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Cleaner/Porter | Casual

St Vincent's Hospital

  • An exciting opportunity for passionate professionals to join our friendly & supportive team!
  • Casual positions – Shifts vary between morning, afternoon and night across 7 days
  • East Melbourne location

About the Role

We are looking for energetic and passionate support services staff to help grow the casual pool across at our East Melbourne site, St Vincent’s on the Park. You are adaptable, have a can-do attitude, and really consider yourself team player. You will also have flexible availability and be able to work a variety of different shifts.

The Cleaner/Porter is considered the ‘go to’ on after hours and weekend shifts and you will communicate and work with team members across multiple departments within SVHM. For this reason, excellent written and verbal communication is essential, as well as feeling comfortable making phone calls and following up messages.

  • Waste removal – including clinical and sharps, recyclables and confidential waste according to waste management policies.
  • Floor Maintenance – sweeping vacuuming, mopping, polishing, buffing and steam cleaning floors
  • Room cleaning, including bathrooms and bed making
  • Collect and deliver food and kitchen supplies, clean kitchen areas
  • Work alongside our security team to assist for securing the hospital/patrol and escort responsibilities
  • Respond to security alarms and door alarms and emergency codes
  • Adhere to all safety requirements and hospital protocols, with a heavy emphasis on COVID-19 safety practices (including wearing correct PPE at all times)

The classification for this position will be IJ1 – IJ 18 ($23.70 - $24.48 per hour) + casual loading

Your Contribution

  • Current PSA Certificate or equivalent is desirable, but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous experience as a cleaner
  • Previous experience working as a hotel room attendant is highly regarded
  • Previous experience in a hospital or health care setting is desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to phone calls and messages
  • Current National History Check, or willing to obtain

What We Offer

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
  • Staff Health Centre
  • CBD Location, close to Public Transport and close to lots of car parks
  • Discounts and Promotions available through our Foundation
  • Career development & advancement encouraged
  • Culture of continuous improvement

About the Support Services Team

Support Services is a large and varied department (including Patient Services Assistants, cleaning, clerical, car parking, and patient transport) operating across multiple locations within St Vincent’s Melbourne campus. We will provide you with an orientation to the role and a supportive workplace.

The team provides services 24 hours / 7 days per week.

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 JR120954
Classification Support Services
Sub Classification Cleaner
Job Type Temporary/Part-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 21-01-2022

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