Services Assistant – Housekeeping

Port Pirie Regional Health Services

Working on a casual basis, you will assist with providing a timely, efficient and effective housekeeping service for the Port Pirie Regional Health Service. Maintaining a high level of cleanliness throughout the health service, you will undertake mopping, dusting, polishing, washing, sweeping and vacuuming of floors, window cleaning, cleaning of toilets, bed making, and rubbish collection, removal and disposal. This is a great opportunity to work within a supportive team environment within a welcoming rural community. Being part of Yorke and Northern Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

With limited experience in the areas of housekeeping, you will need to have basic knowledge of safe working conditions and a commitment to providing high quality customer service. With a flexible approach to work and rostering systems, you will be able to work alone or within a team environment, and work within set timeframes. You will be willing to provide assistance and cooperation to other staff, and perform under general direction or work under limited supervision. At all times you will be committed to using discretion and maintaining strict confidentiality.

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges.

Port Pirie Hospital has 53 acute beds. Services offered include 24-hours accident and emergency, acute and general medical services, chemotherapy, medical imaging, surgical services, obstetric and maternity care, palliative care, on site pharmacy, Renal Dialysis and outpatient clinics.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements. COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Applications close: 29 May 2023 Cen. Australia Standard Time.

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