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Reference Number 14232
Position Title Maintenance Worker | Handyperson | Aged Care | Collaroy
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Organisation Aged Care Plus
Location Warringah Place Retirement Village
Award/Enterprise Agreement TSA Aged Care EBA
Position Summary


  • Full Time position - 38 hours per week
  • Leading not for profit organisation - access to excellent salary packaging benefits 
  • Work as part of our dynamic team overseeing our Collaroy campus

Are you a motivated, pro-active individual, keen for responsibility, ensuring the safe and effective maintenance of a great retirement living community?


About Us

The Salvation Army (TSA) Aged Care currently operates 2000 residential care places across 20 residential aged care facilities, seven retirement villages and approximately 480 Commonwealth Home Care Packages. As a leading faith based organisation, we take a person centred approach to care and are committed to meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of each of our care recipients. At The Salvation Army we have a heart for people – a deep and powerful need to care for others. Our Better Practice and other international awards are a testament to the importance we place on providing the best care.  


About the Role

We have a vacancy for a Maintenance Worker at our Warringah Place Retirement Village, part of the Collaroy campus which includes a retirement village and 2 residential aged care facilities.

This valuable role is critical to ensuring the quality of life and the safety of our residents.  We expect you to have experience in proactive maintenance schedules and a focus to ensure that all is completed to plan.  We require you to respond rapidly and calmly to reactive situations within your scope of knowledge, work with relevant trades and manage external contractors to fix anything.  The ideal person for this role will have a gentle personality with strong ability to be respectful and respond kindly to all enquiries.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An understanding, empathy, appreciation and the ability to promote the values and ethos of The Salvation Army
  • Demonstrated experience in building and grounds maintenance, as well as managing contractors
  • The ability to work well in a team and independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an empathetic approach
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise and manage workload
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good computer skills and the ability to use an electronic maintenance system
  • Understanding of accountability and record keeping practices
  • Drivers licence essential
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to implement Workplace Health and Safety

How to Apply

If you wish to bring your talents to a supportive but highly professional Centre community, please apply online following the steps below:

External Applicants
1. Click the 'Apply Now' button
2. Click the 'Register & Apply' button to complete the online form and application

Current Salvation Army Employees 
1. Click the Apply Now button
2. Click 'Login & Apply' button 
3. If you do not have a password, click the 'Forgotten password or username' link.
4. Enter your payslip email address and follow the prompts
(If you experience difficulties, please contact your local HR team.)

Applications must include a current resume and cover letter addressing your suitability against the position selection criteria.

For further information please contact Matthew Castle on: 02 9971 1933

Applications close: 6th May 2019

Please note we will be assessing applications upon receipt and reserve the right to conduct interviews prior to the closing date should suitable applicants be identified, so please APPLY TODAY

Offers of employment will be subject to a national criminal history record check. Please note to apply for this position you must have the right to work in Australia.

Contact Person Matthew Castle
Closing Date 06/05/2019
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.