Ward Aide (525823)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 20, 2021
Medicine Casual

Job Description:


$54,135 to $56,478 per annum


Health Services Officer Level 4


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Fixed term, casual, shift work, working as and when required, commencing as soon as possible for a period of 12 months.

Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.


54 Kalang Ave, Lenah Valley


As a member of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality services; and accordance with the Tasmanian Health Service (THS) Southern Region Strategic Plan, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Ward Aide:

  • Provides support to nursing and allied health professional staff in the delivery of care to clients across a variety of settings

  • Assists nursing and allied health professional staff in general daily care of clients including bathing, dressing, feeding and personal care.

  • Participates in and assists with the supervision of client activities as requested by nursing staff and allied health staff.

  • Participates in and assists clients with their rehabilitation and recovery programs including shopping, meal preparation, serving meals and community access, as requested by nursing staff or allied health staff.

  • Undertakes the Patient Safety Assistant role as and when requested.

Essential Requirements

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:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Certificate III or IV in Health Care or equivalent, or Health Professional Undergraduate qualification.

  • Current Driver’s Licence.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

(image) Generic Ward Aide HSO4 (July 2021) HR.pdf
(image) Generic Ward Aide HSO4 (July 2021) HR.docx
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Ben Chapman
Acting Assistant Director of Nursing
Phone: (03) 6166 6370
Email: [email protected]

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