Building Works Supervisor | Wesley Home Modifications

Wesley Social Enterprises

  • full-time position
  • based in Ermington
  • this role works in enforcing adherence to regulatory and quality standards.

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the program

Wesley Home Modifications and Maintenance provides building and maintenance services to people living with a disability, and to the elderly and frail to allow them to maintain an independence within their own homes. The service currently covers Inner West Sydney, Western Sydney and the Nepean through a combination of Wesley Mission employed staff and third-party sub-contractors.

A commercial business, the service is licensed under the NSW Government’s Builders Licence Scheme and is bound by a number of quality frameworks including Aged Care Quality Standards and NDIS Practice Standards.

About the role

We are looking to employ a Building Works Supervisor to oversee the Modification and Maintenance works of Wesley Home Modifications. The successful applicant will hold a current builders licence and be willing and eligible to be placed on Wesley Mission’s Builders Licence as the Nominated Supervisor. You will be the lead for scoping jobs and preparing quotations for major / large scale modifications works to allow the elderly and people living with a disability to maintain independence in their own homes. In doing so, you will lead a small team of trades staff and coordinate s pool of building contractors to complete approved works. A fully maintained vehicle available for private use is included with this position.

The successful applicant will:

  • lead a team to be effective, efficient and work within Wesley Mission and Funding Body rules, regulations and guidelines
  • ensure Australian building standards are adhered to, including codes for disability access
  • support the service to maintain compliance with the respective legislations of the day
  • be willing to affirm Wesley Mission’s vision, mission and values and enthusiastically advocate our Word and deed ministry
  • work collaboratively with other Wesley Mission services.

Essential criteria

  • current Builder’s Licence and a willingness to be identified as the nominated supervisor on the Wesley Mission Builder’s Licence
  • strong coordination and planning skills
  • strong and clear communication skills both written and verbal
  • able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • experience preparing quotes and scopes of work
  • class C NSW Drivers Licence
  • good computer literacy, particularly in database maintenance/entry
  • good problem-solving skills and the ability to refer to departmental guidelines and procedures
  • an ability to set priorities and to achieve them.

 Desirable criteria

  • knowledge of and experience in Home Modification & Maintenance Services.

Remuneration

Attractive salary packaging benefits and a fully maintained motor vehicle will be made available for this position.

Closing date

12th October 2022, by 5pm.

Apply now

Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing ALL the selection criteria. Applications not addressing the selection criteria may be over looked.

Please submit your application to:

Rick Lyddiard, Operations Manager, Wesley Social Enterprises

Email: rick.lyddiard@wesleymission.org.au

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which our clients feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number, an NDIS Worker Screening Check and a Criminal History Record Check). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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