Position Details

Reference Number 174217
Position Title PSA Maternity Ward
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Women's & Children's
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 108
Position Summary
  • Permanent Part Time –
  • Join a  supportive and hardworking team
  • Gain satisfaction from the positive difference that our programs make to members of our community

About the facility

Barwon Health’s Maternity Service provides birthing support to more than 2600 families each year.

Service include speciality pregnancy care clinics, including midwives clinics, adolescent pregnancy care, chemical dependency pregnancy care, shared care, midwifery group practice and specialist obstetric clinics. Midwifery Group Practice is a model of care that offers women the continuity of a known midwife as their care provider throughout their pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period.

At University Hospital Geelong we offer families access to our Birth Suite, Maternity Ward and a state-of-the-art Special Care Nursery.

About the role

As the Patient Services Assistant, you ensure the effective provision of patient care in the assistance of nursing staff in the areas of patient welfare, comfort, hygiene and transport in order to achieve and maintain quality patient outcomes.

Duties of your role include, but are not limited to:

Ensure compliance with the principles of environmental control to minimise contamination and bio burden within the Unit to provide patient care is maintained is a safe environment.

  • Provision and monitoring of quality meal services to ensure correct meal supplements are provided
  • Provision of essential assistance to the Enrolled/Registered Nurse in relevant required patient and ward support activities to ensure quality patient centred care is delivered, maintained and compliant with Barwon Health guidelines, policy and procedures

About the culture

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated workforce who take pride in providing high quality service. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation. We are all dedicated to supporting the organisation in achieving our vision of - By 2050 everyone in our community enjoys the best health and wellbeing in Victoria.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Relocation and sponsorship support options
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility

About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wathaurong Aboriginal name for the region Jillong, Geelong is thought to mean ‘land’ or ‘cliffs’.

  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.
  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area
  • A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road
  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries
  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, Please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.


Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Holds a recognised PSA certificate (or equivalent) from a TAFE College, or equivalent registered training organisation.
Essential: Ability to undertake and complete appropriate internal training modules, such as Smart Moves and Movait.
Essential: Recent experience as a PSA or in related work areas.
Essential: Willingness and ability to develops skills and adapt to changing needs.
Essential: Must be available to work both morning and afternoon shifts.
Essential: I agree, to commence employment, I am required to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination) set out in the Staff Immunisation Policy. I acknowledge that meeting this requirement is mandatory and a condition of employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Marie Glover 
Contact Person Job Title Midwifery Unit Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 2308 
Contact Email marieg@barwonhealth.org.au 
Closing Date 06/07/2022
Position Description
File name 
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.