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Cast Technician (515739)


Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Cast Technician (515739) vacancy.


$71,912 to $82,898 pro-rata per annum


General Stream Band 4


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent part-time day work, working 8.36 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.


Royal Hobart Hospital – Physiotherapy Services


In accordance with medical practitioner instructions, policies, procedures, standards and practices, the Cast Technician assists to provide a cast service that ensures optimum care to Tasmanian Health Service-South patients.

This will include, under the medical practitioner’s direct or indirect supervision, and working with the Senior Cast Technician, work to

  • Prepare, apply, remove and modify casts and perform complex technical work including the positioning of fractured limbs and removal of external fixtures.
  • Undertake simple wound care including the removal of dressings, sutures, staples and the replacement of dressing materials.
  • Provide education to the patient and family on the proper care and use of casts
  • Accurately document interventions and collect activity data
  • Ensure standard precautions and maintain the cleanliness and security of the Cast Room
  • Liaise effectively with other members of the health care team.

Essential Requirements

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Certificate IV in Cast Technology, or equivalent.
  • Minimum two years’ cast technician experience.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

 515739 Cast Technician Band 4 (December 2020) (1).pdf

 515739 Cast Technician Band 4 (December 2020).docx

 Applicant Guide.pdf

 Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Elisabeth Pilgrim
Deputy Manager – Physiotherapy Services
Phone: (03) 6166 8101
Email: elisabeth.pilgrim@ths.tas.gov.au

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Hobart, TAS

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