Position Details
Reference Number 49539
Position Title Emergency Vaccination Worker
Employment Type Casual
Entity Monash Health
Department Infection Prevention and Epidemiology
Location Various Facilities
Position Summary
  • Casual opportunities
  • Based at various vaccination hubs across South Eastern Melbourne
  • Great team environment
  • Be part of the solution

These roles are part of our COVID response and will include Covid Screening, Vaccination preparation and Vaccination administration. There have been recent changes to the Public Health Emergency orders (PHEO) allowing more roles to participate in the workforce-  refer to the attached to see if you can help.

About Us

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service.  As part of Victoria’s COVID-19 response, we are responsible for coordinating immunisation across south-eastern Melbourne, managed by the South East Public Health Unit (SEPHU).   

Who can be part of the workforce

Under the PHEO a range of health professions have been authorised to participate in the COVID-19 vaccine program as Emergency Workers.  We’d love to hear from you if you have a background in the following:

*Pathology Collector *Aboriginal Health Practitioners *Dental and Oral Health *Physiotherapist *Occupational Therapist *Podiatrist *Optometrist *Medical Radiation Practitioner *Orthoptist *Prosthetist *Orthotist *Speech pathologist *Dietitian Medical Science / Laboratory *Ambulance *Registered Nurse *Registered Midwife *Enrolled Nurse (with successfully completed IM training)

Please refer to the attached document for further criteria.

About the Role

As part of our Immunisation workforce, you will work under the direction and supervision of a Team Leader/Primary Immuniser, assisting in the preparation and delivery of COVID-19 Vaccines as part of the Government’s COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatment Strategy.  Where authorised, your primary responsibility will be for the preparation and providing immunisations safely and accurately.  Depending on clinic activity, you may rotate through a range of roles throughout a shift, relevant to your qualifications, including:

  • Administration of the immunisation;
  • Preparation of vaccine doses;
  • Concierge to assist in clinic flow;
  • Accurately entering vaccination details into relevant systems; and
  • Observing people post immunisation.

Clinics are open seven days per week and we anticipate that as the requirements for immunisation change, further clinics may be established throughout the catchment area. 

About You/what You need  

If your workforce group requires AHPRA registration, please provide your current registration number as part of the application process

If your application is successful, you will need to complete the mandatory State and Commonwealth training to enable you to deliver immunisations safely. We will pay you to do this training and support you with on the job training.

Being an ambassador for Monash Health iCare Values you will also bring your can-do attitude, be a great team player and know the importance of great customer service.  You will also hold Australian working rights.

What we offer

This is a great opportunity to participate in a large-scale initiative to ensure the safety of our community In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.  At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – email applications will not be considered

Existing Monash Health employees who wish to work or pick up shifts in our Vaccination clinics should go to the Monash COVID web site.  

Offers of employment can be made once satisfactory reference checks have been completed and you can then commence working in the team.

Employment contracts will be subject to the completion of the following probity checks within six weeks of commencement:

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)
  • proof of immunisation

 As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions all employees working in the Public Health system need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status.   All candidates that are recommended for appointment will be required to provide evidence they meet the vaccination criteria.

This will be by providing  a copy of your immunisation history statement,  which can be accessed via My Gov, or evidence that you have a vaccination appointment before 1 November 2021.  This evidence will need to be uploaded to the E Recruit system.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet the above requirements.  If you are unsure of these requirements please contact the Recruitment Manager for this vacancy .

Selection Criteria If successful for this role, you may be required to undertake a variety of roles as requested by the Team Leader including: Vaccination Preparation, Administering the Vaccination, Screening and swapping; administration and concierge.

Please confirm which “Area” and “Workforce” you align to as stated in the “PHEOs Workforce List EMVW” document (see attached)

I confirm that I have read the COVID-19 vaccination requirements and understand I will need to provide evidence as part of this application
Contact Person
Lindsey Crichton Talent Acquisition Consultant 0407 238 013
Advertising Closing 30/11/2021
Position Documents
Role Statement EMVW Role Statement EMVW 08092021.pdf
PHEO Roles Sept PHEOS Roles_29.9.2021.pdf
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