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Maintenance Officer

  • Newcastle, NSW, Australia
  • Casual



Maintenance and Grounds-person 

About BaptistCare Warabrook Aged Care Facility

Set amongst picturesque gardens and a host of convenient amenities, the Warabrook Centre is located in the suburb of Warabrook in Newcastle.

As a well-established centre that supports 153 residents, Warabrook’s trained staff provide kind, friendly and personalised services including respite, palliative and dementia care.

About the role

At BaptistCare, we’re about our residents. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will play a powerful role in helping in the labouring duties associated with grounds & lawns maintenance and general maintenance activities, including but not limited to sweeping, hosing, garbage collection and disposal as well as painting and maintenance & repairing equipment as required. You will also be keeping the outside of buildings clean and tidy, other gardening duties.

This is a casual role to cover staff leave. 

About you

Experience in aged care and residential facilities is desirable but not essential. General computer skills are essential and you must hold a current NSW driver’s license.

  • Previous experience as a labourer highly desired
  • You have a hands-on approach with a "can do attitude"
  • Confidence using hand power tools including Lawn and Gardening tools
  • Trade certificate not required
  • Enjoys lawn maintenance & gardening and working outdoors
  • Has an understanding of Work, Health and Safety practices
  • Willingness to obtain chemical handling training

Benefits

  • Access to in-house and online training programs
  • Supportive, positive team environment
  • Access to family friendly benefits like our EAP and Flourish programs
  • Comprehensive Residential Aged Care industry training
  • Not-for-Profit Organisation with over 75 years’ experience

Pay: $24.76/hr + super + salary packaging

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date. Closing Date is subject to change without notice.

Successful applications will be subject to a variety of background checks including police background check via our online police check system.

How can we help?

Our team is availble Monday to Friday, from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

BaptistCare NSW/ACT corporate office, Norwest Business Park, PO Box 7626 Baulkham Hills NSW 2153, Australia