Employment Vacancy

Position Title: Cleaner

Direct Supervisor: 

Main Purpose of Position

The positions may involve weekday and weekend shifts.

Capecare is a growing business. Our second residential facility recently opened in Dunsbrough in 2021. This current growth phase presents exciting opportunities for Cleaners to join the team. Cleaners will be responsible for maintaining the tidiness and cleanliness within the facility, residents rooms and equipment.

Capecare is a value driven organisation looking to attract an individual who has a real passion for the Aged Care industry and providing exceptional care to our clients.


Work Health & Safety

Standards of Performance

  • Observe and comply with all health and safety instructions, procedures, signs and notices relating to your work and correctly use the appropriate protective clothing and equipment supplied.
  • Follow Infection Prevention and Control procedures and standards relevant to the role.
  • Use correct documented procedures to correct, if possible, and immediately report any unsafe situations, near-miss incidents and all work related injuries.
  • Maintain good housekeeping at all times.

Personal Leadership

  • Acts with honesty, empathy and kindness towards co-workers and clients.
  • Engages and works collaboratively with others through a shared purpose to achieve goals.
  • Has a thorough awareness of cultural safety and conducts themselves to operate inclusivity.
  • Takes responsibility on an individual level to strive for excellence.
  • Accepts and responds constructively to feedback.
  • Is aware of own strengths and limitations and seeks help from others as required.
  • Adapts communication style and messages to suit different personalities and cultures.


  • Understand and proactively contribute to managing risk and to promote a culture of participation in the risk process.


  • Actively contribute to quality improvement activities in Capecare through initiating continuous improvement suggestions.
  • Contribute effectively towards the organisation’s quality accreditation processes.


  • Adhere to all Capecare policies and procedures.
  • Own conduct and approach aligns with the Capecare Way.
  • Commits to the values of: Compassion Respect Partnership Commitment
  • Challenges behaviour in others that contravenes the organisational values.


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Technical Competencies and Skills

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively without supervision.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and plan, prioritise and carry out necessary work to meet required deadlines.
  • Ability to work flexible working hours as negotiated.
  • Ability to demonstrate responsible, diligent attitudes to his/her work.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to communicate effectively with elderly people.
  • Ability to build strong relationships.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality.

Relevant Experience


Key Accountabilities of the Role

Client Care

  • Undertake assigned duties as specified by the Roster at all times.
  • Assist clients with cleaning, food preparation, laundry and other domestic duties as rostered.
  • Practice within skill and knowledge base.
  • Use standard precautions in the performance of all work to prevent transmission of infection.
  • Perform domestic duties to a high standard, ensuring hygiene and cleanliness is maintained.


  • Maintain regular contact with the Scheduler Home Care to give and receive relevant information.
  • Complete work in accordance with the roster and in consultation with Scheduler Home Care.
  • Message at the beginning of each service and end of each shift.
  • Message any cancelled services or absent clients.


  • Keep accurate and legible records of care provided and clients’ response to care.
  • Maintain accurate fee records and receipts of monies collected.


20 Ray Ave, Busselton WA 6280
Ph: 08 9750 2000
Fax: 08 9755 4696

Community Care & Respite: 08 9750 2097


171 Naturaliste Tce, Dunsborough WA 6281
Ph: 08 9786 5555
Fax: 08 9786 5508

Community Care & Respite: 08 9750 2097


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