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Maintenance Officer

  • Clayton, VIC, Australia, 3168
  • Full time
  • Full time, permanent role within a growing industry | Clayton location
  • A varied role with the scope to make a real impact on VMCH properties
  • Excellent NFP salary packaging benefits



Working at VMCH provides the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of the most vulnerable individuals within our communities. In addition, you will receive these fantastic benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • A positive and supportive workplace culture 
  • Excellent NFP salary packaging benefits, including a Meals Entertainment card 
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program


About the role

Reporting to the Facilities Manager (residential Aged Care) and the Retirement Living Project Manager, you will have the opportunity to showcase your initiative and proactive approach to maintenance at Corpus Christi Aged Care Home in Clayton. You will be responsible for ensuring the presentation and condition of all buildings are maintained in line with safety and accreditation standards.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing long term and annual property maintenance schedules and capital works programs
  • Ensuring that all VMCH facilities meet a range of accreditation, regulatory compliance and site resident and staff requirements
  • Undertaking proactive preventative maintenance projects
  • Engaging and managing contractors, ensuring that they are registered and current on Linksafe
  • Manage monthly scheduled maintenance contractors and associated paperwork.
  • Risk management and hazard mitigation responsibilities
  • Liaise with site manager and manage day to day site generated maintenance requests.
  • Conducting audits and inspections in conjunction with the Facilities Manager and site manager.


Position requirements

  • Previous experience in a hands-on maintenance role within an aged care setting
  • The ability to communicate effectively and compassionately
  • A proven track record of providing exceptional customer service
  • A proactive approach to maintenance, ensuring that VMCH properties are always maintained to an excellent standard
  • The ability to work autonomously and manage a wide range of projects within agreed timeframes
  • Strong literacy and computer skills to complete accurate and appropriate documentation of maintenance activities
  • An outstanding work ethic and the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence


About VMCH

VMCH are a Catholic not-for-profit organisation, providing services including affordable housing, residential aged care, retirement living, community and disability services and specialist education to 7,600 people across Victoria. We operate in over 50 locations, have 2,600+ employees and over 600 volunteers maintaining our 24/7 service to vulnerable people across Victoria.


If you meet the above criteria and are passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you! For a confidential conversation, please call Leanne Ryan on 0484118425.


To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, an Australian Criminal History Check and a Victorian Employee Working with Children Check. You may also be required to supply an International Police Check.

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