Support Services careers
at Monash Health

Support Services careers at Monash Health

Embark on a rewarding career in the Support Services team at Monash Health, where your dedication can make a difference in people’s lives every day.

Find a flexible position at one of our 40+ care locations across south-east Melbourne and join our supportive and inclusive work environment.

About our Support Services team

At Monash Health, you’ll be an essential part of our team, delivering crucial services that help our sites run.

This includes food services, working in our central production kitchen, patient support, porters, cleaning, waste management, hygiene services, and more.

We’re proud to offer a safe, supportive and flexible work environment, with full-time, part-time and casual roles now available. We welcome applications from all backgrounds

Apply today for a role that suits your lifestyle and join a team making a real difference in the community.

Areas of Support Services

Patient Services

Patient Services provide valuable support and assistance to our patients throughout their hospital stay is a crucial part of our healthcare service.

Roles within this team are responsible for ensuring patients’ comfort, safety, and well-being, and contributing to a positive and supportive healthcare environment.

Responsibilities in our Patient Services team include but are not limited to:

  • Delivering patient meals
  • Cleaning clinical areas and environmental spaces
  • Transfer and cleaning of equipment
  • Collection of supplies and running errands
  • Assisting ward-based teams
  • Patient transport

Environmental Services

Our Environmental Services team help us maintain a clean, safe, and hygienic environment across our sites at Monash Health.

Members of this team are responsible for ensuring that our sites are clean, sanitised, and free from potential hazards, contributing to the overall well-being and safety of patients, employees, and visitors.

Responsibilities for our Environmental Services team can include but are not limited to:

  • General cleaning of surfaces, equipment, and fixtures to prevent the spread of infections
  • Cleaning clinical areas and environmental spaces
  • Waste disposal, including clinical waste, recyclables, and general waste
  • Linen transportation and restocking

Food Services

Our Food Services teams at Monash Health provide quality nutrition and hydration for our patients while maintaining the highest food service standard.

Their dedication and attention to detail are vital in supporting the healthcare team and ensuring a positive dining experience for our patients.

There are numerous roles available in our Food Services teams at all our hospitals and in our Central Production Kitchen.

Responsibilities in our Food Services team can include but are not limited to:

  • Food preparation
  • Menu monitoring
  • Meal distribution
  • Tray assembly
  • Catering support


We encourage everyone at Monash Health to grow and develop their careers, including stepping up into leadership and management positions.

We’re proud of the caring and inclusive culture in our Support Services team, and we’re always looking for leaders who can continue to positively impact our organisation and the community we care for.

Opportunities are available for supervisors and managers in all areas of Support Services.

“They are the heartbeat of Monash Health. People often forget about us, but we all have the power to make someone’s day and make them smile.”

Valerie Villinger is General Services Manager at the Victorian Heart Hospital. In her team, she says there’s only one rule: you’re never allowed to say you’re “just a cleaner”. 

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The Monash Health difference

Join our team of 22,000+ people

We’re one of Australia’s largest and fastest-growing health services, and we provide safe, high-quality care across the entire lifespan.

With close ties to leading universities, Monash Health is a hub for research and academic excellence where internationally recognised studies are translated to clinical improvements.

We offer inclusion, equity, and opportunity

We’re committed to being a fair, equitable and non-discriminatory workplace that maximises the talent, potential and contribution of all employees.

Regardless of what stage your career is, there is choice and encouragement to pursue a career path that best suits you.

A workplace where kindness counts

At Monash Health, we care deeply about the community we serve and about one another.

When you join our team, you’ll be supported with a healthy, balanced lifestyle and a range of employee benefits and salary packaging options to best suit you.

Our hospitals and locations

Every year, we provide over 3 million episodes of care to our community in south-eastern metropolitan Melbourne and rural Victoria from over 40 locations, via telehealth, and in communities and homes.

Melbourne is one of the most livable cities in the world, with the serene beaches of the Mornington Peninsula and rolling hills of the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges all within an hour’s reach.

Careers at Monash Health