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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.

 

Duties

  • 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.

Requirements

  • 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.

 

About us

 

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
 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please provide a cover letter addressing the role requirements, complete your work history and education information on the application page and submit your resume. 

 

Apply Now!

 

 

No recruitment agencies please

 

 

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