Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Recruitment Cadet

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 02/08/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Human Resources

Reference: 48563

Reference: 48563

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Human Resources

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

Aboriginal Employment at Monash Health

A significant part of our vision for reconciliation is for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to have simple, equal access to high quality health care that will close the health gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. Employing Aboriginal people in the health care sector improves health outcomes for Aboriginal patients, increases cultural awareness levels of other employees and has an overall impact on the cultural safety levels of the health service

About the Role

Reporting to the Recruitment Services Team Leader, you will work proactively to in supporting our reconciliation vision as outlined above with a key focus on increasing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce.

Below are key tasks associated with the position;

  • Contact candidates who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to provide them support through the application process.

  • Guide hiring managers on our process when an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidate applies for a position.

  • Create initiatives which increase the number of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander employees.

In addition to the important tasks outlined above, you will also support the recruitment services team in relation to the below tasks;

  • Processing police checks for new employees to Monash Health and existing Aged Care employees

  • Managing password resets and providing assistance for our eRecruit system

  • Provide the recruitment services team with other relevant administrative tasks.  

About You

We are now looking for a highly motivated, energetic student who identifies as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and can work one a day week during the university semester and full time hours during the summer break. You will be currently undertaking undergraduate studies in Commerce/Business/Arts and majoring in Human Resources.

You will be highly passionate in supporting Monash Health to increase our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce. In addition, you can readily demonstrate:

  • Intermediate computer skills, including Microsoft Office

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of the organisation and a proven ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Willingness to learn and a key eye for being proactive.

In return

You’ll be rewarded with the satisfaction that comes from working within Victoria’s largest public health service.

Our public health status enables you to benefit from salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay and we’re confident that you’ll be inspired to contribute every day.

Things you need to know

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered.  Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on Ph: 9265 2776 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all mandatory probity checks have been completed.  These include:

reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same); and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Recruitment Cadet

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Luke Dinon - 0420 307 203

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Recruitment Cadet