Facility Services Assistant

Job No: 115241
Location: Bowen Hills

  • Unique facility services opportunity with one of the largest pathology practices in Australia
  • Convenient, Bowen Hills location
  • Competitive remuneration with excellent job security and great employee benefits

About the Organisation

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is one of the largest pathology practices in Australia, providing comprehensive services to patients and doctors over a geographic area throughout Queensland and New South Wales and employing more than 2000 people.

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology services the Brisbane metropolitan area and regional areas extending as far north as Cairns and south to Coffs Harbour and offers both routine testing and specialised testing for referral laboratories throughout Australia.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology now has a varied, full-time opportunity for a Facility Services Assistant to join our Essential Services Department at Bowen Hills.

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, you will assist in the coordination of all aspects of property maintenance for the Main SNP Laboratory at Bowen Hills, as well as all other Brisbane laboratories and collection centres. This will include responding to electronic and phone requests regarding building maintenance issues (including emergencies); coordinating and liaising with sub-contractors and SNP Area Managers; and conducting a number of administrative duties, with a large focus on the processing of invoices.

Our ideal candidate for this role will have previous experience in and/or exposure to a facilities management environment, ideally with an understanding of building management control systems. 

Strong interpersonal and customer service skills and a high level of corporate professionalism will be key to your success in this role, as you will be regularly communicating with SNP specialist teams and external stakeholders. You will be competent in the Microsoft Office suite and the ability to work effectively in a small team.

Importantly, you will have a positive and proactive attitude, with a hands-on approach to your work and the ability to juggle multiple priorities in a demanding, fast-moving environment. 

About the Benefits

The high level of service provided by Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is delivered by a dedicated staff comprising of pathologists, scientists, technicians, laboratory assistants, collection personnel, couriers, computer personnel, pathology services assistants and other support staff.  The successful candidate will join a welcoming team, many of whom have stayed with the organisation for a number of years.

Staff members will be given a chance to develop their skills through ongoing training and provides an avenue for career development and advancement.

The successful candidates will enjoy a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, and the following permanent employee benefits:

  • Parental and Adoption Leave - SNP staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per E.B.A.
  • Employee Assistance Program - a free, confidential and voluntary counselling service provided as a resource to employees of Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, as well as immediate family, with the aim of assisting with the resolution of personal and work related problems which may affect quality of life or work performance
  • Private Health Insurance - staff have access to discounted private health insurance through MBF, HCF and Medibank Private
  • Pathology Services - staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed Pathology Services
  • X-Ray Services - staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed X-Ray and other diagnostic imaging through Queensland X-Ray
  • Smoke-Free Workplace - for those staff wanting to use nicotine replacement therapy in quitting, management provides a level of financial assistance towards the cost of nicotine replacement patches.

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