There are currently 21 jobs listed by Far West Local Health District

Ward Services Officer

Organisation/Entity: Far West Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Patient Support Services | Security
Job Location:
  • Regional NSW / Far West and North Central NSW
Job Reference Number: REQ37088
Work Type: Casual
Number of Positions: 2
Total Remuneration Package: $58,291.29 - $58,291.29
Closing Date: 01/05/2018 - 11:59 PM


Employment Type:  Casual
Position Classification: BI Ward Services Officer
Remuneration: $29.40 ph
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ37088

The Far West Local Health District makes up the western-most District in NSW, sharing its borders with South Australia, Queensland and Victoria. Far West LHD provides primary care to an estimated resident population of 30,099, employing over 800 staff across 10 facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia.
To promote our vision of “excellence in rural and remote health”, Far West LHD upholds its CORE values of Collaboration, Openness Respect, and Empowerment.
Are you up for living and working in the beautiful and rural NSW Outback, devoid of traffic and commuting? Check us out at www.farwesthealthjobs.com.au. You can also find us on Facebook©.

What you'll be doing

The Wardsperson closely monitors work practices to prevent security breaches, and works closely with staff to ensure the health and safety of all persons in the workplace. Perform patient care activities and general assistance within ward areas under the supervision of a registered nurse and are on call to respond to requests for assistance from any department within the Broken Hill Health Service.

Skills and knowledge

  • Holds a class 1AC Security Licence.
  • Demonstrated skills to be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate effective, clear and concise communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor work practices, prevent security breaches and escalate breaches to immediate Line Managers.
  • Able to demonstrate the requirements to provide and ensure the health and safety of all persons in the workplace.
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a resource for security issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform patient care activities and general assistance within ward areas.

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Giaconda Hucks on Giaconda.Hucks@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 01.05.2018