Environmental Services Manager Job at Western NSW Local Health District – in Bourke NSW

Job Description

Improve access to healthcare in Western NSW.

To be considered for an interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time (Jobshare may be considered for this position)

Position Classification: General Administrative Staff Grade 5

Remuneration: $64,616.9 pa (plus super)

Hours per week: 38

Location: Bourke, NSW

Environmental Services Manager

Bourke Multi-Purpose Service

About the role:
Looking to really make a difference in your local community and want to contribute to the smooth running of our local hospital? Do you have a background, experience or an interest in support services management? If so, read on to find out about this exciting opportunity to lead a team of patient support services staff in Bourke.

This position is responsible for the service delivery of patient support services including food service operations, food safety compliance and reporting, environmental services, cleaning and waste management compliance auditing and reporting, laundering and linen services and supply for the health facility.

In this role you will join a dynamic team of health professionals delivering health care to some of our state’s most rural and remote populations, making this an interesting and ‘no day is ever the same’ job.

We are offering a suitable candidate one-month of free accommodation for someone outside of the Bourke area to move to take on this exciting role. We will also mentor you through the position and will offer a suitable candidate a training and development package to help build and strengthen your skills to grow and develop in this role.

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Whereby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority under affirmative action in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered.

Where you’ll be working:
Bourke is 370 kilometers northwest of Dubbo and 136 kilometers south of the Queensland border, situated on the banks of the beautiful Darling River.

Bourke has a population of just under 2000 people which comprises 38 per cent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population, substantially higher than the state average of 2.9 per cent making Bourke a unique and rewarding place to work.

The Bourke Multipurpose Service (MPS) has 35 beds, 15 of which are residential aged care. The facility has 24-hour emergency care, acute and sub-acute/non-acute services including rehabilitation and palliative care, ante-natal and post-natal services, elective surgical services, ambulatory care, renal, outpatient and visiting specialist services and a range of primary and community health services including child and family health and mental health, drug and alcohol services.

About us:
WNSWLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.

We are committed to building a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and belonging, by recognising and valuing the skills and strengths each person can bring to our organisation. As a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture, we welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse groups.

Watch our video to find out what it is like to work with the Western NSW Local Health District.

Some of the benefits of working with us include:
Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.

Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast-track your career.

Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.

Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.

Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system.

Access to Fitness Passport and free and confidential counseling services.

How to apply:
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.

Applications will close on 28 Oct 2021 – 11:59 pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Katrina Mulligan on (02) 6891 6201 or [email protected]

Talent Pool

If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.

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Company Location:  Bourke NSW

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