- Contact Name: ACO Administrative Assistant
- Location: Multiple positions available across our CBCHS sites
- Closing Date: Accepting Ongoing Applications
A rewarding role responsible for assisting people with a disability to engage in activities and programs that support their individual development and well-being.
About the Company
CBCHS is a for-cause, not-for-profit organisation providing a wide range of allied health, dental, child development, disability and aged care services to more than 15,000 clients every year in and around the City of Kingston. Many of our clients are differently abled, socially isolated, financially disadvantaged or exposed to other socio-economic vulnerabilities. Our head office is in Parkdale with programs and services also offered at Chelsea, Clarinda, Mentone, Cheltenham, Clayton and Edithvale.
We are a values driven organisation with a reputation for service innovation and quality. We are a flexible and inclusive employer that values and supports workforce diversity. We strongly support equal opportunity and encourage applications from all people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, those with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ community, and people with a disability.
Please visit our website for more information www.cbchs.org.au
Purpose of the Position
Are you looking to join a community focused organisation and work in a supportive and collaborative team?
CBCHS are currently seeking passionate, motivated Client Support Workers and Professionals to join our Adult Community Options (ACO) team on a Permanent Part Time basis.
The position is responsible for supporting people with a disability to exercise choice and control over their lives, and to participate in activities to meet their individual needs, goals and interests. This can be in a group setting in the community or any ACO / CBCHS venue or 1:1 centre-based support.
There are opportunities for more senior roles dependent upon experience to work in a coaching and mentoring role supporting the Client Support Workers.
We encourage you to visit our Disability Services /Video on our website.
What’s in it for you?
- Able to make a great contribution to individuals in the local community?
- Salary Packaging
- Fixed hours and shifts available – 7am to 10pm any day of the week.
- Ongoing training and support provided.
- Reputable community based organisation with a great supportive and friendly team.
- Easy street parking;
- Wellbeing initiatives including discounted gym membership and health insurance;
Lets hear from one of existing staff on how he was able to make a difference. CLICK HERE https://youtu.be/vOu2gK-Pjho
You are dedicated to delivering high quality outcomes for clients. You will have the ability and willingness to provide support to a range of people with a disability in all activities. Your excellent communication skills will see you build positive relationships with clients, families, carers and other professionals from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds. Your passion will see you put the client’s choice and control first, and ensure you protect, promote and uphold the rights of people with a disability. To apply for a Client Support Professional role, you will also hold a Certificate IV in Community Services (Disability) or equivalent.
- Provide day to day care, support and direction to clients in both 1:1 and/or group programs.
- Lead client supervision and implementation of centre and / or community based programs.
- Provide full support to clients in all centred and community programs (including swimming).
- Lead, support and provide guidance to Client Support Worker.
- In consultation with the Team Leader provide input into development and planning of Person Centred Plans (PCPs) and Behaviour Support Plans (BSPs).
- Assist with the planning and implementation of a weekly timetable.
- Meet individual personal care needs of clients, as required (including full physical assistance with lunches and incontinent clients and administering medication, as required.
Key Selection Criteria
- Certificate IV in Community Services (Disability) and recognised experience or relevant tertiary qualification.
- Minimum of 6 months experience providing support to clients in a similar setting;
- Ability to put the individual client’s choice and control first;
- Demonstrated ability to protect, promote and uphold the rights of people with a disability;
- Demonstrated commitment to delivering high quality outcomes for clients;
- Ability and willingness to provide support to a range of people with a disability in all activities, including tasks that involve manual handling and personal hygiene;
- Good verbal and written communication skills;
- Ability to liaise positively with families, carers and other professionals from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds;
How to Apply
How to Apply
APPLY NOW by submitting your Resume and Cover Letter to join an organisation that advocates the wellbeing of its employees as well as its clients.
Applications close 15th February 2022.
All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check. This role is open to Australian Residents or those who hold the right to work in Australia.
For More Information
Contact Cathie Raitt (firstname.lastname@example.org) on 03 8587 0250 for a confidential discussion.