Ward Support Assistant (524441)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 25, 2023
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

The Role:

The Ward Support Assistant will provide and maintain a high standard of customer focused clerical, administrative and reception services in the Rehabilitation Services Unit at the Mersey Community Hospital.

The role will provide effective and efficient non-nursing care to patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. This includes:

Previous experience with the THS booking and scheduling system and good IT skills will be considered highly desirable.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The Unit:

The Rehabilitation Services Unit at the Mersey Community Hospital is a 12 bed sub-acute Unit that assists with the Rehabilitation care of patients in the North West. It is a collaborative approach that include a team of Allied Health professionals, a Rehabilitation Specialist and Nursing staff. The Rehabilitation Services Unit provides goal focussed admissions to assist patients to return to optimal health that allows them to return to daily functioning, work and independent living. Patients typically participate in a Rehabilitation timetable on the Ward, wear day clothes and enjoy meals together in the dining room as part of their rehabilitation.

Details of Appointment

Fixed Term, part time, day worker position working 64 hours per fortnight, commencing from March 2023 until September 2023

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Base Salary: $62,257 - $66,917 per annum (pro rata) + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging


The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
  1. Crimes of violence
  2. sex related offences
  3. serious drug offences
  4. crimes involving dishonesty
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

*Please note that our application process has changed refer to the application guide for information on the new application format.

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

For more information (Contact Officer)

Jacqueline Roberts-Thomson

Position: Nurse Unit Manager - Rehabilitation Services Unit
Phone: (03) 6478 5434
E-mail: [email protected]

Important information

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