Registered Nurse
Hunter New England Local Health District
REQ447389 Requisition #
Remuneration: $70,049.73 - $98,351.39 + Super + Salary Packaging
Location: Singleton District Hospital - Wonnarua Country
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Hours Per Week: 20
Requisition ID: REQ447389
Applications Close: Monday, 4th December 2023

About the Role
  • The Quality Coordinator coordinates, implements and works with the team managers and multidisciplinary teams across Singleton Health Service to enable Excellence in the Quality and Safety service systems, to maximise health outcomes in client care.
  • Responsible for the orientation and ongoing education of staff in matters relating to continuous quality improvement, along with participating in patient safety, quality education and delivery of services in accordance with the National Patient Safety and Quality Standards, Work Health &Safety Act and NSW Health Risk Management Frameworks.

Where you'll be working
  • This important position is part of the Nursing Executive Team at Singleton Health Services reporting directly to the HSM / DONM.
  • The role works across all departments and with all employees of the Service
  • Singleton is a picturesque riverside town in the Hunter Valley, with rolling vineyards and plenty of outdoor adventure opportunities. 
  • Singleton is just over a 2 hour drive north of Sydney, and only an hour from Newcastle, with trains from Sydney stopping regularly.

  • This role is directly supported by the SHS HSM / DONM, as well as the HVS Quality Manager, local management team and Clinical Educators.
  • Four weeks annual leave (pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Up to 12 allocated days off each year (for full-time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions 11%
  • Salary packaging - Up to $9k for living expenses + $2.6k meal & entertainment + Novated leasing. 
  • Fitness Passport 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members


  • Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration.
  • Eligibility to drive in NSW.

Additional Information

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

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 Nicola Churms on Nicola.Churms@health.nsw.gov.au

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

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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. 

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