|Posting||Health and Security Assistant, Shoalhaven Hospital|
|Job Employer||Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District|
|Location||Government – State|
|Job posted||May 29, 2022|
|Job Sector||Government – State|
Position Classification: Health and Security Assistant
Remuneration: $28.53 per hour
Location: Shoalhaven Hospital
Requisition ID: REQ314218
Application Closing Date: Sunday, 12 June 2022 What you’ll be doing The Health & Security Officer (Wardspersons) primary purpose is to provide patient support and assist clinical staff in patient care within limits of skills and knowledge base. The position will also have a responsibility to ensure the protection, security and safety of all staff, patients and visitors.
Psychometric Testing – a psychometric test is required as a mandatory component of the selection process. All candidates determined as suitable following the interview and referee process will be required to undertake the psychometric testing. Master Licence No.: ISLHD 410751026.
All NSW Health workers are required to have received two doses of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine as of 30 November 2021 OR have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status prior to securing this role.
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with https://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/Pages/doc.aspx?dn=PD2020_017 before employment can commence.
Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#
Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/guide/nswhealth/Pages/apply-for-position.aspx
- Hold a current Class 1A NSW Security Licence, current First Aid Certificate and a current valid Class C Driver’s Licence.
- Demonstrated experience and commitment to Work Health and Safety issues involved in lifting and transferring patients.
- Demonstrated ability to read and understand essential documentation including safe work practices and infection control procedures.
- Demonstrated experience in effectively and safely managing confrontation and aggression.
- Demonstrated experience in providing services with a strong responsive customer service focus.
- Demonstrated experience in communicating appropriately and effectively in a wide range of complex situations.
- Demonstrated basic computer skills.
For role related queries or questions contact James Williams on [email protected]