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Cleaner | Correctional Health

St Vincent's Hospital

  • Permanent, Part time position
  • 30 hours per week
  • Located in the Western Suburbs

Why work for St Vincent’s Correctional Health Service?

  • Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable patients
  • Job development opportunities in a growing service and support for professional development
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Correctional health allowance and Free car parking

About the Role
You will maintain the highest possible standards of cleanliness and hygiene across the health care environment. You will have a strong focus on minimising health risks and maximising safety through proactive cleaning, housekeeping duties and pre-emptive infection control activities.

Classifications for this position is IJ1 ($46,836 per annum).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Experience as a cleaner within a health care environment is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision including showing initiative within the workplace to identify/address cleaning requirements
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written.
  • Understands the importance of a clean and safe clinical health care environment: awareness of infection control requirements, policies and procedures and the impact this has on safe patient care.
  • Has a high attention to detail and a methodical approach to work tasks.

About St Vincent's Correctional Health Services (SVCHS)
SVCHS provide primary health, primary mental health and subacute health care services to Port Phillip Prison. The prison is a privately operated maximum security prison that caters for 1107 males. SVCHS operates a large outpatient health service (St Thomas’s) and provides on-site inpatient subacute health care to up to 40 patients (St John’s). The cleaner will work across all clinical areas to undertake the cleaning requirements to support the safe and effective clinical service delivery and patient care provided by SVCHS.

Working at St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

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Support ServicesSt Vincent's Hospital
Location Melbourne
Job Reference Number JR121557
Classification Support Services
Sub Classification Cleaner
Job Type Permanent/Full-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 20-01-2022

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