NSW Government Hunter New England Local Health District

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

Position Classification: Wardsperson

Location: Werris Creek Community Hospital

Remuneration: $29.03 – $29.24 per hour + super + salary packaging

Hours Per Week: 28

Requisition ID: REQ463343

Applications Close: Sunday, 4 February 2024

Where you’ll be working:

As a successful applicant, you will be working within a small country Multi Purpose Service with a dedicated team of professionals caring for the Aged and Palliative people in our community.

About the role:

As the successful candidate you will work alongside the nursing staff assisting to provide high quality care for our residents.
Duties will include personal care and manual handling.
Orientation will be provided and supported by our Clinical Nurse Educator. Education will include required site specific orientation and manual handling techniques.

About you:

You will need to be friendly and polite with a courteous manner toward the public and have a background in aged care with good organisational skills.
You will be a dedicated and passionate health professional who is committed to providing the best care to our residents and support to their families and carers.


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:

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent part time and temporary 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.
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 David Broomham on david.broomham@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

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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