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Tasmanian Government

Home Help Personal Carer (502686)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - NW Region
Primary Health North West

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Position details

Award/Classification:HSO Level 3-1
Salary:$23.81 - 24.42 per hour
Employment Type: Casual
Region: North West
Location:Community Health Smithton

Hours/Period of Appointment

Casual Day Worker, working as and when required on a 36 month casual contract.

Who are we?

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community.  We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking to recruit motivated and enthusiastic Home Help/Personal Carers to work to work on a casual basis.

The successful applicant will possess excellent communication skills to effectively work with clients, their family unit and the community health team. Your ability to work with minimal supervision, experience in the competent performance of household duties and awareness of available support agencies will ensure client care requirements are efficiently met. 

Ideally you will hold a Home Care/Personal Care certificate such as a Certificate III in Aged Care or be working towards the same.

If you are passionate about assisting clients with their personal care needs, assisting them to remain in their home/community environment, then this may be the career opportunity you have been waiting for.

Do you have?

  • Home Care/Personal Care certificate or equivalent experience
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • First Aid Certificate

What can we offer?

  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Essential Requirements

  • Current Driver's Licence.
  • The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:
  1. Conviction checks in the following areas: a) Crimes of Violence, b) Sex Related Offences, c) Serious Drug Offences, d) Crimes involving dishonesty, e)Serious Traffic Offences
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable Requirements

  • First Aid Certificate.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

Download File Generic Home Help Personal Carer HSO 3 (July 2017) HAHSA BUTI.pdf

Download File Generic Home Help Personal Carer HSO 3 (July 2017) HAHSA BUTI.docx
Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf
Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.


Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:

Download File Application for Employment (Form 201).pdf

Download File Application for Employment (Form 201).docx


Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources and Organisational Development
Box 258

In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.

For more information

Sharan McLaren
Phone: 64789514
Position: Director of Nursing - Smithton District Hospital

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