Clinicians Assistant - Emergency Department

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1694960
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Clinicians Assistant - Emergency Department Final.pdf (PDF, 435KB)

Contact: Nurse Unit Manager Emergency Department
(03) 5563 1457

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking a reliable and patient focused individual to effectively support Emergency Department staff in non-clinical and supervised low level clinical tasks in the position of Clinicians Assistant.

The role includes transport of patients to various areas within the organisation, general up keep of the Emergency Department, including general and specialised cleaning of cubicles and other areas of the department. Stocking and restocking of supplies, linen and equipment. Internal couriering, for example pathology and Pharmacy items. Assisting staff with low level patient care.

This is a fixed term part time (42 hours per fortnight) position, until February 2024.

What you bring

The successful applicant will have the ability to work morning and evening shifts including weekends, role model the South West Healthcare values and have good interpersonal and communication skills while also working in a multidisciplinary team. The role will demonstrate a strong commitment to maintaining professional confidentiality and remaining customer focused at all times.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 5 February 2023. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025 or and the applicable classification Cleaner/Patient Transport Assistant.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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