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April 04, 2024

Gardening Attendant – Galston

  • Gardening Attendant role based at Rowland Village, Galston
  • Permanent full-time position, Monday to Friday
  • Salary package up to $15,900 and $2,650 for meals and entertainment allowance

We are looking for a Gardening Attendant at our Retirement Village in Galston. This is a full-time role to look after day-to-day lawn mowing, gardening and landscaping duties across our Retirement Village to ensure the grounds are always looking and operating at their absolute best.

Your responsibilities will be, but not limited to:

  • Respond to gardening requests in an efficient and timely manner
  • Maintenance of gardens, lawns, irrigation, pools and grounds
  • Attend to indoor plants, conduct recycling & re-potting schedules
  • Maintenance of nursery stock
  • Cleaning of paths and common areas
  • Collection and disposal of gardening waste (and of general waste if required)
  • Removal of leaves and twigs (including from road gutters where relevant)
  • Maintenance of gardening and grounds equipment
  • Ensure security of tools and equipment used in gardens and grounds areas, particularly dementia areas
  • Other duties as directed by the Leader

What are we looking for?

  • Verifiable experience in a gardening role in aged care/retirement living or similar setting would be desirable but not essential
  • Demonstrate a proactive attitude towards sustained maintenance of building and grounds
  • Willing to learn about aged care and the principles guiding this sector
  • Ability to interact with the elderly residents on a day-to-day basis
  • 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)
  • Career and professional development opportunities
  • 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: JR106384_1712200491
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Trade and Services
Job Locations: Galston, Sydney, Australia
Job Types: Permanent
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