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Allied Health Assistant

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Allied Health Assistant Clerical & Administrative

$52,595 Australia > Newcastle

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Allied Health Assistants Level 1-3
Remuneration: $26.52 – $30.21 per hour
Hours Per Week: 24
Requisition ID: REQ201355Allied Health Assistant
Formula Room – John Hunter Children’s Hospital

John Hunter Children’s Hospital provides a variety of services including complex medical, surgical, major trauma and neonatal care services for Northern NSW. Being one of three children’s hospitals in the state, they will see nearly 25,000 children and young people present to the emergency department, have 9,000 admitted to hospital and perform over 100,000 occasions of service through outpatient clinics. They are seeking a proactive and hardworking Allied Health Assistant to join their dynamic team on a permanent basis!

About the role:
The Formula Room Allied Health Assistants provide a 7 day a week service, on a rotating roster. They take formula/ EBM/ PDHM orders, prepare specialised formula/ ABM/ DPHM using HACCP principles, label and distribute formula and feeding equipment to the John Hunter Children’s Hospital and John Hunter Hospital. You will work under the direction of Allied Health professionals and act in accordance with the Allied Health Assistant guidelines. In-house training will be provided at the commencement of the position.

About the role:
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic individual who possesses great communication, organisational and computer skills. You will be someone who can work well in a team, and has some mathematical ability at calculating formula recipes. Qualifications and experience in the health and/or food service sector is recommended.

What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals

The successful candidate will be appointed at a level (1-3) commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job share arrangements will be considered.

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent part time and temporary full/part time and casual vacancies.

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia.
If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

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 PD2018_009. 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: http://bit.ly/HNE_Job_Application_Guide
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.

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 nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or on 1300 40 25 23.

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2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Denise Wong See on Denise.WongSee@health.nsw.gov.au