Laundry Hand


Warragul, VIC

Posted 4/8/2021

Laundry Hand

Warragul Linen Service

Multiple Permanent Part Time & Casual opportunities available

Health & Allied Services Enterprise Agreement – HK6 ($24.04 p/h) for the first 3 months then HK19 ($24.49 p/h)

The Warragul Linen Service (WLS) is a business unit of the West Gippsland Healthcare Group and are among the leading linen service providers to public hospitals and aged care facilities across Melbourne metropolitan and surrounds. Our laundry plant is situated in the regional town of Warragul, behind the West Gippsland Hospital.

We are currently seeking a versatile candidate to act as a Laundry Hand at our production plant. The role includes manual labour tasks and working with industrial machinery, facilitating the washing, drying, processing and distribution of healthcare linen amongst a team environment.

Major tasks include: 

  • Tipping returned linen for laundering.
  • Sorting, both pre and post wash.
  • Operating industrial batch washers and dryers.
  • Loading and unloading washer extractors.
  • Processing linen through industrial machinery e.g. ironers and folders.
  • Quality checks and inspections.
  • Packing and linen preparation for distribution.

Please read the Position Description for a breakdown of tasks per work area.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to use initiative.
  • Communication and people skills.
  • Responsible and mature work attitude.
  • Capacity and willingness to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Ability to work under pressure, handling multiple tasks simultaneously.

Uniforms and protective clothing are provided. Please note that this role involves manual handling tasks, including lifting and pushing.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a National Police Record Clearance and a current Employee Working with Children Check.
All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

Further information and how to apply

Applications should be submitted via our recruitment portal ( and must include a current CV and a brief covering letter outlining your interest in the role.
If you have any further queries, please contact Alex Kilner or Samantha Bridger via WLS Front Office (03) 5624 0500.

Applications close on Wednesday 21st April, 2021.

As an inclusive employer, committed to improving diversity and equity in our workforce, we encourage applications from all parts of our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, and people with lived experience of disability. As a Child Safe organisation, West Gippsland Healthcare Group promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

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