Support Worker - Gardener

Due to continued growth, we are seeking an experienced Gardener to join our team on the North West Coast.

Our Mission is to provide excellent, individualised services that allow clients of all backgrounds to enjoy richness and quality of life, to age with dignity and respect, in a safe environment in their home.

The Role

While providing practical assistance and promoting and maintaining the client’s independence and quality of life, this role will:

  • undertake gardening and minor maintenance duties agreed to be of importance to the client’s wellbeing
  • provide companionship while performing duties
  • provide feedback about significant changes to the client’s circumstances to the Case Manager/Coordinator
  • document and record all required information
  • employees in this level are called upon to use some originality in approach with solutions usually attributable to application of previously encountered procedures and practices
  • ensure that all equipment used is in safe working order and report any equipment, which may result in an accident if used
  • maintain effective communication with the client, their carers, the Case Manager/Coordinator and other relevant personnel
  • participate in staff development activities
  • ability to work within the guidelines of Community Care TASMANIA Policy and Procedure Manual
  • competency and experience in the provision of gardening and minor maintenance


  • ability to be well motivated, act independently and work with minimum supervision
  • awareness of and sensitivity towards the needs of Community Care TASMANIA clients
  • ability to cooperate and communicate with other agency personnel to ensure effective coordination of client care
  • oral communication skills and where appropriate written skills, with clients, members of the public and other employees
  • current driver’s license and own registered vehicle (utility, all equipment and PPE will be provided)
  • current National Police Check and commitment to maintain
  • current Working with Vulnerable People registration and commitment to maintain
  • current first aid certificate

If you have any questions in relation to the role, please call 1300 722 400 or alternatively email

The position description can be downloaded to the right of this page.