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Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

Waverley Social Enterprises

About us

Waverley Social Enterprises is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by the vision to offer our unique environment to more people living with disabilities, and to be a recognised leader in the disability supported employment services sector.

We are a NDIS Provider that currently supports over 330 people living with disabilities across our 2 sites, Notting Hill, and Hallam. With businesses across catering, packaging, assembly, on-site labour, and grounds maintenance, we have been facilitating genuine inclusion and creating positive social impact for nearly 40 years, and a large & devoted client base who share our vision and purpose.

We strive to provide innovative and meaningful employment for people living with a disability in a supported work environment, underpinned by offering significant positive social impact and outcomes from the employment and training our employees are provided.

Our company values are important to us and are the core basis of our culture: Recognition, Easy to do business with, Service, Positivity, Excellence, Collaboration & Trust.

As we are experiencing growth and on the trajectory towards our strategic vision, we are seeking a skilled and motivated Grounds Maintenance Supervisor to join our dynamic team.

About the Role

Waverley Social Enterprises is seeking a highly motivated Grounds Maintenance Supervisor, to lead and support a small team of energetic employees living with disabilities.

This is a supportive and hands on role which requires the person to assist the needs of supported employees (NDIS Participants) living with disabilities in the workplace to train and guide with developing work-related skills. Waverley is seeking someone who has had relevant experience in instructing, training in a supervisory context, and an understanding of supporting people living with a disability.

This role involves a dual responsibility of attending to open gardening jobs and council activities, such as bin cleaning, litter control, and playground weeding.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meeting daily gardening and maintenance targets and goals.
  • Ensuring daily documentation is accurately reported.
  • Using initiative and ingenuity to improve productivity and using best practices to improve the efficiency whilst maintaining high quality standards.
  • Ensuring the team strictly adhere to all OH&S legislation.
  • Ensuring a person-centred approach towards the training and development of employees.
  • Proactive in ensuring at all times that proper care, preventative maintenance and use of equipment is maintained at all times. Reporting any defective work or equipment to manager.
  • Daily productivity documentation and quality checks are carried out and reported to manager.

Skills and Experience:

  • Supervisory experience within a gardening and maintenance environment is preferred.
  • Strong Communication and Customer Service Skills.
  • Sympathetic and sensitive to the requirements of our employees.
  • Effective Prioritisation and Organisation Skills.
  • Whilst a Certificate 4 or above in Disability or Community Service would be an advantage, it is not essential, as we will provide this training as a part of your professional development.

What benefits can WSE provide to you?

Waverley Social Enterprises offers a working environment where staff team building is encouraged, building a sense of community, and importantly making work fun! All underpinned by recognition and inclusivity of individuals.

Remuneration is competitive within the disability sector and includes full salary packaging as an optional benefit.

Important note - Only candidates with valid working rights and permanent residency status will be considered for this position. Offers of employment will be subject to a NDIS Clearance check.

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