Accommodation Worker and Housekeeper
Ethical Jobs
Darwin, NSW
5d ago
source : Happy Monday
  • Inclusive and supportive culture
  • Join a passionate and enthusiastic team
  • Make a significant difference to the community
  • ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIA

    YWCA Australia is a feminist not-for-profit organisation focused on improving gender equality for women, young women and girls.

    Together we challenge the systems, structures and policies that act as barriers to women, especially young women, achieving their full potential.

    Our evidence-based programs and services aim to be inclusive of all women and offer support with housing, homelessness, safety and wellbeing.

    We aim to positively impact the lives of more than two million women, young women and girls by the end of 2023.

    ABOUT THIS ROLE

    YWCA Australia is currently seeking a dedicated Accommodation Worker and Housekeeper to join our Medical Accommodation Program.

    This role is offered on a casual basis and is based in Darwin.

    This is a hybrid role of Accommodation Worker and Housekeeper. However, we are seeking a candidate with previous or similar experience in working as an Accommodation Worker.

    An Accommodation Worker at Barbara James House provides non-medical, accommodation assistance to guests accessing cancer (or other hospital) treatment from rural and remote areas.

    This is a shift work position working on a roster including days, nights, weekends and public holidays.

    The Housekeeper role is responsible for providing high level housekeeping support for Barbara James House. This includes regularly maintaining individual rooms and common areas of the property and providing a linen service.

    ABOUT YOU

    The ideal applicant we are seeking will have :

  • Previous or similar experience in working as an Accommodation Worker.
  • Ability to communicate with guests and colleagues in a polite, professional and friendly manner at all times.
  • Ability to follow organisational policies and procedures, including but not limited to guidelines relating to infection control.
  • Demonstrated experience prioritising workloads and undertaking simple planning and organisation of work activities.
  • Ability to work within a socially diverse environment and show respect for cultural diversity and social differences.
  • Ability to operate a computerised reservation system and undertake cash handling, data management and other clerical duties as required.
  • Undertake cleaning and laundering tasks safely to the required standard.
  • Hold and maintain a Senior First Aid certificate, current NT Drivers Licence, Working with Children (Ochre) Card and Police Clearance.
  • Availability to work shift work including nights, weekends and public holidays.
  • Strong supporter of Women's Rights and willing to push the boundaries.
  • Team player who is approachable with strong interpersonal and listening skills together with the ability to empower.
  • Results focused, self-motivated and a self-starter who goes above and beyond.
  • Doesn't settle, strives for continues improvement and has a high level of integrity.
  • This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment.

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