On Call Casual Hospital Assistant Porter/Cleaner

Hospital Assistants
REQ193527 Requisition #

Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.

Employment Type: Casual
Position Classification: Hospital Assist Gde 2
Remuneration: 49710.52 - 49710.52 (full time equivalent)
Requisition ID: REQ193527
Location: Westmead

What you'll be doing

The position will provide support to the nursing team in non-clinical care of the patient regarding patient lifting and transportation. Team member will be on emergency response teams, collection and delivery of specimens, equipment, consumables, restocking of supplies and consumables.  
Cleaning duties as assigned, may including general cleaning, terminal cleaning of internal areas and external areas. Cleaning according to daily, weekly and periodic schedules.  
  • Displays competency in the reading and writing of English to enable required duties to be performed safely and to acceptable levels

  • Demonstrated previous cleaning and portering experience in a health care facility

  • Demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of workplace health and safety issues

  • Ability to work on a variable roster 24/7 if required.

  • Ability to work within a team environment with little or no supervision

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a manner which preserves patient confidentiality and dignity

  • Displays a willingness & flexible approach to work requirements and change in work practices

  • Previous experience in a similar position in a health care facility

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.     

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Ziada Camdzic on ziada.camdzic@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close:01/11/2020



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