Maintenance Officer

Maintenance Officer

Opal | gosford, NSW, AU

Posted a month ago

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At Opal HealthCare, we know that companies don’t succeed, people do . Our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for and our values of  C ompassion,  A ccountability,  R espect and  E xcellence reflect that  CARE  is at the heart of everything we do.

Opal HealthCare is one of Australia’s largest aged care providers, with 87 Care Communities in four states, employing a team of over 9,500 nationally. Opal has one of the strongest growth trajectories in the industry with eight new Care Communities scheduled to open in the next two years.

About the Role:

  • Full time role working Monday to Friday
  • Reporting directly to the General Manager
  • Building and equipment maintenance on an ongoing basis
  • Liaison with external contractors where required
  • Lawn and garden maintenance as required
  • Management of Fire Safety & Evacuation Procedures
  • Our ideal candidates will demonstrate:

  • Previous Maintenance experience in a Facilities or Accommodation setting
  • Trade Qualifications (ideally in Construction, Electrical or Plumbing)
  • Thorough knowledge of legislative requirements pertaining to maintenance and repairs including WHS and Fire Safety
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • What Opal can offer you:

  • Work/life balance with daytime, weekday hours
  • Pro-rata Annual Leave and Sick Leave
  • Stability of work in a growing, rewarding industry
  • Opportunities to specialise and develop into other areas of aged care
  • Employee Referral Program – earn bonuses for inviting your friends to work with us!
  • A collaborative team environment with supportive management
  • Access to the Opal Healthcare Academy and Opal Scholarships – valued at up to $15,000 over a period of 3 years
  • All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance via Opal’s police check system and undergo a pre-employment medical. You may also be required to attend a drug screen and complete psychometric testing. 

    You must also be willing to obtain a personal NDISWC through your state government provider prior to commencing employment with us.

    Please note: a current flu vaccination will also be required for you to work in our Care Communities, as well as full vaccination against COVID19.