Overview

NSW Government

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Job category: Nursing and Midwifery | Enrolled Nurse
Job location: Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
Job reference number: REQ446192
Work type: Part-Time
Total remuneration package: $63130.85 – $68599.17
Closing date: 21/01/2024 – 11:59 PM

It’s a great time to join Hunter New England Local Health District. Apply now for one of our eligible regional and rural positions. You could benefit under the NSW Health Rural Workforce Incentive Scheme!
Remuneration

: $63,130.85 – $68,599.17 + Super + Salary Packaging + Rural Incentives
Location: Moree District Hospital – Kamilaroi Country
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Enrolled Nurse
Hours Per Week: 24
Requisition ID: REQ446192 Applications Close: Sunday, 21st January 2024
About the Role

  • You will be working in a busy operating room environment which will include on-call duties for after-hours emergencies.
  • Previous endoscopy experience will be a distinct advantage.

Where you’ll be working

  • The Acute Inpatient Unit cares for a diverse spectrum of the community.
  • Moree is a small country town on the northwest slopes and plains of New South Wales.
  • It is a short three to three and one half hour drive (depending on the direction you go) to major rural towns and there are direct flights to Sydney daily.
  • Moree has an abundance of quality cafes, sporting clubs, artesian water baths and great amenities.

Benefits

  • Rural Health Incentives (See Below)
  • You will be working with a very supportive team of perioperative nurses.
  • The team also has the ongoing support and regular visits of an energetic and encouraging Perioperative Clinical Nurse Consultant.
  • 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

Rural Health Incentives

This vacancy is eligible for an Attraction and Relocation package that includes the following*:

  • Attraction incentive paid as a Rural and Regional fortnightly allowance of up to $10,000 in total for the first year
  • Retention incentive of up to $10,000 thereafter annually
  • PLUS 3 months accommodation assistance (e.g. rent payments, mortgage re-payments, payments for commercial accommodation)

All payments and reimbursements made to part-time employees will be on a pro-rata basis.

Attraction incentives will be paid as a Rural and Regional fortnightly allowance on top of your base salary.

Other forms of payment/package options (where you are eligible) need to be negotiated with the Convenor and may include**:

  • Additional annual professional development days (up to 5 more per year)
  • Additional personal leave (up to 5 more per year)
  • Computer/internet reimbursement (e.g. laptop, wi-fi costs)
  • Return airfare to and from your work base (or equivalent motor vehicle allowance) so you can still visit family and friends

The total value of your incentive package would remain the same. Employees are responsible for seeking independent financial advice before accepting an Attraction and Retention Incentive package as part of their offer.

Requirements

  • Enrolled Nurse (Medication Endorsed where applicable) with current Authority to Practice with AHPRA.

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 permanent 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?

  1. Click here for the Position Description
  2. Find out more about applying for this position

For role-related queries or questions contact Sharon Nash on Sharon.Nash@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

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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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Job Closing Date 21 Jan, 2024

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