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Reference Number 44045
Position Title patient service assistant
Location Merv Irvine Aged Extended Care Facility, Bundoora Extended Care Centre
Award Psych NonDirect Care [76]
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Patient Service Assistant

  • Part Time – ongoing, 48 hours per fortnight
  • Based at Bundoora Extended Care Centre
  • Friendly and Supportive Environment

Life With Us:

North Western Mental Health (NWMH) provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services to people with a serious mental illness in North-Western Melbourne. A multi-disciplinary workforce of 1,800 staff provides services through four Area Adult Mental Health Services (North West, Mid-West, Inner West and Northern), an Aged Persons’ Mental Health Program and a Youth Mental Health Service – ORYGEN Youth Health. NWMH is a clinical service of Melbourne Health and operates in partnership with Northern Health and Western Health.

A Job To Be Proud Of:

Merv Irvine Nursing Home is looking for someone who is enthusiastic and a good communicator to work with our team as a Patient Service Assistant. You will be working close with resident at the home and also the clinical team.

Your responsibility will be for Safe food handling during service of meals and preparation of snacks and cleaning kitchen and dining area. Laundry skills required for residents personal clothing and all aspects of cleaning to maintain Melbourne Health Cleaning Standards at all times.


Your Contribution:


  • Food Handling Certificate level 1 or 2
  • High motivation and willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of reliability and professional conduct


  • Recent experience, aged care and/or residential care setting
  • Recent experience as a cleaner
  • Recent experience in a commercial kitchen/age care setting 
  • Knowledge and experience in working within a laundry environment.


Our Commitment to You:

  • NWMH boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • We are a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  •  Attractive salary and working conditions including annual, salary sacrifice
  • Comprehensive Health & Well Being Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

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All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Contact Person Wendy Wallace
Contact Number 0394953241
Closing Date 17/10/2018
Position Description
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