Casual Ward Clerk

Job no: 825833
Work type: Casual
Location: Adelaide CBD
Categories: Administration and Clerical
  • Women's and Children's Health Network, Division of Paediatric Medicine - North Adelaide
  • Salary - Classification - ASO2 - Administrative Services Officer L2 - $29.13 to $31.34 per hour plus superannuation and 25% casual loading
  • Employment - Casual


The Women’s & Children’s Health Network provides state of the art health care for women, babies, children and young people across South Australia.  We are the state’s leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions as well as being SA’s largest maternity and obstetric service. 

Our community-based services also reach hundreds of thousands of babies, children and young people, their families and communities across South Australia through our various services and programs in areas such as our Mental Health, Child & Family Health services, Youth Health and Aboriginal Health services.

Join our team and contribute to providing South Australia’s women, babies, children and young people with the best health care through both within our hospital or via our many and varied community services and programs.

The Opportunity

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Administration Team in the Division of Paediatric Medicine as a Ward Clerk on a Casual basis

As the Ward Clerk, you will be responsible for providing a high level of administrative and reception support services to the Ward, maintaining and ensuring accuracy of clerical documentation, contributing to the provision of effective patient care management by maintaining accurate records, booking lists and other details and maintaining systems and processes to assist the streamlining and efficiency of timely processes. Additionally you will manage your workload within the ward and assist in the management of patient admissions and discharges. 

About You

To be successful in this role, you will use your detailed knowledge of, and experience in the use of windows and Microsoft Office products; e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.

If you have experience in working effectively within a team environment and you can work independently and under limited direction to meet deadlines and achieve agreed outputs whilst working with demanding and sometimes competing priorities, then this role is for you.

To find out the specifics, including the key selection criteria and special conditions, please go to the attached role description.

Benefits of Joining us

Not only will you be able to use your skills and abilities in a both a challenging and rewarding role contributing to some of South Australia's most vulnerable women, babies, children and young people, you will also receive an attractive hourly rate with employer superannuation contributions and casual loading additional as well as the opportunity to maximise your salary through salary sacrifice arrangements. 

Application Instructions: You will be required to attach a 1-2 page cover letter addressing the key selection criteria of the role and a current résumé/curriculum vitae prior to clicking 'Submit Application'. It is recommended to allow enough time to complete the whole application as the system times out after one hour of inactivity.

Other Important Information

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. work involving vulnerable clients) 

Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category B (indirect contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 825833


Andrew Smart - Manager Administration Services

Phone:  0403110540


Application Closing Date

29th March 2024 - 11.55PM


Download File ASO2 Ward Clerk Casual Division of Paediatric Medicine 825833.pdf

Download File WCHN Competency Framework.pdf

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