Maintenance Officer (Trade) | Merrylands | Full Time

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  • Southern Cross Care ( NSW & ACT)

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  • 2 x Full Time roles available
  • Full Time Monday to Friday (76 hours per fortnight)
  • $24.56 per hour + non-for-profit tax benefits available

At Southern Cross Care we believe that our purpose is to empower older people to ‘live life to the full’. We believe that love for life, learning, adventure, and new experiences need not diminish as we grow older. We offer a full continuum of personalised, expert services and adapt to meet the needs of each persona and their family, providing aged care services through home care, retirement living and residential facilities. At SCC people are at the heart of everything we do. We have a passion to provide the best care to our clients and to ensure we care and support our employees in achieving this goal.

Work Location: Merrylands

The Role:

This role is responsible for carrying out general maintenance, repairs, gardening and other tasks falling within the scope of maintenance. This position requires a good understanding of Building Services (Plumbing, Electrical, Air Conditioning, etc) and troubleshooting problem solving.

  • Coordinate Preventative Maintenance, including contractors for Fire Services, Plumbing Services, Air Conditioning and Electrical Services for routine Maintenance;
  • Carry out general building repairs & gardening tasks, basic electrical (e.g. Lighting), basic plumbing (e.g. tap, washers, blockages), equipment & appliances, Lawn mowing, gates, fences, carpet & flooring, doors & windows, basic painting etc.;
  • Inspect grounds, facilities, and equipment routinely to determine necessity of repairs or maintenance;
  • Maintain documentation, service records and certification for compliance
  • Coordinate contractors and service providers as required; and
  • Constantly be aware of the condition of property and immediately initiate action to correct unsafe conditions.

The successful applicant will have the following attributes:

  • Cert III in a trade (desirable)
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Current driver's license
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with interpersonal skills to interact with a wide range of people
  • Ability to work independently and under minimum supervision
  • Sensitivity to the needs of the elderly in a residential care setting
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional and appropriate relationship with residents and/or families/representatives
  • Intermediate computer skill to maintain electronic reporting/documentation
  • Availability to work Monday to Friday's (flexible start/finish times can be discussed)
  • A clear police check (SCC can assist with this)



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Job Details

Country Australia
Location Parramatta & Western Suburbs, Sydney
Profession Trades & Services / Builder
Worktype Full Time
Salary 20 to 30 per hour
Date Posted 15/03/2019
Expiry Date 14/04/2019
Reference Number 7595000

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