NSW Government Hunter New England Local Health District

Remuneration: $74,742 – $128,653 (Pro-Rata) + Super + Salary Packaging
Location: Moree Community Health Service – Kamilaroi/Gomeroi Country
Employment Type: Temporary Part Time until 5th Oct 2024
Position Classification: Social Worker Lvl 3, Clinical Psychologist, Psychologist
Hours Per Week: 24
Requisition ID: REQ457543
Applications Close: Tuesday, 16th January 2024

About the Role

  • Provide counselling service to children, young people and their families/carers who have experienced violence, abuse and/or neglect.
  • Motivated, organised and resilient health professional who understands the complex impact of violence, abuse and neglect on victims, families, carers and communities.
  • You will display your prior experience providing culturally appropriate and competent services and programs.
  • You will have excellent communication and leadership skills, have an exceptional work ethic and time management skills.

Where you’ll be working

  • Moree VAN team consists of 4 staff. You are supported by the community Health team locally and the VAN network from the district.
  • Moree is a town of relaxation and rejuvenation, and is situated in the beautiful Gwydir Valley in northwest New South Wales.
  • Direct flights operate between Moree and Sydney 6 days a week.

  • Clinical supervision, mentoring and access to education opportunities will be supported
  • Four weeks annual leave (pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions 11%
  • Salary packaging – Up to $9k for living expenses + $2.6k meal & entertainment + Novated leasing.
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members


  • Must hold a qualification as well as relevant experience in Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Nutrition and Dietetics or Nursing which provides eligibility or membership of the relevant professional association general registration through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
  • Willingness and ability to participate in the on-call roster.
  • Eligibility to drive in NSW and willingness and ability to travel for work purposes.

Additional Information

  • An eligibility list will be created for future temporary part-time vacancies.
  • 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. If you are currently employed with HNE Health in a position of the same grade, you may not need to submit an online application to be considered. Please contact the hiring manager to discuss your options first.
  • We are unable to accommodate visa sponsorship for applicants requiring a visa for this position.

Need more information?

2) Find out more about applying for this position

For role-related queries or questions contact Dominique Mcgann on dominique.mcgann@health.nsw.gov.au

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.

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