Assistant in Nursing
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
REQ127859 Requisition #

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Assistant In Nursing
Remuneration: $46,120.64 - $50,608 per annum pro rata
Hours Per Week: 30
Requisition ID: REQ127859
Vaccination Category: A
Applications Close: 2 October

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Where you will be working


Tocumwal Multipurpose Service provides emergency, acute and aged care services to the community and surrounds. Of the 16 beds at the Multipurpose Service, 10 are for residential aged care. There are also a wide range of community health services available and are outreached from Finely Hospital.


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What you will be doing


Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse/Midwife, participate in the provision of safe, compassionate, person centred care in collaboration with individual/s and the multidisciplinary health care team to achieve quality care outcomes for patients and clients.

Acute care is the term used for the care of patients generally provided in a hospital for short term treatment. This care is usually required for a severe illness, following surgery, result of an injury or in an aged care setting such as a Multi-Purpose Service. This means the AIN will have the opportunity to work in acute care, sub-acute, mental health and aged care facilities.


Assistants in Nursing work as a member of the nursing team, assisting nurses and supporting patients in their activities of daily living. For example, helping patients with their hygiene needs and assisting nurses monitor their condition by taking blood pressure, temperature and respiration rates.



Selection Criteria


  • Completion of qualification CERT III in Individual Care, Acute Care or one year completion of undergraduate registered nursing or midwifery.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work cooperatively within a team environment, value different perspectives within the team and manage conflicts situations in a calm and professional manner.


Please refer to the Position Description for the essential requirements and full selection criteria. Your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.



Additional Information


  • 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.  For visa information, please see www.immi.gov.au
  • This recruitment process includes pre-employment Online Safe for Work screening
  • This is a child-related position. You will be required to obtain a NSW Children’s Guardian Working With Children Check (WWCC) which can be found by clicking on the below link:  www.newcheck.kids.nsw.gov.au
  • 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.

Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact Nancy Cowan on Nancy.Cowan@health.nsw.gov.au        


MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.


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