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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 to passionately pursue 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 a purpose to genuinely connect with the communities we serve and enable our clients to live with pride and dignity. About the roleWe have a new opportunity for experienced Maintenance to join our Old Timers Aged Care facility located in Alice Springs, NT. This busy and rewarding role is offered on a permanent, full-time basis of 38 hours per week. The Maintenance Officer undertakes a range of generalist handy person duties to keep our facilities in the best condition by doing various odd jobs as directed by the Facility / Service Manager.  Being well-organised with strong general repair skills you will have experience with hardware tools and electrical equipment including basic understanding of electrical, plumbing, or air-conditioning systems. The Maintenance Officer will have a keen eye for detail, will be physically fit and able to attend to repair tasks at the interior or exterior of the facility to ensure the residents in our care have items attended to promptly. This opportunity will suit a committed person who has care and compassion and enjoys interacting with our aged care residents. As the ideal candidate, you will have previous experience in a maintenance / handy man capacity, you will be a literal thinker, able to problem solve and be able to work independently with minimal supervision.   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:Delegated 1.75% pay rise every 6 months (Jan/Jul) for the life of our current Enterprise Agreement.Salary Packaging through CBB (Approx. approximately an additional $6,300 PA in your salary.4 weeks annual leaveAccess to 70,000 Training and Development Courses through our Learning PlatformBenestar Employee Wellbeing & Emotional Support Skills & experienceTo be considered for this role, you must submit a resume identifying the following skills and experience:Prior experience in a maintenance / handy man roleDemonstrated knowledge of the understanding of chemical Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and associated safety precautions.Demonstrated experience of hand tools, equipment, and safety. Ability to reflect on own performance and seek guidance when required.Ability to problem solve and use initiative to maximise positive outcomes.Presents as a caring and supportive person who enjoys working within the Aged Care industry. Before applying you need to have these thingsYou must have a National Police Check within the last 3 months or willing to obtain prior to commencement. Provide evidence of current Influenza Vaccination and COVID -19 Vaccination including mandatory boosters.A current Ochre Card (Working with Children) or NDIS Screening check.First Aid Certificate (Or proof of enrolment). 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. If you would like more information on this role, please refer to the attached position description or contact the Talent Acquisition team via or phone 08 8982 5222. Join our team today to benefit the local community that you work in! ARRCS highly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. AUD Alice Springs 0870