12 Hour Shift Flexibility Agreements for Registered Nurses and Midwives

Applicable to: Various employee groups

Provides details to assist health services and nursing staff considering implementing a 12 hour roster arrangement.

12 Hour Shift Flexibility Agreements for Registered Nurses and Midwives

Clause 8 – Agreement Flexibility and Clause 26 – Flexibility in Hours and Rostering of the WA Health – Australian Nursing Federation – Registered Nurses, Midwives, Enrolled (Mental Health) and Enrolled (Mothercraft) Nurses Industrial Agreement 2013 (Agreement) conditionally provides for implementation of 12 hour shift roster arrangements.

The template at Attachment A has been developed by the Department and the Australian Nursing Federation WA for use as a starting point where a 12 hour roster arrangement is being considered. 

The Health Industrial Relations Service will facilitate the development, consultation, implementation, review and renewal of a flexibility agreement. 

Any queries regarding this circular can be sent to industrial.relations@health.wa.gov.au.


Marshall Warner
DIRECTOR
HEALTH INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS SERVICE

Date of effect: 01 November 2014 to 30 June 2016

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