Position Details
Reference Number 32861
Position Title Cleaner
Employment Type Casual
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

The Health Support Services Department is currently seeking experienced cleaners to join our casual bank. Applicants must be available to work across all Western Health Sites and be able to work all shifts which include morning, afternoon, night and weekends as requested.

Applicants with a Cert III in Health Support Services (Cleaning) together with experience working in a busy hospital environment will be highly regarded. Persons who possess extensive experience in floor maintenance (vinyl & carpet) are also encouraged to apply.

The successful applicants will be highly motivated and dedicated to providing a high standard of cleaning and be able to work effectively in a team environment with minimal supervision.

The applicants need to possess:

  • A high level of physical fitness
  • High standards and excellent attention to detail in all aspects of cleaning
  • Cleaning experience in a hospital environment or large industry.
  • Ability to work as a team member in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner and prioritise workload
  • Adopts a customer service approach in dealing with staff, patients and visitors
  • Courteous, honest and professional manner
  • Demonstrated skills in communicating effectively with people
  • Strong personal work ethic, initiative and service orientation


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Discounted Onsite car parking
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you eligible to work within Australia?
Essential: Do you have previous Cleaning Experience?
Essential: Can you work various shifts across any 24/7 period?
Essential: Can you work at all Western Health sites - Sunshine, Footscray or Williamstown Hospitals?
Contact Person Steven O'Byrne
Contact Number 8345 7393
Closing Date 14/11/2018
Position Description Cleaner Generic PD 2017.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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