Nursing and Midwifery Jobs at Shellharbour and Port Kembla Hospital - Permanent,Temporary and Casual - Registered Nurse

Nursing and Midwifery Jobs at Shellharbour and Port Kembla Hospital - Permanent,Temporary and Casual - Registered Nurse

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District | Helensvale, Queensland, AU

Posted 17 days ago

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Employment Type : Various (permanent, temporary, casual, full/part time)
Position Classification : Registered Nurse
Remuneration : $33.97 - $47.69 per hour + superannuation (salary dependent on qualifications and experience)
Hours Per Week : up to 38
Requisition ID : REQ369729

APPLY NOW - We have immediate Permanent, Temporary and casual opportunities for RN’s in a range of settings which including Shellharbour Hospital - Medical, Medical/Surgical, Aged Care, Acute Medical Assessment Unit, Emergency Department, Operating Theatres, Permanent Pool and Casual. There are positions available at Port Kembla Hospital in Palliative Care and Rehabilitation services.

Come and join our close knit teams here at Shellharbour and Port Kembla Hospitals and be part of a workforce that cares for its local community!
Click on our video and see what Shellharbour has to offer 

About our Locations

The gateway to the beautiful South Coast of NSW.
Both hospitals are located within 90 minutes from Sydney, 15 minutes from the Shell Cove Marina Precinct, 20 minutes from Kiama – home of the famous Kiama Blowhole.
Beautiful unspoilt and crystal clear beaches right at your doorstep.
Easy commute from just about anywhere within the Illawarra region, only 30 minutes from Wollongong or 50 minutes from the northern suburbs, and there are plenty of surrounding suburbs to choose to live in too!
Why travel ‘up the hill’ to the city (Sydney) when there’s plenty of work available locally?
Enjoy a holiday lifestyle every day!

About our Facilities

Shellharbour hospital is a busy acute care facility which provides emergency services, elective surgical services, general medical, antenatal and primary family health care, satellite renal dialysis and adolescent and adult mental health services on site
Port Kembla Hospital is a specialist referral hospital for Rehabilitation, Aged Care and Palliative Care. Future plans for Port Kembla services are Rehabilitation will move to the New Shellharbour Hospital (NSH) when complete, although will be required to relocate to Bulli District Hospital temporarily in the second half of 2023. Some Palliative Care services will relocate to Wollongong hospital at the same time, with Palliative Care services relocating to Bulli District Hospital.
Our Hospitals boast close-knit teams who value the incredible roles that our nurses play as caregivers, role models, educators, mentors and advocates, as well as the direct impact they have on the health and well-being of our patients. 
Join a team that recognises talent, develops leaders and values their staff. Enjoy the rewards, benefits and feel proud that you can be a part of the local community. We are all dedicated to supporting the organisation in achieving our vision of Safety and Quality for all.
Building of the NSH is due to commence in early 2023 and will open in late 2027. The NSH will mean a significant expansion to the Emergency Department (including a Paediatric Assessment Unit) and Ambulatory Care service, increased elective surgical services, establishment of an Intensive Care Unit and specialist Medical, Aged Care and Rehabilitation units as well as innovative virtual models of care.

What can we offer you?

We know that for many of our nurses there’s the balancing of career aspirations with the demands of everyday so to support our staff, we offer a range of career development opportunities, resources and employment options, tailored to everybody’s individual needs. These include:

Flexible working arrangements to find the right work life balance
Study and development leave
Continuing Education Allowances for eligible nurses
Professional development opportunities to grow and nurture your career
Thank you and Recognition activities
Access to discounted rates at gyms, pools and fitness classes through our Fitness Passport program
Options to reduce your tax and increase your take home pay through our Salary packaging program
Option to take a year off work and be paid through our Career Break Scheme
Counselling services for you and your family through our Employee Assistance program
Up to 6 weeks annual leave for eligible full time nurses
Rostered Day off each month for full time employees

Important information for Applicants

ISLHD is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. People from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
All NSW Health workers are required to have completed an up-to-date course of a COVID-19 vaccine (3 doses for Category A roles, 2 doses for Category B roles) which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA).
Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases before employment can commence.
If you’re an overseas resident with a temporary visa, you can still apply for a job with ISLHD. The position will be open to overseas residents if no suitable Australian permanent resident or citizen is identified.
A National Police Check (criminal history record check) will be undertaken on successful applicants.
This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to

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If you have any questions, please reach out to our Nursing Leadership Team, Amanda Sharpe – Nursing Workforce Manager and ensure you reference REQ369729 

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the close date of the ad so please ensure your contact details are up to date so we can contact you quickly and help create the dream career you deserve.

Applications Close: 11 June 2023