Ward Clerk | Casual | Multiple opportunities |Eastern Health wide

Job posted: 04/08/2022
Applications close: 19/08/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 27830

Reference: 27830

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Ward Clerk | Casual | Multiple Opportunities | Eastern Health wide

  • Work at the Eastern Health Site/s that are most convenient for you

  • Casual role – work the shifts that work for you

  • Lots of variety within our friendly teams

  • From $29.58 per hour

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We are a values-based organisation committed to research and teaching, and have strong affiliations with Australia’s top universities. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for people who are enthusiastic and organised, with experience in administrative and customer service roles, who would like the flexibility and variety that working in a casual ward clerk position provides.

Working across Eastern Health, you will enjoy working across a variety of wards where you will be responsible for the provision of clerical and administrative functions. You will find yourself working across a range of specialties, from emergency departments, paediatric, acute medical and surgical, and other speciality areas.

Our sites include the Angliss Hospital, Box Hill Hospital, Maroondah Hospital, Peter James Centre and Wantirna Health. More information about our sites can be found here

When you join Eastern Health as a casual ward clerk you will be supported to find your feet. You will work within friendly, diverse multi-disciplinary teams of nursing, medical, allied health and other administrative staff. We will provide as much lead time as possible to offer morning, afternoon and night duty shifts that match your availability.

About you

You are enthusiastic, flexible, and keen to jump in and help out. To be successful in this role you will require the following:

  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication skills

  • The ability to self-motivate, multi-task, prioritise and work in dynamic environments

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications including Office, Excel, Visio and communication technologies (i.e. teleconferencing)

  • Extensive experience in an administrative support role, preferably in a hospital or health service environment

  • High level organisational skills with effective time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks

  • Demonstrated initiative and attention to detail

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and as part of the team as required

  • Well-developed planning and organisational skills with an ability to efficiently manage time, work priorities and competing demands

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

  • Applications will be screened upon receipt

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date*

Ward Clerk | Casual | Multiple opportunities |Eastern Health wide

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Jackie van Helden - (03) 9895 3324

Ward Clerk | Casual | Multiple opportunities |Eastern Health wide