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Mount Gravatt Community Centre has been serving our local community for 30 years and have grown over this time to now have over 30 employees.  Imagine coming to work each day, loving what you do and seeing the real impact you are having in people's lives.  We embrace and celebrate diversity amongst our team and value our staff's contribution.  To ensure you continue to grow in your role, we offer ongoing learning and development opportunities.  You will receive competitive pay, along with the opportunity to salary sacrifice to increase your take home pay.  If you are passionate about helping others, we'd love to meet you.

We also offer supervised social work student placements to undergraduates to integrate your learning.  We know how important is to provide students with real life experience to develop first-hand knowledge and skills to complement your classroom based learning. We provide you with interesting and challenging opportunities to broaden your skill base and help you to kickstart your career.  Opportunities will be advertised on this page. 

Maintenance and Modification Assistant

Position Available: Maintenance and Modification Assistant

About Us: At the Mt Gravatt Community Centre (MGCCI) we are committed to empowering and enhancing the lives of the ageing community and individuals with disabilities through exceptional, tailored care. Our team is dedicated to making a meaningful impact on our community by fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture built on compassion, innovation, and continuous improvement.

Joining MGCCI means being part of a supportive work environment that values collaboration and innovation. Here, you'll have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally while making a meaningful difference in the lives of community members.

Position Overview: We are expanding our services and are seeking a skilled and hands-on Maintenance and Modification Assistant to join our team, specialising in improving mobility and access in the home. In this pivotal role, you will work with our team on general home maintenance and modifications for our clients.

This position requires a commitment of 2 days per week, with a mix of on-site client visits and project work at the centre.

The ideal candidate will have a relevant trade certification or extensive practical experience. This role is suitable for someone retired or semi-retired, with the physical capability to build, maintain, and modify homes to improve mobility and accessibility. It also presents an excellent opportunity for individuals who may be underemployed and seeking meaningful part-time work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prioritise and multitask effectively, ensuring attention to detail in all tasks.
  • Utilise experience in the building industry to provide practical assistance and interventions that enhance mobility and access within the home environment, including but not limited to: *Installation of grab rails, *Fitting smoke alarms, *Implementing security measures, *Building and installing ramps.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Deliver excellent customer service, relating to customers of all backgrounds while maintaining professional and cultural sensitivities.
  • Communicate effectively with clients and stakeholders to ensure positive interactions and outcomes.
  • Ensure timely completion of client data records as required by the business.
  • Adapt to changing schedules and prioritise tasks accordingly.

Requirements:

  • Qualifications and/or previous experience in a similar role, with knowledge and skills applicable to home maintenance and modification.
  • Ability to work under general direction, with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to engage effectively with stakeholders and clients.
  • Commitment to delivering high-quality services and achieving positive outcomes for clients and the community.
  • It is essential to hold a valid Queensland driver licence
  • Comfortable using smartphones/tablets or willing to learn.
  • Willingness to acquire or possess a national police check.
  • Provide two relevant references, including your current or most recent manager.

A vehicle and all equipment will be provided for the days you work. If you are passionate about making a difference and possess the skills and experience required for this role, we encourage you to apply.

Contract Duration:
The initial contract for this role will be for 3 months, after which it will be subject to review.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send your resume and a brief cover letter demonstrating your alignment with the role's requirements to hr@mgcci.org.au

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications will be assessed as received.

Role is paid at the relevant award level according to Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services (SCHADS) Award 2010

Join us at MGCCI and be part of a dedicated team committed to making a difference in the lives of our community members. Your passion and expertise will contribute to our commitment to delivering exceptional, personalised care. MGCCI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Job Type: Part-time

Expected hours: No less than 14 per week