Laundry & Orderly Assistant
South Canterbury District Health Board (Timaru)
Timaru Hospital
2d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

OrderliesDepartment Timaru Hospital, SCDHB

Permanent, 40Hours Per Week

Generally WorkedBetween 7am And 6pm

Life is a collection of smallmoments : meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. AtSCDHB, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter.

Areyou ready to join us?

We arelooking for a self-motivated person to join our Orderlies team who has thedrive to take on full responsibility for our laundry service.

You will need tobe able to prioritise the day to day tasks required to ensure an efficientlaundry service is provided to our hospital.

Thesuccessful applicant for this role will be a true independent worker, they mustbe able to work unsupervised and be confident in their ability to makedecisions and solve problems quickly and effectively in a demanding changingenvironment

Requirements include :

  • Highdegree of fitness to cope with the physical demands of lifting linen, unloadingand restocking trollies, delivering and collecting fully loaded trollies to andfrom the hospital wards
  • Agood degree of computer literacy to be able to place linen orders includingemail communication with wards and laundry provider
  • Excellentcustomer service skills with the proven ability to build successful andeffective relationships with all ward staff and laundry provider staff
  • Agood verbal communicator
  • Driver slicense and previous experience in a similar role
  • If youhave these types of skills and experience along with the ability to train as anOrderly, then we would like to hear from you.

    Whychoose South Canterbury DHB?

    As one of the country s smaller DHBs ourpeople always have room to move and grow - you ll get a wider exposure tospecialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure : processes that runsmoothly and a fun, friendly culture.

    With us, you re more than just a number; you repart of a team where everyone knows your name.

    On top of all that, you ll get to enjoy thefantastic Timaru lifestyle : between the beach and the mountains, work-lifebalance is truly achievable here.

    At SCDHB, integrity, collaboration,accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. Weare a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achievesthe best outcomes for our patients and communities.

    If you share in these corevalues and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can t wait foryou to join us.

    Apply now - this moment is yours!

    Pleaseapply for this vacancy online at

    We look forward to receiving your applicationdirectly via our Careers Site.

    If you have any questions regarding thisrole please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

    Applicationsclose 12 December 2021

    Thisjob advert may close early once a suitable applicant is found.

    As part of our duty of caretowards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fullyimmunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will beexpected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.

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