Community Support Workers
- Central Coast
- Part time positions available – contract until 30 June 2020
- Attractive benefits
- Great team
- Salary packaging available
- Uniform supplied
Come and join our high energy not for profit organisation whose goal is to make a real and practical difference in the lives of people in our community. We are building an eligibility list of Community Support Workers who can work safely in the clients’ homes.
Are you a creative ‘can do’ person who thrives on delivering the best client experience every time?
You will be client focused, have an understanding of the aged care and disability sectors and their reforms, and be highly motivated to succeed in the role.
If you are passionate/experienced in working with older people or people with a disability, this is an exciting career opportunity. Adssi HomeLiving Australia is committed to increasing the workforce participation of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
You will need a Certificate III Individual Support or equivalent, or experience in a service industry with a willingness to gain a Certificate III Individual Support; current Apply First Aid Certificate; a Current NSW driver’s license and a safe driving record along with use of a reliable well-presented vehicle that has comprehensive insurance cover. You need to be available Monday to Friday to work anywhere on the Central Coast between 7am and 7pm. We require all staff to be competent in the use of smart phones and mobile technology such as tablet devices.
The contract runs to 30 June 2020 and the pay starts at $21.48 per hour. PBI salary packaging is available.
If this sounds like you then you could be the person we are looking for. Please download the Community Support Worker Application for Employment below. If you would like further information call Robyn Johnston on 1300 578 478 ext 115.
Once you have completed and saved the two-page Application for Employment, apply through SEEK.COM by clicking on the red “Apply for this job” button. Include a resume setting out your qualifications and employment history, along with the completed Application for Employment. Only applications that specifically address the criteria contained in the Application for Employment will be considered.
The successful applicant will be required to undergo an aged care part exclusion police check and a medical assessment. People with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits. The criminal offences that preclude a person from working in aged care are:
- a conviction for murder or sexual assault; or
- a conviction of, and sentence to imprisonment for, any other form of assault.
Any person with a conviction for a precluding offence must not be employed, contracted, hired, retained, or accepted by an aged care service subsidised by the Commonwealth.
The best places to get confidential advice on how your criminal history might affect your chances in this job include LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529, the Aboriginal Legal Service on 1800 765 767 or your local Community Legal Centre.
What’s it like to work with Adssi HomeLiving Australia?
Adssi HomeLiving Australia (AHLA) is always on the look out for great employees to join our high energy, client focused team. Working with Adssi HomeLiving Australia provides you with an exciting opportunity to develop your career within a progressive and rewarding environment.
AHLA values and supports each and every member of our team. Our competitive wages are complemented by an extensive range of employee benefits including salary packaging, supplied uniforms and a generous learning and development program.
We are committed to a non-discriminatory and inclusive approach to recruitment, with a diverse workforce operating throughout the organisation.
In late 2015 we conducted an organisation-wide survey of our staff. Here’s what they identified as the top three performing areas across AHLA, and how they rated:
1. Safety (96%)
2. Role Clarity (95%), and
3. Mission and Values (93%).
Staff listed the three greatest strengths of AHLA as:
• Client focus: client focused; commitment to our clients; will go the extra mile to support clients
• Colleagues: team work; customer service delivered by all staff; dedicated workforce
• Management: great senior management; the CEO and managers are very approachable and easy to talk to
An Aged Care Part-Exclusion Criminal History Check (CHC) is conducted by us on each employee. An acceptable CHC is a precondition to employment.
All of the current vacancies with Adssi HomeLiving Australia are listed below. Please scroll down to open the door to the next challenge in your career.
Volunteering with Adssi HomeLiving Australia
Adssi HomeLiving Australia’s volunteers are a valuable group of people who help us to provide high quality services to help our clients to remain living in their own home. Our volunteers make an enormous difference to the lives of many of our clients.
As a new volunteer you will be given a comprehensive orientation into our organisation before starting your volunteer activities. We care about you as a person and what you want to achieve in and from your volunteering role. There is a wide range of different activities that you can volunteer for including:
- Bus assistants to act as hosts for group social outings
- Visiting clients in their home
- Administrative activities in the office
- Helping clients with shopping or taking them on outings
- Minor home maintenance (eg changing light bulbs, minor carpentry)
- Gardening, garden makeovers and yard tidies
If you are interested in helping people in your community please consider volunteering with Adssi HomeLiving Australia. The benefits are many and include using and sharing your skills, meeting new people and making a real difference in someone else’s life.
An Aged Care Part-Exclusion Criminal History Check (CHC) is conducted by us on each volunteer. An acceptable CHC is a precondition to working with us as a volunteer.
You might also like to check out this link http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/careers/blog/7-things-no-one-told-you-about-working-aged-care?template=oca4