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.
Recruits to the casual pool will need to be willing to work across multiple sites/facilities within WSLHD to support service continuity in response to demand due to the need to surge and backfill allied health workforce.
What you'll be doing
To provide assistance and support to the delivery of an efficient and high quality service to patients and clients of WSLHD, in a period of current COVID-19 health emergency.
This will include working in allied health discipline specific services (I.E Occupational Therapy) across the continuum of care to support business as usual clinical areas and also delivery of allied health services to the COVID -19 population.
Recruits to the casual pool will need to be willing to work across multiple sites/facilities within WSLHD to support service continuity in response to demand due to the need to surge and backfill allied health workforce. This will also include working across WSLHD community sites to assist with COVID-19 contact tracing, drive-thru clinics, and other areas throughout WSLHD depending on the workforce demands.
Applicants to the allied health casual pool may also be required to support a broader range of activities within their scope of practice to ensure WSLHD is able to effectively respond to the changing needs of the COVID-19 health emergency.
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. For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/ Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Westmead and Blacktown hospitals car parking allocation model is changing. There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing. This does not apply for staff with disability.
Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for casual employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa.
Checks: National Police Check and Working with Children
Qualifications: Occupational Therapy
Registration: Eligibility for membership of relevant professional body & full registration with AHPRA