Overview

NSW Government Hunter New England Local Health District

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Classification: Ops Assist – Others

Remuneration: $59,935.21 – $61,500.05 per annum + super + salary packaging

Location: Tamworth Hospital

Hours Per Week: 38

Requisition ID: REQ456556

Applications Close: Sunday, 28 January 2024

Where you’ll be working:

Tamworth Hospital is one of the New England’s largest regional hospitals, recently refurbished to boast brand new, state of the art facilities.
Tamworth Hospital is a major Rural Referral Hospital providing services to the North-West area of NSW. In July 2015, we opened the doors to a new $220 million acute services redevelopment; equipped with 348 treatment spaces; we conduct over 8000 surgical procedures per annum over five theatre spaces.
Tamworth, with a population of 60,000 is a modern progressive city set in a picturesque backdrop of tree covered mountains. It is a family friendly city, offering a broad range of experiences from sport and lifestyle, art and culture, music and entertainment, cafes and restaurants and weekend adventures.
Tamworth is located about halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, providing ease of access with 6 daily flights, you’re not too far from the city, but you and your family will have daily access to the benefits of country life! Tamworth has excellent schooling options and houses are big and affordable.
Tamworth has recently been named a great area for real estate. It is affordable and can be offered in city or rural locations. An opportunity for you to have the lifestyle you wish for. Being in the heart of the North West you will have the amenities of the city with the welcoming community of a town. It also ticks the following boxes:

Country Music Capital
Quality, numerous educational facilities
Over 150 sporting teams
Surrounded by historical towns and villages
Located midway between Sydney and Brisbane with daily flights
Local café culture

About the role:

You will be required to provide non-clinical assistance to the Operating Theatre team with safe, effective, and quality patient care.
Liaise with relevant staff to confirm equipment requirements in line with theatre list and assemble equipment checking to ensure that it is complete, clean and correctly functioning.
Support and orientation in the role will be provided by the Operating Theatre NUM and Educators. Educational opportunities are available and encouraged.

About you:
Tamworth Hospital is currently looking for a Theatre Operating Assistant (OA) to join our operating theatre department, we are looking for skilled, and nonskilled (on job training will be given) to join our dedicated team. Benefits:

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.

Additional information:

This position is full time; however, job share and/or part time arrangements will be considered.
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 a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand passport. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable local candidate is identified for the position; in this instance, you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

Need more information?
2) Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact Erin Pryor on Erin.Pryor@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 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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