Administration Assistant – Level 3

Hunter New England Local Health District 3.7★

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Admin Off Lvl 3
Remuneration: $62,525.58 – $64,583.50 per annum + superannuation + salary packaging
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ371910

Administration Assistant – Level 3
John Hunter Hospital

This is a targeted position in accordance with Policy Directive (PD2016_053) NSW Health Good Health – Great Jobs: Aboriginal Workforce Strategic Framework 2016 – 2020. Preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent who meet the selection criteria. Exemption is claimed under S21 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Aboriginal applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality by providing documentation before the interview in addition to addressing the selection criteria. For information on Confirmation of Aboriginality requirements click here.

In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal applicants then applications from non-Aboriginal applicants will be considered.

About the role
You will be working in the Cardiology Department servicing the front desk, working alongside other administration staff, doctors, nurses and allied health staff.

The successful candidate will be processing a high volume of appointment bookings, phone answering, greeting patients, digital medicals records and various other administrative duties as needed for the department. You will be supported with training in all aspects of all the roles and support in the unit.

About You
As the successful candidate you will need to bring your ‘can do attitude’, be a great time manager, be able to think on your feet and have great attention to detail. You will be a team player and also be able to work without supervision.

Need more information?

For role related queries or questions contact Nicole Pettiford on

Applications Close: 5 February 2023

Information for Applicants:

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). Additionally, Category A workers are required to receive a booster dose three months after completing the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases – this is a Category A position. Please read and understand NSW Health policy directive (PD2022_030). All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.

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.

Applicants will be assessed against the essential requirements and selection criteria contained within the position description (link below). For assistance addressing selection criteria visit:

Stepping Up Website: is a resource designed to help indigenous job applicants apply for positions in NSW Health. For more information, please visit:

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 or 1300 40 25 23.

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.

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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