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About the roleAn exciting new opportunity has come available to join ARRCS Katherine team as their Driver and Grounds Officer.  This position is on an hourly rate of $26.04 - $26.56 / hour gross (dependent on skills and experience) + 25% casual loading.This casual role will see you providing general driving support for our residents including taking them to the bank, to the shops, general visits etc. In addition, when not required to provide driving support you will work with our maintenance team with general grounds maintenance across the facility.This role is to provide support to both our Rocky Ridge Aged Care and Katherine Hostel facility as operationally needed.As the successful candidate, you will ideally have previous experience in a driving role and be comfortable to work with our elderly residents and support them on outings. You will be able to drive a 8-10 seater van on a NT Drivers Licence and be a pro-active person supporting the maintenance and grounds of our facilities. Benefits of working for ARRCSARRCS is the largest Aged Care Provider in the NT - your career can take you all over the NT including Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine or if you relocate interstate ARRCS are a pathway to Uniting Care QLD.Salary Packaging through CBB.Access to 70,000 Training and Development Courses through our Learning PlatformBenestar Employee Wellbeing & Emotional Support Skills & experienceTo be considered for this role, we will be looking at the following experience and qualifications:Comfortable working ad hoc as work requires and able to work outdoors.Prior experience working in a driver or support orientated role.An understanding of recruitment processes and procedures.Strong communication skills.Comfortable working with and interacting with our elderly residents with respect and dignity.Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.Proactive work ethic with strong problem-solving skills. About ARRCSAustralian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that provide services including Residential Care, Community Care, School Nutrition and Early Learning Childhood programs in the Northern Territory. Our Vision is passionately pursuing new ways to care where people and communities flourish and lead meaningful lives. ARRCS provides regional care and support to people and their communities throughout the Northern Territory from Darwin to Docker River with our purpose is to genuinely connect with the communities we serve, and enable our clients with agency, pride and dignity. Our people are at the centre of our organisation and ensuring we have the right people in the right roles is the key to the success of our Consumer Centered Service Delivery. Before applying, please review the following mandatory requirements:  Provision current resume demonstrating the required experience.Currently hold or ability to lodge a National Police Check, dated within 3 months of commencement.Provide evidence of current year Influenza Vaccination.A current NDIS Workers Screening Check or proof of application. Our staff and volunteers are compassionate and knowledgeable members of the local community, who are committed to providing personalised care and support. More than a service provider, we understand that we are an important part of the regional and remote communities we work in and acknowledge our responsibility to ensure our people are connected to those communities, people and cultures. So why not join our team today to benefit the local community that you work in! ARRCS is committed to engagement with people of all ages, from varying backgrounds, cultures and nationalities and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with lived experience of disability, people from CALD and the LGBTQI+ communities to submit their applications. To discuss this opportunity in a safe and confidential manner or to advise us of how we could adjust our recruitment process to meet your accessibility needs please contact our People and Culture Team on 8982 5222 or email via people@arrcs.org.au Position Description - Driver and Grounds Officer AUD Katherine 0850

Driver and Grounds Officer - Katherine Aged Care

About the role

An exciting new opportunity has come available to join ARRCS Katherine team as their Driver and Grounds Officer.  This position is on an hourly rate of $26.04 - $26.56 / hour gross (dependent on skills and experience) + 25% casual loading.

This casual role will see you providing general driving support for our residents including taking them to the bank, to the shops, general visits etc. In addition, when not required to provide driving support you will work with our maintenance team with general grounds maintenance across the facility.

This role is to provide support to both our Rocky Ridge Aged Care and Katherine Hostel facility as operationally needed.

As the successful candidate, you will ideally have previous experience in a driving role and be comfortable to work with our elderly residents and support them on outings. You will be able to drive a 8-10 seater van on a NT Drivers Licence and be a pro-active person supporting the maintenance and grounds of our facilities.

 

Benefits of working for ARRCS

ARRCS is the largest Aged Care Provider in the NT - your career can take you all over the NT including Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine or if you relocate interstate ARRCS are a pathway to Uniting Care QLD.

  • Salary Packaging through CBB.
  • Access to 70,000 Training and Development Courses through our Learning Platform
  • Benestar Employee Wellbeing & Emotional Support

 

Skills & experience

To be considered for this role, we will be looking at the following experience and qualifications:

  • Comfortable working ad hoc as work requires and able to work outdoors.
  • Prior experience working in a driver or support orientated role.
  • An understanding of recruitment processes and procedures.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Comfortable working with and interacting with our elderly residents with respect and dignity.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Proactive work ethic with strong problem-solving skills.

 

About ARRCS

Australian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that provide services including Residential Care, Community Care, School Nutrition and Early Learning Childhood programs in the Northern Territory.

 

Our Vision is passionately pursuing new ways to care where people and communities flourish and lead meaningful lives. ARRCS provides regional care and support to people and their communities throughout the Northern Territory from Darwin to Docker River with our purpose is to genuinely connect with the communities we serve, and enable our clients with agency, pride and dignity.

 

Our people are at the centre of our organisation and ensuring we have the right people in the right roles is the key to the success of our Consumer Centered Service Delivery.

 

Before applying, please review the following mandatory requirements: 

  • Provision current resume demonstrating the required experience.
  • Currently hold or ability to lodge a National Police Check, dated within 3 months of commencement.
  • Provide evidence of current year Influenza Vaccination.
  • A current NDIS Workers Screening Check or proof of application.

 

Our staff and volunteers are compassionate and knowledgeable members of the local community, who are committed to providing personalised care and support. More than a service provider, we understand that we are an important part of the regional and remote communities we work in and acknowledge our responsibility to ensure our people are connected to those communities, people and cultures. So why not join our team today to benefit the local community that you work in!

 

ARRCS is committed to engagement with people of all ages, from varying backgrounds, cultures and nationalities and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with lived experience of disability, people from CALD and the LGBTQI+ communities to submit their applications.

 

To discuss this opportunity in a safe and confidential manner or to advise us of how we could adjust our recruitment process to meet your accessibility needs please contact our People and Culture Team on 8982 5222 or email via people@arrcs.org.au

 

  • Posted Date 10 Jan 2024
  • Location Katherine
    NT / Australia
  • Industry Trades & Services
  • Job Type Casual/Vacation
  • Salary Not provided