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May

Cleaner - New Aged Care Facility

Private Company - Vincent, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment supporting our Aged Care residents with cleaning services in their rooms and common living areas
  • Part Time Permanent Positions based at Berengarra, St George's Health Service, Kew campus
  • Work for one of Australia's leading hospital groups in a brand new aged care facility

About the Company

St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About Department

Berengarra, a new multi storey 90 bed state of the art residential aged care facility comprises 60 mainstream and 30 Aged Persons' Mental Health (APMH) beds designed to deliver contemporary best practice person centered care. Berengarra compliments a suite of existing St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne's residential facilities.

Berengarra is due to welcome the first residents in March, with a planned staggered opening throughout 2021 until the facility is at capacity.

About You

You are a genuine and empathetic person who has a strong focus on providing the high-quality care that the community of residents at Berengarra deserve. You have a passion positively impacting people's lives, providing assistance and support with services in line with our resident's needs, abilities and choices. You will have an approach that empowers our residents to be independent and have a quality of life whilst in our care. You will be a part of a dedicated, dynamic and forward thinking team that comes together for a common goal, the care of our residents.

About the Role

You will perform a range of support services for our aged care residents, working as part of a team to deliver best practice care in line with the organisations policies and procedures. A Your primary cleaning focus will the resident rooms and living areas, maintaining the highest standard of cleanliness and hygiene. You will also be required to support the Housekeeper and Food Services teams from time to time, in the delivery of food services and laundry duties. All duties are to be carried out within appropriate legislative standards to ensure the safety and welfare of the residents. Part time positions available ranging from 30 - 38 hours per week.

Classifications for this position will be IJ1 ($46,836 per annum pro rata).

Duties

  • Cleaning within our residential units including the residents rooms, bathrooms, living, dining and communal areas, maintaining the highest standard of cleanliness and hygiene across the facility
  • Sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, scrubbing, and steam cleaning of floors, detail dusting, glass cleaning, and kitchen cleaning to support continued compliance to Infection Control and Food Safety Standards across all areas of the facility
  • Assisting in the ongoing tidiness of all public areas and patient rooms including assisting with linen replacement
  • Transportation and movement of equipment and stock across the facility as required
  • Assist the Laundry assistant in managing the washing, drying, pressing, folding and return of resident laundry as required, and assist the Housekeeper to support quality and efficient service to residents including support with food service activities if required


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in cleaning (commercial or aged care setting)
  • Food Handlers Certificate HLTFSE - 001 (or willing to complete)
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfil all physical aspects of the position
  • Current and satisfactory Police Check (must also comply with Aged Care Act 1977 Accountability Amendment principles 2012 if working in Aged Care setting)
  • Previous cleaning or housekeeping experience in a hospital or residential facility is highly desirable

Benefits

  • Being a part of a collaborative and passionate team
  • Salary packaging (increase your take home pay)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park
  • Comprehensive orientation

Application

  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.

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 (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police as well as a National Police Check that will be undertaken by Prison Security.

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.