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About the businessAustralian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that provide services including Residential Care, Community Care, NDIS, 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. About the roleWe have a newly created opportunity for an experienced Driver and Grounds Officer to join ARRCS on a full-time basis. This role will see you working across our facilities in Darwin, including Juninga Aged Care in Coconut Grove and Terrace Gardens Aged Care in Palmerston. You will work with the Service Managers and Leisure and Lifestyle teams by providing travel services for our residents. When driving is not required, you will be primarily based at Terrace Gardens in Palmerston and support them on general ground maintenance duties and cleaning requirements. This opportunity will suite a person who enjoys working across a variety of tasks throughout the day. You will be a person who is patient and comfortable to change daily tasks based on the facilities needs and, most importantly enjoy associating and supporting the elderly.   This permanent full-time position comes at a salary of $25.18 hour gross base salary (with a set roster of 38 hours per week / 76 per fortnight, Monday to Friday. This role is penalty driven and includes penalty rates when completed. You also receive full salary sacrifice benefits of up to $6,300 PA, 10.5% super and 17.5% leave loading. Benefits of working for us: ARRCS is the largest Aged Care Provider in the NT - your career can take you all over the NT including Darwin, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine or if you relocate interstate ARRCS are a pathway to Uniting Care QLD:A 1.75% pay rise every 6 months (Jan/Jul) for the life of our current Enterprise Agreement.Salary Packaging benefits supported through CBB.Benestar Employee Wellbeing & Emotional Support. Skills & experience:Current C Class Manual NT Driver’s License.Previous experience as a driver in a ‘commercial’ sense where possible.First Aid Certificate – Or ability to obtainPrevious experience or ability to support in grounds maintenance and cleaning.Ability to manage and work within a culturally diverse team environment.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.An ability to undertake a range of manual handling functions related to the role. Before applying you need to have these things:Provide Evidence of Influenza Vaccination and mandatory COVID -19 Vaccination.NDIS Workers Screening or a current Ochre Card (Working with Children)First Aid Certificate (Or proof of enrolment)Ability (If successful) to secure a National Police Check or existing check on file dated within 3 months. 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! For more information on this role, please refer to the attached position description or, contact our Talent Acquisition team via  or phone 08 8982 5200. We strongly encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply. Position Description - Driver and Grounds Officer 25 AUD Darwin 0800