Hospital Assistant

Job posted: 15/11/2021
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Hospitality and Tourism

Reference: 15764

Reference: 15764

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Hospitality and Tourism

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various


The Hospital Assistant position is responsible for the internal and external cleaning of the facility and for the preparation and delivery of food services in accordance with prescribed guidelines.

  • Located at Mercy Care Centre Young
  • Casual Vacancies available within the Hotel Services Department
  • This positions may entail shift work, weekend work and public holidays
  • The Hospital Assistant in accordance with Department of Health and Mercy Health Service standards and requirements is responsible for the preparation and delivery of food services for patients, clients residents (PCR), staff and other identified; to ensure the facility is cleaned and maintained in accordance with prescribed routines and in line with infection control guidelines; linen distribution and collection within the facility; and waste collection
  • Provide housekeeping services in line with the Mercy Health Model of Care, ensuring quality resident-focused care utilising a person-centred approach
  • Ensure all areas of the home are thoroughly cleaned and of a high standard at all times
  • Work both autonomously and in a team environment


  • Previous experience in housekeeping operations within Healthcare, Aged Care or similar industries
  • Ability to operate in team environment and work autonomously
  • Punctuality and reliability, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of person-centred care
  • High standard of cleanliness and attention to detail


Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children and vulnerable people across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and vulnerable people and have a zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect.


Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ With a values based culture, Mercy Health offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

Mercy Health is committed to public health and safety measures that protect the health and lives of our people and the individuals and communities we serve. As a Catholic organisation we believe in the principle of the common good and as such we expect our staff to participate in immunisations/vaccinations to safeguard the most vulnerable.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.


  • Gavin Scott Marshall
  • GMarshall@mercy.com.au

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Gavin Scott Marshall - 0263828444

Hospital Assistant