Assistant In Nursing


Employment Type: Casual
Location: Bega
Position Classification: Assist In Nursing
Remuneration: $23.26 - $25.52 per hour
Hours Per Week: Dependent Upon Health Service Needs
Requisition ID: REQ198867
Applications Close: 25 November 2020

Where you'll be working

At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives. Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.

Bega – the rural heartland of the Sapphire Coast halfway between Melbourne and Sydney, a short drive to beautiful sandy beaches and national park wilderness. Just 3 hours to Canberra with the perfect climate to the outdoors all year round, including whale watching between June and November. The pretty valley is a beautiful base for exploring gorgeous beaches, tranquil waterways and beautiful national parks.

There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country NSW and you will be amazed at what you will have access to - and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. For more information visit our website.


What you'll be doing The Assistant in Nursing works under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse, supports the nursing team in the delivery of person-centered care in collaboration with individual/s and the multidisciplinary health care team to achieve people focused quality care.

Selection Criteria

  • Current Health Service Assistant Certificate III (Acute Care) or equivalent, or having recent equivalent experience or have completed 1 or more year's training as an undergraduate nursing student.
  • Demonstrated understanding of delegation and ability to work within a plan of care under the supervision and direction of a registered nurse.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide person-centered care in a manner that respects the rights of individuals and groups in the context of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills. through the use of information technology, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated capacity to identify and resolve conflict situations by managing own emotional responses and interacting with others in a personable and professional manner.
  • Evidence of participation in personal development and commitment to maintaining competence and enhancement of skills.

Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa. We do not offer sponsorship in this position for applicants requiring a temporary visa. For more information, please see www.immi.gov.au

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases

This is a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

OASV requirements also include proof of vaccination against influenza and is compulsory for NSW Staff that enter any Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) or who work in NSW Health owned and operated RACFs.

Need more information?

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For role related queries or questions contact Fiona Burns on 02 6491 9644 or Fiona.Burns@health.nsw.gov.au