Covid Assistant Positions - Summer Holidays

Melbourne
Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Healthcare & Medical
Nursing - General Medical & Surgical
Full time
Posted 11d ago
All Sites
Limited Term Full Time,Limited Term Part Time,Casual


• Gain firsthand experience in health
• Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations


Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing



We have openings for staff to fill non-clinical duties on short-term contracts of up to two months throughout the summer holiday period. No experience required full support and training will be provided.

The roles we are recruiting include:
• COVID Safety Spotters – These roles support our clinical staff by ensuring they are wearing the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as masks and eye wear. This is a non-patient facing role.
• Customer Services Assistants – These roles are an important link between our patients and families, to ensure they are able to remain in contact while they are in hospital. These patient-facing roles also include an administrative component.
• Concierge – These patient-facing roles welcome our patients and other members of the public into our facilities.
• COVID Marshals – These non-patient-facing roles help our staff and members of the public to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriately.
• Swabbing – These patient-facing roles assist in collecting patient samples
• Food Service Assistants - Accountable for the provision of food services for inpatient, visitors and staff, whilst ensuring compliance to the Food safety Guidelines and Victorian Cleaning Standards. The Food Services Assistant contributes to a clean, safe and comfortable environment for patients, visitors and staff.

Please outline your preferred position/s in a cover letter.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Ability to understand and apply policies, procedures and protocols at the highest level
• An understanding of infection control principles and current PPE requirements
• Ability to support and train staff in a demanding clinical environment
• Completion of DHHS COVID 19 Infection Control online training

What Next

Please contact Belinda on BDunsmore@phcn.vic.gov.au or 9784 8509 for a detailed job description for the position you are interested in.

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.


Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.


To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

Enquiries: Belinda Dunsmore (Nursing Recruitment)
Ph: 97848509
Applications Close: 01/12/2021

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