Western Health - Melbourne, VIC
Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).
Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.
About the Role
Western Health in partnership with Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services and SWC Training has opportunities available now to join our traineeship program.
This extremely successful program was established in 2007 and is now seeking participants to join its 33rd intake.
Interested persons will be required to attend one of the information sessions to be held at Footscray Hospital during January 2019.
Successful applicants will need to complete a preparation program delivered by Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services which runs for 8 weeks in which time participants will complete a Certificate II in Community Services. Students will also attend placements at Western Health Hospitals during this time.
Following the preparation program participants may be offered a 12 month traineeship employment opportunity within the Health Support Services division at Western Health. The traineeship role will provide you with 12 months employment and on-the-job training whilst completing a Certificate III in Health Services Assistance – HLT 33115
Many of the past participants who have gained and completed a traineeship have successfully applied for ongoing casual, part-time or fulltime employment within Western Health.
Places are limited and eligibility criterion does apply.
Persons who currently hold a Certificate III level qualification or above will not be eligible for the program.
For further information and to register for a Information Session please call Djerriwarrh Community and Education Services on 8746 1000.
We offer a wide range of benefits such as:
- Work-life balance
- Professional development and career advancement opportunities
- Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
- Onsite fitness clubs
- Culturally safe and respectful environment
- Access to an Employee Assistance Program
At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop. Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.
Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.