Wards>Nursing & Midwifery
Published 26 March 2024

The Role:

As a Locum Registered Nurse within our Ward Nursing team, you will play a crucial role in providing comprehensive care to individuals across Hospitals and Health Services in the Hunter New England, (HNE) NSW region.

We require Registered Nurses who are able to commit to a 4-12 week, or multiple ongoing contract(s).
Your responsibilities will encompass Ward Medical and/or Surgical registered nurse duties in a hospital and inpatient setting.
This dynamic and flexible locum role will involve collaboration within a multidisciplinary team, assessment and planning of patient care, medication administration, and maintaining accurate documentation.

The Hunter New England Local Health District covers a region of 131,785 square kilometers, and home to the following hospitals, in which we provide year round nursing contract support to:

Armidale, Barraba, Belmont, Bingara, Boggabri, Bulahdelah, Cessnock, Denman, Dungog, Emmaville/Vegetable Creek, Glen Innes, Gloucester, Gunnedah, Guyra, Inverell, John Hunter, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Manilla, Merriwa, Moree, Murrurundi/Wilson, Muswellbrook, Narrabri, Nelson Bay, Newcastle Mater, Quirindi, Scone, Singleton, Tamworth, Taree/Manning, Tenterfield/Prince Albert, Tingha, Walcha, Warialda, Wee Waa, Werris Creek and Wingham.

Through working with Cornerstone Medical Recruitment as a nursing locum you will experience

  • Diverse Working Environments
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Professional Growth
  • Adventure & Exploration
  • A Supportive Employer


  • Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a competitive salary package of up to $2073.39 (base) per week + penalties + 11% superannuation.
  • Additional Perks: Receive free accommodation during the contract period and a travel allowance paid to and from your placement.
  • Meaningful Impact: Make a positive impact on the lives of those with acute conditions, contributing to their health journey.
  • Locum Lifestyle with CMR: Join a supportive work environment that offers opportunities Australia wide and choose where you want to work.
  • Work-Life Balance: Have the flexibility to work when you want with guaranteed contract hours and tell us when you are or aren’t available to work. No more leave requests!

The Location:

  • Scenic Beauty: HNE boasts breathtaking landscapes, from rolling hills to pristine beaches, providing a picturesque backdrop for locum nurses to enjoy during their downtime.
  • Community Focus: With a strong sense of community, HNE fosters connections among residents and healthcare professionals, creating a supportive environment for locum nurses to feel valued and welcomed.
  • Stunning Environment: Nestled in a picturesque region, enjoy the scenic beauty, with its lush landscapes, beautiful beaches, and vibrant community.
  • Cultural Offerings: The region offers a rich tapestry of cultural experiences, including local events, festivals, art galleries, and museums, allowing locum nurses to immerse themselves in the vibrant cultural scene during their stay.


To excel in this role, you should possess:

  • Qualifications: Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse with no
  • Experience: A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Medical and/or Surgical nursing in a hospital and inpatient setting.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to engage with patients and team members.
  • Collaboration: Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary.

Apply Now!

If you’re enthusiastic about making a positive impact and meet the criteria above, we encourage you to apply for this meaningful nursing locum opportunity.
Join us in contributing to the health and well-being of individuals in the many Hunter New England hospitals and health services.
Please click “apply” or for a confidential chat call Nichola on 07 3497 6763 or email nichola.addison@cmr.com.au

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