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  • Waratah, NSW, Australia, 2298
  • Casual
  • Closing on: Mar 31 2023

Support Services Department 
Calvary Mater Newcastle

  • Progress with purpose at one of Australia’s largest health care providers
  • Get ahead with salary packaging, benefits and professional development in a supportive team environment
  • Salary Classification: Hospital Assistant Grade 3
  • Remuneration: $26.72 per hour

About the role

The Handyperson is responsible for providing safe and courteous maintenance services including

  • Being part of the maintenance team and assist with providing a handyman service to all sections of the hospital.
  • Specific duties include assisting tradesmen
  • Moving furniture and equipment throughout the Hospital, and cleaning workshops.
  • Assist with the maintenance of Group 3 equipment.
  • Assist electrician with tag and testing of electrical appliances.
  • Driving to carry out pickups and deliveries as required.
  • Assist with fund raising activities and hospital functions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Practice in accordance with Calvary and relevant Government Health policies and procedures, the position description, Code of Conduct and industrial agreements.
  • Work in accordance with the mission and vision of Calvary and actively participate in developing a culture that promotes Calvary’s values of healing, hospitality, stewardship and respect.
  • Ability to organise and perform stated duties.
  • Is punctual and notifies supervisor of absences.
  • Duties are performed in an orderly and timely fashion.

What you bring 

  • Current NSW Drivers Licence.
  • Previous experience as a Handy Person.
  • Demonstrated communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Able to work proficiently in periods of high demand and activity.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

The Calvary Mater Newcastle is an Affiliated Health Organisation providing services to both public and private patients primarily from the Hunter New England area. Current employees of NSW Health can request to have various leave entitlement balances transferred to Calvary Mater Newcastle on commencement. Leave types may include but not limited to Long Service Leave, Annual Leave and Sick Leave. Applicants are encouraged to discuss this with the Convenor for further information.

For further information please contact Darrin Jenkins, Support Services Supervisor, on (02) 4014 3215 or

Why work for Calvary?


At Calvary, our staff matter. 


Join our team, learn with purpose and drive positive impact in one of Australia’s largest healthcare providers across Public and Private Hospitals, Residential Aged Care and Home Care. 


With over 130 years’ experience and 18,000 staff and volunteers, we offer an inclusive and welcoming culture where you are valued, drawing on your own strengths, identity and background alongside a team of professionals who care for our patients, residents and clients.


Your benefits: 

  • NFP salary packaging benefits, discounted health insurance and gym memberships 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Training, development pathways and career opportunities
  • Flexible hours that make sense for you


Apply now to start your career in an organisation that is making a positive difference in the community.


Please note the following:

  • As part of the application process, you will be required to complete pre-employment checks which may include, but is not limited to reference checks, work rights, criminal history check, NDIS/WWCC/WWVP checks, and a health evaluation to ensure suitability for the role
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role including influenza, tuberculosis screening, hepatitis, diphtheria, tetanus, varicella

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