Laundry Assistant

Experienced Laundry Assistant Wanted

We are currently seeking a highly experienced, passionate and self-motivated Laundry Assistant for our new 80 Ton capacity laundry at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney.

The Private Hospital Laundry Team are part of the Support Services Department, and manages and coordinates the Laundry Provision of linen services across the Darlinghurst Campus, which includes St Vincent’s Private, St Vincent’s Public Hospital, St Vincent’s Clinic, Sacred Heart Health Service, Kinghorn Cancer Centre, and associated contracts within the Precinct. The department consists of over 25 staff with an annual budget of over $2 million.

The department services 323 Private and over 366 Public hospital beds. In addition, the department provides a variety of services to internal departments as well contracting out cleaning and linen services to affiliated organisations within the Darlinghurst Precinct. You will need to form strong relationships with all Department Managers and work with them to provide a high level product, with the highest priority on patient cantered care and guest service.

Shifts range from:

  • 6am, 7am, 10am & 12pm start times - Rotational

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Experience in a larger or similar size Commercial Laundry Environment and a passion for the patient care, bringing the experience of the Commercial Laundry Industry to our Campus
  • Full understanding and operational experience of CBW Tunnel Wash Systems, Commercial Ironing and Folding System


  • Following daily production targets
  • Labour intensive work
  • Sorting through soiled and dirty linen
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Fast paced production work following instructions from Supervisor or Manager
  • Honesty and integrity when dealing and incorporating our hospital mission and values within every facet of our daily operations

Selection Criteria:

  • Experience in a labour intensive commercial laundry environment
  • Must be physically fit
  • Being able to work in a team or unsupervised
  • The ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Be willing to sort dirty linen from hospitals
  • Ability to work 5 days per week with overtime as required, on a 7 day rotational roster. This may include weekends and Public Holidays.

To apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident , or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia ( more than 20 hours of work per week may be required so Student Visas are not deemed suitable and need not apply) . For more information, please see


Joanna Uribe, Environmental and Commercial Laundry Manager. Phone: (02) 83827204,

Application Instructions:
Applicants are requested to apply online. You are required to address the selection criteria. Please address your application to: Joanna Uribe

When completing the application process, you’ll be asked to attach your CV, cover letter and answer a series of questions. The questions are designed to assist us in processing your application as quickly as possible. Please ensure that your attachments are either in MS Word or PDF file formats and that they have been scanned with virus protection software.

To apply online for this position, please select the "Apply Now" button below. This takes you to our online application form.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Criminal record and child protection checks will be conducted for successful candidates.

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Contact Details: Environmental and Commercial Laundry Manager, Joanna Uribe, 83827204

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Closing Date: 30 January 2020 11:59pm