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Employment Type: Permanent Full Time, 38 hours per week

Location: SWSLHD District Wide Service

Position Classification: Interpreter Grade 2

Remuneration: $64,441.00 - $71,184.00 per annum

Requisition ID: REQ485138

Application Close Date: 12/05/2024

Interview Date Range: 15/05/2024 – 22/05/2024

Contact Details: Sam Shen – 02 8738 6811 or 0477 728 899 | [email protected]

About The Opportunity

Are you a NAATI accredited Arabic interpreter with a passion for medical/healthcare dialogues. Join us on an exciting journey and become a staff member of South Western Sydney Local Health District.

You will provide services across a variety of models of care including face to face, telephone and video Interpreting and emerging platforms.

What You'll Be Doing

Provide high quality, accurate interpreting in a full range of health care settings across SWSLHD Clients.

Where You'll Be Working

South Western Sydney is rapidly growing and is a great place for young people and... families to build a life. We are close to public transport, a short drive to the beach and the natural wonders of the Blue Mountains and Royal National Park.

The area is growing exponentially with many major shopping centers, great entertainment venues and the development of Sydney’s new airport all located within minutes of new housing estates.

As part of the greater Sydney area, we have bustling metropolitan hubs as well as areas that maintain their rural heritage. It is an incredible place to explore with adventure or relaxation are at your fingertips.

How To Apply

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the below questions as thoroughly as possible. View our application guide for information on how to respond to criteria and improve your application.
• NAATI certification or accreditation at a paraprofessional level as a minimum
• Relevant qualifications and training and /or relevant work experience
• Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Capacity to interpret in medical settings
• Ability to identify and convey and respond to social and cultural factors in the health care situation
• Demonstrated ability to use initiative and work in a team environment
• Must possess a valid Australian Drivers Licence (excluding learner driver's licences). If not already in possession, a NSW Drivers Licence must be obtained within 3 months of appointment

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Additional Information

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process. If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within South Western Sydney Local Health District, please contact the SWSLHD Aboriginal Workforce Team on [email protected]

Workplace Giving Program

South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.

Salary Packaging

South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Smart Salary for more details.

Health & Fitness

South Western Sydney Local Health District employees receive discounted Gym Membership/Corporate Wellbeing Programs, including Fitness Passport.

Transforming Your Experience

Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of ⚫️ 🔴 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander ⚫️ 🔴 background, people with a disability and people from the LGBTQI+ community to apply.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

SWSLHD is committed to driving a child safe culture that upholds children and young people’s rights. We strive to ensure children and young people feel safe, supported and included in their care. Existing staff of SWSLHD and those seeking employment are required to take the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and young people seriously while taking action to keep them safe from harm and abuse.

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