Australian Regional & Remote Community Services (Parent)

Katherine, NT

Posted 7/11/2020

About the business

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is a not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that was established in July 2014. ARRCS operate residential aged care facilities and community care support programs within communities across the Northern Territory including Darwin, Alice Springs, Katherine, Tennant Creek, Mutitjulu and Docker River.

With over 750 staff across the Northern Territory, we are a true community partner and our team members live our values of Compassion, Justice, Respect, Working Together, and Leading through Learning.

About the role

ARRCS Rocky Ridge Aged Care Facility is located in Katherine NT, 3 hours’ drive from Darwin. At Rocky Ridge, there are 25 permanent beds, plus two respite beds and a memory support unit. We embrace all cultures and work to support the spiritual and emotional wellbeing of all our residents with respect to their individual beliefs. You’ll hear any number of dialects spoken at our Rocky Ridge Nursing Home in Katherine, with people from across East Arnhem Land and the Northern End of the Tanami Desert calling it home.

We now have a casual opportunity for a cleaner to join our team at Rocky Ridge. In this role you will be responsible for general cleaning of the facility including residents’ room floors, windows, surfaces and other recreational and communal areas.

Skills and experience

Demonstrated cleaning experience in similar position
Knowledge of cleaning equipment and chemicals
Ability to manage and work within a culturally diverse team environment
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
An ability to undertake a range of manual handling functions related to the role
A Certificate Level 3 in Individual Support, Aged Care, Disability or Home and Community Care is highly desirable
Must have a current National Police Check, First Aid Certificate, OCHRE card, influenza vaccination and NT Drivers’ License or a willingness to obtain prior to commencing

Benefits and perks

As ARRCS is a Not for Profit organisation, we have great benefits including;

CBB Salary Packaging - Tax-free money to pay debts such as Rent & Mortgage
5% leave loading
Wellness & Employee Support Services

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are strongly encouraged to apply

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