Domestic Worker

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Bay of Plenty
  • Date Advertised: 27-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/1509162
  • Job Title: Domestic Worker
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  • Summary:

Full-time, permanent, Rotorua

We are appointing Domestic Workers to provide a high-quality and professional cleaning and laundry service to our residence.

This is an opportunity to be involved in a residence committed to providing better outcomes for youth offenders.

What you will do:

  • Ensure that any interaction is appropriate and has a positive influence on the tamariki in our care
  • Provide a professional, high-quality and responsive cleaning service across all areas including toilets, bathrooms and kitchen areas; maintain office and visitor areas to a corporate standard
  • Develop and maintain a laundry service for the residence which includes laundering and minor repair of residents’ clothing, and general laundry excluding bed linen and towels
  • Be responsible for health and safety by identifying and escalating hazards, risks and issues
  • Undertake stock control of all cleaning, laundry, first aid, consumables and linen supplies
  • Ensure that all tools, equipment and consumables are safely and securely managed
  • Prepare reports and complete audits as required
  • Contribute to team goals through active participation in team meetings, support of other team members, work allocation, team planning and initiating new team practice

What you will bring:

  • Full, clean, valid New Zealand driver’s licence
  • New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency at time of application
  • Experience working in a commercial cleaning and/or laundry setting preferred
  • Empathy and understanding towards tamariki and rangatahi
  • Good communication skills – including basic computer skills
  • An appreciation of privacy and confidentiality
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Resilience, flexibility and reliability, you will be required to work rostered shifts which can include weekends
  • An outcome focus, with the ability to work unsupervised

In return we offer:

  • A salary range between $44,148 – $47,238 pro rata
  • Induction and training, along with ongoing support
  • Discounts on Southern Cross Health and Westpac insurances
  • An ever-evolving work environment

How to apply

Apply online with your CV and cover letter by clicking the ‘apply’ button, please note applications are subject to police vetting. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal.

For any enquiries please contact

Hurry as applications close on Tuesday, 9 February 2021.

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