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Housekeeping Team Member

TriCare’s Pt Vernon Aged Care Residence, our 56 bed facility in an idyllic location on the Esplanade at Hervey Bay, is recruiting for a casual Housekeeping Team Member.

Reporting to the Housekeeping 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 is 30 hours per fortnight made up of varied week day and weekend shifts. In addition, we seek your flexibility in providing annual leave coverage. You will receive 25% casual loading on top of your base hourly rate and penalty rates as applicable under 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
  • Hospitality/Healthcare environment laundry team experience (essential)
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Adherence to Safety policies and guidelines
  • Good reading/comprehension skills
  • Being physically fit

Possession of a qualification such as Certificate in Cleaning Operations or Health Support Services would be considered favourably.

Apply now, addressing your application via SEEK to the Facility Manager.

Closing Date:  Wednesday 7th July 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.