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Aged Care, Environmental Support Officer - Eagleby

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane
  • Department/Team: Jimbelunga Nursing Centre
  • Location: Eagleby
  • Salary Range: $28.83 - $31.05 per hour including causal loading depending on experience
  • Employment Status: Casual
  • Reports To: Environmental Services & Administration Manager
  • Direct Reports: nil

About the Role:

As a key member of the ATSICHS Brisbane team at Jimbelunga, the Environmental Services Officer role is to participate in the care of residents by providing domestic services such as cooking meals, meal service, laundry and cleaning of both residential environments and common areas.

About You:

Skills, Competencies, Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies and their cultures and a general understanding of the issues that are affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in contemporary Australian society.
  • Ensure a high level of hygiene and cleanliness is maintained throughout the building of the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Residential Facility.
  • Sound knowledge of chemical/s handling, usage and storage.
  • High level understanding of Infection Control.
  • A demonstrated record of punctuality, able to use sound judgement and able to work unsupervised.
  • Satisfactory communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A demonstrated ability to interpret and implement Work, Health and Safety requirements.
  • Must have "National Criminal History Record Check" or "National Police Certificate" prior to commencing.
  • Must complete the NDIS online learning module and provide certificate of completion: https://www.ndiscommission.gov.au/workers/support-for-workers/training-course

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

What we offer: 

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's leading Aboriginal Medical Services;
  • Competitive remuneration;
  • Ability to visibly see your impact on the business and its service.

About Us:

ATSICHS Brisbane is a not-for-profit community owned health and human services organisation delivering on the unique health and wellbeing needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in greater Brisbane and Logan. We are the largest, most comprehensive Aboriginal Medical Health Service in Queensland.

Our services include medical and dental clinics, mums and bubs programs, an aged care facility, family and child safety services, foster and kinship care, social and emotional wellbeing services, kindergarten programs and a youth service.

We have five core values which shape the way that we work:

  • Community
  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Quality
  • Accountability

“Our vision for the future is that we are world leaders in Indigenous health and social support services provided in an urban setting.”

To do this we are focusing on four strategic priorities:

  • Work smarter, work together
  • Ensure easy to access services for every stage of life
  • Champion healthy individuals and thriving families
  • Build a strong and sustainable organisation. 

Jimbelunga was established in 1994 to provide culturally appropriate, quality care for all our ATSI & wider community aged care residents. Allied health services compliment care being provided in a homelike environment.

For any further enquiries please get in touch with our People and Culture Team through (07) 3240 8900.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted regarding the next phase of the selection process. To those applicants not short listed, we extend our appreciation for considering ATSICHS Brisbane as a potential employer.

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