School General Assistant (Maintenance)

Aspect Hunter School (see more jobs from this school)

Thornton, NSW


Gardeners / Maintenance

Contract Type: Casual/Relief Position

Applications Close: 31 December 2021


General school maintenance role (GA)Causal work  $35.35/hour, averaging 12 hours a weekExcellent tax effective PBI salary packaging benefitsLocated at Aspect Hunter School,Thornton NSW Australia's largest provider of autism-specific educational services

<p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Location: Thornton, NSW</span></p> &nbsp; <div class="container"><ul><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>General school maintenance role (GA)</strong></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 13.3333px;"><strong>Causal work&nbsp; $35.35/hour,&nbsp;averaging&nbsp;12 hours a week</strong></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Excellent tax effective PBI salary packaging benefits</strong></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Located at&nbsp;Aspect Hunter School,Thornton NSW&nbsp;</strong></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Australia's largest provider of autism-specific educational services</strong></span></li></ul><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Aspect is committed to providing an autism friendly workplace and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce. It is through this commitment that we encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply.</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About the School: </strong>Aspect Hunter&nbsp;School provides placement for&nbsp;approximately 200 students on the autism spectrum&nbsp;from Kindergarten to year 12 at its main school at Thornton, and across its satellite classes within the Catholic and Department of Education schools in Newcastle, Hunter and Port Macquarie regions.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About the role:&nbsp;</strong>To do general maintenance work in a timely and professional manner to support the smooth running of the school and ensuring the school environment is safe and suitable for staff, students, volunteers, contractors and families.</span><span style="font-size: 10pt;"> <a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT1440/assets/16780195" target="_blank">To view the full position profile, please click&nbsp;here.</a></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Key Responsibilities:&nbsp;</strong></span></p><ul><li><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">This role will carry out a range of tasks across the school which includes but is not limited to:</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">General building maintenance</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Basic carpentry &amp; plumbing</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Painting and patching</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Playground cleaning and grounds maintenance</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Supervising third party contractors to complete work</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Moving furniture</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Looking after our buses (organising services, cleaning, checking tyres etc.)</span></li></ul></li></ul><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Skills, experience and qualifications</strong></span></p><ul><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Experience in a similar role</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Good communications skills</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Qualifications or experience in carpentry, plumbing, building etc. would be an advantage</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">NSW Working With Children Check clearance for paid employment</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">A current drivers licence</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">A Light Rigid (LR) driver's licence is desirable</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">You may be required to provide an International Police Check clearance</span></li></ul><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">NSW Working with Children Check clearance for paid employment.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 10pt;">A National Police Check clearance is a requirement and Aspect will arrange this.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What we offer:</strong>&nbsp; As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), Aspect employees receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities including $15,899 each year tax free, increasing the value of your take-home pay. <a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT557/assets/12040017"><span style="font-size: small;">Click here for a </span><span style="font-size: small;">summary</span><span style="font-size: small;"> of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.</span></a></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>To apply: </strong>Please include your resume, cover letter and complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect's online recruitment process.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Enquiries should be directed to: </strong>David Kett,&nbsp;School Business Manager,&nbsp;&nbsp;0423886053.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for some positions at Aspect, in accordance with Public Health Orders, Work Health and Safety and duty of care obligations for staff and participants/students. As part of the recruitment/interview process Aspect is collecting information related to your vaccination status to ensure we are in compliance with all government orders and directives.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>More information about Aspect: </strong><a href="http://www.autismspectrum.org.au/">www.autismspectrum.org.au</a><strong>.</strong></span></p><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong><em>Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.</em></strong></span></p><div id="apply-now-button">Apply Now</div></div>
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