Job Type






Sessional Interpreter -Non Certified Port Kembla NSW

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Port Kembla NSW Australia

2 months ago

Employment Type: Interpreter Non Accredited Sessional
Position Classification: Interpreter Non Accredited Sessional
Remuneration: $49.75 per hour
Hours Per Week: Casual
Requisition ID: REQ381157
Applications Close: 19 March 2023

Recognised Languages - Kayah, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kurdish Kumanji, Tedim Chin, Tibetan, Ukrainian

What you'll be doing

Enable equity in accessing health services to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) speaking community patient/consumers/carers who require assistance of interpreters within the Illawarra and Shoalhaven Health District.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed an up-to-date course of a COVID-19 vaccine (3 doses for Category A roles, 2 doses for Category B roles) 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.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Please provide proof of vaccination if available.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at:

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases before employment can commence.

Selection Criteria
• Fluency and Literacy in English and relevant community language(s).
• Possess NAATI Recognition, or demonstrated extensive experience in interpreting where NAATI recognition is not available and preferably Medical Terminology Certificate.
• Possess empathy and the capacity to interpret in a health care setting.
• Demonstrate high level interpersonal and communication skills as well as conflict resolution skills.
• Demonstrate ability to perform under pressure.
• Demonstrate experience in utilising Microsoft office, computers, video conferencing and emails.
• Ability to identify ethical dilemmas and to deal with them in compliance with AUSIT Code of Ethics.

Need more information?

For role related queries or questions contact Josipa Krizanac on [email protected]
Port Kembla NSW Australia

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