Our Staff

WAMS is full of friendly people who are committed to providing professional health care services to the community, and are active participants in that community, WAMS is full of honest, genuine characters that are all to willing to help, learn and listen.

Employee of the Year

2015 - Jenny Hunt
2014 - Jessie Richardson
2013 - Suzann Kennedy
2012 - Phillip Dowse

"Consider a River Change"

WAMS is always looking for Health Workers & Professionals to service the needs of Walgett and remote outback communities. If you are a qualified health care professional and you feel the need for a river change, or just want to do your bit to support the people of remote & outback communities within your skill set, there is a fair chance we have a place for you, whether it be on a temporary, casual, semi-permanent or permanent basis.

Code of Conduct

The WAMS Code of Conduct is covered in WAMS Policies & Proceedures. Areas covered in the Policies & Proceedures include, Governance, Corporate Governance, OH&S, Service Delivery, Use of Resources, Clinic, Information Technology.

Staff Training

Staff clinical in-services are held every Friday afternoon.

Working with WAMS endeavours to provide opportunities for staff to learn new skills or improve on existing skill sets in order to provide the competencies needed to provide the best quality health services to it’s clients, while allowing it’s employees to further their careers.

Staff Meetings

  • WAMS OH&S Committee meetings are held Quarterly.
  • WAMS Quality and Management Committe meets quarteriy.
  • WAMS Acute Care Programs, Chronic Diseases Clinic and Program staff meet monthly.
  • Staff regularly attend local meetings for the Health Advisory Council, Service Providers, the interagency group and other community discussions.
  • Staff participate in the regular meetings of the SEWB Steering Committee for the agencies of Brewarrina, Bourke, Orana Haven and Walgett.
  • Meetings of the ‘Healthy for Life’ Steering Committee continue which incorporates AMS’s from Walgett, Bourke, Brewarrina and Orana Haven.
  • Staff conduct regular meetings with members of both the Primary and Secondary Public School to plan and conduct health programs within the schools.

Organisational Chart Organisational Chart (536 KB)

Administration

33 Wee Waa St

Clinic

37 Pitt St

Dental

Dundas St

Goonimoo

Lot 1 Dundas St

Programs

37 – 47 Wee Waa St

Accommodation

Dundas Street

Chronic Disease

29 Wee Waa St

Community Garden

Corner of Arthur and Duff Streets