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Grounds and Maintenance Office...

Home Support Services - Metro
  • Dynamic not-for-profit organisation
  • Available in Eastern Adelaide and the Adelaide Hills


About us

For 50 years, Southern Cross Care has been providing quality aged care and retirement living services to our community. We're guided by our values of care, communication, creativity and teamwork, and we want people who share these values to join our team.

Currently, we are looking for an outstanding Grounds and Maintenance Officer to join our Property team.

About the role

Liaising with the Group Manager Facilities and Property, you’ll deliver high-quality gardening and home maintenance services to our community-based clients and central maintenance team.

You’ll consult and support with clients and stakeholders while using your experience in Horticulture to provide exceptional garden service delivery. You will regularly review garden maintenance processes and equipment with a continuous view for improvement.

You’ll develop individual site strategies for improved garden maintenance, based on existing budgets, resources and equipment. Your leadership will help you consult with management and stakeholders to ensure all expectations and outcomes are met and understood.

As a valued member of the Southern Cross Care team, excellent customer service skills and an ability to effectively work with a range of clients will define your daily duties. Each day you’ll set an example for your colleagues by meeting and exceeding all relevant standards, regulations and laws, and contributing to our continuous improvement plans.

About you

With a Certificate in Horticulture or demonstrated equivalent experience, strong interpersonal skills and ability to consult and experience working in the aged care or retirement housing sectors, you will also demonstrate high-level listening, communication, team building and time management skills.

All Southern Cross Care employees are required to hold a current National Police Certificate for the Purpose of employment in Aged Care.

About this opportunity

This is a rare opportunity to join a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation and help create a better future for you and your community. You’ll enjoy flexible shifts and working arrangements, exceptional learning and development opportunities, and salary packaging benefits that will help you to maximise your take-home pay. You’ll also be working with a friendly and inclusive team that genuinely cares about you.

With our organisation growing to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our community, there’s never been a better time to join the Southern Cross Care team.

To apply online please visit www.southerncrosscare.com.au/careers

For questions or enquiries about this role please contact

Scott ODonoghue on 0431 085 742

Applications close:  19 October 2018

Date Posted
Trades & Services
Adelaide, SA 5000
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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