Employment Type: Permanent Part Time or Full Time, Up to 38 hours per week
Location: Liverpool Hospital
Position Classification: Wardsperson
Remuneration: $26.06 – $26.25 per hour
Requisition ID: REQ212171
Application Close Date: 07/03/2021

To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Come and join a multicultural and diverse workplace

About The Opportunity
Liverpool Hospital is recruiting for Wardsperson’s to complement and enhance the current Ward Orderlies team.

Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.

Where You’ll Be Working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.

Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

Salary Packaging
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Maxxia for more details.

Workplace Giving Program
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.

What you’ll be doing
To provide safe and efficient transport of patients throughout the hospital Health services to wards, medical appointments in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.
Ensure hygienic and efficient cleaning standards are in-line with infection prevention policy and procedures..
Assist the Department Manager in the efficient and effective operation of the Central Ward Orderly Service.
To provide transport of patient related equipment throughout the hospital.
Transfer, admission, viewing and discharge of the decease to or at the Mortuary and other locations within the Hospital in accordance with the relevant Policy and Procedure.
Attend Emergency Calls in accordance with the relevant Policy and Procedure. E.G. MET Call Assist, Stroke codes-trauma calls, Obstetrics Code Red and Yellow, Aggressive Patient Emergencies include Code 7 MHU, Helicopter Landings and Fire Alarms.
Provide clinical support including assisting the Nursing Staff with Patient Care according to the relevant Policy and Procedure.

How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.
Experience as a wards person or hospital assistant in a healthcare setting, or in other patient care environment, assisting and supporting the provisions of care.
Demonstrated experience in working in a multi-disciplinary team environment and the ability to organize and prioritize work demands within required time frames.
Availability and capacity to participate in a 24 hour/seven day rotating roster which includes working all shifts, all days of the week including public holidays.
Demonstrated knowledge of hygiene and infection prevention and control principles.
Demonstrated effective communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff, patients and members of the public.
Must be able to read, write and understand English effectively and relay messages as required for position.
Must have high understanding of manual handling skills and demonstrated experience in this area. Sound knowledge and practical application/commitment to understanding of risk management, safety and quality principles.

Need more information?

2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Leslie Ingrey on 02 8738 5229 or via email on Leslie.Ingrey@health.nsw.gov.au

Interview Date Range: 10/03/2021 – 17/03/2021

Stepping Up – Close the Gap
Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process.

If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within South Western Sydney Local Health District, please contact the SWSLHD Aboriginal Workforce Team on SWSLHD-AboriginalWorkforce@health.nsw.gov.au.

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