Health and Security Assistant - Coledale Hosptial

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Security
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REQ121062 Requisition #


Employment Type:  Permanent Full Time or Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Health and Security Assistant
Remuneration: $27.87 per hour
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ121062
Applications Close: 25 August 2019


What you'll be doing
The Wardspersons primary function is to provide an efficient and effective service, in accordance with Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) policies, procedures and standards, in order to provide a service to the hospital.  

The position predominantly involves Wardsperson duties in specific areas however will also provide emergency response and support to the hospital as required. 

The function of the Health and Security Wardspersons duties are performing patient transfers and assisting the clinical staff in Patient care within limits of skills and knowledge base.

Where you'll be working
 

Coledale Hospital specialises in rehabilitation and aged care services for the Northern Illawarra. It has a purpose-built unit for patients awaiting nursing home placement.  Coledale Hospital was opened in 1917 as a result of the efforts of local miners and townspeople who wanted a hospital to service the medical needs of local miners.

 

Coledale Hospital 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.

 

The values of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District guide the behaviour and professional standards of our staff and underpin the ways in which we engage with our patients and consumers.  Our CORE Values are Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

 

Visit our ISLHD Youtube Channel to see our people and location in action and follow us on Twitter to stay up to date @IllaShoalHealth.

 

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 http://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/Pages/doc.aspx?dn=PD2018_009 before employment can commence.


The successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo psychometric testing.

 

Master Licence No.: ISLHD 410751026


Job-Share to be considered for this role.


An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions.

 

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.

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#


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.


  

Selection Criteria:
  • Current Class 1A security industry licence, Senior First Aid Certificate and Class C drivers’ licence.
  • Minimum 12 months (full time equivalent) experience in the security industry as a security officer, or equivalent qualifications.
  • 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.


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For role related queries or questions contact Nathan Musson
 via email Nathan.Musson@health.nsw.gov.au

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