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April 04, 2024

Gardening Apprentice – Narrabeen

  • Gardening Apprentice – Permanent full-time position
  • Work Monday – Thursday, 7 AM – 3 PM, Friday 7AM-1:30PM
  • NFP Tax benefits – salary package up to $15,900 and $2,650 for meals and entertainment allowance.

We are offering a fabulous fully-funded apprenticeship opportunity in our gardening team at our flagship location, Anzac Village in Narrabeen. This is a full-time role looking after the day-to-day gardening activities across our Retirement Village in Narrabeen to ensure the gardens and grounds are always looking their absolute best.

About the role:
This role is a permanent position with 76 hours per fortnight with 1 fully paid day per week provide to attend TAFE and study towards a Certificate III in Horticulture. All TAFE costs will be paid by RSL LifeCare subject to satisfactory attendance and commitment to the course.

Your responsibilities will be, but not limited to:

  • Maintenance of gardens and grounds, including hedging, pruning and weed spraying
  • Planting of new shrubs and plants
  • Other duties as directed by the Leader

What are we looking for?

  • Demonstrate a proactive attitude towards sustained maintenance of grounds.
  • Ability to interact with seniors on a day-to-day basis.
  • Drivers licence as you may be required to drive around the village.
  • Willing to undergo a National Police check.

What we offer:

  • Non-profit salary packaging (up to $15,900 for Everyday Living Expenses & $2,650 Meal Entertainment allowance)
  • 1 day per week at full pay to study at TAFE during term times
  • Fully-funded study towards Cert III in Horticulture (subject to good attendance records and commitment to the course)
  • A supportive team environment and stable employment

RSL LifeCare is a leader in senior living, providing high quality retirement villages, aged care homes (nursing homes) and personal home care throughout NSW and ACT. Proudly serving Australia for over 100 years, RSL LifeCare is a successful and growing not-for-profit organisation.

We enrich veterans and seniors’ lives and create connected, supportive and vibrant communities. We are seeking Respectful, Collaborative, Passionate, Imaginative, Courageous and Responsible employees to enrich our residents’ lives.

Our commitment to diversity
We welcome and encourage applications from people across our diverse community, especially from Veterans, current serving ADF personnel, their families and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or disability.

Job Information

Job Reference: JR106379_1712192409
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Trade and Services
Job Locations: Narrabeen, Sydney, Australia
Job Types: Permanent
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