COVID-19 Support Officer – Candidate Pool

SA Health

The COVID-19 Support Officer will assist in the provision of an efficient, high quality service to clients by performing a range of clerical duties, providing clinical support and general departmental duties to assist the Clinicians within a multi-disciplinary team under the direction of the Nurse Unit Manager and in conjunction with Health Department Leads and Clinicians. In consultation with clinicians the Clinical Support officer is responsible for carrying out a variety of programs and activities related to Health professional practice. In addition, the Clinical Support Officer under the direction of the Nurse Unit Manager and in consultation with Departmental Leads and Clinicians will assist in supporting health service operations. In this role you will perform COVID-19 related functions such as concierge screening, COVID-19 testing, administrative tasks, and visitor escorting.
Positions are available at the following health sites: Balaklava, Burra, Booleroo Centre, Clare, Crystal Brook, Jamestown, Laura, Maitland, Minlaton, Orroroo, Peterborough, Port Broughton, Port Pirie, Riverton, Snowtown, Wallaroo, and Yorketown. Upon application please indicate which location or locations you are applying for.

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements. COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Applications close: 30 Dec 2022 Cen. Australia Daylight Time