Murrumbidgee Local Health District

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (from 01 April 2024 until 28 June 2026)
Position Classification: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Remuneration: $60,373.00 – $109,397.00 per annum (+ super + 17.5% leave loading where applicable)
Hours per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ470691
Applications Close: 22 March 2024
Vaccination Category: A



Outstanding Experience. Infinite Opportunities.



Here in the Riverina, we treasure your skills and experience and we’re ready to roll out the red carpet to welcome you to town.

We’ve prepared oodles of goodies to help you move and settle in, including:

  • Salary packaging up to $20,600 per annum tax free for living expenses! Take advantage of novated leasing a new car!
  • Relocation assistance and accommodation support considerations
  • Subsidised gym and leisure centre membership for you and your family
  • Free confidential counselling services for you and your family

Craving a fresh start somewhere new and actually interesting? Join the incredible team in the Murrumbidgee District. Jump in at a comfort level that suits you: from state-of-the-art hospital that will remind you of the city, to small multi-disciplinary health facility where you literally get to do it all. No matter where you choose, your learning will be nurtured and you’ll be well supported to operate at the top of your scope.

And don’t worry – there are already oodles of young people here to welcome you: at work, in local clubs, at the pub, and down at the river!

There’s heaps to show your family when they come to visit, which is a breeze – you’ll be central to Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. (You can always pop home for the weekend on a quick flight if you find a break in your social calendar!)

Want to know more about the MLHD community? Visit us here.

About Your Role

The Magistrates’ Early Referral Into Treatment (MERIT) Program provides case management for defendants who have entered the criminal justice system and have a demonstrable Alcohol or other drug problem.

The purpose of this position is to provide accurate assessments and written reports to the Courts and facilitate intensive case management of defendants throughout the bail period. The Caseworker will provide high quality Alcohol and Other Drug clinical service to clients with identified drug dependence and legal issues (in Local Courts within MLHD) that have been referred to the MERIT program, to ensure the provision of optimal health outcomes for clients of the service.

Learn more about the role and requirements here.



Upgrade Your Career and Lifestyle at MLHD

Your application will require you to include a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and experience and why you are a good fit for this position.

Go on, you’ve earned a promotion, a world-class workplace, inspiring colleagues, award-winning staff and patient programs – all wrapped up in a rich tapestry of cultural treasures. Contact Rebecca Woods, MERIT Project Manager/ Clinical Leader on 0474 016 711 or [email protected] now for a confidential chat.

New applicants must have completed the COVID-19 Primary vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate. Should a medical contraindication certificate be provided, ongoing employment post certificate expiry is conditional to meeting COVID-19 vaccination requirements. 

MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic, or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.