Hunter New England Local Health District
REQ494891 Requisition #

An exciting opportunity to be a part of our dynamic team: Join us as a Health and Security Assistant

$31.02 per hour +
Location: Gunnedah District Hospital

Employment Type: Casual
Position Classification: Health and Security Assistant.

Requisition ID: REQ494891
Applications Close: Sunday 23rd June 2024

About the role:

This role will see you join our dedicated team at Gunnedah Hospital, where you will work alongside our nursing staff to provide high quality patient care. Your day-to-day duties will include personal care, manual handling, and cleaning.

To aid your success in this role, orientation will be provided and supported by our Clinical Nurse Educator. Education will include required site-specific orientation and manual handling techniques.

Where you’ll be working:

Situated on the banks of the Namoi River, Gunnedah is beautiful, historical country town. With plenty to do, from museums to national parks, Gunnedah is the perfect place to call home!

Gunnedah Hospital is a busy, 48 bed acute health facility – our staff have a strong passion for providing care to the community, and we are looking forward to welcoming you!

About You:

We are looking for someone who is friendly, polite, and courteous, with strong organisational skills.


  • Fitness Passport
  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.


Additional Information:

  • 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. 
  • We are unable to accommodate visa sponsorship for applicants requiring a visa for this position.  
  • If you are currently employed with HNE Health in a position of the same grade, you may not need to submit an online application to be considered. Please contact the hiring manager to discuss your options first. 

Need more information?

1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact David Broomham on david.broomham@health.nsw.gov.au

Information for Applicants:  

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 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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