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Home Garden and Maintenance Officer - Tennant Creek

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services
  • Job No: ARRCS312 
  • Location: Tennant Creek

About the organisation

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is a not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that was established in July 2014 to operate residential care facilities and community care programs in the Northern Territory. ARRCS provides regional care and support to people and their communities throughout the Northern Territory from Darwin to Docker River. It’s our goal to offer opportunity and choice so individuals can live life in all its fullness.

About the role

Our Pulkapulkka Kari facility is the only Residential Aged Care Facility located in Tennant Creek, which is 5 hours north of Alice Springs. PPK houses up to 25 residents and provides support to the wider community through our Barkly Community Care Program. 

We now have an opportunity for a permanent part time Garden and Maintenance Officer to join our Barkly Community Care team. In this role, you will be responsible for providing in-home care gardening services to ARRCS clients in Tennant Creek and surround areas. You will have a schedule of homes to visit each day and provide a range of different gardening or general maintenance services including mowing, weeding, removing waste etc. and when not visiting clients, transporting residents in the ARRCS' bus.

Skills & experience

  • Previous experience in a gardening, maintenance position and knowledge of equipment
  • Reliable transport, registration and insurance
  • Ability to display a caring and compassionate attitude at all times
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to undertake a range of manual handling functions related to the role
  • Must have a current influenza vaccination, National Police Check, First Aid Certificate, OCHRE card 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;

  • Unlimited training library, with free and 24/7 access to over 70,000 self-paced courses
  • 6 Monthly pay increments of 1.75%
  • Salary packaging through our provider; CBB
  • 9.5% Superannuation
  • Remote location allowance
  • Wellness & Employee Support Services

How to apply

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