NSW Government Hunter New England Local Health District

Employment Type: Casual
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $35.33 – $49.60 per hour + super
Location: Gunnedah Community Health Service
Requisition ID: REQ465758
Applications Close: Sunday, 30 June 2024

Where you’ll be working:
  • Gunnedah Community Health Service is a busy team of professional staff providing Aged Care, Child and Family health, Wound Care and palliative care services to the Gunnedah community.

About the role:

  • You will be providing wound care, assisting with Aged Care in the home services, undertaking home visits and working on site.
  • You will be supported by the Nurse Unit Manager and orientation and education will be provided.

About you:

  • You are able to work independently and bring with you your knowledge and skills of aged care, wound care and the needs of people living in the community.
  • Experience in wound care and Community Health Nursing will be highly regarded.
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA.


  • 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:

  • 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.
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For role related queries or questions contact Andrea O’Neill on Andrea.ONeill@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.

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