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Tasmanian Government

Registered Nurse - Community (Casual/Relief) (522752)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - NW Region
Primary Health North West

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:RNur and or RMid Grd 3 Yr 1
Salary:$66,421 to $91,807 per annum
Employment Type: Casual
Region: North West
Location:King Island Hosp & Hlth Centre

King Island District Hospital is seeking experienced applicants for the role of Casual Community Registered Nurses. 

King Island is in the Bass Strait between Victoria and northwest coast of Tasmania, and is well-known for world class cheese, fresh seafood, very clean air, and incredible surfing and golf.  Currie is King Island's largest town and administrative centre. Located on the west coast, there is a scenic harbor and fascinating history of shipwrecks and discovery that make it an interesting place for anyone. Area 1,098 square km and the population is approximately 1600 people.

King Island Hospital & Health Centre has five rural inpatient beds including a palliative care suite, two emergency rooms, outpatients & consulting rooms, 14 permanent residential aged care beds providing high, low and respite care. The Community Health team are based within the hospital and work as part of the multidisciplinary team supporting community members.

Details of Appointment

Multiple casual Day Worker positions working on an as and when required basis for 12 months

Salary: $66,421 - $91,807 pro rata per annum + 9.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging 

Please note: subsequent appointments may be made from this process and notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

 What we offer

  • Flexible working hours to enable work/life balance
  • Post graduate qualification allowance
  • Diverse career pathways including opportunities for secondment into higher duties and access to higher duties allowance
  • Other employment conditions and allowances available under the Tasmanian Nurses Award and Agreement and the Caseload Midwifery Industrial Agreement 201

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse 
  • Current Driver's licence
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Check
  • Pre-employment checks as outlined in the Statement of Duties

*  as required by CHSP, occupants of this role are required to undertake a conviction check assessment every three years.

How to apply

Apply online by submitting your resume and a document addressing the Selection Criteria which are listed in the Statement of Duties. 

Download the Statement of Duties

Download File Generic Registered Nurse - Community G3-4 (December 2020).pdf

Download File Generic Registered Nurse - Community G3-4 (December 2020).docx

 THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf

For more information contact

Amanda Gill
Phone: (03) 6462 9976
Position: Director of Nursing

Tasmanian Health Service - Department of Health provides health care services in Tasmania through public hospital system, primary health and community health centres. We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

About North West Tasmania

NW Tasmania is way too beautiful with stunning beaches, tons of national parks and World Heritage sites. Very affordable lifestyle with fantastic properties in idyllic locations at a fraction of the cost compared to Australia’s capital cities. You are close to everything and drive home from work is definitely over in a few minutes, so you have a better work life balance. Traffic jam is not a common term in Tasmania. Living in Tasmania offers you access to prime organic produce, true farmers' markets, a multitude of food festivals and so much more. 

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