Diverse Community Care Service seeking a Service Coordinator in Rydalmere

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Diverse Community Care, based in Western Sydney, is a thriving not-for-profit organisation providing a wide range of services to frail older people, people with a disability, and their carers. They are currently seeking a Service Coordinator for their Rydalmere team.

This position is Full Time and the succesful candidate will be responsible for coordinating service access for frail older people, people with dementia, people with disabilities and their carers to appropriate support, respite and domestic assistance to enable people to remain living in their own homes in the community for as long as possible.

A tertiary qualification in the human services field and or a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role is essential for this position.


Business Development Consultant in Western Sydney – AFFORD

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This Business Development Consultant role is a great opportunity to join a highly respected leader in the disability industry that promotes a happy, down to earth and supportive team culture. The Australian Foundation for Disability (AFFORD) is a not-for-profit organisation that provides employment, training, accommodation, day program and respite services to more than 1,500 people with a disability across the greater Western Sydney area.

To be successful in this role, you will need to posses a NSW Driver’s Licence, effective sales and customer service skills, excellent communication and time management skills and previous experience in an employment service or customer service role. Knowledge of current federal Government funded employment programs and services is desirable.

In return for your skills and dedication to the role, AFFORD offers on-the-job training, excellent working conditions, a competitive salary, a vehicle and generous salary packaging arrangements. AFFORD also offers continual development and the opportunity to work within a vibrant team.

Closing date: 7 November 2011

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Community Coordinator required in Penrith for Baptist Community Services

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Flexible working conditions
Attractive salary package
An ongoing learning environment

Baptist Community Services NSW and ACT [BCS] is a not-for-profit Christian organisation that has been caring for the aged and people living with disadvantage for the past 65 years.  Today they have a staff of more than 3700 serving clients in both NSW and the ACT. All those applying for positions must demonstrate an ability to work within the values and mission of the organisation.

The BCS AgeCare Division, which provides care for thousands of older people on a daily basis, is seeking a Full Time Community Coordinator at our BCS Care Centre – Nepean located in Penrith CBD. This position involves working with the Community Manager to establish, coordinate, administer and develop a range of programs for the frail aged and younger people with disabilities delivered in the client’s home, as well as the supervision of staff.

Essential criteria

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or experience in a disability or an aged care related program
  • Experience or ability in leadership, relationship management, quality management and teamwork
  • A current driver’s licence
  • Knowledge of funding body standards and obligations

Desirable criteria

  • Post graduate studies in Aged Care or a Human Services related field

Police Background Checks will be conducted on applicants recommended for employment to positions within this organisation.

Closing date: 30 April 2011


Seeking a Preschool Coordinator for Koorana in Sydney West

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Take up this excellent career opportunity as a Preschool Coordinator.

Koorana Child and Family Services are seeking an energetic, experienced and qualified Preschool Teacher to join their Centre Based Preschool program. Koorana is a community owned organisation committed to providing early childhood education, high quality family support and intervention services to families and children in Sydney’s Inner West, Bankstown and Canterbury Local Government Areas.

This innovative and diverse Preschool includes an Early Intervention component supported by an experienced multidisciplinary team. The Preschool coordinator is responsible for the provision of a quality early education program that supports the learning needs of all children, including children who have additional support needs.

The position will join a professional children’s services team who provide a range of flexible and creative family services within a multi-disciplinary framework.

Essential criteria

  • Sound understanding of the NSW Department of Community Services Children’s Services Regulations, Occupational Health and Safety, and relevant legislation.
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Framework
  • A theoretical understanding of child development and proven understanding of evidence based practice in early childhood
  • Recognised University Degree specialising in Early Childhood Education and ability to satisfy Authorised Supervisor criteria
  • Qualifications and/or experience in Special Education
  • Demonstrated understanding of financial and administrative requirements of preschools
  • Well developed interpersonal, oral, and written skills
  • Previous management experience in a multidisciplinary team and demonstrated ability to work with different cultures and backgrounds
  • Minimum 2 years experience working as a Teacher in children’s services
  • Current Senior First Aid certificate