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Apply now Job no: 515352
Work type: Casual, Part time
Location: Kareena Private Hospital
Categories: Environmental Services - Cleaner/Laundry

Kareena Private Hospital are looking for a Housekeeper to work on a Part Time or Casual basis.  


About the Role

In this role you will be providing and maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness to all areas of the Hospital as directed in line with infection control guidelines whilst delivering excellent customer service to both internal and external customers. This can range from general cleaning of the hospital surfaces and environment to the individual turn-down of patient rooms.

You will be responsible for ensuring a clean environment is maintained within patient rooms and common areas. You will report to the Environmental Services Manager and work closely with a diverse team. 

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Ensuring a clean environment is maintained (patient rooms and common areas)
  • Daily completion of Cleaning Checklist
  • Carpet extraction and scrubbing of Floors
  • Delivery & collection of hospital linen and waste
  • Liaising with Team Leaders and Ward Staff
  • Use of Chemicals


About You

To succeed in this role, you will ideally bring experience in a similar role within an Aged Care or Hospital environment. To be considered for this role you will need to be available for a range of shifts covering a 7-day roster.

Essential Criteria:

  • “Can do” attitude and good work ethic
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of infection control and manual handling
  • Physically fit and energetic
  • Use of industrial floor polisher/scrubber
  • Use of heavy lifters for the transport of bulk linen and waste

Desirable Criteria:

  • Current or recent experience in hotel – housekeeping
  • Certificate III in Asset Maintenance (Cleaning Operations)



$23.73 - $24.79 per hour + penalties + casual loading (casual position only) + superannuation 


About us:

Kareena Private Hospital is a modern 169 bed facility servicing the Sutherland Shire and surrounding areas. It is conveniently located directly opposite Sutherland Public Hospital and close to public transport. Kareena Private Hospital is an acute Medical/Surgical facility including orthopaedic, gynaecological and obstetric services and Rehabilitation. Kareena Private Hospital has established an excellent reputation in the community for its high commitment to customer service, staff satisfaction and quality improvement 

The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".

Ramsay Health Care also offers;

  • Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.



To ensure the quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors, applicants will be required to provide before commencement a National Police Check and proof of Immunity to infectious diseases.


If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Kirsten Bruchhauser, Environmental Services Manager at  


Applications Close: 14th May 2021



Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
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