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Enrolled Nurse (Acute, Sub-acute, COVID-19 Immunisations and Re-entry to Practice) - Fixed-term and Casual Employment Register

Department of Health

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award/Enrolled Nurse, Grade 2
Salary:$61,385 to $67,982 pro rata, per annum
Employment Type: Casual, Full Time, Part Time
Region: North, North West, South

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care. 

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

About our Employment Registers:

Welcome, and thank you for your interest in this Employment Register.

Our Registers are for use by non-employees.  Current employees should lodge their interest for additional hours/duties on the intranet Expression of Interest page.

Registers provide a mechanism to recruit to casual vacancies.  They may also be used to fill short, fixed term vacancies where normal recruitment processes are not practicable.

For permanent and more lengthy fixed term vacancies, please look at the individual advertisements on

This Register will remain open until 30 June 2022 and will be reviewed on a regular basis.

Please note a fixed-term and casual employment register is not a vacancy and inclusion on a register does not guarantee any offer of employment will be made.

This Register:

Applications are invited from Enrolled Nurses interested in being considered for fixed-term full time, part-time or casual employment periods up to 12 months within acute settings at the following locations:

  • Royal Hobart Hospital
  • Launceston General Hospital
  • North West Regional Hospital (Burnie)
  • Mersey Community Hospital (Latrobe)
  • COVID-19 Immunisations

This Register will remain open to applicants until 30 June 2022 and will be reviewed on a regular basis.

Please note a fixed-term and casual employment register is not a vacancy and inclusion on a register does not guarantee any offer of employment will be made.

If you wish to register your interest in Community Nursing (including our district hospitals and health centres), click here, or Mental Health Nursing, click here.

If you are seeking to return to nursing and have been approved by the NMBA to complete a Re-entry to Practice program (Pathway 1 or 2), please click here.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled Nurse (holds a Board-approved qualification in administration of medicines).

    The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this position is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:

    1) Conviction check in the following areas: a) Crimes of violence; b) Sex related offences; c) Serious drug offences; and d) Crimes involving dishonesty.

    2) Identification check.

    3) Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

    Please note:  For some roles you may be required to hold a current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration. You will be notified if you are required to obtain this prior to commencing employment.

How to apply

Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.  Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, provide a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the selection criteria for the role and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Download File Generic Enrolled Nurse (THS ER) G2 (June 2020) HPRNL.pdf

Download File Generic Enrolled Nurse (THS ER) G2 (June 2020) HPRNL.docx

 Applicant Guide.pdf

 Applicant Guide.docx

More information

For further information please contact the relevant person listed below:

Royal Hobart Hospital

Lynda Styles

(03) 6166 2690

Launceston General Hospital

Deb Stewart

(03) 6777 6901

North West Regional Hospital (Burnie)

Deirdre Campbell

(03) 6493 6135

Mersey Community Hospital (Latrobe)

Tom Carpenter

(03) 6478 5120

COVID-19 Immunisations

Tas Vax Recruitment

0467 207 638 or


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