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The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network SWISH Newborn Hearing Screener Part Time in New South Wales

The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network

Branch NSW AU

Position:
SWISH Newborn Hearing Screener
Location:
New South Wales

The aim of the SWISH program is to screen all newborn infants for hearing loss prior to their discharge home from their birth hospital….

The aim of the SWISH program is to screen all newborn infants for hearing loss prior to their discharge home from their birth hospital.

SWIS-H NEWBORN HEARING SCREENERS

NSW HEALTH

4 -18 hours per week

Monday to Sunday Shifts available (set days)

4-5 hour shifts

Sutherland / Kareena/Hurstville /St George Areas

contact Belinda Reeve 9382 1008

This position is Permanent Part Time working up to 18 hours per week and is classified as a Technical Assistant Grade 2.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

**You may be required to work in any facility within The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Should this occur, reasonable notice will be provided.**

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Commission for Children and Young People. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission and Young People Website https://check.kids.nsw.gov.au/

Selection Criteria
1. Excellent interpersonal communication skills

2. Previous experience working with newborns or babies in a hospital or other setting

3. Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Willingness and availability to share responsibility with other team members to relieve during periods of scheduled and unscheduled leave

4. Evidence of study and/ or qualification in a related field

5. Sound knowledge of newborn hearing screening and its issues in Australia

This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: , NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-23
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