Ward Clerk

Job posted: 06/09/2021
Applications close: 20/09/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 58439

Reference: 58439

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Ward Clerk

  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance - Rotating roster including some weekend work

  • Work alongside an experienced team of administration staff who will support your development in the role

  • Located at Northern Psychiatric Unit in Northern Hospital, Epping

The Northern Psychiatric unit is part of the Northern Area Mental Health Service within North Western Mental Health. We provide a range of acute, continuing care and recovery focussed rehabilitation services relating to psychiatric assessment and treatment of severe psychiatric disorder. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make.


Your new role:

  • Support the day to day administration and running of the Northern Psychiatric Unit.

  • Ensuring timely completion of statistical data of admissions and discharges

  • Completion of paperwork required under the Mental Health Act

  • Work collaboratively with other current ward clerksand alongside a multidisciplinary team

  • Be an effective communicator

 About You:

  • Previous experience in medical administrative roles and an understanding of the Mental Health Act

  • Proficient computer skills and excellent time management skills

  • Well developed and demonstrated communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:


We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.


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.




For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Ward Clerk

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Sarah Franzman - 0447267972
John Daly - 0418580117

Ward Clerk