Sunnyfield
  • 23-Oct-2017 to 01-Dec-2017 (AEST)
  • Sydney, NSW, AUS
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER

  • Part-time opportunity 60 hours per fortnight
  • Monday Friday 09.00 15.00
  • Marrickville location
  • Community Hub

 

Sunnyfield is a large not-for-profit organisation with a Person Centred approach to providing services to people with disabilities.  We are currently recruiting a part-time Community Support Worker to work within our Community Hub in Marrickville.

As a Community Support Worker, you will be required to support and assist people with a disability to achieve their goals and dreams, encourage independence and support their day to day needs.  You will also be positive in your interactions, provide professional support and be a team player.

Ideally candidates will have:

  • Previous experience within the disability sector or related field (desirable);
  • Certificate III or IV in Disability or willingness to obtain;
  • Current first aid certificate (desirable);
  • Awareness of the Disability Service Standards;
  • Have creative skills/talents in particular art painting and music ability to play instruments as well as the capacity to use their creative abilities to initiate and facilitate a group of clients to reach their potential in creative arts e.g. drama, craft & music;
  • Possess skills and capabilities in program design & implementation
  • Have a "can do" attitude, high level of enthusiasm, initiative & problem solving skills
  • A contemporary attitude toward people with a disability;
  • Valid NSW driver licence;
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills;
  • Professional, proactive, positive & passionate approach to tasks, service delivery & team work;
  • Ability to work independently & as part of a team.

 

Sunnyfield can offer:

  • The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people we support;
  • Salary packaging for permanent staff;
  • Accredited training;
  • Career Progression.

 

For more information about Sunnyfield, please visit our website www.sunnyfield.org.au/careers

 

To be considered for this opportunity you must have a legal entitlement to work in Australia & hold a valid NSW driver licence. Criminal record checks with the NSW Police, working with children checks, prior employment

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