Environmental Services Assistant - Victorian Heart Hospital

Job posted: 17/05/2023
Applications close: 14/06/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 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: 60989

Reference: 60989

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

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Australia’s First Ever Cardiac Hospital Now Welcoming Patients 

As a Monash Health hospital, the Victorian Heart Hospital features a unique, holistic model of care with first ever cardiac services to provide tailored cardiovascular care for all Victorians, and specialised life-saving procedures for our community. Australia’s only cardiac facility, housing world-ranking Monash University and the Victorian Heart Institute, represents a powerful model of collaboration, innovation and excellence. Combining world-class clinical care, research, education and training, all in the same facility, the heart hospital is positioned to change the story of cardiovascular disease and accelerate its global reputation. The only one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, it also sets a new international benchmark for cardiac hospital design in a purpose-built facility with access to landscaped spaces exuding calm and tranquillity, to enhance the patient experience and positively impact clinical outcomes. Our General Services are growing with new opportunities available at the heart hospital.

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 focused 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.

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  

New whole positions now available:

Position 1: Monday to Friday 15:00-23:30

Position 2: Monday to Friday 14:30-23:00

Position 3: Monday to Thursday 15:00-23:30

Position 4: Monday to Thursday 23:00-07:00 (floors)

As part of your application, please include in cover letter which positions (1-4) you are interested in. 

About You:

You are excited to work at the brand new heart hospital, have a strong customer focus and take personal pride in ensuring our state-of-the-art heart hospital is presented well and cleaned according to the required standards.

To ensure your success in this role, you will have the 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 in LinkedIn 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.

For 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 Villinnger - 0420 313 219

Environmental Services Assistant - Victorian Heart Hospital