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The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria provides rewarding career paths, flexible working conditions, fair pay rates and a supportive environment.

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We value all staff and provide learning and development opportunities to foster staff and help them grow.

We seek to attract and retain talented people and have developed and implemented a range of initiatives to support staff. We value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.

For further information, please contact: admin@ocav.com.au


We currently have a casual Receptionist / Resident Administration support position available to work at our Leith Park and Rushall Park estates.

Duties will include general administrative and relief reception duties, processing and delivering mail, along with daily checking of our elderly independent living residents and occasionally driving an internal transportation vehicle for residents (Leith Park).

Working hours will be as required during week days, and may include weekend shifts (2 hour shift).  Hours will be offered as required due to workload requirements and to relieve absences.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • A warm and outgoing personality
  • A positive ‘can-do’ attitude and provide outstanding customer service to residents
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Previous strong administration experience
  • Strong computer skills
  • Be a team player
  • Be flexible and available for required shifts
  • Ability to relate to a diverse range of people and an understanding of elderly people

Experience in aged care while not essential, will be highly regarded.

Due to the hilly terrain, the candidate will need to be relatively fit as it involves some external walking throughout our estate.

A current Police Check is essential.

For further information, please contact Karen Ernest on 94331100.

Applications should be forwarded to the HR Advisor by emailing employment@ocav.com.au andclose Friday, 11 June, 2021.


We currently have a part time position available for an experienced Cook / Cleaner at Currie Park.

This is a fixed term position from August  2021 to January 2022 (covering maternity leave).

This role is a part time position working a total of 28.5 hours per fortnight.  Shifts include 3 shifts per fortnight, 8.30am to 4.30pm (week days) and 1 shift per fortnight, 9.00am to 1.30pm (weekend).

The ideal candidate will have a warm, caring and patient disposition, an understanding of the needs of the elderly with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and provide outstanding customer service to our residents.

This role will include the following duties;

  • Preparation, cooking, serving and delivery for 10 people (approximately), according to the menu and Food and Safety Program.
  • Delivery of meals to cottages and apartments when required.
  • Conduct morning well-being checks for residents.
  • Cleaning / general housekeeping of cottages and communal areas.

The successful applicant must have the following: –

Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Previous cooking/cleaning experience.
Food Handlers certificate HLTFSE001(or the willingness to obtain one).
First Aid Certificate (or the willingness to obtain one).
A current Police Check.
Sound computer skills.

Previous cleaning/cooking experience in aged care/residential housing, will be highly regarded.

For further information, please contact Karen Ernest on (03) 9433 1110.

Applications should be forwarded to the HR Advisor at employment@ocav.asn.au and close 11 June, 2021.


HOUSEKEEPER / RESIDENT SUPPORT WORKER CASUAL POSITION CURRIE PARK

We currently have a housekeeper/support services position available for relief shifts as required, at our beautiful Euroa location, Currie Park, on a casual basis.

This is a varied casual position for filling relief shifts as required.  Duties include housekeeping duties, cooking and serving meals to residents, cleaning the apartments and conducting morning well-being checks for residents.

Applicants will have experience working in domestic support services along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be a team player and be available during week days and/or weekend. Applicants must have a current Police check and a Food Handlers certificate HLTFSE001 (or willingness to obtain).

Experience in aged care while not essential will be highly regarded.

For further information, please contact Karen Ernest on 94331100.

Applications should be forwarded to the HR Advisor at employment@ocav.com.au and close on 11 June, 2021.

Evon makes it a priority to help people make the move into a village as easy as possible. She also works to ensure the new residents feel a strong sense of welcome and belonging.

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