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If a sense of purpose, fulfillment and community connection resonates with you then look no further. View our current positions.

What’s your mission?

Are you innovative and driven?

We are here for each other as we work together to deliver the highest standard of aeromedical and rescue services to our community.

As the recipient of the 2019 Employer of Choice Award, our people are positive, invested and motivated to go the extra mile. Oh, and we love to have a laugh along the way.

What’s more, you’ll be embraced by a supportive and encouraging work environment where innovation, aspiration and personal growth is promoted.

We offer exciting opportunities across Northern NSW; including our headquarters in Broadmeadow and our operational bases at Belmont, Tamworth and Lismore. We also have regional staff located on the Central Coast, Hunter Valley and Mid-North Coast.

Who we are

Company Culture & Values

Joining our crew means you care. You share a vision to be Australia’s leading aeromedical and rescue services provider and value compassion, integrity, accountability and unity.

Our Values guide our actions, decision making and reflect who we are and what is important to us.

Accountability

Taking responsibility and ownership of our behaviour, priorities and our growth.

Compassion

Demonstrate a high level of genuine care and empathy to all.

Unity

Working together respectfully, valuing each other, to deliver the best outcomes for the customer, community and stakeholders

Integrity

We are honest, fair, transparent and conduct ourself with the highest ethical standards.

Diversity & Inclusion

Here at the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service we are committed to diversity and inclusion.

For us inclusion means people being able to bring their true selves to work and creating an environment that supports them to be the best person they can be. Diversity for us is a business decision to ensure we have different viewpoints, perspectives, which lead us to better decision making and outcomes.

It is essential to our company culture that we represent the outside community within our organisation, whether that be age, race, gender or ability. We have a gender diverse workplace and love to celebrate each and every one of our employees. Check out our recent International Womens Day 2020 Video, where our staff explain what this day means to them.

In early 2020 we joined Castle Personnel’s Inclusive 100 campaign, where we committed to improve our diversity and include people with all levels of ability in our workforce.

 

Our community provides such significant support to us and we believe it is important to pay this forward. Therefore we like to give back to the community through a range of programs. We offer industry placement and work experience opportunities for people to advance their capability and experiences. Many of our people volunteer their time to community programs that make a difference including school education programs and women’s mentoring programs.

We get to change the lives of patients every day, but we also strive to change the lives of those who work for us.

Click here to find out more about our employee benefits and wellbeing.

Introduce Yourself

Employment Opportunities

Here at the Service, we are always on the lookout for talented, passionate and vibrant people who share our vision. We love people who thrive on giving back, who are solution focused, collaborative and truly believe that together we are better.

If it sounds like our crew is the place for you, take a look at current job vacancies listed.

Click here to find out more about our Recruitment Process.

 

Regional Advisory Committee Member

Regional Advisory Committee – Voluntary Committee Member Roles

  • Are you an experienced business and community leader with a desire to make a difference to your local community?
  • Do you have solid governance experience and an understanding of community issues?
  • Opportunities currently available for people residing in Northern NSW (Byron Bay) region and New England North West region (Narrabri, Wee Waa, Moree).

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service is a not-for-profit organisation providing world class aeromedical, search and rescue services to those in need 24/7. The Service has more than 40 years of proud history, and operates from three bases in NSW (Tamworth, Belmont, Lismore) in addition to a Head Office and Deep Level Maintenance (DLM) facility based in Broadmeadow NSW. With a clear vision for our future – to be Australia’s leading Aeromedical and Rescue Service provider, we know the key to success is a motivated, trained and empowered team operating within a culture of professionalism and accountability.

The Service has one vacancy on each of its Northern Regional Advisory Committee and New England North West (NENW) Regional Advisory Committee.

The Service is inviting expressions of interest from experienced business and community leaders to join these committees. Based on the current membership profile, applicants who reside within the following areas will be highly regarded:

  • Northern Regional Advisory Committee: Byron Bay NSW or surrounding area.
  • New England North West Regional Advisory Committee: Narrabri, Wee Waa or Moree NSW or surrounding area.

The purpose of the Regional Advisory Committees is to advise and assist the Board and Senior Management Team of the Service on matters relevant to the local region. The Committees help to ensure the Service’s strategic direction and partnerships continue to serve the community’s best interests. Committee members work in a voluntary/unpaid capacity.

Each Regional Advisory Committee has up to 9 members, including its Chair and ensures strong local governance and advice on matters such as community partnerships and fundraising. Each Committee is expected to play a key role in the future of the Service.

Committee Member Roles

The key responsibilities of the Committee Member roles include:

  • Attend and participate in Regional Advisory Committee meetings (usually held no more than 4 to 5 times a year).
  • Provide advice and insights to the Service on matters affecting the community.
  • Provide feedback and insights to the Service on initiatives to improve community engagement and support.
  • Act in a manner that is consistent with the Service’s Board Constitution, Strategy and Values.

The key experience and attributes for the Committee position include:

  • Must reside in the Service Region for the Committee as outlined below and have demonstrated relationships within the local community.
  • Expertise and experience in regional community regions including a sound understanding of current and future community issues.
  • Proven track record of altruism and alignment with the Service’s values of Compassion, Unity, Accountability and Integrity.
  • Demonstrated governance, business and commercial acumen.

Northern Regional Advisory Committee

Service Region comprises the local government areas of Bellingen, Clarence Valley, Coffs Harbour, Kyogle, Richmond Valley, Ballina, Byron, Tweed Lismore and Tenterfield

New England North West Regional Advisory Committee

Service Region comprises the local government areas of Warrumbungle, Liverpool Plains, Tamworth, Gunnedah, Gilgandra, Coonamble, Warren, Walgett, Narrabri, Narromine, Walcha, Armidale, Bogan, Cobar, Bourke, Inverell, Glan Innes Severn, Gwydir, Moree Plains, Brewarrina, Uralla, Parkes, Dubbo, Central Darling and Unincorporated Far West

While the committee members roles are voluntary, unpaid roles, as an equal opportunity employer, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our Service, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. If this role is of interest to you and you have a passion for community engagement, we would love to hear from you.

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Finance and Payroll Officer

The Service is seeking an experienced Finance and Payroll professional to join the Finance team based in Broadmeadow, NSW. If you’ve got a knack for numbers and a passion for precision, this is the role for you! You’ll be the go-to person for the payroll functions and champion this through the Service’s Employment Hero Payroll and HR platforms. Additionally, you will provide finance support and be accountable for various finance related tasks and actions within this dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure payroll transactions are processed accurately and on time, in compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements;
  • Complete daily transaction reconciliations including banking activities, via SAP and CRM database, including discrepancies management;
  • Assistance with monthly workpapers and reconciliations for month end financial reporting, including but not limited to merchandise, flying hours, event and fixed asset reconciliations;
  • Support the Accountant and Financial Controller with additional activities as required;
  • Provide timely communication within the Finance department and to other departments if/when required with completion of accounts receivable invoicing.
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Expressions of Interest

If you would like to express your interest in working for the Rescue Helicopter, please submit your resume below.

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Essential to our community engagement

Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers are essential to our fundraising and community engagement.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service has over 1000 “Red Shirt” volunteers who contribute to the Service. From BBQs and raffles to Op Shops and Administration support, our volunteers are essential to our fundraising and community engagement.

You can learn more about the types of volunteering you can do for the Service and apply below.

Apply Here