REQ75930 Tamworth Mental Health Inpatient Services - Registered Nurse

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Employment Type:  Casual
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $31.58 - $44.34
Hours Per Week: up to 38 hours
Requisition ID: REQ75930
Location: Tamworth Hospital

Are you interested in nursing in a rural mental health setting? If so, this job is for you!


Now is the time for you to live and work in Tamworth! Tamworth is a beautiful town surrounded by the picturesque backdrops of tree covered mountains. With a population of 60, 000 people Tamworth is booming with opportunity and adventure, whilst also maintaining the charm and hospitality of a country town.


With beautiful restaurants, boutique and popular shopping spots as well as top class sporting facilities it is easy to enjoy your weekends here in Tamworth! If you are feeling like a getaway to the city there are daily flights to Sydney with flights also to Brisbane from our regional airport! Perhaps a road trip is more your style with beautiful coastal locations being a short 3.5 hour drive away! Tamworth is a leader in employment opportunities with affordable housing and excellent schooling options.


Tamworth Mental Health Inpatient Services is seeking committed and enthusiastic nurses to come and join our wonderful team. We have two inpatient units. The Tamworth Mental Health Inpatient Unit is responsible for providing specialised inpatient mental health care to people suffering with mental health issues in the Northern/New England area. The T-Basis unit is responsible for providing specialist care to patients suffering with dementia and neurocognitive issues. Our team is committed to providing excellent care to our patients and their families. We are seeking casual staff for our units. There will also be the opportunity for an eligibility list for applicants which may lead to temporary contracts or permanent positions in the future.


If you are hardworking, honest and passionate in providing care to those in need we need you on our team! Please apply now.


The successful applicant will work a rotating shift 7 day roster, including weekends and public holidays.


To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be one of the following: 

  • 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

You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia, and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia.


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:


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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 [email protected] on (02) 4907 7200 or 1300 761 388.



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For role related queries or questions contact Stacey Doosey on (02) 6767 8613 or [email protected]

NSW Health
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Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Phone: +61 2 9391 9000

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10 December 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales Tamworth
Salary: $31.58 - $44.34 AUD per year
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
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