Health & Security Assistant (M/L407733409) (Casual Pool)
Posted , 15 Dec 2019 | Job Id :D2E5-5215-76410156
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Western NSW Local Health District

  • Full time
  • Parkes NSW

Job Summary: Parkes NSW Part-time $27.88 an hour Are you an experienced, forward thinking, enthusiastic and authentic leader dedicated to high quality and better value patient care? Look no further, this is the job for you! Employment Type: Casual Position Classification: Health and Security Assist Remuneration: $27.88 ph plus super Requisition ID: REQ143716 Location: Forbes NSW & Parkes NSW Applications Close: 6 Jan 2020 - 11.59pm

Job Details: About the opportunity
The Health & Security Assistant is responsible completing cleaning tasks, conducting lock down checks and providing security for staff and patients as required. On the job orientation and training will be provided. The role involves significant initial and ongoing mandatory training requirements both online and face to face. The role will form part of a large team of Patient Support Services staff.

Typically the shift requiring leave relief is a 10 hour night shift commencing at 20:00 and finishing at 06:30 the following morning. The shift involves cleaning of areas that are best able to be cleaned during the night hours. The shift is responsible for lock down check and providing security as required.
The Health and Security Assistant role sits in the dept. of Patient Support Services and is responsible for the Cleaning of the facility, catering to all patients.
Lachlan Health Service is located in the central West of NSW and comprises two small procedural facilities at Forbes and Parkes. Forbes and Parkes are both strategically located within five hours of Sydney and three hours of Canberra. Ideally situated along the Newell Highway, Australia’s major inland touring route, where it intersects with essential rail corridors.
The Region boasts a diverse economy with strong industries including transport, mining, health care, tourism, agriculture and public administration.
Parkes is also serviced by a regional airport with several return flights daily between Parkes and Sydney and is also accessed by daily coach and rail services to and from Sydney.
The Region is a great place to live and raise a family with affordable housing and great lifestyle, diverse employment opportunities, health services including a new hospital at both Forbes and Parkes, quality educational facilities, a strong sporting culture and first class community facilities.
The Lachlan Health Service, Parkes and Forbes Campus’ provide both Acute and Community based services. These include Medicine, Obstetrics, Surgery, Paediatrics, and Community Based Nursing services, Allied Health, Pharmacy, Medical Imaging, Aged Care, Renal Dialysis, Oncology and Pathology.
What we can offer you
Country living with a meaningful career path
Role specific allowances as per the relevant Award
Flexible work practices
Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO
Professional growth and accelerated career progression
Where you'll be working
Lachlan Health Service (Parkes and Forbes), a part of the Western NSW Local Health District.


To apply for this position, please address the following Selection Criteria
Current NSW Security Industries License 1A, in accordance with the Security Industry Act, 1997; nationally recognised current First Aid Certificate or Statement of Attainment from a Registered Training Organisation.
Previous experience working in a company or organisation undertaking commercial cleaning or providing general assistance or a similar role.
Experience working and communicating with people, having a friendly and respectful approach to people from all backgrounds.
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and take directions from supervisor.
Ability and willingness to work shifts, on a rotating roster, including weekends and public holidays.
Current licence to drive in NSW with the ability to drive for work purposes.
Need more information?
Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions please contact Carolyn Pearce on Carolyn.Pearce@health.nsw.gov.au or call (02) 6850 7233 or (02) 6861 2640

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