NSW Government Hunter New England Local Health District

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Admin Off Lvl 3
Remuneration: $66,027.58 – $68,085.50 per annum + super + salary packaging
Location: Tamworth Community Health Service
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ465098
Applications Close: Sunday, 11 February 2024

Where you’ll be working:
  • The New England Equipment Service is based in Tamworth and provides a service across the New England region. We are responsible for the short term loan of equipment to enable client’s to be discharged from hospital and to remain at home.
  • You will be working with a small team in NEES, however you are part of the larger New England Community Aged Care Services which includes Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Podiatrists.

About the role:

  • This position is new to the service and will be responsible for delivery and collection of larger equipment items for palliative clients across the region, as well as cleaning and maintenance of equipment. This is an exciting new service for our clients, and you can be part of its implementation.
  • This position will involve travel across the region, sometimes at short notice. You will get the opportunity to work with staff from rural communities and make a real difference in their client’s end of life experience.
  • You will be well supported in the office in Tamworth by the NEES manager and the cleaner / driver for the service, as well as the wider NECACS team.

About you:

  • Proactive and have a can-do attitude.
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • A great communicator to a variety of audiences.


  • 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
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.


  • Current NSW driver’s Licence and ability to travel distances, sometimes distances greater than 300km away from Tamworth, to deliver and collect equipment from client’s homes across the New England region, or as required.

Additional information:

  • An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or 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.
  • 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 Hana Skilton on Hana.Skilton@health.nsw.gov.au

Information for Applicants:
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 B 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 B 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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