Gardener I Retirement Village

Gardener I Retirement Village

Australian Unity | Kilsyth, VIC, AU

Posted 14 days ago

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As Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company we are dedicated to helping people thrive. We put our people first, customers, clients, partners and communities.

The role

Come and join the team at Walmsley Retirement Village where we are leading the industry in driving our award winning 'Better Together' model, raising the quality of living in aged care. We are currently looking for an experienced Gardener to join the friendly team in Kilsyth on a Part-Time basis (3 days per week)

Located in Kilsyth , Walmsley Village is set amongst 12 hectares of parks and gardens and home to our 192 unit Retirement Community. As the Gardener you will provide a support service that enhances our customer’s wellbeing in their home and the grounds of the village.

What you will be doing

Lawn maintenance; mowing, whipper snipping, edging
Garden maintenance; planting, weeding, mulching, pruning
Ensuring gardens and public areas of our 192 unit Retirement Community are maintained and presented to a high standard
Building/maintaining garden beds and minor landscaping.
Cleaning garden areas; leaf blowing, sweeping, removing cuttings
Providing meaningful experiences which enables our residents to thrive

About you

A horticultural background and/or qualification - if preferred but not essential
Proven experience in a garden maintenance role
A reliable team member with an eye for detail that takes pride in your work
Confident in the use of ride-on lawn mowers, whipper snippers, leaf blowers etc.
Ability to build positive and warm working relationships with our customers
A motivated, self starter with availability to work part time (3 days per week).
Manual drivers licence preferred

If you are looking for a rewarding role and a great work environment; apply now to help support our customers to thrive.

What makes us, us

We are here to make a difference every day, small things, big things and everything in between. We encourage you to join our team in this meaningful journey and make a difference in your local community.

We’re all about making a bigger difference together
We’re all about supporting your wellbeing
We’re all about lifelong learning

The health, safety and wellbeing of our people and our customers is our highest priority. In recognition that COVID-19 is affecting the way we work and creating new and sometimes challenging issues for our people, we have special leave arrangements in place and strengthened safety measures to support employee mental health and wellbeing.

All successful persons will be required to provide proof of 2022 flu vaccination and COVID Vaccinations prior to starting with Australian Unity. Your talent acquisition specialist will help guide you through this requirement, we thank you for your understanding and support during these unprecedented times.