Western NSW Local Health District

Help improve access to healthcare across the Western NSW Local Health District.

To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

Applications will be reviewed throughout the advertising period and interviews conducted regularly – so apply today!

Employment TypeCasual
Position Classification: Enrolled Nurse
Remuneration: $29.86 – $32.44 per hr (plus super)
Mudgee, NSW


Enrolled Nurse – Patient Transport Service (Casual Pool)
Operations Directorate – vCare, Mudgee

About the role:
The Virtual Care (vCare) Team are seeking applications from experienced Enrolled Nurses to work at Mudgee, NSW to assist with leave relief and during periods of high demand on our service.

The Enrolled Nurse is an integral part of the multidisciplinary healthcare team, working under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (Nurse Coordinator) to support and provide quality care for patients/clients, whilst ensuring the patient is transported in a safe, comfortable and timely manner.

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Whereby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority under affirmative action in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered. 

Where you’ll be working:
The Mudgee region is located in the Central Tablelands, just over 3 hours from Sydney. The region has a dynamic and friendly community along with a strong and diverse economic base, providing opportunities for growth and is a popular location for tree changers who have had enough of traffic jams, congestion and long work hours. Think the best of metropolitan conveniences, connections and style along with the safe, clean, affordable and comfortable lifestyle of a friendly country community – that’s the Mudgee Region.

With boutique shopping, numerous dining options and over 40 family owned wineries scattering the landscape, the region also attracts over half a million visitors each year to experience the local wine, food, sporting and cultural events.  But you won’t have to travel – it will be right on your doorstep!

Feel the love in Mudgee with this great video on the features of the Mudgee region.

About us:
WNSWLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.

We are committed to building a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and belonging, by recognising and valuing the skills and strengths each person can bring to our organisation. As a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture, we welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse groups.

Watch our video to find out what it is like to work with the Western NSW LHD Virtual Care (vCare) Team:-

Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.
  • Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career. 
  • Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.
  • Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system.
  • Access to Fitness Passport and free and confidential counselling services.

How to apply:
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.

Applications will close 16 Oct 2022 – 11:59pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Amanda Hunter on (02) 6809 8805 or amanda.hunter@health.nsw.gov.au

COVID-19 Response:
All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful for this role.