Health Assistant in Nursing (HAN) Multiple positions available

Job posted: 01/03/2023
Applications close: 29/03/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 68527

Reference: 68527

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Health Assistant in Nursing (HAN)

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) - Winner of the Premier's Large Health Service of the Year 2022 

  • Part/Full time contracts available
  • Positions available in 5SE, 5SW and Rehab
  • Valued contributing member of the healthcare team

HANs are valued members of the healthcare team and work under the direction and supervision of the Nurse Unit Manager and/or Registered Nurses to provide Safe, Timely, Effective and Person-centered care to our patients and their families.

HANs work within clearly defined parameters, the role itself is often flexible and involves a mixture of direct care and other activities that support the nursing team.

Your new role:

  • Participate in delegated care relating to patients’ activities of daily living, ensuring that the personal needs, dignity, and comfort of patients are maintained
  • Provide constant observation to patients at risk of harm to self/others 
  • Collaborate with the multi­disciplinary health care team to achieve the desired patient outcomes

5SE – General Medical

Part Time contacts available

Rotating roster – Monday – Friday AM / PM / ND

5 South East (5SE) is a 30-bed ward specialising in a broad range of General Medical & Metabolic conditions. We are committed to the delivery of high-quality patient centred care in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

Ward 5 South East admits patients with a range of medical conditions, including congestive cardiac failure, sepsis, pneumonia, metabolic disorders, eating disorders and acute exacerbations of chronic illnesses.

5SW – General Medical and Respiratory Care Unit

Part Time/ Full Time contracts available

Rotating roster – Monday – Friday AM / PM / ND

5 South West is a 30-bed Acute Medical & Respiratory ward which includes a High-Dependency Unit for Respiratory Care.

5 South West provides robust clinical support for new-starters, and a range of educational opportunities for staff of all levels of experience. We are seeking motivated individuals who thrive when working in a team and enjoy caring for acute patient cohorts. We work closely with the multi-disciplinary team and value nursing input into care provision and planning. Critical thinking and advocacy are strongly encouraged in every member of our team!

Rehab – Rehabilitation and Geriatric Evaluation Management (GEM)

Part Time/ Full Time contracts available

Monday – Sunday AM shifts only – 7.00am-3.30pm

The Rehab/GEM ward is split into a 20-bed Rehab and 20-bed GEM unit dedicated to striving for the best patient outcomes throughout the patient’s rehabilitation journey.

There are 2 streams of care on the Rehab Ward. Fast stream Rehab that specialises in neurological rehab (e.g., multiple sclerosis, developmental disabilities, strokes, tumours, head injury, spasticity management), amputee Rehabilitation, Chronic pain and orthopaedic /musculoskeletal rehabilitation.


  • Completed a Certificate III in Individual Support/ Health Assistance
  • At least 1 year experience in an Acute Healthcare Setting or at least 2 years’ experience in a Subacute Healthcare Setting
  • Applicants must be able to commit to a 7-day rotating roster of AM, PM and ND shifts, applicants will be deemed not suitable if currently studying.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with other staff, patients, and their families


Benefits of working with the RMH:

  • Access to a specialised clinical education team on a daily basis
  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for full time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport


The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check.

In accordance with the Victorian Government’s Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccines and must provide evidence of their vaccination status prior to commencement.

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Please Note - recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable candidates are received

Health Assistant in Nursing (HAN) Multiple positions available

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


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Health Assistant in Nursing (HAN) Multiple positions available