Hospital Assistant / Cleaner

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Hospitality and Tourism
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury/Wodonga
Reference: VG/20191002-01
Closing Date: 20-Oct-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Hospital Assistant - Environmental Services Position Description.pdf (PDF, 319KB)

Contact: Sue Guggar

Position Details

Albury and Wodonga


Permanent Fulltime


Albury Wodonga Health – Wodonga campus has a Fulltime Permanent position in the department and requires suitable candidates to join Environmental services.

Cleaners within Environmental Services are responsible for the cleaning and servicing of assigned areas in the health environment and includes waste disposal and linen services.

This position is required to work in Environmental Services on the Wodonga  Campus on a rotational roster which includes weekends, public holiday's, Day, evening and night shifts.    

Primary responsibilities of the role includes:  

  • Cleaning of Patient and non-patient areas on or off campus including restricted areas (isolation, emergency, theatre, Birth suite and Mental Health areas)
  • Cleaning to AWH Cleaning Standards and policies, DOHH Cleaning standards and Infection control Principles.
  • Waste Collection/transfer includes several waste streams including Clinical and sharps disposal. Working within the AWH Waste Management Plan and policy.
  • Linen delivery, restocking and soiled linen collection/transfer.
  • Provision of excellent Customer service

AWH offers full orientation and training, salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.

Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Public Health (professionals, health and allied services, managers & administrative officers) 2016 - 2020

Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.

Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.

This is a Category A position.  Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement. 


AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship 


More information

Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.

Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact, Sue Gugger Environmental and Food Manager:

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AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted.



Closing Date:  20 October 2019     

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