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Reference Number 47587
Position Title Food and Domestic Services Assistant
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Melbourne Health only
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City & Royal Park Campus
Award Health & Allied Srv [4]
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  • Environmental Services
  • Join our busy and supportive team
  • Casual position

The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.

We are looking for passionate and dedicated individual to join our Environmental Services team. This is a Casual position, based at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Your Opportunity:

Environmental Services Assistants interact with staff, patients, relatives and colleagues; they are an integral part of the hospital team. Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring a clean environment is maintained (patient rooms and common areas)
  • Patient bed making
  • Scrubbing of hard floors
  • Vacuuming and cleaning of carpets
  • Control and movement of linen
  • Disposal of all general and clinical waste
  • Liaising with Team Leaders and Ward Staff
  • Logging maintenance requirements
  • Use of Chemicals

About You:

  • Certificate 3 in Health Patient Services, a PSA, PCA certificate or equivalent Certificate 3 in Health
  • Excellent work ethic, customer service and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to safely use cleaning supplies & equipment
  • Participate in a roster and work in an allocated area and other areas as requested
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts
  • Previous experience in Hospital cleaning procedure is advantageous.


  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, onsite car parking, close to public transport.


Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning.

Selection Criteria Essential: Must hold Cert 111 in Health Services
Contact Person Nuran Hasan
Contact Number 83872228
Closing Date 20/05/2019
Position Description
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