Environmental Services Assistant - Victorian Heart Hospital

Job posted: 15/02/2023
Applications close: 14/04/2023 (Midnight)
25 days remaining

25 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Facilities Management, Health and Allied Health

Reference: 59478

Reference: 59478

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Facilities Management, Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Australia’s only cardiac hospital is Now Open.

As a Monash Health hospital, the Victorian Heart Hospital features a unique, patient centred model of care and is uniquely positioned to provide tailored cardiovascular care for all Victorians, and specialised life-saving procedures for our community. It provides inpatient and outpatient services, intensive care, cardiac emergency, surgical theatres, cardiac catheterisation labs, diagnostic imaging, cardiac clinics, rehabilitation, pathology and pharmacy. It also houses world-class Monash University and the Victorian Heart Institute research facilities, representing a powerful model of collaboration, innovation and excellence in cardiac care to change the story for cardiovascular disease in Australian and the world.

General Services

The General Services department at the Victorian Heart Hospital supports all areas and includes Patient Services Assistant, Environment Services and Porter teams. These teams are customer focussed and take personal pride in delivering an outstanding service.

Environmental Services Assistant - new positions

Opportunity for Environmental Services Assistants to work across all departments at the heart hospital and a valued team member of wider Monash Health Support Services team.   With a strong focus on customer service, you will take personal pride in ensuring our state-of-the-art heart hospital is presented well and cleaned according to the required standards.

Key responsibilities will include but not limited to: 

  • Environmental cleaning including bathroom, toilet and  in specialised areas 
  • Waste collection, linen transportation and manual handling 
  • Internal and external detailed cleaning 
  • Project and unscheduled ad-hoc cleaning  
  • A “Can Do” attitude with the capability to problem solve and troubleshoot 
  • A positive attitude and drive to deliver strong customer service  
  • Genuine interest in being part of the care team providing exceptional services  
  • Effective organisational skills with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments 
  • Flexible approach to working in all areas as required 
  • Able to work unsupervised and can also take direction  

Current vacancies across following Shifts:

  • AM      6:30am – 3:00pm
  • PM      2:00pm – 10:30pm
  • NIGHT 10:00pm – 6:30am

As part of your application, please clearly outline in your cover letter, each of the following:

  • Days during the week unable to work?
  • Any shifts (morning, afternoon or night) unable to work?
  • Preferred Shift(s) (morning, afternoon and/or night)?
  • Availability to work weekends and public holidays?
  • Availability to commence?

What You Need

To ensure your success in this role, you will have following demonstrated skills, experience and knowledge:

  • Certificate III in Cleaning Operations?(Desirable) 
  • Understanding of infection prevention cleaning processes within a healthcare environment 
  • A high standard of demonstrated experience in customer service  
  • Able to undertake physical work including lifting, carrying and manual handling 
  • Great time management skills and ability to prioritise tasks 

Monash Health is a great place to work and grow your career in Healthcare

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and are committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace and we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and iCare values.

Join our world-leading Cardiac facility, featuring:

  • New model of cardiac care in the delivery of patient centred care excellence
  • Architecturally designed sustainable building, filled with colour, natural light and space
  • Cutting edge state-of-the-art technology, on-site education and world-leading research
  • Dedicated leadership team fostering high performing talent within a tertiary hospital
  • Best place in Australia to advance your career in Healthcare
  • Victoria’s largest public health service with over 22,000 employees
  • Only healthcare organisation ranked inLinkedIn Australia’s 2022 Top Companies List
  • Opportunity to work closer to home and enjoy Melbourne’s Southeast Lifestyle
  • Salary packaging options, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing program, Free flu vaccinations, Private health insurance at discounted rates, + more

How To Apply

We’re only able to accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System

Details on how to apply and probity check requirements, refer to attached Application Guide located under Position Documents

Selection activity may commence prior to closing date, apply today

Environmental Services Assistant - Victorian Heart Hospital

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Valerie Villinger - 0420 313 219

Environmental Services Assistant - Victorian Heart Hospital