Western District Health Service

Ward Clerk Medical Unit

Job Description


Position                    Ward Clerk Medical Unit

Work Type                Full  Time 80 hours per fortnight with ADO

Closing Date            Closing date: Sunday 14 May 2023

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Internal Applicants Only


About the role

Are you ready to take the next step in your career.

Western District Health Service has an exciting opportunity for a Ward Clerk within the Medical Unit

The successful applicant will undertake reception duties for the Medical Unit. Duties will include providing excellent customer service to patients and their families presenting to the Medical Unit, performing key administrative duties and working closely with the clinical team in coordinating work flow of the department.

This role is Full Time which will require the successful applicant to display interpersonal skills, be able to perform a range of complex tasks, be team-orientated and enthusiastic towards your work and WDHS values.

The Ward Clerk Medical Unit will provide administrative support to the Nurse Unit Manager and other key stakeholders.

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You will bring:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative and forward planning skills
  • Maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
  • Advanced communication skills.


What we can Offer You 

  • WDHS can offer Salary Packaging options,
  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 which  includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments and Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 which includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure
  • Strong culture of supportive staff health and well being,
  • Discounted leisure memberships
  • Social Club
  • Excellent working arrangements

About us

With a population of approximately 10,000 Hamilton township is the regional centre of Victoria’s Southern Grampians region and WDHS is the largest employer in the region. Hamilton township is LOCATED 295 km  west of Melbourne via the regional cities of Ballarat or Geelong.

The Greater Hamilton region is rich with lifestyle opportunities and facilities. The region offers an active lifestyle for couples or singles and particularly for young families seeking to enjoy a typically Australian lifestyle but avoiding the ever-growing cost of living in major Australian cities especially Melbourne while enjoying a sophisticated lifestyle in a friendly, welcoming community Learn more – Visit Hamilton

You will be working alongside experienced, passionate leadership peers who are true to our values of Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Empathy.


The successful candidate must have or obtain a National Criminal Police Check. Depending on the role, a Working with Children Check Clearance, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check, and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check may also be required. All employees must comply with WDHS vaccination requirements, including COVID and Booster shots. WDHS is a smoke-free workplace.

Western District Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer that has a commitment to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander, their families and communities and encourages them to apply. This organisation promotes the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally, linguistically diverse and aboriginal backgrounds and those with a disability.


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Job Summary

Hamilton Location
Part Time Job Type


Western District Health Service