Hospital Assistant

Employment Type: Casual
Position Classification: Hospital Assist Grade 2
Remuneration: $25.07 Per Hour
Requisition ID: REQ172113
Location: Cessnock Hospital

Where you’ll be working

HealthShare NSW is the backbone of the NSW public health and hospital system, supplying critical support and administrative services behind the scenes so hospitals can do the important work of caring for patients. We provide food, patient support and linen services, payroll, patient transport services, procurement and corporate services to the NSW public health system. Our more than 7,500 employees make a difference to the lives of patients in public hospitals every day and you can too! Learn more at


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



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



We are an organisation of excellence when it comes to the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff. We expect and encourage all staff to do more than simply comply with policies and procedures. We seek a genuine commitment from all staff to embed safety in every aspect of our work. We actively promote flexible working arrangements, wellbeing initiatives, encourage proactive strategies designed to minimise injuries, respond quickly to incidents, and work to continually improve the culture of safety in our workplaces.

Pre-employment vaccination and health assessment (PEVHA)

This is a NSW Health Category A position. All Category A candidates must read, understand and agree to comply with Policy Directive PD2011_005 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specified Diseases. Prior to appointment, all preferred candidates must provide evidence of protection against specified diseases, with any related medical practitioner costs being covered by the applicant.

Preferred candidates must also participate in a Pre-Employment Health Assessment (physical assessment) prior to appointment, with costs covered by HealthShare NSW

What you'll be doing

To provide food and patient support services to patients. This service contributes to the total health care needs and expectations of patients of the NSW Health system and must be provided in accordance with the standards and requirements for the safe and efficient provision of food and patient support services in the NSW health system.

  • Demonstrated experience in commercial cleaning services or similar.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of infection control procedures

  • Good verbal and written communication skills including the ability to read and write, understand and carry out written instructions in English.

  • Proven ability to work to a 7 day rotating roster timetable in order to meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member and commitment to the provision of high level quality and customer focused services.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a member of a team.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Work Health and Safety and Manual Handling Principles.

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Applications Close:

8th July 2020