conditions: 

  • Western Australian Working with Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website
  • Criminal Record Screening Check
  • Pre-Employment Integrity Check
  • 100 Point Identification Check
  • Pre-Employment Health Assessment; and
  • You must have access to transport and a commitment to meeting shift requirements as rostered. 


Application Instructions:

You must apply online via MedJobsWA. Please note:  you must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for all communication. WA Health is unable to accept resumes, cover letters or other application documents via email.

NOTE:  You are encouraged to use a personal email address on your MedJobsWA profile to ensure future access to emails and other MedJobsWA correspondence. Please do not use your student email address as you may not be able to access this email in the future.


Essential application documents:

Have the following documents ready to upload to attach to your online application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume
  • Statement addressing the Application Selection Criteria
  • Registration with the Medical Board of Australia – information on your current registration status, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) number and registration type/pathway
  • Medical Qualification(s)
  • Proof of citizenship and/or residency status (e.g. copy of your Australian birth certificate or passport and, if applicable, a copy of current visa)
  • WA SSR Centralised Recruitment Split Contract Preference form – if applying for split contracts, you must also complete the WA SSR Centralised Recruitment Split Contract Preference form prior to submitting your application. Please see the Application Guide for more information.


Application Selection Criteria:

A key component of the application is to provide a statement addressing the ‘Application Selection Criteria’.  This is a separate document to the JDF. Do not sign and submit the JDF as your response as this does not fulfil the requirements of addressing the Application Selection Criteria.

The application selection criteria outline the skills, qualifications and experience considered necessary to successfully perform the duties of an SSR. 

Applicants will only need to address the selection criteria once. Please refer to the SSR Application Guide for more detailed information on how to apply.

NOTE:  Applications submitted without a CV/resume or statement addressing the selection criteria will receive a lower grading on assessment for suitability.


Additional Documentation (if applicable)

  • Two recent end of term assessments
  • AMC Certificate
  • AMC Examination results
  • Outcome of English competency examinations


For further information



Questions relating to the application process

Problems with the MedJobsWA website

Questions about the position or a site specific query:

Fiona Stanley Hospital

Joondalup Health Campus

Royal Perth Hospital

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital




Unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies and/or search firms will not be accepted, and fees will not be paid to any such organisation unless arranged with the provider prior to the advertisement of the vacancy. 


To apply for this vacancy, please visit MedJobsWA.


CLOSING DATE: 4:00pm Australian Western Standard Time, Tuesday 29 June 2021.


Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Essential: I am aware of the essential minimum requirements for this position. I declare that I have at least 6 months experience working as a registered medical practitioner in an Australian hospital or comparable hospital setting
Contact Person DOH Medical Recruitment
Contact Email
Closing Date CLOSED: 29/06/2021
JDF SSR Application Selection Criteria.pdf
How to Apply Guide 2022 SSR Application Guide.pdf
Other attachments
2022 SSR Job Description Form.pdfOpen
2022 WA SSR Centralised Recruitment Split Contracts Preference.docxOpen
WWC Applicant Advice 2017.pdfOpen
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