Hospital Aide

  • Part Time
  • Latrobe
  • Applications have closed

Mersey Community Hospital

Hours/Period of Appointment

1 x Permanent Part Time Shift Worker, working 24 hours per fortnight

Hours are fixed on a rotating monthly roster. Notwithstanding, these may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Please note that subsequent appointments may be made from this process for full-time or part-time roles.

Who are we?

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and well being of our community.  We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking highly motivated applicants to join our team of Hospital Aides in the area of Emergency at Mersey Community Hospital. The role of the Hospital Aide is to provide stock control, cleaning & resource maintenance services to the Emergency Department & Emergency Medical Unit at Mersey Community Hospital, Latrobe, Tasmania.

Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, the primary responsibilities of this role are to maintain clean and hygienic surroundings to facilitate the control of infection, care for and clean basic ward equipment and maintain adequate stores and stock for the ED & EMU.  Additionally you will assist patients with aspects of daily living under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work with minimal supervision in a multidisciplinary team environment and have a demonstrated knowledge of the cleaning standards required to prevent infection. You will use your ability to monitor equipment, stock levels and stores and order when appropriate to ensure adequate supplies are maintained on the ward. We are looking for a person that will support staff to deliver a high standard of care to our patients, previous experience of working with patients is highly desirable.

Do you have?

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the standards required to prevent infection
  • The ability to prioritise work
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills

What can we offer?

  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Essential Requirements

  • The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:
  1. Conviction checks in the following areas: a) Crimes of Violence, b) Sex Related Offences, c) Serious Drug Offences, d) Crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.


Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

Generic Hospital Aide HSO 3 (November 2018) HAHSA.pdf

Generic Hospital Aide HSO 3 (November 2018) HAHSA (1).docx
THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf
THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.


Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:

Application for Employment (Form 201).pdf

Application for Employment (Form 201).docx


Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources and Organisational Development
Box 258

In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.

For more information

Associate Nurse Unit Manager
Phone: 03 6478 5120
Position: ANUM – Emergency Department

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