Clinical Support Officer - Maternity and Gynaecology - Targeted

Hunter New England Local Health District
REQ503872 Requisition #

If you're passionate about making a difference and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you! Take the next step in your administration career journey and apply now to join our Maternity and Gynaecology Service team at John Hunter Hospital. 

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Administration Clinical Support Officer Level 3
Remuneration: $33.30 - $34.34 Per Hour + 11.5% Super + Salary Packaging 
Hours Per Week: 32
Requisition ID: REQ503872
Location: Awabakal Country - John Hunter Hospital

Whilst this position is open to all individuals, it is targeted to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people under section 21 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and consideration will be given to suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants to promote equal or improved access. Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants must demonstrate Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander status in addition to addressing the selection criterion. 

The role:
We're seeking a dedicated individual to join our team at John Hunter Hospital as a Clinical Support Officer (CSO). In this role, you'll work closely with our Midwifery Managers and the multidisciplinary team to ensure the seamless delivery of quality care to our patients.

As a CSO, you'll be the backbone of our Maternity and Gynaecology Service, providing essential administrative support to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of our operations. Under the guidance of the Midwifery Unit Manager, you'll play a vital role in maintaining smooth day-to-day operations, ensuring that our team can focus on delivering exceptional care. From diary management to rostering, recruitment, equipment coordination, data entry, meeting facilitation, and monthly reporting, your contributions will be invaluable in driving our service forward. Hours of work: 0800-1630.

Please note: This role is administrative only.

What do we offer?
Meaningful Work: Join a team dedicated to providing compassionate care to women and their families during pivotal moments in their lives.
Professional Growth: Opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals and expand your skill set in a supportive environment.
Impact: Your contributions will directly contribute to the success of our service and the well-being of our patients.
Work-Life Balance: Enjoy no weekend work allowing for a balanced approach to work and personal life.
Collaborative Culture: Be part of a collaborative and inclusive team that values diversity and teamwork.

Where you'll be working:
This is an opportunity to work for the largest employer in the region which services a population of more than 900,000 across the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast areas. John Hunter Hospital is a Level 6, tertiary referral, major trauma and teaching hospital and is the largest hospital in the Hunter New England Local Health District.

The NSW Government has committed $835 million to redevelop the John Hunter and John Hunter Children's Hospital. The John Hunter Health and Innovation Precinct project will deliver an innovative and integrated precinct with industry-leading facilities.  The project will work in collaboration with health, education, and research partners to meet the current and future needs of the greater Newcastle, Hunter New England, and Northern NSW regions.

  • A uniform will be provided.
  • Full training and support provided.
  • ADO's each month (for full time employees).
  • 4 weeks annual leave (pro-rata for part time employees).
  • 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.

  • Hold or are willing to undertake a Certificate III in Health Administration or its equivalent.

This position is for you if:
  • You have excellent customer service skills.
  • You are organised and have great time management skills.
  • You can work under deadlines to achieve outcomes.
  • You possess strong communication skills and work well in a team.

Need more information?
For role-related queries or questions contact Pauline Williamson on

Applications Close: Wednesday, 17th July 2024

Information for Applicants: 

To be eligible for permanent employment in this position you must be an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable local candidate is identified for the position; in this instance, you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent part time and temporary part time vacancies.

Applicants will be assessed against the essential requirements and selection criteria contained within the position description (link below). For assistance addressing selection criteria visit:

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This is a Category A position. Recommended applicants will be reviewed for compliance with NSW Health policy directive PD2024_015: Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases for Category A positions prior to offer. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.

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