Preparation for Health Service Assistant & Traineeship Opportunity

Job posted: 28/07/2022
Applications close: 28/08/2022 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Analyst, Health and Allied Health

Reference: 28304

Reference: 28304

Occupation: Analyst, Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Western Health in partnership with Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services and SWC Training has opportunities available now to join our Patient Service Assistant traineeship program.

This extremely successful program was established in 2007 and is now seeking participants.

Successful applicants will need to complete a preparation program delivered by Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services which runs for 9 weeks in which time participants will complete a Certificate II in Community Services. Students will also attend placements at Western Health Hospitals during this time.

Following the preparation program participants may be offered a 12 month traineeship employment opportunity within the Health Support Services division at Western Health. The traineeship role will provide you with 12 months employment and on-the-job training whilst completing a Certificate III in Health Services Assistance – HLT 33115

Many of the past participants who have gained and completed a traineeship have successfully applied for ongoing casual, part-time or fulltime employment within Western Health.

Places are limited and eligibility criterion does apply.

Persons who currently hold a Certificate III level qualification or above will not be eligible for the program.

For further information and to register please call Djerriwarrh Community and Education Services on 03 8746 1000.

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Preparation for Health Service Assistant & Traineeship Opportunity

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Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services - 87461000

Preparation for Health Service Assistant & Traineeship Opportunity