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Activity Leader - Boonah Art Studio
West Pymble, Sydney
Salary PLUS Salary Packaging PLUS Annual Leave Loading
Work Life Balance
Supportive Team Culture
About the role
CatholicCare provides a comprehensive range of individual and group programs for those with disability. We are currently seeking an Activity Leader for our program called Boonah. Boonah is an art studio run specifically to meet the needs of artists living with disability.
We are currently seeking a highly engaging Activity Leader to be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the program activity as well as provision of direct service to participants.
This is a unique and incredibly rewarding opportunity!
This is a Permanent Part-time position available, working 35 hours per week.
Lead staff and support program participants through the creative process of artwork development of high standard.
Identify and implement the use of different art mediums and avenues to enhance the creative expression of clients.
Plan for and deliver program of activities in physical and/or virtual settings as required
Providing feedback on client's Person-Centred Plan
Providing a safe environment for participants
Preparation of reports including incident reports, letters of support and goal progress reports.
Experience or willingness to work with vulnerable people of all ages
Background in Creative Arts or Art Therapy qualifications
Certificate III or above in Disability or above with relevant experience
Have experience supporting or empowering others to achieve personal outcomes
Hold a valid NSW Driver’s licence and insured vehicle
First aid Certificate (or ability to obtain one before commencing)
Current Epilepsy Management Certificate (or proof of enrolment into course before commencing)
Completing a NDIS Worker Check is a requirement of this position
A working with Children’s check clearance
Completion of the mandatory NDIS Worker Orientation Module ‘Quality, Safety and You’ is required. Click here to access it.
Applicants will be required to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application for employment. You will also be required to provide further evidence of vaccination status or medical contraindication certificate as part of your recruitment /interview process.
At CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay we make a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve. Our services include NDIS disability services, foster care and out of home care supports, services for seniors, children’s services and a range of Community Services supports.
We are also a child-safe and child-friendly organisation.
We are a safe, respectful, and inclusive employer. We welcome all applicants, regardless of their cultural background, gender, faith or disability. Our organisation will accommodate any reasonable requests to support you to thrive during the recruitment process and beyond.
Culture and Benefits
Please find attached a video about what it means to work at CatholicCare. We also offer:
Salary packaging benefits to receive a portion of your salary tax-free.
A focus on employee well-being, with regular reflective/practice supervision opportunities;
Access to training and learning opportunities.
An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support; as well as
An additional Paid Leave day (CatholicCare Day) to be taken at the end of the year.
How to apply
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