Registered Nurse - Paediatrics and Special Care Nursery

Registered Nurse
REQ137669 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour
Hours Per Week: 32
Requisition ID: REQ137669
Location: Manning Hospital

Registered Nurse - Paediatrics and Special Care Nursery

Permanent Part time 32 hours per week

Manning Hospital, Taree NSW


Paediatrics at Manning Hospital encompasses both the Paediatric Unit and Special Care Unit (SCU), with an integrated model of care working with maternity services.

The Special Care Unit is a Level 3+ facility that manages neonates born up to 34 weeks gestation with the capacity to care for infants from 32 weeks gestation, who are transferred from tertiary units.

The Paediatric Unit is an 8 bed unit with capacity to surge and offers a range of diverse presentations, including medical, surgical, orthopaedics and mental health management.

Both units practice a family centred approach. The units are well supported by Staff Specialists, Registrars and are frequented by medical and nursing students.

There is an opportunity for staff to embrace their learning needs, skills and development in a nurturing team environment and staff to be innovative with their ideas, whilst contributing to the unit’s growth.

With a population of nearing 20,000 Taree is a popular tourist destination for people that want to get away from it all and enjoy a slower pace of life in beautiful surroundings. Nestled in the Manning Valley, Taree is a three and half hour drive from Sydney, situated on the Manning River. Consider Taree where the lifestyle is relaxed, the air clean and outdoor leisure and sporting activities abound.

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent part time and temporary part time vacancies. 

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If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy


Selection Criteria

Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role. For assistance with selection criteria, please visit:


Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application.

Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.


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Salary Packaging

Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt . Find out more information by contacting Prosperity Salary Packaging via email at or on (02) 4907 7200 or 1300 761 388.


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Applications Close: 18 November 2019

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