Maintenance Officer – Aged Care

About the Job

Heritage Care was established in 2002 as a provider of residential aged care services of the highest quality. Integral to the organisations philosophy is that our personnel aspire to be the best at what we do, to the benefit of our residents.

We are pleased to announce our newest addition to the group, Heritage Northcote. Newly refurbished Heritage Northcote will be commissioned and ready to open it's doors by Mid-2022!

We are looking for an experienced Maintenance Officer who is ready to join the new team.  The Maintenance Officer is responsible to provide acceptable standards of maintenance services to all plant, equipment, building and landscaping at Heritage Northcote.

Reporting directly to the General Manager you will be responsible for;   

  • Carry out minor repairs and maintenance
  • Ensure all passive and active fire systems are maintained in working order and certified to meet the requirements of the certification instruments of the Aged Care Act 1997 and the Building Fire Safety Regulations.
  • Purchase of supplies and materials
  • Ensure all tools and equipment are in good and safe working order
  • Ensure tools, equipment and any chemicals used to complete your tasks are monitored for resident safety at all times.
  • Review and report any building damage
  • Maintain an asset and condemned property register across Heritage Care
  • Provide assistance to induct contractors and complete associated paperwork as required
  • Assist with room set up to ensure rooms are in excellent condition prior to resident admission
  • Test and tag all electrical equipment as per legislation


  • Flexibility Work Life balance – Various shifts available
  • Free Flu Vaccination Programs
  • A safe work environment
  • 'Grow your own' development of internal people
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Culturally Diverse Workforce
  • Traineeships for eligible staff
  • Sponsorship Programs
  • Use our mobile app to enter your availability and accept shifts

The successful candidate will bring: 

  • Demonstrated relevant work experience in a similar role, preferably possessing a certificate in building work such as carpentry or joinery
  • The ability and competency to use a wide range of equipment and tools
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) appropriate to work within a culturally diverse aged care environment
  • Strong organisational skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise competing tasks, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to use a computer and relevant software
  • An understanding of and commitment to compliance of WH&S legislative requirements
  • Current NDIS Workers Screening Check
  • Current Covid-19 Vaccinations

Apply using the "apply" button above but if you would like a pre-application chat then call or email – Rubie Kluckow, HR Coordinator at or 0413404435

Additional Information

Location – Heritage Northcote – 14-24 Pearl Street, NORTHCOTE VIC 3070

Job Type – Full Time

Job Position – Support

Salary – 27 – 40

Position Close Date – 28/06/2022

Contact Details

Name – Rubie Kluckow
Phone – 0413 404 435
Email –