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7 June 2024

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Housekeeper / Cleaner

  • Permanent, part-time opportunity, working Tuesday to Friday (5 hrs / day, between 9am to 5pm)
  • Inner Adelaide CBD location
  • Join a not-for-profit organisation supporting women experiencing homelessness

About Catherine House

Catherine House is a quality-accredited, not-for-profit organisation that works holistically with women affected by homelessness. Catherine House continually looks for innovative housing and support solutions for women experiencing homelessness. Our goal is not just to house women, but also to offer life-changing opportunities that will enable them to move forward and live a life that is purposeful and meaningful to them.

In January 2021, Catherine House proudly joined the Housing Choices Group of Companies to become part of Housing Choices South Australia (HCSA). Housing Choices is a leading national non-profit community housing organisation that holds the same values as Catherine House.


About the Role

Based in the inner city, we have an opportunity for a Housekeeper / Cleaner to join our teamon a part-time, permanent basis, working 5 hours / day, Tuesday to Friday, between 9am to 5pm.

The position is responsible for working collaboratively to deliver high quality food preparation and housekeeping services across our programs, while providing a safe and positive environment for our clients.

The position is classified as a Social and Community Services Employee Level 2, Pay Point 1 to 4 ($32.26 to $35.19 per hour) under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services (SCHADS) Award. The pay point offered to the successful candidate will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

Download a copy of the Position Description here.


About You

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with:

  • A Certificate in Food Safety (essential) and a Certificate II in Kitchen Operations (desirable).
  • Demonstrated experience delivering high standards of cleaning and hygiene.
  • Previous experience in the preparation of meals.
  • Good organisational skills, particularly related to time management including the ability to prioritise, be flexible and accomplish set tasks.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well with a wide range of people, together with the ability to adhere to professional boundaries.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to respond sensitively to the needs of women affected by homelessness.

What we offer in return

  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Salary Packaging for living expenses, meals, and entertainment expenses
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Reward and recognition program 

How to Apply

For an informal discussions about the role, please contact Cristy PammentTeam Leader – Supported Accommodation Services, on 8232 2282.

To be considered for this position, you will need to submit your resume, together with a cover letter outlining your experience, knowledge and capabilities. 

Please note that it is a minimum requirement that the successful position holder:

  • agrees to and undergoes relevant employment screening as required – including but not limited to Working with Children and / or NDIS Worker Checks;
  • agrees to and complies with Child Safety policies and procedures;
  • provides a current driver’s license and willingness to travel across Catherine House locations, if and as required.

Whilst COVID-19 vaccination mandates are no longer in place in South Australia, vaccination is important for managing COVID-19 related risks in our residential settings and service provisions. Prospective staff are encouraged to be up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, as per ATAGI guidelines. 

Housing Choices reserves the right to cease recruitment proceedings earlier upon appointing a suitable candidate for the role. This opportunity is only open to candidates with appropriate legal working rights within Australia. Housing Choices recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce. We celebrate and respect our people’s differences and are committed to being inclusive. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and persons with a disability to apply. Our team recognises and is committed to supporting the diverse access needs of individuals. If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments, please email [email protected] with a preferred contact method and we will be in touch.

Applications Close 11:59pm Monday, 24 June 2024.

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