Technician (Health Sciences)

Swinburne University of Technology
June 20, 2024
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  • Technician role within the School of Health Sciences
  • Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus
  • HEW Level 5 salary + 17% superannuation and benefits
  • About the Role The Academic Operations Unit at Swinburne University are looking for a dedicated Technician to join their team and provide a high level of technical support within the dedicated Health Sciences laboratories (e.g. biomechanics, exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nursing, dietetics, food science, digital anatomy, or biomedical and clinical sciences).

    In this role, you will support undergrad and postgrad students, as well as Academic and Research staff within the School of Health Sciences and be required to utilise a large scope of skills including the use, maintenance, and calibration of specialised equipment. Further, you will ensure that training and support are provided promptly for all laboratory and clinical requirements.

    As the Technician, you will work collaboratively with a range of staff and students across the organisation and will need to possess well-developed organisational, time management and problem-solving skills, be extremely flexible, use initiative and be responsive to the needs of those that the position directly supports.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Experience in the procurement, operation and maintenance of a wide range of Exercise Science, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health or other Health equipment.
  • Well-developed word processing, spreadsheet and database skills. Familiarity with the use of propriety software for laboratory or clinical equipment and systems (including, but not limited to, simulation software, teleconferencing software, recording software, and electronic medical records databases).
  • Good understanding of occupational health and safety and other statutory and reporting requirements relevant to clinical and teaching environments.
  • High-level organisational skills, including the ability to be flexible, prioritise activities and meet deadlines.
  • Experience collaborating with various stakeholders (e.g. technical staff and University personnel) to resolve queries and problems accurately, promptly and with a “can do” approach.
  • Qualifications

  • A relevant degree in Exercise Science, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health or another related health discipline, or significant equivalent industry experience.
  • Experience supporting Exercise Science, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health or other Health teaching and research activities in a higher education environment is preferred.
  • About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

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    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: Thursday, 20 June 2024 at 11:59pm.

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

    Victoria's Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes As a signatory to Victoria's Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant #LI-SW

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