General Services Assistant / Engineering

Job posted: 15/12/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Trades and Services

Reference: 18117

Reference: 18117

Occupation: Trades and Services

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Advanced Handyperson
Horsham & Dimboola

About the role

We are seeking an advanced Handyperson to join our professional Engineering team to provide general maintenance duties at both Horsham and Dimboola campuses of Grampians Health. This is a casual position is available for an immediate start and involves working a rotating roster including afternoon shift, weekends, public holidays and participation in an on-call roster. 

This position involves conducting routine testing and maintenance of facilities and plant, including mechanical services equipment, and completing relevant sections of the essential safety measures program.

Skills and experience


  • Mechanical aptitude with relevant experience in a similar environment
  • Ability to prioritise and problem solve to work with varying and competing demands
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to work effectively both independently and within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to work in a flexible manner and perform on call and afternoon shift work
  • Current Drivers licence
  • Well-developed literacy and computer skills.
  • Willingness to have additional training and skill development (includes electrical safety testing and boiler maintenance)


  • Completed Apprenticeship in a Mechanical, Automotive or Building trade such as Fitting & Turning, Welding & Steel Construction, Automotive, Air-conditioning and/or experience in construction or general maintenance activities
  • Current Worksafe Licence for High Risk Work.
  • Willingness to obtain a Medium Rigid endorsement on Drivers Licence.
  • Experience with plant maintenance activities in a large organisation

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Salary packaging,
  • Professional development and education programs,
  • Employee Assistance Program,
  • Comprehensive orientation program.
  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)
  • Flexible rostering
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Free parking

Horsham Region

Located on the banks of the Wimmera River, Horsham is the retail, business & service centre of the Wimmera region.  With a growing population of approximately 20,000, Horsham is a vibrant city in which to live, work and play.  With all the facilities that you would expect from a regional city, Horsham offers affordable housing, education and accessible community services alongside a vibrant combination of food, art, shopping, culture and nature.

With legendary natural attractions such as the Grampians National Park, world renowned Mount Arapiles and the Little Desert National Park nearby, there are many amazing natural features to see and explore.  Food lovers will delight in the opportunity to sample from the restaurants, farm gates and cellar doors of some of Australia’s best and most awarded venues.

If you are dreaming of a career change with country lifestyle, and want to swap expensive urban dwelling for stunning natural landscapes, Horsham is the place for you.

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Terry Cameron, Engineering Manager/Engineering on 0419 879 719 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

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Terry Cameron - 0419 879 719
Adam Simmons - 03 53819224

General Services Assistant / Engineering