Established for 50 years, TriCare is one of Queensland’s largest private owners and managers of retirement communities and aged care residences.
TriCare’s Cypress Gardens Aged Care Residence, a new, exquisite 142 bed residence located in Clear Island Waters on the Gold Coast, is recruiting for a permanent part-time Housekeeping/Maintenance Team Member.
Reporting to the Environmental Services Team Leader, your role ensures that our residents’ home is maintained in a hygienically clean and tidy state and that careful laundering of bed linens and resident laundry is undertaken on time.
On offer are 30 hours per fortnight. Attractive penalty rates are paid for working on weekends. In addition, we seek your flexibility in providing annual leave coverage. Penalties apply according to the Aged Care Award 2010.
We are seeking an enthusiastic person who can demonstrate commitment to high standards of work and the utmost consideration towards our residents.
You have at least 6 months’ experience in a similar role, preferably gained in an aged care/healthcare environment. Other required skills and attributes include:
- Work cooperatively within a team environment
- Competent in the use of cleaning equipment and correct chemicals in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions and procedures
- Ability to operate heavy machinery for floor cleaning
- Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision
- Adherence to Safety policies and guidelines
- Good reading/comprehension skills
- Being physically fit and able to work at heights (cleaning ceiling vents)
Evidence of Flu Vaccination and at least 1 dose of a COVID-19 vaccination are mandatory requirements of the role.
Possession of a qualification such as Certificate in Cleaning Operations or Health Support Services would be considered favourably.
TriCare offers access to opportunities for career advancement and on-going training, corporate health and superannuation funds offering benefits to members, employee service recognition awards and more.
Apply now via SEEK, addressing your application to the Facility Manager.
Closing Date: Friday, 8 October 2021.
A satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate is required according to the Aged Care Act 1997.
Our aged care residences are smoke-free workplaces.
TriCare does not consider applications received through, or from, recruiters.