Murrumbidgee Local Health District

Employment Type: Temporary Part Time (until 22 January 2023)
Position Classification: Assistant in Nursing 
Remuneration: $47,205.95 – $51,792.45 per annum, pro rata (+ Super + 17.5% Leave loading where applicable)
Hours per Week: Up to 24
Requisition ID: REQ318697
Applications Close: 5 July 2022
Vaccination Category: A+ (evidence of influenza vaccination required for A+)


Join the Riverina’s largest health employer today!



What we offer


  • Salary Packaging – up to $9k for living expenses + $2.6k meal & entertainment + $9k remote area housing + novated leasing
  • Corporate Health and Fitness program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Genuine welcoming and supportive staff and communities
  • Career development opportunities



Where you’ll be working


Lake Cargelligo Multipurpose Service is a rural and remote facility situated on the northern edge of MLHD.

With a busy 2 bed ED, 6 acute flexible beds are also used for palliative care and respite along with 16 aged care beds.

Community Health is right next door, providing a range of outpatient services including: community nursing, allied health services, D&A & mental health, child and family health and Aboriginal health services.

The Multipurpose Service is situated minutes from the beautiful large lake that the town is settled on the staff accommodation is either onsite or across the road from the facility. The team at Lake are passionate, community minded, caring and supportive of each other. They welcome new people with open arms and a big smile.

Learn more about the benefits and lifestyle of Lake Cargelligo.



About the role   


We are seeking a passionate and person-centred Assistant in Nursing to work alongside the nursing team to assist in the provision of quality care services to patients within our facility.

You will work in a professional and efficient manner, demonstrating an empathetic response to the needs of patients. Receiving direction, guidance and monitoring from the nursing team, you will retain responsibility for your own tasks and remain accountable to the RN.

Successful candidates must have completed Certificate III (or higher) in Health Services Assistance or have completed 1 or more years training as an undergraduate nursing student. AINs who are employed in aged care facilities must have completed Certificate III in Individual Support.



How to apply


Click apply, or for a confidential discussion contact Skye Vagg, Facility Manager – Lake Cargelligo on 02 6898 0200 or Skye.Vagg@health.nsw.gov.au Your application will require you to include:

  • Resume; and
  • Cover Letter outlining your skills and experience and why you are a good fit for this position

To learn more about the role, accountabilities and the required pre-employment checks, please see the Position Description.

If interested, we encourage you to apply promptly. Applications will be assessed as they are received, and suitable candidates contacted and progressed without delay.



All NSW Health workers are required to have two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, as defined by NSW Health.  Employees working in aged care and/or disability must have three doses of a COVID-19 vaccination.  New applicants must have completed the 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.