Joining the friendly team at various hospitals, you will responsible for performing general facility maintenance associated with the interior and exterior of the health unit. Your duties may include rubbish collection, minor carpentry, painting, plumbing, mechanical and grounds maintenance. Selecting, establishing and maintaining simple gardens, you will install and maintain a wide range of watering systems and formulate, prepare and apply herbicides, pesticides, weedicides or specialty fertilisers. You may also perform advanced tractor operations requiring the set up and calibration of a broad range of implements to undertake more complex grounds functions. As part of your role, you will provide assistance and guidance to other employees, including on the job training.
Being part of Barossa Hills Fleurieu LHN means you will be supported both personally and professionally, and will provide you with the opportunity to make a real difference to the residents/patients we care for and by extension, their family and the local community.
You will have prior experience in building and grounds maintenance, with practical experience in using a wide range of hand and power tools. With the ability to work with minimum supervision utilising your initiative and judgement to ensure the timely completion of tasks and activities as directed, you will be capable of adhering to instructions, established practices and guidelines. You will have a sound understanding of the Occupational Health Safety & Welfare acts relevant to a maintenance role. Your willingness to work as a cooperative team member will hold you in good stead for this job.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening.
Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).
COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.
For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 798142