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Branch: Canberra

Full time position

competitive salary and benefits

Fun, innovative team environment

The Role

As a Gardener/Handy Person for CatholicCare you will be providing our clients with gardening services within their homes in the ACT and surrounding region. This rewarding position will fulfil your interest in providing a supportive and compassionate service within aged care and disability services, and giving something back to the community.

If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives - we want to hear from you!!!

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas.

CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.

About us

CatholicCare is a large welfare agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration.

Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Previous experience with gardening/handywork
  • Current drivers’ licence, and ability to drive with a trailer
  • Good communication skills, with the ability to communicate with clients and staff
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Ability to identify work place safety, and operate in a safe manner
You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.

To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card [Only needed for ACT Staff]

To Apply

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address each area above in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages).
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

Please download the selection criteria: Gardener PD CatholicCare PD

Please send your applications to:

Closing Date: 29th  May 2020

CatholicCare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.