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Cleaner/Food Services Assistant
Sandpiper Lodge - Goolwa
  • Dynamic not-for-profit organisation
  • Part time positions available
  • Salary Packaging options available


About us


For more than 50 years, Southern Cross Care has been providing quality aged care and retirement living services to our community. We're guided by our compassionate, capable, collaborative and creative values, and we want people who share these values to join our team.  



About the role


We are looking for dedicated Cleaners/Food Services Assistants to join our Residential Care team at Sandpiper Lodge in Goolwa.


You will be required to work as part of a cohesive team by undertaking general cleaning duties for the provision of high quality housekeeping services, which is vital to the health and well-being of our residents, visitors and staff.


You will remove rubbish, maintain hygiene, dust and polish furniture, clean wet areas and mop, sweep and vacuum floors.


For further details regarding the scope of the role, please refer to the attached position descriptions.



About you


Previous experience in cleaning/food services assistant role will be essential. 


Adequate communication skills with a level of English literacy to speak in a manner that older people can understand and to be able to read written instructions. 


Time management to manage own workload, without direct supervision, to complete tasks within the allocated time. 


Basic understanding of the requirements to support residents living with dementia including those who display challenging behaviours and also basic knowledge of the requirements of the Aged Care Standards will be highly regarded. 


All Southern Cross Care employees also require a current National Police Certificate for the Purpose of Aged Care.



About this opportunity


This is a rare opportunity to join a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation and help create a better future for you and your community.


You will enjoy flexible shifts and working arrangements, exceptional learning and development opportunities, and salary packaging benefits that will help you to maximise your take-home pay. You will also be working with a friendly and inclusive team that genuinely cares about you.


With our organisation growing to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our community, there’s never been a better time to join the Southern Cross Care team.



For questions or enquiries about this role please contact:

Pat Sims on (08) 8555 7700

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