Cleaner (Wellbeing/Medical Centre)

  • Base/Location:Njernda Aboriginal Corporation, 84/86 Hare Street, Echuca
  • Reports To:Health Services Manager
  • Hours:15 Hours per week   (5 days/week)
  • Award:$22.00 per hour, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services Award     2010
  • Position Scope:

    The cleaner is responsible for the general cleanliness of the medical/wellbeing unit and public areas of the Njernda Aboriginal Corporation.

Organisational Values

  • Professional Integrity
    We treat all our people with dignity and respect
  • Quality
    We always strive to do our best and improve the way we do things.
  • Responsibility
    We commit to the actions we take to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.
  • Client Focus
    We work toward improving the health and wellbeing of our clients and community.

Key Responsibilities

To ensure the general cleanliness of all office and general areas of the Medical Centre which includes but is not limited to:

  • Cleaning all the toilets
  • Mopping the general and kitchen areas
  • Vacuum office areas
  • Empty bins excluding any surgery rubbish
  • Ensure the benches in the surgery and kitchen areas are clean.
  • Cleaning of windows
  • To be fully aware of infection control policies and procedures in relation to cleaning of patient areas.
  • Liaise with the office manager on the ordering of cleaning materials and equipment to pass to the caretaker.
  • Attend and participate in general staff meetings as required.
  • To act at all times in a professional manner in accordance with the policies and practices of the Njernda Aboriginal Corporation.
  • Undertake other duties.  Which are incidental and peripheral to the main tasks, provided that such duties are reasonable within the employee’s competence and training.

Key Selection Criteria

  • An understanding and commitment to Aboriginal culture.
  • An understanding of the basic safety requirements of cleaning materials.
  • Experience as a cleaner in a commercial environment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Other relevant information

  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo satisfactory pre-employment checks, including providing at least two professional referees, completion of a medical declaration, Police Records Check, Working With Children Check, Victorian Driver’s License, and proof of identify and qualifications
  • Commitment to equal opportunity and occupational health and safety principles and practices is required
  • You will need to disclose any pre-existing illness or injury you know about which could be affected by the described work duties. Under section 82 (7) of the Accident Compensation Act, failure to disclose such a pre-existing illness or injury will mean that, if employed, you will not be paid compensation for that condition.

Written applications should include a covering letter.  Please include the names and telephone contacts of at least two referees.

All applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria and include a recent resume

Address your application marked: “Private & Confidential”


Corporate Services Manager

Njernda Aboriginal Corporation

86 Hare Street,

Echuca Vic 3564

(PO Box 201)

Echuca Vic 3564


Fax:                 (03) 5480 2250

All applications close:  Friday 23rd July  2021

Please check the closing date to ensure your application is received within the specified time. Applications may be posted, emailed, hand delivered or faxed (provided that a hard copy is posted on the same day).

All applications close: 23rd Jul 2021

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