Manager - Regional Linen Supply Chain & Procurement

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Facilities Management
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1682776
Closing Date: 18-Dec-2022
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Manager Regional Linen Supply Chain and Procurement - Final.pdf (PDF, 526KB)

Contact: Andrew Trigg (Chief Operating Officer)

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) has a unique opportunity for an outstanding and high performing supply and logistics Manager to join the SWH leadership team.

SWH is currently undertaking construction of a completely new and genuinely integrated Regional Supply, Procurement and Linen Service.  This purpose-built standalone facility at a site located close to the main Hospital Campus will be fully equipped with a robotic warehouse system; a linen service equipped with all new equipment including RFID technology; and has been designed with capacity to service all health services in South West Victoria.

The position leads a genuine regional service that is part of a collaborative model that includes all Public Health Services in South West Victoria.  The role has responsibility for a service that supports all agencies for:

  • Full supply chain function
  • Centralised warehouse
  • Leadership in the procurement function
  • A fully locally governed and managed linen service
  • The distribution system that supports the above and some other associated services

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will have overall responsibility for the operations of a central supply facility operating as South West Supply and Logistics (SWSL) and the South West Regional Linen Services.  This is a fabulous career opportunity for an experienced leader to be part of this new exciting new phase and development at SWH.

Permanent Full time position available (80 hours per fortnight with a monthly ADO)

What you bring

You will have proven experience with managing a team to achieve results and the ability to successfully influence stakeholders. 

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 18 December 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers) Enterprise Agreement 2021 -2025

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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