Child Care Worker

Job Location: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Employer: Hunter New England Local Health District

Employment Type:  Casual
Position Classification: Child Care Worker
Remuneration: $25.26 – $28.81 per hour 
Requisition ID: REQ267120
Location: John Hutner Hospital  

Child Care Worker 

Possum Place is an innovative and evolving early childhood setting where teaching in a team provides opportunities for continuous professional development.

We are looking for a motivated an innovative casual Child Care Workers to join our dynamic team and provide an educational curriculum and presentation of interactive learning for children aged six weeks to six years. Child wellbeing is a critical component of the position in terms of supervision, child protection, physical and emotional safety. 

Key to your success is your welcoming demeanour, positive attitude and genuine interest in guiding and nurturing children. 

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.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.  For assistance with selection criteria, please visit:

Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.   

Stepping Up Website
Stepping Up aims to assist Indigenous job applicants understand how to apply for roles within NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment process and addresses some of the challenges that can be experienced by hiring managers so they can more effectively structure recruitment to roles within NSW Health.  For more information, please visit:

Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at [email protected] or on 1300 40 25 23.  

Working with HNE Health you will have access to a number of benefits such as long service leave, paid maternity leave and salary packaging including meal expenses.

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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 Kathryn Walton on [email protected]

Applications Close: 21 November 2021





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