Paediatric Registrar SA Health – Women’s and Children’s Health Network


  • Women’s and Children’s Health Network, Division of Paediatric Medicine – North Adelaide (5006)
  • Total Indicative Remuneration – Classification – MDP2 – $101,713 to $165,165 (includes award salary, superannuation and any other monetary benefits)
  • Employment Full time – Long Term Contract (temporary up to 3 years)
  • Relocation expense reimbursement will be available for successful interstate/overseas candidates 

On top of this, as an employee of Women’s and Children’s Health Network, you will have access to Salary Sacrifice benefits with MAXXIA which allows for generous salary sacrifice arrangements each FBT year as a special benefit for employees of the local Health Networks. A Meal Entertainment allowance per FBT year can also be salary sacrificed out of your pre-tax income to cover costs over and above the Everyday living expenses benefit.


This position provides an opportunity for suitably experienced prevocational Trainee to work as a Registrar in Paediatrics; with rotations available to Paediatric Emergency Medicine, General Medicine/Perinatal Medicine, as well as relieving and after hours rotations. These rotations will be Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Lyell McEwin Hospital or Flinders Medical Centre.

This provides a unique opportunity to work in paediatrics including exposure to acute paediatric medicine based medical environments, contributing to the provision of clinical services to inpatients and outpatients. 

The prevocational Registrar is expected to actively participate in clinical teaching and associated research projects.

Please note it is not possible to enter RACP Training via this pathway for 2023. Application for entry in to training as a first year trainee have closed.

If you have a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) or equivalent, and are Registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with General Registration, and have the following experience:

  • At least 12 months satisfactory experience (including paediatric medicine) after completion of the postgraduate year 1 in a recognised teaching hospital;

You are strongly encouraged to apply.

As a Paediatric Medical Officer, you will;

  • Possess clinical skills appropriate for the duties performed in the work unit
  • Be able to work as an effective team member in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Be able to communicate effectively with customers and other staff
  • Be able to work under stressful conditions and/or high workloads
  • Possess problem solving and decision making skills (both clinical and individual)
  • Be able to remain positive and adapt to change
  • Demonstrate commitment to client(and parent/carer) participation in care
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality management philosophy and devolved responsibility
  • Be willing to incorporate suggestions/feedback/complaints into personal improvement

To find out the specifics, including the key selection criteria and special conditions, please go to the attached role description.

The Women’s and Children’s Hospital provides state of the art health care for women and children in Adelaide and South Australia.

It is the state’s leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions and SA’s largest maternity and obstetric service. It also provides important community-based services.

Each year, more than 30,000 people are admitted and about 5000 babies are born at the hospital. In addition more than 250,000 people come to the hospital as outpatients.

The hospital has 295 beds. The hospital’s paediatric and adolescent wards cater for all paediatric specialties. Women’s wards provide antenatal, gynaecology, neonatal and postnatal care.

Why Work in Adelaide, South Australia?

Our relaxed yet prosperous and affordable lifestyle, ease of travel, low population density, safety, and abundance of cultural and leisure activities, makes South Australia one of the great boutique regions of the world. A stunning climate to live in, an interesting, challenging and flexible place to work with short commute times between. Please see further information on the great benefits of moving to Adelaide in South Australia or migrating to South Australia

This position may attract additional financial support if you are considering relocating from interstate or overseas.  Please speak to the enquiries person of the role on offer to find out more

Benefits of Joining us

Not only will you be able to use your skills and abilities in a both a challenging and rewarding role contributing to some of South Australia’s most vulnerable women, babies, children and young people, you will also receive and attractive annual salary package with employer superannuation contributions and leave loading as well as the opportunity to maximise your salary through salary sacrifice arrangements. 

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 829168

Application Closing Date – Friday October 13th 2023 – 11:55pm

Interested in other career opportunities for Medical Professionals within WCHN? CLICK HERE for all current vacancies. 


Women’s and Children’s Health Network TMO Unit

Phone: 08 8161 8080

E-mail: [email protected]


MDP2 – Paediatric Service Registrar 2023 – Role Description 829168.pdf

WCHN Competency Framework.pdf

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SA Health - Women’s and Children’s Health Network

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