Healthy North Coast

Information for Applicants

Applying for a position

Notification of Receipt of Application

Recruitment and selection process

Privacy statement

Applying for a Position

Submitting an Application

When submitting an application for a position with North Coast Primary Health Network (NCPHN) your application should contain the following:

  1. A covering letter
  2. A completed NCPHN employment application form addressing the selection criteria for the position
  3. Your resume

To submit your application for employment with NCPHN, please follow the instructions on the job advertisement for the position you are applying for.  Any queries should be directed to or the relevant contact officer for the vacancy.

Notification of Receipt of Application

On submission of your application for employment, you will receive notice of receipt by automatic acknowledgement. If you do not receive an acknowledgement please contact the recruiting officer identified on the position advertisement to confirm receipt of your application.

Late Applications

Late applications will not be accepted without prior arrangements. If you wish to submit a late application, please telephone the recruiting officer identified in the position advertisement.

Recruitment and Selection Process

The Process

The recruitment and selection process involves the following steps:

  1. Identifying a vacancy
  2. Advertising
  3. Shortlisting applicants
  4. Asking short-listed applicants to complete computer skills tests and personality profile (where required)
  5. Inviting suitable, shortlisted applicants to interview
  6. Identifying the preferred applicant
  7. Credentialing and checking employment references
  8. Conducting a criminal record check (compulsory) and/or verification of working with children check (where required)
  9. Offer of employment to the successful applicant

The Role of the Selection Committee

The selection process to identify a short list of suitable applicants for an interview will be undertaken by a committee.

Each selection committee is convened with care to ensure it has the necessary expertise to make a sound decision in a fair and impartial way. Collectively, the committee will have an understanding of the vacancy and its role and will be responsible for the integrity of the final selection decision.

Privacy Statement

NCPHN recognises the importance of protecting your personal information and is subject to the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998. NCPHN will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the collection, use, disclosure and handling of your information complies with the law.

Personal information supplied in your application or collected from you during the recruitment process will be used to process your application and make contact with you and your referees if required. In the case of unsuccessful applicants, the information will be destroyed after 12 months.

Please contact our Head Office by calling (02) 6618 5400 and ask to speak to a member of the Human Resources team if you have any queries.