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Patient Attendant/AIN/UGAIN

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeCasual
  • Positions300 Positions
  • Applications Close AtClosed 5 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 27410
  • Category: 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.

  • Casual position
  • Available to AINs and UGAINs
  • Range of shifts available with flexible hours
  • Varied wards and locations within Alfred Health
  • Exciting entry point into a healthcare career
  • Staff benefits


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 enthusiastic and qualified individuals to come and join our team.


The role of the AIN is to provide support to the nursing team in the delivery of safe and quality patient centred care. The AIN is required to work under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse at all times, within their level of education and assessed competencies and also under clearly defined role parameters. A unique experience of working across a wide range of general and specialty areas. These include; Vaccine Clinic, oncology, trauma, infectious diseases, respiratory, renal, neurology, emergency, cardiology, cardiothoracic, neurosurgery and burns

The main objectives of this role are:

  • To participate in delegated care delivery relating to patient activities of daily living, ensuring that the personal needs and comfort of patients is maintained
  • To assist in providing a safe patient environment and additional supervision ensuring patient safety is maintained
  • To enhance patient recovery by assisting with patient bed positioning, transfers, ambulation and other care activities as outlined in the AIN specific duty list within the care environment
  • Within the confines of the AIN role, to provide general support to the Wards/Units, ensuring effective and efficient care delivery


  • Previous experience of working in an acute hospital is desirable but not essential
  • Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Acute) or willingness to undertake additional units if required or equivalent training as part of a Bachelor of Nursing Degree
  • Basic computer skills


  • Rotating roster, with exposure to a wide variety of patient presentations
  • Salary packaging
  • Novated leasing
  • Onsite gym
  • Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact the Nurse Bank and Pool Team on 0438 901 548

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.


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