Handy Person - Non-Trade

We are seeking individuals to join our Maintenance and Engineering team as a Handyperson (non-Trade)!
  • Full time opportunities, part time will be considered.
  • No trade required!


  • Provide preventative and general maintenance to the Nhill Hospital, Iona Digby Harris Nursing Home, Mira, Dental Clinic, Cooinda facilities Kaniva, Goroke, Natimuk, Murtoa, Minyip, Rupanyup, Jeparit and
    Rainbow Campuses. Duties include general building maintenance (e.g. painting), landscaping, and small building projects, waste disposal and recycling.


  • Effective communication and organisational skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and the ability to be multi-skilled.
  • Hold a Victorian Driver’s License
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety procedures (White Card).
  • Training in the principles of Infection Control regulations.
  • NDIS Worker Screening Clearance
  • Working with Children Check
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as per current Department of Health Directive.
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Australian Driver’s Licence

  • Log into the computer maintenance program each day, update progress, and document as complete all maintenance tasks performed at Nhill and other sites as requested.
  • Liaise with engineering department to discuss and plan maintenance where other maintenance personnel and/or tradesmen are required.
  • Perform cyclic monthly maintenance and cleaning of air conditioning filters, ventilators, light fittings, skylights, walls and ceilings etc. as directed.
  • Ensure rubbish is properly disposed of and that the appearance of the Nhill Hospital is always clean and tidy when required.

If you wish to apply and be considered for this role, please submit the following information in one document:
  • Your resume, including a comprehensive employment history, the qualifications you hold and the contact details for at least three referees.
  • cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria found above, or in the position descriptions on our website, using recent examples of your experiences. 

Important: In accordance with the Health Minister’s Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all West Wimmera Health Service 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, all employees are to receive an annual influenza vaccination or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Evidence of current immunisation history is required.