Ballarat Health

Storeperson Advanced

Ballarat Health

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 11/07/2018

Job Category:

Transport, Shipping, Logistics / Stores & Warehouse

Job description:


Supply Department

Permanent – Full Time
(80 hrs per fortnight with ADO)

An exciting opportunity is available for a self-motivated person to join our Supply Team. Located within the inventory-warehouse team at our Queen Elizabeth Campus.


This role is a key influence in the timely and accurate receipt of goods, proper storage and distribution of consumables throughout wards and departments. In addition, this role is responsible for maintaining accuracy & quality in stock control in the Supply Services area.

Your communication and interpersonal skills will be of the highest standard. Computer skills are essential for this role, with particular emphasis on accurate data entry.  Previous experience in a stores environment is essential. Knowledge of Epicor software and excel would be an advantage as would a fork lift licence and medium rigid drivers licence.


Employing around 4,200 staff, BHS' mission is to deliver quality care to the communities we serve by providing safe, accessible and integrated health services resulting in positive experiences and outcomes. Our core values of Teamwork, Respect, Compassion and Accountability are central to our organisation and this role in delivering these outcomes.


Key Selection Criteria

Qualifications & Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in a storeroom environment is preferred but not essential. Previous experience working with medical / hospital products would be an advantage. 
  • Must have a current Victorian Drivers License. Hold a current Forklift License and Medium Rigid Drivers License or a willingness to work towards the same.  

 Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrate a minimum of year ten (10) level numeracy & literacy skills.
  • Must be physically fit to meet the inherent physical demands of the role.
  • Computer Skills: Demonstrate basic computer literacy in Microsoft Outlook and Excel. A working knowledge of Epicor software would be and  advantage.
  • Customer Focus: Ensuring that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers’ and own organization’s needs. 

 Personal Attributes 

  • Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Work Standards: Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.   
  • Stress Tolerance: Maintaining stable performance under pressure or opposition (such as time pressure or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization. 
  • Quality Orientation: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
  •  Initiating Action: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
  •  Managing Work (includes Time Management): Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

Interpersonal Skills    

  • Collaboration: Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships.
  • Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message. 


  • Lift up to 25kg
  • Manual Handling
  • Push/pull trolley carrying up to 250kg
  • Bending / twisting / squatting / kneeling / sitting / standing / walking
  • Reaching above shoulder height
  • Driving forklift
  • Manual vehicles including medium truck, transit van
  • Computer operation
    Enquiries can be directed to Ron Hiller, Supply Manager on 5320 3808.

All applications must be submitted online at (please include your Resume and Cover Letter) and are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance.


BHS is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.