COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKERS

Type: Part Time & Casual Opportunities – Port Macquarie & Kempsey
Ref No: 20/68
Applications Close: Thu, 10/12/2020

ABOUT US

St Agnes’ Parish is a dynamic not-for-profit organisation, located in idyllic Port Macquarie, providing education, early childhood services, aged care and community services to local people. The Parish is currently on an exciting journey of change and growth as we seek to develop innovative approaches to serving the needs of the people within our community and exceeding their service expectations.

St Agnes’ Care & Lifestyle inclusive approach is unmatched, focusing strongly on fostering social connections, encouraging physical activity, providing pastoral support in a person-centred way and developing a lifestyle tailored to the interests of our residents and our clients in the community.

St Agnes’ Care & Lifestyle is a registered NDIS service provider whose goal is to promote an inclusive and supportive community, promoting choice and providing a high quality, accessible service to empower individuals, couples and families to reach their full potential. IMAGE is our 24/7 supported accommodation where we assist adults with intellectual and physical disabilities that have medium to high support needs with the essential activities of daily living including but not limited to; personal care, domestic assistance, community access, access to specialist services, behaviour support and medication management.

THE POSITIONS

We have opportunities working at IMAGE in Port Macquarie and also providing support in the community to a client based in Kempsey requiring 24/7 support. In this rewarding role, you will be eager to work collaboratively with your team to deliver person-centred care and support. You will be excited for the opportunity to make a real difference to others’ lives and will enjoy being a part of a values driven culture.

You will be able to address the selection criteria outlined below.

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

As a not-for profit organisation, people are our focus. When you join us, you know you are making a difference to the lives of the people we care for and their families. You will have a genuine interest in and compassion for people, and be co-operative and respectful in your approach. You will be excited for the opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives. We care as much for our staff as we care for our residents and clients.

We provide excellent mentoring and development opportunities plus study assistance and we will support your success with our focus on work/life balance and on your wellbeing. You will have access to great benefits including an Enterprise Agreement offering above award conditions.

WHAT DO YOU NEED?

  • Commitment to work in harmony with Catholic Values and Principles
  • An energetic, positive attitude with a genuine interest in and compassion for people
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to observe accurately and follow directions precisely
  • Competent computer and keyboard skills
  • Flexibility to be able to work a range of shifts during the week and weekends
  • Certificate III in Individual Support or Disability – desirable
  • Working with Children Clearance, First Aid Certificate, Driver Licence and own registered, comprehensively vehicle suitable to transport clients
Position Description

HOW TO APPLY

If any of these roles sound like the one for you, visit https://www.seek.com.au/job/50927644 to apply. Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the above selection criteria, and a current resume.

Applicants will be required to undergo employment screening. To apply for any of these positions you must have the right to work in Australia. If you require any further information, please visit our website: www.stagnesparish.org.au or contact the Recruitment Advisor on 02 6588 7444.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Thursday, 10 December 2020