Registered Nurse Casual Bank

Date: 1 Feb 2024

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch

The Hospital:


The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) Vision is “A world where all kids thrive”.

RCH is a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Pediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.

RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact.

For further Information on RCH is available here.



  • Excellent employee benefits including salary packaging
  • Hub of medical precinct in Parkville, Melbourne
  • Friendly and supportive team environment


About the Role


This is an ongoing Casual position within the Nursing and Administration Workforce Casual Bank. In this role you will be required to work across various wards throughout the RCH to backfill planned and unplanned leave. You will be responsible for ensuring that clinical practice and delivery of care is consistent with RCH and Australian Nurses and Midwifery Council standards, by providing comprehensive, safe, evidence-based practice to facilitate optimal health outcomes.

Everyday you’ll commit to providing life changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow. Working with RCH Casual Bank provides flexible employment and opportunity for professional development across a range of general and specialty areas.


What you'll achieve:

  • Fulfil duty of care by practicing within scope of practice in accordance with Australian Nursing & Midwifery Council guidelines
  • Demonstrate analytical skills in assessing and evaluating health information
  • Participate in quality improvement activities
  • Plan nursing care in consultation with others (i.e. multidisciplinary health care team)


Classification for this position will range from Bank RN, Grade 2 Year 2 to Grade 2 Year 8 (ZU4-ZU11).


Your skills and experience:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered though the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA)
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, as evidenced in a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) record/Profession al practice Portfolio
  • Flexibility and availability for shifts across wards will be highly valued
  • Minimum 2 years acute Paediatric Nursing Experience is desirable
  • Commitment to working a minimum of 3 shifts per month


If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.


About Nursing and Administration Workforce
Nursing and Administration Workforce (NAW) provides an important service to The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) managers and staff to support the provision of high-quality patient care at the RCH.
The team is responsible for the:

  • Provision and management of high quality, in-house casual workforce services to the RCH wards and departments to meet operational requirements
  • Supporting rostering operation activities including roster creation, roster maintenance and associate processes such as shift filling

Our goal is to provide professional, effective and customer orientated casual bank management and rostering services to our customers and effective, professional candidate care to our RCH casual bank members.

What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
  • Staff Wellbeing Hub
  • Staff immunisation


Other requirements:

  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation - Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure

Application process
To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description.
Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!
For more information about this position please contact Cathy Matthews, Nursing and Administration Workforce Manager, Ph: 03 9345 6117 Email:


Why work at the RCH?


RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 3 July 2024