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Location: Caulfield, 3161

About the employer:
B'nai Brith Victoria Inc

About the role:

We are looking for a kind and capable building manager/caretaker for our 18 warm and clean independent living units in Caulfield.

B’nai B’rith Parent’s Home is a block of 18 independent living units for people over 60. The home is a two minute walk from Caulfield park and a short walk to Glenferrie Rd shops, trams and trains.

The building manager/caretaker is responsible for maintaining the common areas and is the emergency contact for residents. The building manager/caretaker is the main contact between the residents and the Board of Management.

Part time, 20 hrs per week. Flexible hours over six days, Monday - Saturday.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is LIVE IN. A one-bedroom apartment in the block and all utilities are provided as part of the position as well as a small salary. A partner who works elsewhere is welcome.

Key duties of the position:

  • Daily morning door knock of all residents
  • Assist Residents in case of emergency, when a Resident has pressed their emergency phone, pendant or bathroom button or requested assistance in person
  • Liaise with a designated Board member in regard to any Resident who, in your opinion, may require any extra service or care
  • General cleaning and basic maintenance of foyer and common areas (except of gardens)
  • Liaising with the designated Board member regarding repairs and facilitating access for trades people
  • Maintaining records of incidents on the property

Skills required:

Our ideal building manager/caretaker:

  • has a caring and supportive attitude
  • has a positive outlook and a natural empathy towards the elderly
  • is patient and able to communicate well with older people from diverse backgrounds
  • is calm in an emergency and able to take control when necessary
  • uses their initiative to problem solve and keep accurate records as required

Experience in a similar setting would be highly regarded.

Desirable qualifications:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support in Aged Care, from TAFE or registered training organisation or relevant experience
  • Current police check
  • First aid certificate (not more than 2 years old)
  • Current Australian driver’s licence

How to apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

For more information, call 0478 668 562