NSW Government Hunter New England Local Health District

Employment Type: Casual and Permanent Part time Available
Position Classification: Assistant in Nursing
Remuneration: $20.34 – $27.85 p/h + 11% Superannuation
Closing Date: 06.02.2024

Assistant in Nursing
Vegetable Creek MPS

Where you’ll be working:

We are a Multi-Purpose Service including an Emergency Department and 13 residential care beds in northern NSW. We have a dedicated multidisciplinary team which comprises of Registered, Endorsed, Assistant in Nursing staff and Community Health Nurses plus visiting Allied Health staff. We have a positive and supportive workplace culture, which promotes inclusion and caring within a team.
If you are looking to enjoy more work-life balance while still having access to leisurely facilities – Vegetable Creek MPS in Emmaville maybe your ideal destination! With plenty to see, do and experience. There are opportunities close by to access cultural endeavours, outdoor adventures, natural splendours, and more. Enjoy working and living in a close-knit community, with places such as Glen Innes just a short trip away.

About the job:

Vegetable Creek Multi-Purpose Service has an opportunity available for an Assistant in Nursing (AIN) to join our team.

They will work to provide safe compassionate person-centred care within the multi-purpose environment in collaboration with resident’s, other nurses and a multidisciplinary team to achieve identified goals and outcomes.

About You:

We are looking for a positive, motivated and dedicated AIN to work as part of a cohesive team, plus to advocate for each patient resident to strive towards Every Patient, Resident, Carer Every Time.

Your Support

Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits.

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.

Need more information?

2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role-related queries or questions contact Michelle Whiteley at Michelle.Whiteley@health.nsw.gov.au

Information for Applicants:

  • We are unable to accommodate visa sponsorship for applicants requiring a visa for this position.
  • To be eligible for employment in this position you must be an Australian Citizen, or permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or hold an appropriate visa that allows you to live and work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder will only be offered in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.
  • Applicants will be assessed against the essential requirements and selection criteria contained within the position description (link below). For assistance addressing selection criteria visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2
  • Stepping Up Website is a resource designed to help indigenous job applicants apply for positions in NSW Health. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNEHealthSteppingUp.
  • This is a Category A position. Recommended applicants will be reviewed for compliance with NSW Health policy directive PD2023_022: Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases for Category A positions prior to offer. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.
  • All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (AIR Immunisation History Statement) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.
  • Acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement (IHS), or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate, or AIR COVID-19 and Influenza IHS. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.?
  • Salary Packaging: is beneficial to most HNELHD employees and may increase your take-home pay! Salary package a range of personal expenses including novated motor vehicle leases, relocation expenses, and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or 1300 40 25 23.
  • HNE Health employees may be eligible for a range of benefits?such as allocated days off (ADO) for full time employees, long service leave, paid maternity leave, and salary packaging options including meal expenses.

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