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At Foundation Housing we strive to be a leader in our sector and an employer of choice.

Foundation Housing understands that staff are our organisation’s most important resource. We employ around 100 people in Perth, Broome and South Hedland – people with a commitment to helping those in need secure and retain a home.
Foundation Housing provides a stimulating, positive and supportive work environment in what can sometimes be a challenging sector. Our staff are professional and empathetic people who understand that providing a safe and secure home has the potential to change lives.
The organisation has a very clear set of values that assist staff in their day-to-day dealings with tenants, residents, stakeholders and other staff. This provides a useful framework for staff and managers to check that their behaviours are consistent with these values.

If this sounds like an organisation that you can positively contribute to, please review the job vacancies section for a list of roles currently being recruited.

For any enquiries, please contact lorena@foundationhousing.org.au.

Caretaker / Cleaner

Perth Metro | Part-Time | Permanent
Closing Date: Thursday, 19 September 2019

Foundation Housing Ltd (FHL) is a not for profit organisation at the forefront of community housing.  At FHL we understand that everyone needs a home.  We are one of WA’s largest developers and managers of affordable housing for people in need.

We are a successful, award-winning business driven by a cause.  We help people in need secure and retain a home by forming strong partnerships that enable us to assist far more people than working alone.  More than just accommodation, we provide a high level of service and support to help our tenants sustain their home.

We manage over 2,100 homes, housing over 3,500 people.  We work in more than 130 suburbs across WA, with offices in 4 Perth locations as well as in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

We are currently looking for two part time Caretaker/Cleaners for two of our lodges located in the Perth Metro area.  The contracted hours are 20 per week, spread over a 7 day period, with the majority of hours being Monday to Friday between 8:30am – 4:30pm.  There is an expectation that some after-hours call outs will be required.

Reporting to the Team Leader Property Services you will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining the lodge.  This is a live in position with single quarters and subsidised rent.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Cleaning duties including all communal living areas, kitchens, bathrooms and office space, on a daily basis.
  • Emptying and cleaning internal and external bins.
  • Distributing mail to tenants.
  • Ordering linen, cleaning and lodge supplies, as required.
  • Reporting any maintenance.
  • Liaising with subcontractors for access to lodge and inspecting completed work.
  • Cleaning vacated rooms, as required.

To be successful in this position, you will be required to demonstrate strong attention to detail, interpersonal and organisational skills along with basic computer skills. Experience in domestic or commercial cleaning is essential. An understanding of the current Occupational Health & Safety standards and a WA Driver’s License is desirable.   You will be required to provide a National Police Clearance if successful.

FHL provides a stimulating, positive and supportive work environment in what can sometimes be a challenging, but rewarding sector to work in. We have a very clear set of values that assist staff in their day-to-day dealings with tenants, residents, stakeholders and other staff.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading not-for-profit organisation.

For further more information please refer to the job description which can be found at www. foundationhousing.org.au/careers

If you require additional information please contact Lorena Lindo, HR & Safety Administrator on lorena@foundationhousing.org.au

To be considered your application should include a copy of your current resume and a brief covering letter addressing the essential criteria for the position.

Applications close on Thursday, 19 September 2019 at 5pm.