Domestic Services - Cleaners, and Orderlies


Domestic Services are responsible for the safe and efficient cleaning of all our patient and office spaces at HVDHB ensuring audit standards are met.

Orderly Services are an essential service that supports the running of the hospital, providing a customer focused and quality patient service. Including transporting of patients, bloods, equipment, waste, security and care of the deceased. 

Both services operate 7 days, 24 hours, 8 hour shifts are rostered on a rotated basis, and suitable applicants would need to be available across all days and hours. 


Cleaners and Orderlies interact daily with hospital staff, patients and the public, while performing their duties. You will need to have excellent high standards while performing your role but also be able to be respectful and considerate of others. 

Both our Orderly and Cleaning roles are physically demanding so a good level of fitness is essential. 


  • Pride in your work
  • Be able to engage well with others and have a high level of customer service
  • Have an eye for detail
  • Be flexible, positive and have a “can do” attitude
  • Level 2 or 3 NZQA is an advantage

We can offer you:

  • A supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development
  • Comprehensive orientation programme
  • Training and study opportunities
  • Fun team environment with outstanding peer support 
  • Subsidised parking right outside the door

 Staff benefits include our newly developed staff 'Wellness Program', discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website: Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 9112337A-19 and job title in the subject line.

Permanent/Part Time, Casual

Job no: 9112337A-19

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Sunday, 20 October 2019