Position Details

Reference Number 170759
Position Title House Keepers / Cleaners - Aged Care
Employment Status Permanent Part Time, Permanent Full Time, Casual
Program Aged Care
Location McKellar Centre
Salary $40,000.00 to $50,000.00
Hours Per Fortnight 448
Position Summary

Join the team at The McKellar Centre as a House keeper and Cleaner

  • Multiple Positions available (Full time, Part time and Casual)
  • Grow your skills at an organisation invested in your long-term development
  • Convenient location at McKellar centre + great work life balance

About the Facility

Barwon Health’s McKellar Centre is located only minutes from the centre of Geelong. The centre is a 100 bed inpatient facility offering rehabilitation in Palliative care, Geriatric evaluation and management, Stroke, Trauma, orthopaedic and amputee service. The McKellar Centre offers a range of professional aged care services. It is situated on a vibrant community asset with parkland surrounds and incorporates state of the art equipment.

About the Role

Do you have extensive cleaning experience and would like to work in our friendly and well supported team? We are currently building our workforce in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

As a House keeper/ Cleaner at Barwon Health you will be required to ensure a clean and safe environment for patients/ residents, visitors, and staff; in accordance with Victorian Healthcare Cleaning Standards, and the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

You will be required to undertake the effective and efficient cleaning of the facility; including public, staff, inpatient, and clinical areas; together with the operation of the waste disposal and recycling systems. Training and support will be provided.

About the culture

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated workforce who take pride in providing high quality service. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Recruitment Process

We will be holding a numbeer of group interviews around the end of June which will include a literacy test and basic computers test. You will also be required to complete an Aged Care Police Check and an NDIS Screening Check as part of your onboarding.

What we offer

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!
  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people with diverse backgrounds.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Desirable: Extensive cleaning experience in a service organisation
Essential: Demonstrated basic verbal and written skills in English.
Contact Person joanne durdy 
Contact Person Job Title Operations Co ordinator McKellar Centre 
Contact Number 0419 341 046 
Contact Email jdurdy@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Jacinta Kenny 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 42150571 
Closing Date 25/06/2021
Position Description
File name 
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Housekeeper - Support Services.doc Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.