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February

Activity Support Partner

CatholicCare Diocese Of Broken Bay - Tuggerah, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Are you wanting to make a difference in the lives of people with a disability?
  • Do you have a passion for helping and mentoring others to achieve their best?
  • About the program

    CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is a diverse and innovative social care provider delivering children's services education and care, disability services, a range of family support programs and therapeutic out of home care to children, young people, individuals, seniors and families in Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the NSW Central Coast.

    Through dedicated disability hubs, community and home-based locations across northern Sydney and the Central Coast, CatholicCare provides a comprehensive range of individual and group programs for those with disability.

    About the role

    We are currently seeking highly motivated individuals as Activity Support Partners in a casual capacity within the Disability Futures Team. Using your people’s skills and knowledge you will deliver person-centred activities in supervised or unsupervised settings to participants.

    Applicants will have the opportunity to support people across a number of settings in the community and within the clients’ homes. We currently have casual shifts across day, evening and weekend work. We are particularly looking for applicants experienced in 1:1 supports, confident in first aid and support procedures. We also have Friday evening shifts working with groups in the community.

    Duties: 

    • Supporting the implementation of individualised Life Style Plans.
    • Making decisions using sound judgement and problem-solving skills to advocate for the participant.
    • Accompanying participants on any required excursions events or outings
    • Implementing and providing feedback on the participant's Person-Centred Plan
    • Liaising with families, and other stake holders for identifying ways to enrich individual people’s Life and experiences.
    • Providing a safe environment for participants
    • Ensuring service provision complies with the Disability Inclusions Act and the service principles outlined by the NDIS through its code of Conduct

    We require all candidates to demonstrate commitment to attend relevant training sessions and also attendance at a compulsory three-monthly meeting on a Weekday evening for 3 hours. 

    Skills/Experience: 

    • Hold (certificate III in disabilities or equivalent and/or relevant experience in the field)
    • Possess experience working and engaging with vulnerable children, young people and their families
    • Have experience supporting or empowering others to achieve personal outcomes
    • Have the following attributes:
      • Demonstrated ability to proactively manage risk, based on a set information provided
      • Good attention to detail
      • Ability to adapt to regularly changing circumstances and work under pressure
      • Ability to uphold Catholic Values including respect, dignity and empathy with others.
    • Have highly developed communication and time management skills
    • Confident computer skills
    • Hold a valid NSW Driver’s licence
    • First aid Certificate
    • Certificate of understanding and Commitment to the NDIS code of conduct 

    Working with CatholicCare

    CatholicCare offers a range of initiatives to actively promote your life/work balance and development of our employees through:

    • Working for a not for profit organisation who strive for a world where people are safe, happy, well and connected with each other in inclusive communities;
    • Great training and learning opportunities to help further your career;
    • An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support;

    To apply

    If you are a passionate person who realises the tremendous opportunity that this role offers and want to utilise your skills and passion in a rewarding environment, we want to hear from you!

    Simply complete your work history & education information on the application page and attach your resume & cover letter. You are welcome to include any certificates or licences in the education section to assist us in assessing your suitability for this role.

    We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

    Apply Now!

    CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct. All child related roles are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check Clearance in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

    Completing a NDIS worker check clearance is a requirement of this position

    No recruitment agencies please

Tuggerah, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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