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Patient Services Assistant (Casual)

LocationSandringham Hospital
Work TypeCasual
Positions10 Positions
Job no: 67550
Category: Technical and Support, Other Technical / Support
  • Casual Positions Available
  • Based at Sandringham Hospital
  • Great Staff Benefits!

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.


  • Casual Positions Available
  • Classification code – PS25
  • Sandringham location
  • Great Staff Benefits!

The Department

Support Services provides the core Support Services of Non-ward Cleaning, Gardens and Grounds, Distribution, Security, Ward Support, Food Services, and Car Parking. The position of Patient Services Assistant is a key operational role within the Support Services team.

Position Summary

We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic people to join our Patient Services Ward Support team .

In this role you:

  • will be responsible for the delivery of meals to ward locations, bed making and general cleaning duties
  • will have a background of experience in Food Services within Health and Aged Care Facilities or equivalent
  • will have experience working in a hospital environment and excellent communication skills

Additionally, a high level of flexibility and motivation to achieve set standards, contribute to Occupational Health and Safety and understand and practice infection control principles is required.

Qualifications and Experience Required 

  • Ability to effectively prioritise tasks.
  • Be reliable and trustworthy
  • Ability to respond promptly and courteously to internal and external customers
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Ability to multitask and work in different areas with the Health Services.

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking (subject to availability) 

For all enquiries relating to this position, please contact Jason Boustead (Manager, Non-Clinical Support Services) at [email protected]

Applications close at 11pm on Thursday the 15th of February, 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.