Hunter New England Local Health District
REQ445383 Requisition #

$$61,510 pa + 11% Super + Salary Packaging

Location: Nganyaywana Country

Employment Type:  Permanent Full Time

Position Classification:  Health and Security Assistant

Hours Per Week:  38

Closing Date:  04.12.2023

Health and Security Assistant
Armidale Hospital

We are offering a great opportunity to contribute to quality healthcare provision while ensuring a secure environment for all.

About the Job:

Health and Security Assistants play a vital role in our facility by collaborating with both clinical and non-clinical staff. Join our team and play a pivotal role in patient care, inner facility transfers, maintaining impeccable cleanliness, and managing security issues, including patient restraints. Your contribution will be essential to ensuring the effective and efficient functioning of our health service. If you're passionate about making a real impact in healthcare and thrive in a vibrant, supportive environment, we welcome your expertise and dedication to our team.

Your Team and Support:

  • High-Performing, Supportive Team: Join a group dedicated to excellence.
  • Flexible Work Environment: Embrace a workplace that values adaptability.
  • Diverse Daily work: Engage with various clinical and non-clinical staff.
  • Direct Manager Support: Receive guidance and assistance.
  • Employment Assistant Program: Access resources for personal and professional growth.
  • Mandatory Training: Ongoing education ensuring safety and competency.

Your Benefits: 

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • ADO's each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • 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.



You must have: 

  1. Current Security Licence: Class 1 A as per the Security Industry Act 1997.
  2. Senior First Aid Certificate: Must be current.
  3. Expertise in Security Support: Assisting in the safe transfer of challenging individuals handed over by NSW Police to clinical staff.

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Muhammad Muhammad Usman at 0436 641 197 or Muhammad.MuhammadUsman@health.nsw.gov.au

Information for Applicants: 

  • An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.
  • This position is full time; however, part time/job share arrangements may also be considered.
  • Applicants will be assessed against the essential requirements and selection criteria contained within the position description (link below). For assistance addressing selection criteria visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2
    Stepping Up Website is a resource designed to help indigenous job applicants apply for positions in NSW Health.  For more information, please visit:  http://bit.ly/HNEHealthSteppingUp.
    This is a Category A position. Recommended applicants will be reviewed for compliance with NSW Health policy directive PD2023_022: Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases for Category A positions prior to offer. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.
    All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (AIR Immunisation History Statement) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.
  • Acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement (IHS), or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate, or AIR COVID-19 and Influenza IHS. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. 
  • Salary Packaging: is beneficial to most HNELHD employees and may increase your take-home pay! Salary package a range of personal expenses including novated motor vehicle leases, relocation expenses, and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or 1300 40 25 23.
  • HNE Health employees may be eligible for a range of benefits such as allocated days off (ADO) for full time employees, long service leave, paid maternity leave, and salary packaging options including meal expenses.

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