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War Memorial Hospital Transport Bus Driver

  • 497489
  • War Memorial Hospital
  • Full time permanent

War Memorial Hospital (WMH) is a 3rd Schedule Aged Rehabilitation hospital, situated in Waverley, owned and operated by Uniting and part of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD). Services are comprised of 24 hour inpatient care, Monday to Friday outpatient departments, several specialist community teams inclusive of Transitional Aged Care, Aged Care Assessment Team, Geriatric Flying Squad, Young Onset Dementia, a Day Centre Program, 24 hour accommodation service for regional guests and the full range of hospital support services. It is set within beautiful tranquil grounds and is a well-supported team environment.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide a safe and efficient transport service for patients attending the WMH outpatient service and clients attending the day centre service, as well as acting as a courier between War Memorial Hospital and Prince of Wales Hospital & Sydney / Sydney Eye Hospital, under the supervision of the Day Centre and Transport Services Manager, with a strong focus on customer service and teamwork, and consistent with UWMH, SESLHD and Uniting policies, procedures and standards.

This position is a permanent full time role working Monday to Friday.

 Selection Criteria: 

  • Current NSW Driving License Class LR or above
  • First Aid Certificate (or willingness to work towards).
  • Previous experience driving 21 seater buses (i.e. Toyota Coaster bus automatic and manual).
  • Previous experience transporting or providing care to older & vulnerable people and handling of people using a wheelchair.
  • Ability to organise bus routes to maximise efficiency.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and autonomously.
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate across all levels and departments, both within War Memorial Hospital, Uniting and with external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Work Health Safety & Manual Handling principles.

All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status at interview.

Enquiries to: Rod Escobar – Day Centre & Transport Services Manager - 9369 0263 or  Rodrigo.escobar@health.nsw.gov.au

Position Description: PD_Transport bus driver_FT_Nov 2021 (1).pdf

Applications Guide: WMH Application Guide with forms_Nov 2021.pdf

Applications Close: 11.30pm, Sunday 5th of December 2021

WMH is proudly committed to the provision of environmentally sustainable health services. WMH operates under Uniting’s values and Code of Conduct which employees are committed to uphold. It is important that the people who work at Uniting have a sense of commitment to our purpose. We are an equal opportunity employer and we select staff based on merit and experience. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace.

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