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Reference Number 11472
Position Title Service Surgical Registrar 2023
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Hospitals Royal Perth Hospital
Fiona Stanley Hospital
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016
Salary $131,853.00 to $176,734.00
Proposed starting date 06/02/2023
Position Summary


2023 WA Service Surgical Registrar (SSR) Recruitment

This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full-Time, Fixed Term Part-Time SSR appointments for the 2023 clinical year commencing 6 February 2023 and ends 04 February 2024.


Salary: MP Year 1-7 $131,853 - $176,734 p.a. pro rata (inclusive of base salary, 10% superannuation and professional development allowance)


Closing Date: 28-06-2022 4:00pm Australian Western Standard Time


This recruitment process allows applicants to submit one application in which the applicant can specify THREE specialty preferences. Applications are accepted through MedJobsWA. Contracts will be issued from the Royal Perth Bentley Group for specialty allocations at participating hospitals and health services.


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)
  • Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH)
  • Joondalup Health Campus (JHC)


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 14 October 2022.


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.

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: 


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.


Applicants are advised that selection interviews may not be required. 


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 (located within the Job Description Form).
  • 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)
  • Evidence of COVID19 vaccination


Service Surgical Registrars are strongly encouraged to keep log books. Applicants may attach a copy of their log book to the application. You may choose to submit a short cover letter on why you should be selected for a Service Surgical Registrar position. Outline your commitment to an aspect of Surgical Training and what projects and/ or initiatives you have been involved in. A cover letter should not be more than 500 words.


Application Selection Criteria:

A key component of the application is to provide a statement addressing the ‘Application Selection Criteria’.  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

Perth Children’s 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. 


CLOSING DATE: 4:00pm Australian Western Standard Time, Tuesday 28 June 2022.

Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Essential: All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWAD) and the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWAD. Please provide an explanation if you don't meet these requirements.
Contact Person Sheree Waru
Contact Email
Closing Date CLOSED: 28/06/2022
JDF Service Surgical Registrar Various Year 1-7 May 2022.pdf
How to Apply Guide 2023 SSR - Application Guide.pdf
Other attachments
WWC Applicant Advice 2017.pdfOpen
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