Positions Vacant

We are always looking for great people to join our high energy, not-for-profit and client focused team!

You can find our current vacancies here and on our Facebook page.

Click on the title of each position for more information:

Non-Executive Directors(s)

ADSSI Limited is a growing and progressive community aged and disability care organisation operating on the Central Coast and in the Hunter. The retirement of two long-term Directors as required under our Constitution necessitates the recruitment of two experienced Non-Executive Directors. The option of payment for time/expenses incurred in preparing for, and attending Board meetings is available.

ADSSI Limited trades as ‘Adssi In-home Support’ & ‘Maitland Community Care Services’. We are a not for profit organisation that provides practical in-home support that promotes choice, lifestyle and independence. Our primary purpose is to make a difference in the lives of people in our community, particularly the frail aged, people living with disabilities and dementia, their carers, and others who may be disadvantaged.

The role will require you to work with the Board and possibly relevant Subcommittees, to manage business risk and contribute to meeting the strategic, regulatory and governance challenges faced by ADSSI Limited. The Board meets in the evening on the last Tuesday of each month at Tuggerah. Please call Clive Blunt on 0447 774 477 if you have any questions.

Our selection criteria focuses on the following experience and qualities in a Non-Executive Director;

  • High-level clinical skills, or business/HR/legal skills
  • Demonstration of prior governance experience, at a medium-sized not-for-profit organisation
  • A deep understanding of the role of Non-Executive Directors 
  • A demonstrable passion for innovation
  • A strong alignment with ADSSI Limited’s Vision, Purpose and Values
  • Experience working in passenger transport, aged or disability care, would be highly regarded.

The ADSSI Limited Board is supported with;

  • Provision of an iPad
  • Access to the Board portal
  • Professional development opportunities – both internal and external
  • Comprehensive induction process and pack
  • Current Strategic/Business Plan with an exciting agenda

We are seeking active, collaborative listeners who can work together in a high-performance board environment – if this sounds like you, apply to director@adssi.com.au by 9 am on Monday 29 July 2019. Include a resume setting out your qualifications and employment history as well as a statement explaining how you meet the selection criteria. 

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a criminal history check, qualifications check, an NDIS Worker Check, and an insolvency check. Each application will be considered on their merits.

ADSSI Limited supports EEO principles and is a smoke-free environment. ADSSI Limited is committed to increasing the governance and workforce participation of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. ADSSI Limited is a member of ACON’s Pride in Health + Wellbeing program that provides support in the provision of LGBTI inclusive services for the health and wellbeing sector. 

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live. We pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and future, and recognise their continuing connection and contribution to this land. ADSSI Limited embraces Aboriginal values: Community, helping and respectful care of our elders.

Coordinator of Volunteers

  • Reports to People and Culture Manager
  • $30.16 per hour
  • Part-time 25-hour week over 4-days
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • PBI salary packaging
  • Three-year contract

ADSSI is a growing and progressive community aged and disability care organisation based on the Central Coast, offering flexible working conditions. This is a new and exciting role, based at Tuggerah, reporting directly to the People and Culture Manager responsible for the full volunteer lifecycle.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain an existing volunteer structure
  • Recruit, select, train, support and recognise volunteers
  • Guide, support and mentor volunteers to continuously improve the service offering and client experience
  • The facilitation and liaison required to ensure an effective volunteer program
  • Day to day support of line managers and volunteers so that they can work together effectively
  • The mentoring and development of volunteers
  • Build strong and effective relationships with all stakeholders

Your success profile will include:

  • Qualifications in aged care, disability support, community services, social sciences, management, business, communications or a related field.
  • A strong interest and experience in leading volunteers.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to engage with a broad range of people including volunteers, clients and teams across ADSSI.
  • Highly developed organisational skills to manage changing information, time and priorities in a busy work environment.
  • Intermediate skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Previous experience working with older people and people with a disability or knowledge of Consumer Directed Care, NDIS and Home Care Guidelines. 
  • A Certificate IV in Coordination of Volunteer Programs would be an advantage.

If you are a leader who wants to make a difference, you will have the benefit of working with a Hunter based NFP positioned for continued growth and success. For further information contact Colin Henson on 0432 167 105.

If this sounds like you, apply through Seek by clicking on the red “Apply for this job” button by 9 am on 22 July 2019. Include a resume setting out your qualifications and employment history as well as a statement explaining how you meet the success profile. Only applications that specifically address the success profile will be considered. 

The successful applicant will be required to provide a criminal history check. People with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position.  Each application will be considered on its merits.

Diversity and engagement

  • The 2018 ADSSI staff survey, had a Passion and Engagement score of 93%. This is 13% higher than the aged care benchmark. The Progress score, 92%, was 18% higher than the aged care benchmark. 
  • ADSSI supports EEO principles and is a smoke-free environment.
  • ADSSI is committed to increasing the governance and workforce participation of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 
  • ADSSI is a member of ACON’s Pride in Health + Wellbeing program that provides support in the provision of LGBTI inclusive services for the health and wellbeing sector. 

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live. We pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and future, and recognise their continuing connection and contribution to this land. ADSSI embraces Aboriginal values: Community, helping and respectful care of our elders

Community Support Workers

  • Central Coast
  • Part time positions available
  • Minimum 15 hours per week
  • 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.

You will need:

  • An 'Apply First Aid' Certificate;
  • A Current NSW driver’s license and a safe driving record;
  • The use of a reliable well-presented vehicle that has comprehensive insurance cover.;
  • To be available Mon - Fri to work anywhere on the Central Coast between 7am - 7pm;
  • To be competent in the use of smart phones and mobile technology such as tablet devices.

If this sounds like you then you could be the person we are looking for. Please download the information below to fully understand the role and its requirements. If you would like further information call Debbie Mason on 1300 578 478 ext 144.

Apply with your resume setting out your qualifications and employment history, along with a covering letter that addresses the criteria listed in the Application for Employment. Limit your responses to half a page per criterion.  Applications that do not specifically address the criteria will not be considered.

Email your application to Colin Henson at Resumes@adssi.com.au

Mid to long term contracts available and the pay starts at $20.79 per hour. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an aged care part exclusion police check and a medical assessment.  The information pack will help with further information on police checks.

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The successful applicant will be required to undergo an aged care part exclusion police check. 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 in 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 the Aboriginal Legal Service on 1800 765 767, LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529, or your local Community Legal Centre.

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