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Job title : Patient Care Assistant

Salary: $613.25 - $1,067.79 per week pro rata
Location: Jurien Bay
Company: State Government of WA
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Patient Care Assistant

Salary: HSW Level 3/4 $613.25 - $1,067.79 per week pro rata
Location: Jurien Bay
Unit/Division: Wheatbelt - Western
Work Type: Casual, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
Position No: Pool Ref WACHSWB0520
Closing Date: 2022-12-31 4:00 PM
Attachments: - applicant information package (lattice version).pdf
- patient care assistant wachswb0520 level 3-4 may 2020.pdf
- wachs - r5 - application form - pdf.pdf
- wachs pre-employment health assessment policy.pdf
- wwc applicant advice 2017.pdf

This is a Recruitment Pool for Casual, Fixed Term Full Time and Fixed Term Part Time appointments with the possibility of extension(s).

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant's integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

This vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA). Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA). Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.

This is an "open-ended" recruitment pool, and as such the following should be noted:
  • The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications, and will assess on a regular basis.
  • Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur.
  • Appointments may be made from this pool until 30/04/2023.

Position Profile: We are seeking Patient Care Assistants to join our team on a Casual or Fixed Term basis.

This position provides personal care to clients of the health service under the direction of a registered nurse, and assists with a range of support services as directed by the Clinical Nurse Manager. This position is also responsible for the provision of cleaning duties, meal preparation and/or meal distribution in accordance with the needs of Jurien Bay Health Centre.

Area Profile: The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is the largest country health system in Australia and one of the biggest in the world, providing health services to approximately half a million people, including 45,000 Aboriginal people, over a vast two and a half million square kilometre area. The organisation comprises seven regions, with a strong network of public hospitals, health services and health centres located across rural and remote Western Australia. Our core business is the provision of quality, accessible health services to country WA residents and visitors.

Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
  • 9.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here .
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location based allowances

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.

For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Erik Anda on 08 9652 0200.

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employment Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online.

It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.

Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria in no more than 2-3 pages and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.

LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

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