Internal Vacancies

Home Cleaner

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Work type: Casual
Location: Northern Suburbs, Southern Suburbs, Western Suburbs, Eastern Suburbs, Inner West, Inner North, Inner East, Inner South, Outer West, Outer North, Outer South, Outer East, Frankston
Categories: Aged and Disability Support, Community Development

• A Rewarding, Purposeful Career
• Ongoing Learning and Development Opportunities
• Supportive Team Environment

Summary of program and its objectives:

The Aged Care division at the Brotherhood of St Laurence provides residential services, independent living accommodation for people on low incomes and home based, day and respite services for older people and people with disabilities living in their homes.

Main responsibilities of the role:  

The Home Cleaner, Brotherhood Home Care provides cleaning services to clients in their homes in accordance with prescribed routines, policies and procedures. The incumbent will follow appropriate plans to ensure that the physical environment of the home is clean and hazard free.

To meet the selection criteria, candidates will require:


  • Demonstrated knowledge of safe cleaning techniques
  • An understanding of the issues faced by frail aged people and people with dementia
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality in line with  the Privacy Act
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve outcomes
  • Proven ability to prioritise work and meet changing, priorities and meet tight timeframes
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence and reliable roadworthy motor vehicle with valid registration and insurance
  • Understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood of St Laurence.


  • Previous experience in general domestic cleaning work
  • First aid certificate
  • Current CPR

This is a casual position and hours will be as required. Salary will be $22.391 per hour plus 25% casual loading.

This is a very important role for our community during this difficult time, student nurses are encouraged to apply.


As part of the Brotherhood’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and current professional registration. 

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation

Position Description

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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