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Ward Support Assistant – Tasmanian Government


Ward Support Assistant – Tasmanian Government Healthcare & Medical

$57,305 to $61,704 Tasmania
Click the ‘Apply Now” button on the official Tasmania Government website. Applications must be submitted by Sunday 21 February 2021 11:55 PM

Position details:

$57,305 to $61,704 pro rata, per annum
Employment Type:
North West
Mersey Community Hospital

Tasmanian Health Service – Department of Health provides health care services in Tasmania through the public hospital system, primary health and community health centres. We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking motivated and experienced applicants for the role of Ward Support Assistant to work at the Rehabilitation Ward at Mersey Community Hospital, Latrobe, TAS. Experience in the scheduling of appointments, transport arrangements as well as data entering and ordering of ward stock is desirable.

Details of Appointment

1 x Part Time Fixed Term Day Worker working 15.2 hours per fortnight until 11 February 2022

Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, the focus of duties of this role is:

  • Provide and maintain a high standard of customer-focused clerical, administrative and reception services at the Mersey Community Hospital.
  • Provide effective and efficient non-nursing care to patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. This includes:
    • Maintaining basic ward equipment and adequate stores.
    • Facilitating the control of infection by maintaining clean and hygienic surroundings.

Please note: subsequent appointments may be made from this process and notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

What we offer

  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Attractive Salary including access to salary packaging and salary sacrifice
  • Support for ongoing professional development

Check out our Competitive Employment Benefits – https://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/career/home/working_for_dhhs.

About NW Tasmania

NW Tasmania is way too beautiful with stunning beaches, tons of national parks and World Heritage sites. Very affordable lifestyle with fantastic properties in idyllic locations at a fraction of the cost compared to Australia’s capital cities. You are close to everything and drive home from work is definitely over in a few minutes, so you have a better work-life balance. Traffic jam is not a common term in Tasmania. Living in Tasmania offers you access to prime organic produce, true farmers’ markets, a multitude of food festivals and so much more.

Please visit http://www.makeittasmania.com.au and www.discovertasmania.com.au

Essential Requirements

  • The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:
  • Conviction checks in the following areas: a) Crimes of Violence, b) Sex Related Offences, c) Serious Drug Offences, d) Crimes involving dishonesty,
  • Identification check
  • Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

In order to be considered for this position, it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.

For more information contact:

Jacqueline Roberts-Thomson
Phone: (03) 64785434
Position: NUM Rehabilitation Services Unit
E-mail: jacqueline.roberts-t@ths.tas.gov.au