Cleaner/Handyperson (Tamworth NSW – New England Region)

  • Company:
    HealthShare NSW
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    10 hours ago
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Employment Type : Permanent Full Time
Position Classification : Hospital Assistant Grade 3
Remuneration : $50489.55 per annum
Hours Per Week : 38
Requisition ID : REQ174784

Looking for a rewarding career? Join us! HealthShare NSW provides a range of services to assist Local Health Districts and other Health Agencies. Our people perform important jobs which free up health professionals to focus on what they do best! For more information regarding working for HealthShare NSW and the benefits we offer, please click here

Where you’ll be working
HealthShare NSW – Tamworth Linen Service Life in Tamworth Tamworth is about 5 hours drive north of Sydney. Tamworth is famous for its annual world famous country music festival and is also well known for its country charm, with national parks, dams and waterfalls for families and adventure oriented individuals to explore and admire. Are you looking for a change of scenery and pace? Apply now!

What you’ll be doing
The Cleaner/Handyperson is responsible for duties in the maintenance area including cleaning of all laundry machinery, and assisting skilled tradespersons in various maintenance tasks. About you We are looking for someone who is able to work autonomously as well as be a team player, who can follow written and verbal instructions, have proven industrial cleaning experience, and who can show initiative and use logical problem solving skills. Ideally, the successful person for this role will have the following licences and tickets, however, if you do not have these, it will not impact with your application: Licence Class C/MR/HR, Forklift, Scissor Lift, and Working at Heights ticket. HealthShare NSW values diversity

We are committed to working towards a more diverse workforce and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates, those with special needs and those who identify with being LGBTIQ+ to apply. If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and would like some more information about applying for a role within HealthShare NSW, please contact one of our Aboriginal Workforce Consultants by email:

If you are a person with disability and require information or specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the Access and Inclusion Lead by email:

Pre-employment vaccination and health assessment (PEVHA)

This is a NSW Health Category A position, which requires immunization/screening against the following:

– Whooping Cough

– Hepatitis B

– Measles/Mumps/Rubella

– Chicken Pox

– Tuberculosis

– Influenza

If you have any current evidence of vaccination against these upload it with your application. Your current vaccination status will not impact your application. If you are the preferred candidate, you will be responsible for covering the costs of any remaining vaccination requirements. For more information read the NSW Health OASV Policy.

If you are the preferred candidate, you will also need to complete a Pre-Employment Health Assessment, with costs covered by HealthShare NSW.

HealthShare NSW is taking steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you returned from overseas after 4 March 2020, are currently in self-isolation or have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, we are unable to proceed with your application until you have completed 14 days of self-isolation and remain well.

We are looking for you to show how your skills and capabilities match those described in the Position Description, so please respond with this in mind.

The targeted questions for this position to answer are:

1) Describe a time when you have had to use your written and verbal communication skills, and how and why you have had to adapt your communication style to suit the audience. What was the outcome?

2) The successful candidate for this role will be involved in cleaning of all laundry machineries, and assisting skilled tradespersons in various maintenance tasks. Please describe your experience, knowledge and skills as a cleaner/handyperson in an industrial setting?

3) We are looking for someone who can work on their own, and who can also work well in and be part of a team. Please give an example of a time when you worked on a task by yourself, and when you worked as part of a team, and what steps were taken to make sure that the task is completed efficiently, within the company’s policies/procedures and within the allocated timeframe?

4) The successful candidate does not necessarily need a mechanical background, however, we are looking for someone who can use their logical problem solving skills in order to assist our maintenance team for basic repairs and maintenance tasks. Please give an example of when and how you used your problem solving skills, and what was the end result?