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Reference Number 15367
Position Title Domestic Cleaner | Part Time | Derby (Kimberley Region)
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Site Juniper Derby
Position Summary

 What's on offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay, currently $26.06 per hour plus relevant penalty rates
  • Access to Salary Sacrifice of up to $15,900 p/a
  • Accomodation subsidy available*
  • Access to ongoing employment opportunities within a large aged care organisation

We have a great opportunity available for a Cleaner at Juniper's Numbala Nunga and Ngamang Bawoona facilities, located in the Kimberley town of Derby (approx. 2500km from Perth). Numbala Nunga and Ngamang Bawoona provide care for up to 43 residents in an enabling and culturally appropriate manner.

The primary purpose of this role is to ensure that all areas of the site are kept hygienic and presentable, contributing to a comfortable, welcoming environment for residents, staff and visitors.

It is important for well being that rooms, bathrooms and communal areas are clean and well maintained. You will be part of a team that ensures this happens. This will be a perfect opportunity for you if you have a passion for your work and also enjoy being with older people and making a positive difference to the lives of others. The duties of this role may vary depending upon the operational needs of the facility.

On offer for the successful candidate is a permanent part time position, working not less than 30 hours per week. 

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • 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
  • Safe use of equipment and proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • On some shifts you may be required to prepare fresh toast and tea for residents and distribute meals provided by the kitchen
  • Adhere to Juniper's policies and procedures relating to Occupational Safety and Health

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Knowledge of relevant chemicals and safe handling practices and procedures
  • An understanding of infection control procedures
  • Experience in domestic cleaning
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Experience working in an aged care environment would be an advantage.

*Conditions Apply

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 and cultures are encouraged to apply. Juniper will commence the recruitment process immediately.

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: Do you currently live in Derby or a surrounding area of the Kimberley region?
Essential: If you do not live in Derby, how many weeks notice do you need to relocate?
Essential: Are you relocating by yourself or do you have any family members that will be relocating with you?
Contact Person Gail Marley
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Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Antonio
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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