Child and Family Health Clinical Support Officer

at Western Sydney Local Health District
Published March 24, 2023
Location Sydney, Australia
Category Other  
Job Type Part-time  
$31.53 - $32.57 per hour


Child and Family Health Clinical Support Officer Western Sydney Local Health District location Sydney. $31.53 - $32.57 per hour.

Where you'll be working Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region.

We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

What you'll be doing the Clinical Support Officer (CSO) role is unit based and supports the work activities of Child and Family Health (CFH) Nursing. The CSO provides timely and accurate administrative/ transactional services for members of the CFH Nursing Team under the direction of the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM). The CSO with professional support from the Snr Administration Officer, works closely with Administration staff complementing existing roles, systems, and processes in the organisation. The CSO works under broad supervision but is required to take some independent actions. Scope exists for exercising initiative in the application of established work practices and procedures.

People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard. Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. Please note To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Selection criteria holds or is willing to undertake a Certificate III in Health Administration or equivalent within 12 months of appointment to the position. Excellent communication skills including accurate spelling, good comprehension, confidence in the spoken word and ability to deal confidently and courteously with people at all levels. Demonstrated experience in word processing, spreadsheets, database software.

Strong organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines. Capacity to work under broad supervision and to undertake a diverse range of tasks as an effective member of a team in a high pressure and high volume work environment. Experience in preparation of written communication such as reports, agendas and minutes. Previous experience in a health care setting. Current Drivers Licence valid within Australia and willingness to use for work purposes.