Overview

NSW Government Hunter New England Local Health District

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: $70,049.73 – $98,351.39 + Super + Salary Packaging + Rural Incentives
Location: Bingara Multi-Purpose Service – Kamilaroi Country
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ459005

Applications Close: Sunday, 28th January 2024

Registered Nurse – Incentives Offered
Bingara Multi Purpose Service
About the Role

  • The Registered Nurse is responsible for after-hours in charge of 7 sub-acute beds, 15 RAC beds and a 3-bed Emergency Department.
  • Knowledge of Triage is desirable or willing to work towards.
  • Current skills in cannulation or venepuncture desirable or willing to work towards, Current Advanced life support.
  • The RN will be supported during the transition to advanced skills by another RN on shift.
  • During working hours there is support by a Nurse Practitioner, nurse Educator and Health Service Manager with after-hours GP on call.

Where you’ll be working

  • Bingara MPS is situated in Northern NSW on the beautiful Gwydir River.
  • The team consists of RNs, Nurse Educator, NP, GP VMO, EENs, AINs and physio.
  • Bingara is a historic gold and diamond mining town, and is a popular destination for outdoor adventures, including fossicking and fishing.
  • Bingara is just under a 7-hour drive from Sydney, 5-and-a-half hours from Brisbane, and just over 90 minutes from Glen Innes.

Benefits

  • Rural Health Incentives (See Below)
  • 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
  • Accommodation can be provided until suitable accommodation can be sourced.
  • Education can be provided on-site for advanced desirable skills.

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 $20,000 in total for the first 12 months
  • 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)
  • PLUS Relocation benefits (e.g. expenses incurred due to relocation such as leave for moving, travel to look at potential accommodation, removal and storage costs, transactional and incidental costs due to the sale and purchase of a home, plus more!)
  • PLUS Family Travel Assistance (e.g. reimbursement of a return economy airfare to and from the nearest capital city for a family member that is usually part of your household per year)
  • 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 home 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

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA

Additional Information

  • An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part-time and 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 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.
  • 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 Joanne Thornton on Joanne.Thornton@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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