• 30-Jul-2018 to 30-Aug-2018 (AEST)
  • Central Coast, AUS
  • Hourly
  • Casual

Casual roles working in Sunnyfield sites, community settings & people's homes across the Central Coast & Hunter Valley

Sunnyfield is looking for proactive, energetic individuals to work in our various services supporting people with a disability to achieve their goals and dreams, develop their skills and be active in their own lives.


Purpose of role:

The role of the Community Support Worker is to actively support and promote the independence of our clients by providing quality services using a person centered approach that focuses on developing their potential to participate actively within the community and their home. This role involves working in the Staffing Pool, across Sunnyfield's Day Programs on the Central Coast & Hunter Valley area, supporting clients in their own homes or in the community. It is a flexible, varied role that requires someone with the energy, values and flexibility to provide the best quality support to Sunnyfield's clients.


Duties of the role:

Assist our clients to be involved in activities through active support in all different types of settings,

Assist our clients to achieve their personal goals and increase their independence through support and participation in decision making,

Assist our clients with their personal care needs as required i.e. mealtime, toileting personal hygiene and medication,

Transportation of our clients to community activities, facilities and events,

Encourage, support and assist our clients to develop and maintain community and family relationships,

Become familiar with the individual wants and needs of our clients to provide the best possible service with the available resources,

Demonstrate adherence to all plans that are developed to provide support for health care, communication, meal time and any areas that require specific support plans,

Writing daily progress notes for clients and keeping records, general files and all relevant documentation up to date.


Successful applicants must have:

  • First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Driver's Licence
  • Working With Children Check
  • Experience working with people with disabilities or in health services beneficial but not essential.


Knowledge and skills:

  • Broad knowledge of services for people with disabilities,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Well-developed time management skills within competing priorities,
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective team member,
  • Exhibit a personal commitment to service, integrity and professional development,
  • Demonstrated experience in using standard computer applications.


If you believe you meet the essential requirements for this role, please click the APPLY button NOW!


Criminal record checks with the NSW Police, Working with Children checks, prior employment checks and functional assessments are part of Sunnyfield's recruitment process.  To be considered for this opportunity you must have a legal entitlement to work in Australia and hold a current NSW driver licence. Sunnyfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer & encourage applications from varying backgrounds.

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