Support Librarian

$61,931 - $85,873 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • Canberra ACT, Australia
  • Feb 23, 2021
Contractor/Temp Administrative, Clerical and Office Support

Job Description

Full-time Temporary
Closes: 08 March 2021

Classification: Professional Officer Class 1
Salary: $61,931 - $85,873 plus superannuation
Position No: 41145 - 01UCR
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 18 February 2021
Contact Officer: Michelle Woodcroft on or 0408 283 808

Our Vision: Creating exceptional health care together.

Our Role: To be a health service that is trusted by our community.

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400, 000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.

CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:

  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Overview of the Work Area and Position

The CHS Library provides worldwide health information resources and quality services to meet the information needs of all staff, faculty, and students in a timely and cost-effective manner.

This position reports to the Director of Library. The position will provide support and research for library projects, assist with client training, provide basic onsite reference, and research services, and work with other library staff to provide services and share expertise.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) accredited degree in Library/ Information Science or equivalent leading to eligibility for professional membership of ALIA will be considered favourable.
  • Medical or health library experience and information technology expertise is highly desirable.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required

  • to undergo a pre-employment National Police check.

Note: This is a temporary position available until 30 June 2021 with the possibility of extension.


Career interest categories:

  • Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services

Job Closing Date

Mar 08, 2021