Casual jobs available at La Trobe

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Casual Technical Assistant

  • Flexible days & hours – 5-10 hours per week.
  • Located at our Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus

Summary: Provide technical assistance to the teaching and research activities serviced by the Health Cluster of Facilities and Technical services, Office of the Provost

This position is required to work as part of a technical team which supports teaching and research activities. This position will provide a range of technical, administration, and facilities support services to assist staff and students to achieve teaching and learning, and research outcomes

About the position

This position reports to the Senior Technical Officer and works as part of a wider technical team which supports the teaching and research activities of the Schools of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport, Nursing and Midwifery.

The primary responsibilities of this position are to service practical classes within the disciplines of Physiotherapy, Nursing and Orthoptics.

Usual tasks involve:

  • Collecting various items of equipment from storerooms and placing them in the appropriate teaching rooms.
  • Packing up when classes are over.
  • Collecting used and distributing clean laundry items in clinical rooms
  • Assisting with maintenance and installation of equipment.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have a background working in Health, Health Sciences or a Science/Laboratory environment, have a high level of organisational and time management skills, as well as excellent attention to detail and a positive attitude to work. Ability to vary hours/days of work according to semester timetables will be highly regarded.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

How to apply

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please contact our Facilities & Technical Services team if you’re interested.