ID: 98617

Home Maintenance Assistant

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Brighton SA

About this opportunity

Handy people and garden enthusiast are required to join our Home Maintenance Team of volunteers who help our older residents in the City of Holdfast Bay region stay independent in their homes longer.

You will work closely with the team staff assisting with tasks including cleaning gutters, changing light globes and smoke alarm batteries, pruning and low level safety pruning, installing rails, replacing tap washers and basic home repairs.

We are looking for people who are semi-retired, retired or simply looking to expand their experience, knowledge and skills in a role that gives back to the community.

~ General handy-maintenance or pruning experience would be advantageous but not necessary ~ Understanding of the needs of older people, people with disabilities and their carers an advantage ~ A suitable level of physical fitness to undertake duties associated with the role (manual handling component) ~ Ability to take direction and instruction, and to work as part of a team ~ Good communication skills and a positive friendly attitude ~ Reliable, honest, responsible, caring & committed

Monthly roster available.


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *.

Please Note:
* During the Covid-19 pandemic, organisations should be providing all necessary Covid-19 safety protection measures for volunteers following the advice of both the State or Territory Governments and the Federal Government. Your safety and wellbeing is your priority. Familiarise yourself with the most up-to-date requirements and advice from the Australian and NT and SA State Governments.
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.

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

1 day per week

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Garden Maintenance
  • Trades & Maintenance
Training

Orientation and Induction • Manual Handling • Other role specific training.