Registered Nurse
Hunter New England Local Health District
REQ217066 Requisition #

Employment Type:  Casual
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $32.46 - $45.58 per hour
Requisition ID: REQ217066


Paediatric Registered Nurse - Casual
John Hunter Children's Hospital


The John Hunter Children’s Hospital (JHCH), located in Newcastle NSW, offers nurses the opportunity to work in a tertiary level paediatric facility while enjoying the benefits of a lifestyle surrounded by beaches, lakes and bush. JHCH provides complex medical, surgical, major trauma and neonatal services for Northern NSW. Being one of three children's hospitals in the state, they will see nearly 25,000 children and young people present to the emergency department, have 9,000 admitted to hospital and perform over 100,000 occasions of service through outpatient clinics. 

About the role:
The successful applicants will have the flexibility to work across three individual acute units which include Surgical/Oncology, Paediatric and Adolescent Medical. This role will see you work in collaborative consultation with medical, nursing and allied health staff to maximise health outcomes for children and young people. Upon commencement, you will be offered supernumerary orientation days across the three units with support from the education team in an ongoing capacity to provide support and ensure learning and development goals are met.

About you:
JHCH is seeking dynamic, caring and motivated Registered Nurses who possess a passion for paediatric nursing within a family centred model of care. Successful applicants must be flexible and have the capacity to work various shifts over a 7 day roster.

What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Proximity to shopping and other services

  • Superannuation contributions

  • Salary packaging options

  • 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

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia.
If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
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: http://bit.ly/HNE_Job_Application_Guide
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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For role related queries or questions contact Elizabeth Moore on Elizabeth.Moore@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 20th Macrh 2022






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