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Laundry Assistant

NSW Statewide, NSW



Grounds and Maintenance

Employment TypeTemporary Part Time (x4 positions)

Position Classification: Hospital Assistant Grade 2

Location: Newcastle Linen Services
Remuneration: $24.46 per hour
Hours Per Week: 18

Requisition ID: REQ63857



Where you’ll be working

HealthShare NSW provides support services to the NSW health system. An organisation of over 6,500 staff, our services include food and patient support, linen, patient transport, procurement and logistics, and financial and employee transactions. We are the largest provider of these services in Australia. For more information please visit



HealthShare NSW values diversity. 


If you are a person with disability and require information or specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the Disability Employment Leader by email


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 on 1800 004 546 or by email



What you'll be doing

This role is responsible for various duties in Production including linen sorting, ironing, folding, packing, loading / unloading of washers, dryers, cleaning of laundry machinery, all to a high standard and whilst working as an effective team member.



Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination

This is a NSW Health Category A position. All Category A applicants must read, understand and agree to comply with Policy Directive PD2011_005 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specified Diseases. Preferred applicants must provide evidence of protection against specified diseases prior to appointment and medical practitioner costs to determine protection is covered by the applicant.


Preferred applicants must also participate in a Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA) prior to appointment.



Selection Criteria

  • Ability to perform physical related tasks to a high standard
  • Sound communication verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work as an effective team member
  • Experience in general laundry or in production/manufacturing industry
  • Experience in the operation of laundry machinery
  • Understanding of WH&S principles and its application in the workplace
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance system.

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Applications Close: 18th September 2018