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Patient Attendant

  • Alfred Health Casual
  • Job no: 1902
  • Categories: Technical and Support, Other Technical / Support

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.


  • Varied wards & locations within Alfred Health
  • Exciting entry point into a healthcare career

Casual opportunities exist with an emphasis upon night shifts however morning and afternoon shifts are also available, working up to 76 hours per fortnight. Shifts are allocated across a 7 day roster for both short and long shifts.

Alfred Health is a health service for residents of Melbourne's inner south-eastern suburbs and is also a major provider of specialist services to Victorians across three main facilities: The Alfred Hospital, Caulfield Hospital and Sandringham Hospital. We are seeking experienced and qualified individuals to come and join our team.

Preference will be given to applicants with significant experience in an acute setting and a Certificate III in Health Service Assistant is highly desirable, however in house training will be provided.

Patient Attendant positions exist as part of the ward team, under the supervision of the Registered Nursing staff to make a positive difference to patient care. Those successful will have a genuine interest in being part of a ward team and assisting to provide a high standard of quality of care to our patients.

You must be a team player and be able to take direction from the registered nurse that you would be working with and posse's excellent communication skills. The main focus of the Patient attendants is to provide a high level of observation to patients from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds.

On offer includes:  Rotating rostering, exposure to a wide variety of patient presentations, salary packaging through Maxxia, onsite Gym and access to discounted Staff Car parking. As an equal opportunity employer, Alfred Health is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce reflecting the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

For more detail on the role, please download the attached position decription.

For further queries please contact the Nurse Bank Management Team on 9076 2500 (option 3)

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.