First Aid Officer
Government of Western Australia
Willetton, Australia
3d ago

Department of Education Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region Willetton Senior High School First Aid Officer Pool Ref IPS / SS645229 Level 2, $59,189 - $63,931 per annum (DOE (SSO) CA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number IPS / SS645229

Appointment Pool

Willetton Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to establish a pool of First Aid Officers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2020 school year and up to the end of Term 2, 2021.

Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2020 school year, up to the end of Term 2, 2021.

The suitable applicants will be the primary contact for the management and administration of first aid at the school. The First Aid Officer will coordinate with parents / guardians to collect sick or injured students and supervises students with self-administration of prescribed medication, as documented.

The suitable applicants will have a minimum of First Aid and CPR qualifications as well as excellent communication and organisational skills and a caring attitude.

Knowledge of school based computer administration systems would be an advantage.

Willetton SHS has a student population in excess of 2500 and the school is inclusive and comprehensive providing courses for Years 7 to 12.

The school successfully caters for the academic, social and emotional development of students with diverse educational needs including those with English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL / D) background, special needs and gifted and talented students.

There are approximately 200 teaching staff and 120 support staff on campus. Willetton staff recognise that students are individuals with different histories, interests, abilities and aptitudes.

The school is committed to the intellectual, creative and social development of the students by the provision of stimulating and relevant programs and orderly teaching and classroom practices.

The school offers a number of specialist programs to meet student needs and interests. These programs include Gifted and Talented, Specialist Basketball and Computing and there is a strong focus on Vocation and Education Training (VET).

There are numerous after school sporting teams, debating and poetry clubs. Willetton SHS is a Lead Language School and a Department of Education Teacher Development School in Languages.

Willetton SHS prides itself on an ethos that all students should be successful.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria) :

  • Relevant knowledge and expertise in First Aid and associated qualifications.
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with staff at all levels and in emergency situations.
  • Experience in effective record management, activity recording ad ability to use a range of software applications.
  • Sound organisational skills to develop effective administrative practices with the ability to work independently and to seek support when required and implement recommendations.
  • Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered.

    It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

    The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

    Further information about Willetton Senior High School can be found by visiting or .

    Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available

    For further job related information :

    Please contact Gisele Fleming, Acting Manger Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 9334 7205 or emailing

    Application Instructions

    All applications are submitted online. Select Apply for Job , at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

    Your application should include :

  • A four (4) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV of up to two (2) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
  • It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting Apply for Job .

    You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

    After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

    If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

    Eligibility and training requirements

    Employees will be required to :

  • Hold a current certificate in Occupational First Aid (HLTSS00027);
  • Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
  • Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy;
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
  • The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

    Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Wednesday, 23 September 2020

    APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE

    PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

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    WORK TYPE : Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time FTE : 0.2-1.0 LOCATION : Willetton CLOSING DATE : 2020-09-23 4 : 30 PM

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