Housekeeper/Security


We are seeking an experienced Housekeeper/Safety Officer to join our Environmental Services team. The successful candidate will be required to work in a dual capacity, as such provide cleaning services across all areas of the hospital, pharmacy and Medical Consulting Suites as well as being required to complete nightly property patrols, escorting staff to vehicles, locking of hospital doors, incident reporting, and provide assistance to clinical staff for patient care when requested.
An essential part of this role is to be able to carry out physically demanding duties, demonstrate good communication and time management skills; possession of a positive work attitude and the ability to follow specified work schedules.
The roster for this role includes a variety of shifts including weekdays, nights, weekends and public holidays.
The Person Strong emphasis will be placed on the applicant’s ability to demonstrate the organisations values of Courage, Diligence, Compassion, Wisdom and Friendliness, as well as their ability to commit to and apply these values in the workplace.
Key Selection Criteria:

  • Current Security Officer Licence (Monitoring and Unarmed)
  • Previous cleaning and security experience, preferably in a healthcare environment
  • Sound working knowledge of various commercial cleaning chemicals and equipment
  • Proven ability to safely operate cleaning equipment whilst using appropriate manual handling techniques
  • Demonstrated capacity to undertake the physical capacity of the role
  • Demonstrated knowledge of appropriate PPE and their application for use

How to Apply Please submit the following:
  • A cover letter that addresses the ‘Key Selection Criteria’ (maximum 2 pages)
  • A detailed resume (including 2 professional referees)
  • Submit your application on our website https://thefriendlies.org.au/careers/ and complete the Application for Employment form.

The Benefits As a part of The Friendlies team, you will enjoy:
  • Attractive salary packaging options and a variety of additional discounts and benefits within our hospital and pharmacies
  • Career development opportunities and commitment to ongoing training, education and professional development
  • Family friendly work environment close to professional child care services
  • Find out more about why The Friendlies is a great place to work at https://thefriendlies.org.au
Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) Requirements It is a mandatory condition of employment for this role that you are vaccinated, and remain vaccinated during your employment, against the following vaccine preventable diseases; Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping cough), and Hepatitis. Staff employed prior to 1 July 2017 are not subject to this condition of employment unless they apply for a role with VPD requirements.