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Email from SJA management regarding the HLM role

Dear members, The AEAWA have been supplied with an email communication issued from St John Senior Management. This email outlines the organisation’s current inability to fill a number of HLM vacancies, either through recruitment, through HLM overtime or through AM overtime. Further, due to the commitments made to WA Health…
Lee Waller
11 December 2020
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The South West Pilot survey results

The AEAWA recently published a survey to obtain feedback from our membership regarding the introduction of the South West Pilot. As is now ‘typical’, the organisation implemented this trial with no collaboration with the AEAWA committee or the members they represent. Click here to view the results. (more…)
Lee Waller
19 November 2020
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Results of the SOC EBA vote

We are pleased to announce the following results of the Communications Officers EBA vote. - 54 votes cast - 92.59% of employees voted ‘Yes’ supporting the agreement - 7.41.% of employees voted ‘No’ opposing the agreement. SJA now have 14 days to lodge the Agreement and associated forms with the…
Lee Waller
4 November 2020
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SOC EBA update

We are pleased to announce the following results of the Communications Officers EBA vote. 54 votes cast · 92.59% of employees voted ‘Yes’ supporting the agreement 7.41.% of employees voted ‘No’ opposing the agreement. SJA now have 14 days to lodge the Agreement and associated forms with the Fair Work…
axiom
4 November 2020
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The AEAWA Executive would like to acknowledge the tireless work done by our members and colleagues in SOC.

Our Communications Officers and Dispatchers face similar unprecedented staff shortages, mismanagement of resources, and poor morale during this very challenging period in our organisation. Our SOC colleagues are under just as much pressure as operational staff on road, indeed they are under greater pressure, facing screens full of calls which…
Lee Waller
3 November 2020
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Single officer responses

The AEAWA have learned that a spare / single officer was sent to a Priority 1 patient during last night's shift. This action was initiated by management and not by our SOC colleagues. The AEAWA believe this practice is extremely unsafe and puts the single officer at a much greater…
axiom
1 November 2020
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SJA revise offer for Transport EBA

Last week we met with St John Management to negotiate the ongoing Certified Agreement and receive a revised offer. AEAWA’s initial claim was 2% per annum across wages and allowances. SJA initially responded with 0% 0% and 1% in the third year of the agreement with 0% increase in allowances.…
axiom
23 October 2020
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Ramping and multiple patients

We have received reports from our interstate colleagues of incidents where ramped patients (who were being looked after as part of a ‘multi-patient care’ model) have deteriorated while in the care of their crew. This has had very serious outcomes for the patients and the officers involved. With the imminent…
axiom
10 October 2020
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Access to basic amenities at hospitals

Access to Basic Amenities at WA Public Hospitals Members, On Friday 31st July the AEAWA Committee wrote to SJA senior management to highlight the diminishing access access to hygienic amenities for the safe preparation and consumption of meals in WA public hospitals. We would like to see WA Health mandate…
Lee Waller
7 August 2020