A fantastic PERMANENT full time opportunity to join the Maintenance Team at Tamworth Hospital as a Handyperson!

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Hospital Assistant Grade 3
Remuneration: $50,640.87 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ235694

Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital

About the role:
As the Handyperson you will be responsible for providing assistance to the trade staff in carrying out maintenance work to ensure an efficient and safe workplace. You will also assist trade staff in the repair and service of equipment and carry out planned and preventative maintenance on equipment, plant, machinery and facilities to ensure adequate and safe equipment is available. You will also perform the relevant duties that may be required by the Maintenance Manager or Deputy Maintenance Manager such as using the fork lift and pickup and delivery of goods and materials locally if required.

Working within the Maintenance Team at Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, you will report to the Maintenance Manager, with hours of work predominately Monday to Friday 7.30am – 4.00pm with occasional overtime should the need arise. You will be supported in this role with a friendly team and training in a range of disciplines.

About you:
You are a highly motivated individual who is a genuine all-rounder or someone with a trades background, with the ability to assist trades staff with their tasks if required. You have basic to moderate level computer skills and a strong customer service focus. A current forklift licence is also required and qualifications in electrical test & tagging are highly regarded.

What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • ADO’s each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave each year (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia. 

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.  For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNE_Job_Application_Guide
Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

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Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or on 1300 40 25 23.

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Need more information?

  1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Paul Newall on Paul.Newall@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 22nd June 2021