NSW Government Hunter New England Local Health District

Remuneration: $70,049.73 – $98,351.39 + Super + Salary Packaging
Location: Moree Community Health Service – Kamilaroi/ Gomeroi Country
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until June 2026
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ456954
Applications Close: Sunday, 28th January 2024
Palliative Care Registered Nurse
Moree Community Health Service – Kamilaroi/ Gomeroi Country

About the Role

  • Providing Palliative Care nursing support to clients in community or acute environment.
  • The palliative care team at Moree Community Health includes a clinical nurse consultant 2 and an Aboriginal Health Worker.

Where you’ll be working

  • Moree Palliative Care Unit provides outpatient and/or inpatient support to palliative care clients across Moree, Mungindi, Boggabilla, Toomelah and Warialda.
  • You will be part of a larger multidisciplinary team including Occupational Therapists; Social Work; Dietician; Oncology; Community Nursing teams
  • Discover the diverse charm of several towns in NSW. Moree beckons with its rejuvenating thermal pools and cultural sites like the Moree Plains Gallery. Mungindi, nestled on the NSW-Queensland border, offers a unique experience with its iconic Artesian Aquatic Centre and cross-border allure. Boggabilla, a quaint rural gem, showcases rich indigenous heritage, while Toomelah provides a glimpse into Aboriginal culture. Warialda, surrounded by picturesque landscapes, boasts historical charm with its heritage architecture and attractions like the Warialda Rail Journeys Museum. Each town promises a welcoming atmosphere, making them ideal destinations to explore the beauty and culture of regional NSW.


  • Online education, mentoring, opportunities to undertake further education and clinical placements for experience.
  • Support from wider Community Health team and managers.
  • Four weeks annual leave (pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Up to 12 allocated days off each year (for full-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


  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA
  • Palliative Care experience preferred
  • Eligible to drive in NSW

Additional Information

  • An eligibility list will be created for future temporary full or part-time vacancies.
  • This position is full-time; however, part-time/job share arrangements may also be considered.
  • 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 Lee Clissold on Lee.Clissold@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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