Western NSW Local Health District

Improve access to healthcare in Western NSW.

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

Employment TypeTemporary Full Time until 30 June 2022 (Job share may be considered for this position)
Position Classification: Administrative Officer Level 6
Remuneration: $72,292.89 – $74,082.61 pa (plus super)
Hours per week: 38
Dubbo NSW

Senior Public Health Administration Officer
Dubbo NSW

About the role:
Our goal to build ‘healthier rural people and thriving communities is the shared responsibility of all involved in the care and the Administration Officer is an integral and valued member of our team.

You’ll provide quality customer service to employees and members of the public, ensuring a respectful and helpful response is provided to all face-to-face and telephone enquiries, supporting a positive opinion of our Health Service.

Completing a range of operational, clerical, and administrative tasks to support the smooth running of the facility, you’ll also provide assistance with more complex tasks or projects and provide relief for other staff as required, to support efficiency and quality within the service and team.

Supporting the manager and team with quality improvement activities, you’ll make decisions and take initiative in relation to day-to-day operational matters, performing according to established work practices and procedures, working under general instruction and broad supervision.

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 Public Health Unit works to identify, prevent and minimise public health risks to the community across both Western NSW and Far West Local Health Districts.  Offices are located in Bathurst, Dubbo, and Broken Hill. 

For more information on living and working in our beautiful region,visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

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 centers, 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 Local Health District.

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 counseling 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.

Candidates should note that we are unable to sponsor a work visa for this position.

Applications will close on 02 Dec 2021 – 11:59 pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Lauren Ryan on 0438 150 211 or  Lauren.Ryan1@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.

Talent Pool
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.