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Porter/Security Grade 2 - Sandringham Hospital

  • LocationSandringham Hospital
  • Work TypePart time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 66468
  • Category: Administration, Administration & Office Support
  • Permanent Position
  • Part-Time roles available
  • 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.


  • Permanent Position 
  • Part-Time Roles Available
  • Porter/ Security Officer, Grade 2 (GF23)
  • Location:  Sandringham Hospital
  • Great staff benefits!


The Department

We are seeking a motivated individual to join the non-clinical support services team as a security/orderly at Sandringham Hospital. 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 Security Officer is a key operational role within the Support Services team.


The Position Summary

The Security Orderly Porter will operate as part of the support services team and is responsible for providing and maintaining as far as practical a safe and secure environment for all staff, patients, residents and visitors, ensure a timely and efficient and least disruptive transfer of patients and equipment within the Hospital and maintaining a clean and hygienic environment for all staff, residents and patients. This will be performed in a manner that meets or exceeds industry best practice and maintains security standards in accordance with the Australian Standard – Security for Health Care Facilities AS 4485, and maintains cleaning standards in accordance with the Department of Health Cleaning Standards for Public Hospitals and in doing so work closely with other Support Services team members to ensure we maintain a committed, safe and socially responsible multi-skilled team.


Applicants should have the ability to be flexible for hours, including night and afternoon shifts as well as weekend work.

This role requires good time management and organisational skills, as the main function is the provision to provide a safe environment for patients/residents, staff and visitors. Ability to follow directions is also desirable.

It is preferential that candidates hold a minimum current Certificate II in security operations, have good communication skills, enthusiasm, and a strong sense of responsibility. Experience in patient transport and security operations within the healthcare industry would be well regarded.


Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Preferred Minimum Certificate II in Security Operations
  • Hold a current Victorian Security License 
  • Possess a current level two ( or higher) First Aid Certificate
  • Working with Children Check
  • Experience in site emergency evacuation procedures


Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite child care services, payroll deductible expense
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library faculties, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance 


For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Jason Boustead: Non-Clinical Support Services Manager, [email protected]


Applications close at 11pm Thursday , 23rd of November 2023


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. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au