Service Support Officer

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Work type: Casual
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: All other

About the role

Catherine’s House is searching for a casual Service Support Officer to join our a world-class, perinatal, and infant mental health integrated service. Catherine’s House provides both inpatient and outpatient services to public and private consumers. The inpatient unit is a state-wide unit that provides acute perinatal mental health assessment and treatment to parents with significant and complex mental health conditions.

The consumer will be co-admitted with their baby (under one year old). There are 8 public beds and 2 private beds, with 2 of the public beds having capacity to be a high dependency unit. The public beds are an Authorised Mental Health Service. The Service Support Officer (SSO) will work closely with the clinical and administration staff of Catherine’s House. Our SSO’s can work up to 12hr shifts and we are looking for someone with availability from 0645hrs to 2100hrs, across 7 days a week.

This position may be required to work across any Mater Health Service when there is organisational need.

Salary range: $32.23 - $33.66 (OO3) superannuation and access to not-for-profit salary packaging up to $15,900  + access to many staff benefits!

What you’ll be doing

The role of the Service Support Officer (SSO) is to support staff that are providing mental health treatment to parents and infants admitted to Catherine’s House.

The key responsibility of this role is to perform tasks as scheduled in various areas of Catherine’s House and provide support to ensure a safe, efficient cleaning service to Clarence Street. These tasks include (but are not limited to):

  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness, tidiness, and safety within Catherine’s House
  • Ensure stock of cleaning items are checked and replenished
  • Removal of rubbish
  • Participation in food preparation and delivery
  • Report any health and safety risks to the NUM or Nurse in Charge
  • Transportation of pathology specimens when required

About you

To be considered suitable for this role you will have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within a health or community setting would be desirable
  • Current Food Safety Certificate
  • Current Blue Card / Working with Children Check
  • Possession of a “C” class drivers licence
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff
  • Promote a positive team spirit and be a contributing team member
  • Take appropriate action to positively resolve problems – “think outside the box”

Why join us?

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Via salary packaging arrangements, allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increase your take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via salary packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business/venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation/Other
  • Unlimited access to a multitude of discounted fitness facilities through Fitness Passport
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

Applications close on 24 July 2024. Please note, we may contact applications prior to the closing date, please do not hesitate to APPLY NOW!

Mater is committed to the wellbeing of their staff, and it is underpinned by our flexible and remote working policies.

Please Note: We will not require any support from Recruitment Agencies at this time and kindly request no contact is made. Only direct applications will be considered.

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