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2022 ERH Work Experience Program


2022 ERH Work Experience Program

Echuca Regional Health provides work experience opportunities for secondary school students (generally Years 10 and 11) who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare.

Other local or surrounding secondary school students may apply during proposed weeks allocated but our local schools take priority.

ERH is committed to providing high quality work experience which provide students with valuable insights into the industry and the workplace.

Students are placed with employers primarily to observe and learn – not to undertake activities which require extensive training or expertise.

ERH Work Experience details are advertised online via the ERH website and ERH will liaise with each individual schools Career Teacher to promote via the school directly every year.

The role of ERH

ERH is committed to offering each of our local secondary schools one week of placement for a total of 10 places. Students must be a minimum age of 15.

Proposed weeks allocated

Echuca College: 6th June 2022 – 10th June 2022

( Applications closed)

River City College : 20th June 2022-24th June 2022

(Applications closed)

St Josephs College: 8th  August 2022- 12th August 2022

(Applications closed)

Moama Grammar:  28th November  2022– 2nd December 2022

(Applications close 31st October 2022)

Work experience areas

There will be two work experience positions available in five areas across ERH.

Students will rotate through the varying departments within each area.  These areas include:

  1. Nursing/Medical (x2 positions)
    Medical Ward, Surgical Ward, Maternity, Theatre and Emergency Department.

  2. Allied Health (x2 positions)

Allied Health Assistants, Speech Pathologists, Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Exercise Physiology.

  1. Hospital Support Services (x2 positions)

Food Services, Orderlies, Patient Transport, and Theatre Technician.

  1. Engineering (x2 positions)

General Maintenance, Gardening, Plumbing, and Electrical.

  1. Human Resources and Finance (x2 positions)

Finance, Accounting, Education and Training, Health Information Services, and Human Resources.

Application Process

Each interested student must email a Resume and Cover Letter to to apply. Please make sure to specify your area of interest on your application.

ERH will work with the Career Teacher to review applications and select 10 students who will be offered a Work Experience position.

Successful applicants will be guided through the ERH Orientation process prior to commencement.

On Successful Application

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