Permanent full-time position
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.