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Reference Number 14355
Position Title Cleaners and Kitchenhands | Casual | Albany
Employment Type Casual
Division Residential
Region South
Site Juniper Korumup
Position Summary

What’s on Offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay, minimum $30.81 per hour for this casual position
  • Access to Salary Packaging of up to $15,900 p/a
  • Opportunity to be part of the founding team in a newly built state of the art facility
  • Grow your aged care career with a well-regarded employer

Juniper Korumup is due to open in June and will deliver high quality residential accommodation and care services designed to provide a full continuum of care. Juniper Korumup comprises of 100 beds and has been skilfully purpose built for the community of Albany.

We are now looking for casual Cleaners and Kitchenhands to join our team. The purpose of these roles are to provide assistance in the kitchen and dining room areas as required, general cleaning throughout the facility and completing laundy duties.

The expected start date for these roles will be 20th May 2019.

On offer for the succesful candidates will be casual positions covering a variety of shifts.

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Preparing and presenting breakfast, serving of lunch and dinner
  • Provide kitchen hand services at our facility that include; preparation of food, modifying food texture, apportioning food accurately and serving food to residents
  • Cleaning of cooking areas and equipment to a high standard
  • Application of safe food handling practices
  • Provide cleaning services including vacuuming, emptying rubbish bins, dusting, wiping surfaces, maintaining the cleanliness of residents’ rooms, windows, toilets, bathrooms and communal areas
  • Demonstrate a high level of respect for residents’ property and privacy
  • Attend to residents’ laundry including the washing of residents’ clothing according to manufacturers’ specifications
  • Ensuring bed linen is stripped, laundered and labelled correctly
  • Safe use of equipment and proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Adhere to Juniper's policies and procedures relating to Occupational Safety and Health

  The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Experience in a commercial cooking environment or aged care catering (desirable)
  • Experience in a commercial or domestic cleaning environment (desirable)
  • Experience in a commercial laundry environment (desirable)
  • An understanding of safe food handling practice and hygiene standards
  • Knowledge of relevant chemicals and safe handling practices and procedures
  • An understanding of infection control procedures 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission. 


People of all ages are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

Unfortunately, our busy Recruitment Team cannot spare the time required to give full attention to the large volume of calls we receive following advertising. Please be assured that we value your application. You will receive confirmation via email only that it has been received successfully.



Selection Criteria Essential: Our Multskilled Domestic roles cover general cleaning, laundry and kitchen hand duties, do you have a preference?
Essential: In this casual position you will be covering planned and unplanned leave. Please tell us your availability to work (days / times / shift length etc.)
Essential: Are you happy to be called at short notice to cover unplanned leave?
Contact Person Gail Marley
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Alternate Contact Person Megan Hayes
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
Juniper reserves the right to close advertising without prior notice.