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Position Details
Reference Number 411034
Position Title Technical Assistant
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity NSW Health Pathology
Geographical Location Lidcombe
Advertised Award/Classification Health Employees (State) Award / Technical Assistant Grade 2
Salary $978.00 - $1,018.40
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The Technical Assistant supports the Forensic Toxicology Laboratory in ensuring that samples delivered to the laboratory are receipted as per procedure and data are entered into the computer in a timely and efficient manner.


This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand Policy Directive PD2011_005 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Diseases. All new recruits must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. New recruits must provide evidence against specified diseases and comply with the requirements of this policy at their own cost prior to appointment.


All staff employed by NSW FASS will be required to supply a reference buccal sample so that their DNA profile can be compared to other generated profiles to exclude the possibility of contamination.


This position is a permanent position. To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency. Employment of a temporary visa holder will only occur if there is no suitable local applicant.


An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full time / part time, temporary and casual vacancies.


Selection Criteria Demonstrated experience in receipt of biological samples.

Demonstrated experience in clerical duties including filing, computer/data entry and answering phone enquiries.

Demonstrated experience in working in a laboratory environment.

An understanding of quality management systems and their role in an accredited laboratory.

Demonstrated experience in the use of MS Office and email software.

Ability to manage multiple priorities and ensure all tasks are completed in timely manner.

Excellent oral and written communication skills with an attention for detail.

Demonstrated capacity to adopt and model the NSWHP RITE values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence.
Contact Person Shanmugam Banukumar
Contact Number 0296460427
Closing Date 13/09/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view