Employment Type :  Casual
Position Classification : Enrolled Nurse
Remuneration : $28.55 - $31.70 per hour
Requisition ID : REQ159196
Enrolled Nurse 
Tamworth Mental Health Inpatient Services

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.

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

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 . 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 via email at or on 1300 40 25 23.


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For role related queries or questions contact Stacey Doosey on Stacey.Doosey@health.nsw.gov.au
Applications Close: 31 December 2020




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