NSW Government Hunter New England Local Health District

Remuneration: $$61,510 pa + 11% Super + Salary Packaging Location: Nganyaywana Country Employment Type: Permanent Full Time Position Classification: Health and Security Assistant Hours Per Week: 38 Closing Date: 15.02.2024

Health and Security Assistant
Armidale Hospital

Join our team to contribute to quality healthcare provision while ensuring a secure environment for all.

About the Job:
Health and Security Assistants play a vital role in our facility by collaborating with both clinical and non-clinical staff. You will play a pivotal role in patient care, inner facility transfers, maintaining impeccable cleanliness, and managing security issues, including patient restraints. Your contribution will be essential to
ensuring the effective and efficient functioning of our health service. If you’re passionate about making a real impact in healthcare and thrive in a vibrant, supportive environment, we welcome your expertise and dedication to our team.
On any given day, you will be working with the Health and Security team to ensure the hospital is a safe place to work and visit. You will be assisting the nursing staff with heavy lifting procedures and transfers.
You and your team will also be attending to situations where the safety of patients and staff is compromised. You will work regularly with clinical and non-clinical staff, as well as external members of the public, including the NSW police force.
Your training will include cleaning procedures, as this also contributes to a safe environment in our hospital. Thrive in your new role at our friendly hospital!

Your Team and Support:

High-Performing, Supportive Team: Join a group dedicated to excellence.
Flexible Work Environment: Embrace a workplace that values adaptability. Diverse Daily work: Engage with various clinical and non-clinical staff.
Direct Manager Support: Receive guidance and assistance.
Employment Assistant Program: Access resources for personal and professional growth.
Mandatory Training: Ongoing education ensuring safety and competency.

You must have:
1. Current Security Licence: Class 1 A as per the Security Industry Act 1997.
2. Senior First Aid Certificate: Must be current.
3. Experience in Security Support: Assisting in the safe transfer of challenging individuals handed over by NSW Police to clinical staff.

You will need to answer these selection criteria as part of your online application:
1. Ability to handle aggressive and/or difficult persons. 2. Knowledge of cleaning procedures and agents and a willingness to perform cleaning tasks. 3. Good communication skills. 4. Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Your Benefits:

Sustainable Healthcare: Together toward zero
ADOs each month (for full-time employees)
4 weeks annual leave (pro-rata for part-time employees)
Superannuation contributions
Salary packaging options
Fitness Passport
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.

Need more information? 2) Find out more about applying for this position. For role-related queries or questions contact Muhammad Usman at Muhammad.MuhammadUsman@health.nsw.gov.au

Information for Applicants:

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.
This position is full time; however, part time/job share arrangements may also be considered.
Applicants will be assessed against the essential requirements and selection criteria contained within the position description (link below). For assistance addressing selection criteria visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2
Stepping Up Website is a resource designed to help indigenous job applicants apply for positions in NSW Health. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNEHealthSteppingUp.
This is a Category A position. Recommended applicants will be reviewed for compliance with NSW Health policy directive PD2023_022: Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases for Category A positions prior to offer. All new employees must agree to comply
with the requirements outlined in the policy.
All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (AIR Immunisation History Statement) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW. Acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement (IHS), or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate, or AIR COVID-19 and Influenza IHS. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.
Salary Packaging: is beneficial to most HNELHD employees and may increase your take-home pay! Salary package a range of personal expenses including novated motor vehicle leases, relocation expenses, and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or 1300 40 25 23.
HNE Health employees may be eligible for a range of benefits such as allocated days off (ADO) for full time employees, long service leave, paid maternity leave, and salary packaging options including meal expenses.

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