Facilities Assistant

Listed 22 days Ago
Southern Cross Healthcare

Facilities Assistant 

About the role

We are looking for a Facilities Assistant to provide support to the Facilities Manager in the day-to-day maintenance of the hospital facilities, grounds and hospital plant including boilers, generator, chiller, pumps, medical gasses, lighting, locks, minor painting and plastering etc.

You will need to be good with your hands and you will need to solve problems on the go, be well organised and use your time well. This role will also be responsible for coordinating with contractors, in the absence of the Facilities Manager. 

 We are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible, so candidates must be located in and have work rights in New Zealand.  

To be successful you will need:

  • School Certificate (or equivalent)
  • Experience in the building and / or engineering / mechanical trades 
  • Experience in administration and record keeping would be desirable 
  • Proactive and flexible by nature with a “can do” attitude

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Subsidised health insurance
  • Wellness programme
  • Referral bonus programme
  • Extra day of annual leave through our Southern Cross Appreciation Day 

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital 

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital is the largest hospital within Southern Cross Healthcare’s national network, and easily accessed within the central Christchurch. The hospital consists of ten digital operating theatres and features robotic technology with a highly experienced robotic team, advanced digital scanning technologies, and consulting facilities onsite. 

The hospital offers a wide range of elective surgical services including Orthopaedic, Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Oral and Facial Maxillary, Urology, Otolaryngology (ENT), Plastic & Reconstructive, Bariatric, General, and Endoscopic surgery. The hospital employs over 350 highly skilled and trained staff to ensure patients receive high quality care.

About Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Healthcare is driven by a clear purpose to advance the provision of quality healthcare in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Our people are at the core of everything we do and the care we provide. We combine the skills of more than 4,000 people, including 2,000 nurses and anaesthetic technicians working with more than 1,200 specialists, surgeons, anaesthetists, and allied health professionals. 

Together, we are one of the largest providers of healthcare in Aotearoa New Zealand and the most trusted brand in our industry. 

Our strong ‘for purpose’ organisational ethos means we don’t merely think in financial quarters, we think in generations and the decades it takes to get there. 

We are committed to providing a safe and welcoming workplace that embraces diversity. If you want to discuss your specific needs and how we can support you, please reach out to our Talent Acquisition team at careers@schl.co.nz 

Join us, and together, each of us can be part of something important, helping people live their best lives by reimagining healthcare. 

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