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Administration Officer - Virtual Rural Generalist Service

Administration Managers
Permanent Full Time
15 days ago

To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Administration Officer Level 6
Remuneration: $72,292.89 - $74,082.61 pa (plus super)
Hours per week: 38
Location: Negotiable



Administration Officer - Virtual Rural Generalist Service
Location Negotiable

About the role:
Seeking a motivated Administration Officer to join this agile and innovative team who are working at the forefront of virtual service delivery in rural and remote NSW

The Virtual Rural Generalist Service (VRGS) was established in February 2020, and currently provides real-time medical expert support via telehealth to 35 of Western NSW Local Health District’s rural and remote health facilities.

The Service provides both emergency and inpatient services via telehealth to facilities without local medical coverage. The service supports local Visiting Medical Officers through peak activity periods and minimising the burdens of on-call, particularly after hours and on weekends for small facilities where there may be limited local medical coverage.

You will be working in a remote team supporting 20+ Medical Officers based across Australia and internationally.

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Whereby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority under affirmative action in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered.

Where you’ll be working:
Location is negotiable across Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD). Life at Western NSW Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse.

At Western NSW Health, we have built a collaborative, people-focused culture. Our vision - Healthier Rural People - Thriving Communities - provides a benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to improving the health and wellbeing of people living in regional and remote areas of New South Wales.

About us:
WNSWLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.

We are committed to building a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and belonging, by recognising and valuing the skills and strengths each person can bring to our organisation. As a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture, we welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse groups.

Watch our video to find out what it is like to work with the Western NSW Local Health District.




Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.
  • Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career.
  • Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.
  • Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system.
  • Access to Fitness Passport and free and confidential counselling services.



How to apply:
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.

Applications will close 14 Oct 2021 – 11:59pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Amelia Haigh on 0428 923 504 or

COVID-19 Response:
All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful for this role.

Talent Pool
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $72,292
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $79,160
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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