Wimmera Health Care Group


Job Description


Engineering Services

Handyperson Advanced (GL6)
Permanent Full Time
(80 hrs per fortnight) with ADO

We are seeking an advanced Handyperson to join our professional Engineering team to provide general maintenance duties at both Horsham and Dimboola campuses of Grampians Health. This permanent full time position is available for an immediate start and involves working a rotating roster including afternoon shift, weekends, public holidays and participation in an on-call roster. This position involves conducting routine testing and maintenance of facilities and plant, including mechanical services equipment, and completing relevant sections of the essential safety measures program.

Key Selection Criteria include:


  • Mechanical aptitude with relevant experience in a similar environment
  • Ability to prioritise and problem solve to work with varying and competing demands
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to work effectively both independently and within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to work in a flexible manner and perform on call and afternoon shift work
  • Current Drivers licence
  • Well developed literacy and computer skills.
  • Willingness to have additional training and skill development (includes electrical safety testing and boiler maintenance)


  • Completed Apprenticeship in a Mechanical, Automotive or Building trade such as Fitting & Turning, Welding & Steel Construction, Automotive, Air-conditioning and/or experience in construction or general maintenance activities
  • Current Worksafe Licence for High Risk Work.
  • Willingness to obtain a Medium Rigid endorsement on Drivers Licence.
  • Experience with plant maintenance activities in a large organisation

Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:

  • Salary packaging,
  • Professional development and education programs,
  • Employee Assistance Program,
  • Comprehensive orientation program.
  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)
  • Flexible rostering
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Free parking

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse environment and join a reputable rural health service that is now a part of Grampians Health, dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position please view the Position Description and/or contact the responsible person indicated below. Further information on Grampians Health (Horsham & Dimboola) can be found on our website or Facebook page.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Grampians Health encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.

Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including immunisation clearance.

Horsham & Dimboola Campuses, proudly part of Grampians Health.
Selection Criteria Essential: Are you able to participate in on call / after hours, boiler rotating day and afternoon shift rosters, including weekends and public holidays?
Contact Person Darryn Wardle
Contact Number (03) 5381 9224
Alternate Contact Person Terry Cameron
Alternate Contact Number (03) 5381 9228
Closing Date 03/08/2022
Position Description Handyperson Advanced 0622.pdf

Job Summary

Horsham Location
Full Time Job Type


Wimmera Health Care Group


Email: [email protected] Phone: 03 5381 9080