Home Garden Maintenance

Harold Hawthorne Community Centre
CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
Trades & Services
Gardening & Landscaping
$23.67 - $24.40 per hour
Part time
Posted 4d ago
  • Part-time
  • Must be available 7.00am to 3.00pm Monday to Friday, 4-5 days per week
  • Salary Packaging available (up to $15,900 of your income is tax-free)
  • Travel time and mileage (when using your own vehicle) payable

Harold Hawthorne Community Centre is a not-for-profit organisation based in Carlisle. Our vibrant Centre runs community activities in our Community Centre and Social Activities Centre, provides care to people living in their own homes, 41 independent living retirement village and four social housing units. We are dedicated to assisting seniors and people with disabilities to continue to live independently and with dignity within their community.

We are seeking a part-time Gardener worker to join our home support services team. Duties will include following client support plans, which may include these duties:

  • Minor garden duties:
    • Lawn mowing, edging with whipper snipper and disposing of grass clippings,
    • Pruning and trimming shrubs and trees, to a height which can be safely reached while standing on the ground,
    • Weeding and tidying garden beds, digging over garden beds and applying fertilizer and mulch, and
    • Sweeping/blowing pathways and trimming overhanging plants from pathways ensuring all walkways are clear and safe.
  • Minor home maintenance and repairs:
    • Changing light globes,
    • Replacing batteries in smoke detectors,
    • Replacing tap washers,
    • Painting,
    • Washing down windows and
    • Gutter cleaning.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination (mandatory)
  • A mobile phone to use for work purposes,
  • A current WA drivers licence,
  • A licenced reliable vehicle with a towbar (mileage payable)
  • National Police Certificate dated within 3 months or ability to obtain one,
  • Good organisational and time management skills,
  • Good verbal and written communication skills,
  • The ability to work as part of a team,
  • A good understanding of workplace health and safety requirements as they relate to this position.

Applications: Submit your cover letter and resume with two referees to Sarah Harris, HR Coordinator to jobs@hhcentre.org

Inquiries: If you have any questions please contact Renata Chaplin on 9470 1155. A copy of the position description is available on our website, www.hhcentre.org.

Applications close: Wednesday 22/12/2021

To be eligible to apply, you must have Australian Citizenship, Australia working rights, or hold a Permanent Residency status in Australia. 

Please note, candidate screening and interviews may commence prior to any advertised closing date. We may close the advertisement if the position is appointed early. 

Successful candidates will be requested to attend a pre-employment musculoskeletal health assessment.

Harold Hawthorne Community Centre is an Equal Opportunity employer. We recognise, value and support a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds who are also committed to these values.


Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Team Supervisor?

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