Transport Coordinator

$59,830 - $62,328 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work Transportation Services

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 26 May 2022

Classification: Health Service Officer Level 5
Salary: $59,380 - $62,328 plus superannuation
Position No: 20993 - 022NR
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 09 May 2022
Contact Officer: Neil Howlett on or (02) 5124 2610

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

Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.

An exciting position is available within the Wardspersons department at the Canberra Hospital. If you’re interested in joining a dynamic team and you are flexible and approachable, then this job would suit you!

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focused 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) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:

The Wardspersons Supervisors, Co-ordinators and Wardspersons are a team within Patient Support Services. The coordinator works closely with the shift supervisor. The Co-ordinators are responsible for the direction and services delivery of a team of Wardspersons working within the transport that operates daily including weekends and Public Holidays. These positions are also responsible for ensuring patients are transported throughout the hospital campus to and from their procedures in a safe and timely manner

The coordinator is responsible for task management using the smart page system, radio, telephone, and pager.

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.

Behavioural Capabilities
To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  1. Be able to communicate to achieve the best results by giving time, attention and effort to staff under your supervision to produce a more harmonious workplace.
  2. Having strong initiative and drive to promote the organisations values within the hospital campus.
  3. Be attentive to the needs of others when listening and responding to feedback from staff and if required the ability to adapt to individual concerns and produce outcomes.
  4. Demonstrated sound developed interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and organisational skills.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:
Relevant knowledge of Wardsperson duties and understanding of the Patient Support Services commitment to client services and outcomes.

  • A current unrestricted driver’s licence (ACT Government Class C or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office package
  • The successful applicant will need to be available to work a rotating roster
  • 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.

Note: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening, and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.

Job Closing Date

26 May, 2022