Cleaner/Support Services Worker . Anglicare SQ - Community Aged & Disability - Far North, QLD
About the Position
Anglicare’s Community Aged & Disability teams provide support and services that enable our clients to maintain their independence - living happily and healthily within their own homes. We recognise that one size does not fit all, and working together is the key to great outcomes. Our non-clinical lifestyle programs are designed to support individual needs, incorporating the principles of social inclusion, choice and control, enablement, empowerment and independence; and our clinical supports include nursing and allied health care at home, along with domestic and personal assistance.
Our Townsville-based Community Aged & Disability team currently have two vacancies for dedicated, reliable and flexible Cleaners/Support Services Workers to work part time hours, providing support throughout the Far North Queensland region.
This is your opportunity to showcase your customer-centred attitude and bring the highest level of care to our clients. As a motivated and skilled Cleaner, you will offer the following abilities and experience:
- A background in general domestic cleaning duties
- Experience in laundry services including washing, folding, sorting and ironing
- Comfortable in the use of housekeeping equipment and machinery in-line with instructions
- Able to follow procedure and ensure the clients’ personal preferences are adhered to
- Confident communicator who can maintain professional boundaries with clients and their families
- Experience working within designated timeframes
- An open and enthusiastic manner with a commitment to working with elderly people
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
The following will also be required of successful applicants:
- Current Blue Card (Working with Children) with Yellow Card exemption
- Queensland Driver Licence and your own, reliable vehicle
- A current National Police Certificate
- Physical capability of meeting the requirements of the role
- Certificate II or III in Asset Maintenance (Cleaning Operations) will be highly regarded
What We Offer
Anglicare is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team. We support our staff with learning and development initiatives, an employee benefits program and progressive human resources management strategies, and are recognised as a leading employer in the non-profit sector. You will also enjoy:
- A position that offers variety and challenges along with the support of a passionate and proactive manager
- A role that makes a difference to someone’s life, helping them to remain safe, healthy and happy
- Work and life balance with part time hours across weekdays and some weekends
- The opportunity to work close to home and support your local community
Show Your Interest
Apply now and be rewarded with a position that directly and positively influences the quality of life for our clients; working with an organisation that values your professional contribution and personal well-being. Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues. We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.
JOB NUMBER S3776
For further information please contact
Pania Brown on 1300 610 610
Applications close Friday 25th January 2019
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.
Every day the passionate staff and volunteers of Anglicare Southern Queensland are working to respond to growing community demand for our services. For over 140 years our staff have connected with people on every step of their life path, responding withcompassion, creativity, commitment and courage to the needs of the members of our community who require support.
Whether it is providing nursing care and domestic assistance in the home, physiotherapy to enable the return of mobility, emergency accommodation for victims of domestic violence, working with foster carers in the care of vulnerable children, a safe caring environment for the elderly, skills training for young unemployed people or parental education and counselling, Anglicare is here, to offer the best quality support to enable you to live the life that you want.
Anglicare has a workforce of over 2500 people in Queensland across residential aged care, community care and a range of social services programs and is a proud member of the Anglicare Australia network. We provide the support in partnership with government and other support organisations in response to identified care needs throughout Southeast Queensland.
- Anglicare (Southern Queensland)
|Location||Townsville & Northern QLD, Regional QLD|
|Profession||Trades & Services / Cleaner|