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Support Worker - Production

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Work with our team that is committed to enhancing the lives of people with a disability
  • Hourly rates from $31.85 + super + salary packaging benefits
  • Generous NFP salary packaging benefits, increasing annual annual pay package
  • Permanent: part-time - Monday to Wednesday (7:45am - 4:15pm)

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission it is to shape a more just and compassionate society.

Your new role:

The Support Worker - Production will provide on-the-job training, coaching, and mentoring for people with disability, working at our Australian Disability Enterprise production site in Stanmore. You will have a good insight of individual needs of people with a disability, be person-centred in your approach and enjoy being flexible in implementing on the job training and coaching strategies to be able to bring out the best of each of our employees with a disability.

Your new role will include:

  • Collaborating and implementing individual development plans for employees with a disability, this will involve providing on the job training, support and coaching
  • collaborating with colleagues to maximise production workflow and working alongside people with a disability in production
  • working with people with disability to achieve their goals in the workplace, including appropriate recordkeeping

This role will report to Team Leader, Supports in Employment.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Minimum certificate IV in Human Services Sector or equivalent or a willingness to obtain alongside experience in the disability services sector, packaging or related field.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to use sound judgement and respond appropriately in complex work environments
  • Demonstrated ability to use client database and Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel and Outlook etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with, and be sensitive to, the needs of people with a disability
  • Demonstrated experience with developing and maintaining quality control procedures and ability to adapt these skills to existing Vinnies Services policies and procedures.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders from a range of backgrounds, needs and experiences, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • NDIS New Worker Screening and the Certificate of completion for The NDIS Worker Orientation Module - Quality, Safety & You or willingness to obtain Certificate of completion.
  • It is a condition of employment that you comply with the Society's Pandemic Policy - COVID-19 and Public Health Orders in order to work in or enter Society facilities, noting that all staff working in our aged care and disability services require a booster. In accordance with our policy, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or a valid medical exemption as part of the resourcing process.

If this sounds like you don't wait - apply now we are interviewing applications as we receive them.

Submit your application with a resume & cover letter addressing the key requirements of the Position Description.

If you have questions about this role, please email to Geordie Adams on Geordie.adams@vinnies.org.au using the subject line: Support Worker - Production enquiry via EthicalJobs quoting VIN2779.

*The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check, Working with Children check*

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

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