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Southern Cross Care Inc.

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  • Be the difference. Enjoy great rewards and benefits
  • Bupa Health Insurance and Goodlife Health Club discounts 
  • Salary Packaging benefits up to $15,900 annually to maximise your take home pay 
  • Permanent Part Time position available;
    • Monday to Friday, 11.00am to 4.00pm and every 2nd Saturday, 7.30am to 12.30pm

About the role

This position will work as part of a cohesive team by undertaking general cleaning for the provision of high quality services. You will work in a safe and inclusive manner that reflects our Southern Cross Care Better for life model to provide person centred care and support.

Daily duties in this role include but are not limited to;

  • dusting and polishing of furniture, mopping, sweeping and vacuuming of floors
  • cleaning bathrooms and toilets and removal of rubbish
  • Listening with empathy to residents and their representatives about cleaning
    requests and reporting to the Supervisor any requests that cannot be immediately actioned
  • Working positively and collaboratively with other staff to provide person centred safe and effective cleaning services and supports
  • Supporting and mentoring new housekeeping staff as well as assisting other cleaning staff as required
  • Reporting any risks that have the potential to cause an accident or injury

For further details regarding the scope of the role, please refer to our website or the attached position description.

About you

We are looking for people who will be the difference in the lives of our residents and clients.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Previous cleaning experience in a commercial role
  • Adequate communication skills and a good level of English literacy
  • The ability to read written instructions and speak in a manner that older people can understand
  • Excellent time management skills to manage your workload without direct supervision in order to complete tasks within the allocated time
  • A good understanding of the requirements to support residents living with dementia including those who display challenging behaviours
  • A basic knowledge of the requirements of the Aged Care Standards as are applicable to the role

About us

Southern Cross Care is one of Australia’s leading charitable aged care, health and retirement living service providers. We value the diversity in our team, live and breathe our values of Service, Courage and Compassion and offer salary packaging benefits to maximise your take-home pay.

When you work for us, we value you as an individual, care for your wellbeing and develop your skills to help you build your career. We reward creativity and provide the stability and flexibility you need.

Applications close: 4pm on Thursday, 18th of July 2024

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