Position Details
Reference Number 40493
Position Title Vietnamese Interpreter
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

Please note: ONLY Certified Vietnamese interpreters will be considered for these positions.

About the Role

Seeking an experienced NAATI Certified Vietnamese Interpreter to work across all Western Health sites with outstanding interpreting and interpersonal skills and that demonstrate a willingness to develop and maintain their own knowledge.


  • Interpreting for Vietnamese patients across all areas of Western Health
  • Working collaboratively with Western Health staff to ensure a timely and effective service
  • Promote ongoing learning and education for all staff regarding Interpreting services
  • Ensure safe, accurate and high quality interpreting is delivered in line with Western Health values and policies
  • Maintaining an accurate record of statistical information

Skills & Experience OR Essential Criteria

  • Successful transition to NAATI Certification – Only NAATI Certified Interpreters will be considered
  • Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in working in a health service
  • Possess excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

About Us

Our workforce of over 7,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Lyn Bongiovanni
Contact Number 0438371475
Alternate Contact Person Patricia Tissera
Alternate Contact Number 83458005
Closing Date 13/05/2021
Position Description Intepreter Position Description latest 2019.docx
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