Western Sydney, AU
4d ago
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Gardening role
  • The Ponds location
  • About us :

    As a Christian organisation, with a heritage of service spanning 160 years, we serve older people and those who are vulnerable or marginalised by providing a range of accommodation, care and community services.

    About the Role :

    The Ponds Retirement Village is seeking an experienced Gardener to join their team on a full-time basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that gardening maintenance duties are completed on time and to a high standard.

    Hours are Monday to Friday day shifts from 0800-1615.

    Duties will include and will not be limited to :

  • Garden maintenance- ensure scheduled gardening and adhoc gardening tasks are completed ischedules and resident requirements
  • Key responsibilities (not limited to) :

  • Ensures that grounds and gardens are maintained to a high standard;
  • Ensures that duties are completed in a safe, efficient and effective way by following specified policies and procedures with special attention to all aspects of safety;
  • Ensures all equipment is maintained in a safe working order;
  • Contribute to the support of residents by providing appropriate assistance and quality service as required, and with respect to dignity and privacy;
  • Contributes to the development of the safety culture by keeping their workplace safe, clean and tidy, complying with site safety rules;
  • Participating in workplace consultation activities and actively participating in any other safety activities as prescribed in the WHSIMS.
  • Skills, knowledge and experience needed :

  • Appropriate certificate in grounds maintenance or related discipline is preferred, but at a minimum a basic knowledge of plant material is required
  • Previous experience in gardening preferred
  • A current NSW driver’s license
  • Reliable with a strong work ethic
  • Alignment with Anglicare’s Christian values
  • Passion for assisting older people and working in Aged Care
  • If you are passionate about working with a committed team, all within a Christian environment, we would love to hear from you.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island candidates are encouraged to apply.

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