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Grounds and Maintenance Officer

  • Fixed term - Part-time role available - 4 days/week
  • Join a progressive & supportive organisation!
  • 60 hours per fortnight

Who is Carinity?

Carinity is a not-for-profit, values-driven organisation, which has been making a real difference in people’s lives since 1949 through comprehensive and integrated community services including residential aged care, retirement living, home care, schools, disability support, counselling, youth accommodation and chaplaincy in hospitals and prisons.

For more information about Carinity, please go to our website

Carinity Education – Southside is an independent special assistance girl’s school providing secondary education, vocational training and mentoring for students in Years 7 – 12, many of whom identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Students are treated with unconditional positive regard at all times. Many of the young women are from backgrounds of trauma, abuse and neglect, and have complex needs.

About the role

Carinity Education - Southside has an opportunity for a full-time Grounds Maintenance Officer to join the team on a permanent basis. The Grounds Maintenance Officer will maintain and enhance the facilities, grounds, gardens and buildings of the school ensuring a presentable appearance for the enjoyment of students, visitors and staff.

This is a fixed term contract until 29th March 2024.

What do I need for the role?

  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety Standards applicable to this role
  • Highly developed interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to positively relate to all staff, students, families (Parents/Carers) and other key stakeholder
  • Hold a current open drivers’ licence


  • Ability to use a ride on mower and tractor

The bonuses of joining the Carinity team

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program for our staff and their immediate family.
  • Access to extensive not-for-profit salary packaging options (pay less tax).
  • Be part of a team who are passionate about delivering care excellence.
  • Join a value driven organisation, with a culture of caring for others.
  • Ongoing training and development.

How do I apply?

Carinity is after motivated and enthusiastic candidates who are committed to working with Carinity to make a real difference! If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

To apply, click the "Apply Now" button. To view more information, including the position description, visit When successful you will be required to undertake a National Criminal History Check or provide a certificate on commencement.

Carinity actively encourages and invites applications from people with disabilities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

For further information only please contact Carinity Education- Southside on (07) 3423 7499 during business hours.

A position description is attached.

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