ID: 123815

HOME AND GARDEN MAINTENANCE ASSISTANTS

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Western Australia WA

About this opportunity

About us Invisible Illnesses Inc is a support group for those who suffer with Fibromyalgia/Chronic Pain, Chronic Fatigue & Mental Health

Sometimes the simple things are extremely difficult and hurt and we can take days to recover from simply doing our housework or gardening. To help support our members we have an offshoot group called Helping Hands. The aim of this group is to have a list of people who can help members with their everyday needs. Many of our members are on a pension or work part-time. Unfortunately a lot are not entitled to services such as Silverchain etc, hence why we have set up Helping Hands.

Our Mission is to inspire caring people to contribute to community health and wellbeing.

We are seeking Home & Garden Maintenance Workers throughout both metro and regional Western Australia to assist us in delivering a variety of in home support services to our members

The successful applicant will have the ability to communicate in a friendly manner with out members.

Specific skills required for the Home & Garden Maintenance Worker:

Ability to work in the outdoors and undertake manual activities Proficiency in a broad range of gardening and home maintenance tasks Good communication skills Ability to work without supervision and as part of a team A current C Class driver’s licence or be able to catch public transport.

Duties You would be required to attend to the maintenance of an established garden including pruning, spraying, feeding plants, mulching, mowing and weeding and general maintenance. Carry out occasional small maintenance work - window cleaning, gutter cleaning, hanging pictures, changing tap washers etc.

All applicants must have a National Police Certificate and a Working With Childrens Check, a current driver’s licence or able to catch public transport

Invisible Illnesses Inc is an equal opportunity employer and are committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.


Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

You need to be physically fit and able to carry out the duties and have no medical condition which may impede you. Must be polite, have a courteous demeanour.
Police clearance and Working With Children Check required
By the time our members have asked for help they are generally at their lowest point, so we need to know that you are reliable.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

As required

Suitable for
  • People Learning English
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Garden Maintenance
  • Trades & Maintenance
Reimbursement

ID lanyard provided. You may also be eligible for travel costs