Overview

Western NSW Local Health District

Sometimes it will be hard, other times demanding, but we promise it will always be extremely rewarding!

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

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position ClassificationHospital Assistant Grade 3
Remuneration: $51,674.00 pa plus super
Hours per week: 38
Location:
Nyngan NSW

Handyperson/Gardener
Assets & Maintenance Team – Nyngan

About the role:
To assist the Maintenance Supervisor with the day to day Gardens, Grounds and Facility maintenance at Nyngan Multi Purpose Service.

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:
Assets & Maintenance Team – Nyngan, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

Nyngan is situated by the Bogan River on the eastern edge of the Great Outback, 583 kilometres northwest of Sydney and less than a two-hour drive from the major city of Dubbo, home to the famous Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

The Nyngan Multipurpose Service (MPS) is a 42-bed facility offering both acute and residential aged care services. Nyngan MPS has 24-hour emergency care, palliative care, renal dialysis, and a range of ambulatory care and primary and community health services.

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.

Watch our video to see what it is like working with Western NSW Local Heath 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 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.

Candidates should note we are unable to sponsor working visas for this position.

Applications will close 30 November 2021 – 11:59pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Brian Cusack on 0409 669 109 and brian.cusack@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.