Brotherhood Home Care
An exciting opportunity exists for a Home Cleaner to provide cleaning services to clients in their homes.
Summary of program and its objectives
The Retirement and Ageing division at the Brotherhood of St Laurence provides residential services, independent living accommodation for people on low incomes and home based, day and respite services for older people and people with disabilities living in their homes.
Brotherhood Community Care (BCC) includes:
- Home Care packages (HCP) supports people with complex physical and/or psychological needs, including frail, older, vulnerable people and people with a disability, to live in the community by providing advisory, case management and support services. These services are delivered across various sites in Melbourne.
- Brotherhood Home Care (BHC) provides services within a person’s home through the provision of personal care workers and cleaners who provide in-home assistance, support to access the community and home cleaning services.
Main responsibilities of the role
The Home Cleaner – Brotherhood Home Care provides cleaning services to clients in their homes in accordance with prescribed routines, policies and procedures. The incumbent will follow appropriate plans to ensure that the physical environment of the home is clean and hazard free.
To meet the selection criteria, candidate will require:
- demonstrated knowledge of safe cleaning techniques
- an understanding of the issues faced by frail aged people and people with dementia
- demonstrated ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality in line with the Privacy Act
- proven ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve outcomes
- proven ability to prioritise work and meet changing, priorities and meet tight timeframes
- current Victorian Drivers Licence and reliable roadworthy motor vehicle with valid registration and insurance
- understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
- previous experience in general domestic cleaning work
- first aid certificate
- current CPR.
This is a casual position and hours will be on an as required basis. Salary will be $20.58 - $22.04 per hour for casuals plus 25% casual loading Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.
For further information about the role please view the Home Cleaner position description (PDF, 187kb) or phone Sara Moore on (03) 8781 4218.
Applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire »
Email written applications to: recruitment(at)bsl.org.au
The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.
In making an application for a position at the Brotherhood all applicants must:
- read the position description
- provide a brief cover letter
- complete the application process as specified in the vacancy. Failure to complete the application process as specified in the vacancy may result in rejection of your application.
- provide a current resume outlining your work history, details of any relevant qualifications and licences and two referees, either current or most recent Manager.
- recommended applicants will be required to undertake Psychometric testing. Further assessments may include skills testing and presentations.
Applicants not shortlisted for interview will be contacted as soon as practicably possible.
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Police and Working With Children Checks
The Brotherhood works with children, youth and vulnerable people and requires all staff to undertake a Police Check and, where applicable, a Working with Children check, prior to commencement. A person's criminal history does not automatically exclude an individual from working or volunteering at the Brotherhood. Police Checks are administered and paid for by the Brotherhood.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
- For more information or assistance with your application, please contact the Human Resources Team on (03) 9483 2444 or email: recruitment(at)bsl.org.au
- The Brotherhood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you would like some more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application please contact our recruitment team at recruitment(at)bsl.org.au or visit Jobs at the Brotherhood on our website.