Health and Security Assistant Cessnock District Hospital

NSW Statewide, NSW

Permanent Part Time


Health Worker

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Health and Security Assistant
Remuneration: $27.20 per hour
Location: Cessnock District Hospital
Requisition ID: REQ64205

What you'll be doing

Responsible for maintaining a high degree of cleanliness, assisting in patient care, dealing with security issues, including patient restraints to support the effective and efficient functioning of the health service.


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
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)

  • Ability to handle aggressive and / or difficult persons.
  • Knowledge of cleaning procedures and agents and a willingness to perform cleaning tasks.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

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Applications Close: 19 September