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General Hand, Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation - Derby

  • Full time permanent position
  • Work close to home in Derby and receive regional allowance
  • Salary Package up to $15,900 per annum, and receive discounted Child Care

About MercyCare

MercyCare is a leading Catholic provider of aged care, family, health, disability and community services. We employ over 1100 staff and 175 volunteers, delivering more than 40 programs and services, from 40 locations throughout Western Australia.

Our Vision is for people and communities to thrive and we are guided by a person-centred approach in all aspects of service delivery. We are committed to safeguarding children, and young and vulnerable people; working in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for our shared future; embracing diversity and creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for our service users, employees and volunteers.

A little bit about the position

MercyCare is seeking a General Hand to join our Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation based in Derby (DASSA), on a full time permanent basis working afternoons between 1pm to 9pm.

The successful candidate will be providing and maintaining a high standard of cleanliness, hygiene and comfort in all common areas and facilities in DASSA. You will be liaising with the Manager and Service & Administration Coordinator if there are any cleaning issues that may need to be addressed with guests. You will also be an active team member in creating ideas that can enhance the service delivery of the service.

Minimum requirements

  • Previous housekeeping experience desirable
  • Demonstrated experience in commercial, industrial and domestic cleaning
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • High level of customer service and attention to detail
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills to develop effective relationships promote services and resolve clients/staff issues in an empathetic, sensitive and flexible manner
  • Demonstrated level time management and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Sound documentation and information management skills
  • Willingness and ability to participate in the development and implementation of innovative work practices to improve the quality of guest support
  • National Police Clearance (obtained within the last 6 months)

To Apply

Please click “Apply now” to apply via the MercyCare website.

A position description is attached.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately and the position may close earlier than stated if we have found a suitable candidate.

MercyCare is committed to building an inclusive environment which respects the inherent dignity of every individual.

We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

MercyCare is committed to the protection of children and young people

How to apply

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