Operational Officer – Laidley

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - West Moreton Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    7 months ago
  • Category:

The Lockyer Valley is approximately 1 hours drive west of Brisbane or 30 minutes from Ipswich. Gatton, the region’s largest town is located 40 minutes east of Toowoomba. From Brisbane, follow the Ipswich Motorway and follow Toowoomba signage, exiting onto the Warrego Highway. The Warrego Highway runs directly through the Lockyer Valley.

– Multiple casual opportunities at Laidley Hospital for Operational Officers

– Casual rate of $32.83 per hour

  • Job Type: Casual
  • Position Type: Non-Standard-Hours
  • Location: Brisbane – West,Darling Downs – Maranoa,Ipswich region
  • Contact Name: Jodie Hey
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 09-FEB-21

About the role

The Operational Services Department plays an important role in providing a 7 day a week service supporting the delivery of a quality and cost-effective health service, within the role of an Operation Officer you need to provide cleaning duties which will include light and heavy cleaning tasks such as high and low cleaning, internal and external cleaning and cobwebbing including walls, ceilings, windows, furniture, fillings, damp dusting, vacuuming and mopping also perform duties in the provision of high quality support services in the fields of porterage, waste, mortuary, linen, laundry services and food service tasks and a willingness to accept responsibility.

About You

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • An understanding and appreciation of the need for client/patient and facility confidentiality and privacy to be observed at all times.
  • Ability to problem solve and use initiative, work with a minimum of supervision, communicate and work cooperatively with other members of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Good communication skills in relation to other staff, clients and visitors.
  • Ability to work in porterage, cleaning, waste and laundry services.
  • Ability to acquire knowledge of hygiene standards, infection control practices, food safety standards, workplace health and safety, total quality management, equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination practices and behaviour as applied in the working environment.

Vaccination Preventable Disease
This role is designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk role’. You must be able to provide evidence that you either:

  • have been vaccinated against the VPD’s listed in the role description; or
  • you are not susceptible to the VPD’s listed in the role description.

You will be asked by the recruiting manager to supply this evidence if you are the preferred candidate for the role. More information and evidence forms can be found at here.

To apply you will need to download and read the role description and information package, please provide your CV or resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role, taking into account the key accountabilities of the role. If you are viewing this advertisement on Seek, to access the Role Description please click on ‘Apply for this job’ to be taken to our website.