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Activity Leader - Afternoon and Vacation Care
Waitara, Sydney

Salary PLUS Salary Packaging PLUS Annual Leave Loading

Work Life Balance

Supportive Team Environment

 

About the role

 

We are seeking an Activity Leader to be responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of our Afternoon and Vacation Care programs as well as provide a direct service to participants, within our Disability Futures program based at Waitara.

 

This is a permanent part-time role at around 20 hours a week.

 

Duties

  • Developing and implementing specific Programs of Support
  • Lead staff and participants in program specific activities ; adapting and developing to participants goals and needs as required;
  • Provide feedback to the Area Coordinator on participant progress towards achieving their agreed goals.
  • Interact positively with participant’s families, carers, and support networks;
  • Undertake all required aspects of participant’s personal care if required;
  • Provide a safe environment and ensure thorough and ongoing risk assessments while supporting participants.
  • Oversee new client trial days and provide feedback to Area Coordinator on program, activities, and support set ups
  • Work collaboratively with the Rostering Officer to address service requests and needs.
  • Complete and submit records or attendance and otherwise in a timely manner ensuring minimum quality standards

Requirements

  • Certificate III or above in Disability
  • Experience working with youth and adults with a disability and technical knowledge of disabilities
  • Ability to build positive relationships with clients and families
  • Hold a current, valid, Australian Car Driver’s Licence (Green Provisional or above) 
  • First Aid certificate
  • Epilepsy management certificate (or willingness to complete one in the first month of employment)
  • 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

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:

  • 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

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!

 

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