Working at Bendigo Health

Working at Bendigo Health

Welcome to Bendigo Health

With more than 5,000 staff and volunteers and covering an area a quarter of the size of Victoria, Bendigo Health, is an expanding regional health service offering the advantages of city life combined with the beauty and freedom that comes from living in a regional area.

Bendigo Health is a 700 bed service that treats more than 45,000 inpatients, triages more than 65,000 emergency attendees and welcomes more than 1,600 new born babies in a year. In addition more than 15,000 operations are performed in our operating theatres and more than 100,000 occasions of services are provided in our clinics to outpatients.

The organisation provides services in emergency, maternity, women’s health, medical imaging, pathology, rehabilitation, community services, residential aged care, psychiatric care, community dental, hospice/palliative care, cardiology, cancer services and renal dialysis to the people of the Loddon Mallee region.

With our main campus based in Bendigo, our services extend throughout the Loddon Mallee with sites in areas such as Mildura, Echuca, Swan Hill, Kyneton and Castlemaine.

Demand on services is increasing rapidly with Bendigo being one of Victoria’s fastest growing regional cities.

If you are interested in pursing a career at Bendigo Health, you can view clinical and non-clinical career pathways here.


From professional development, supported working environment, job satisfaction and salary packaging – there are a multitude of benefits that come from working at Bendigo Health.

• Flexible working arrangements
• Salary packaging (meals, entertainment
   and accommodation)
• Employee Assistance Program
• Staff Immunisation Program
• Gymnasium, hydrotherapy pool, exercise classes
• Private health insurance discounts
• Social club discounts
• Smoke free environment 

About Bendigo

With a population of over 121,000, Bendigo is a thriving regional city located only 150km north west of Melbourne. It is a city with all the attributes of urban metropolis, and the benefits of living in regional Australia. Bendigo provides a strong supportive community base with good schools and excellent infrastructure. Fantastic restaurants, shops, cultural precincts, sporting facilities and tertiary facilities make our city a great place to live and work.

To find out more about the region click here

Pre-employment checks

All new staff at Bendigo Health will be subject to pre-employment checks including:

  • Reference Checks
  • Sighting of original qualifications, licences and certificates
  • Sighting of valid working rights in Australia (birth certificate, passport, permanent or temporary visa)
  • Satisfactory results of a national police record check
  • Satisfactory results of an international police record check
  • A valid Working with Children Check
  • A valid Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check
  • Evidence of up to date immunisation record for all clinical roles (this includes obtaining a serology and doctors letter confirming Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, Tuberculosis and Influenza are up to date)
  • Evidence of up to date immunisation record for all semi-ward based roles (this includes obtaining a serology and doctors letter confirming Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, and Influenza are up to date)
  • Evidence of up to date immunisation record for all administration staff with minimal patient contact (evidence of current years Influenza vaccination)
  • Evidence that you hold AHPRA registration (if relevant)
  • Credentialing (if relevant)

If you are successful for a position at Bendigo Health please prepare to have these documents ready and available to submit during the on boarding process.  Delays in providing these documents will result in commencement dates being extended at Bendigo Health.

Join the Bendigo Health team

Join the Bendigo Health team

Be your best with us

Be your best with us