Overview

Western NSW Local Health District

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

Employment TypePermanent Full Time / Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $65,692.82 – $92,236.06 pa / $33.13 – $46.52 ph (plus super)
Hours per week: up to 38
Location:
Wellington, NSW

Registered Nurse
Wellington Health Service

About the role:
Wellington Health Service is currently seeking experienced Registered Nurses, with previous experience working within an Emergency Department, preferably with FLECC and ALS Credentials.

Successful applicants will also be required to provide support and guidance to nursing staff in the Acute ward in an In-Charge capacity during some shifts.

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 will be working?
Wellington is the second oldest town west of the Blue Mountains and is located less than half an hour from the regional hub of Dubbo and just over an hour from the picturesque town of Orange in the state’s Central West.

Wellington Health Service is a 12-bed sub-acute facility and includes a 24-hour Emergency Department, Ambulatory Care services, Renal Dialysis, Methadone Clinic and weekly Dental services. All Emergency presentations are seen by a Visiting Medical Doctor on a 24 hour roster.

A range of allied health services operate from Wellington Health Service and a number of visiting services including Drug and Alcohol services and Psychiatry services also operate from the facility.

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.

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 25 October 2021 – 11:59pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Donna Brennan on (02) 6845 5510 or donna.brennan@health.nsw.gov.au

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.