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  • Maximum-term, part-time:  21 hours per week - until June 2022.
  • Learning and development programs to progress your career.
  • Generous salary packaging benefits where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free

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

We believe our employees are key to our success and offer Learning and Development programs to enhance and grow your career across a range of teams and services.  Our staff are recognised for their achievements and are offered promotional opportunities on a meritocracy basis within a collegiate and values driven team environment and culture.

Your new role: 

The Support Worker - Freds Place is a dynamic role working closely with the Case Workers in the implementation of the clients' case plans. You will assist in the daily running of the site and provide a variety of support to clients at Fred's Place.

 Your responsibilities:

  • assisting in the entry and assessment of new clients
  • providing a safe and welcoming environment for clients who live at, or are accessing the service
  • providing case work support as directed and in cooperation with Case Workers
  • advocating for clients with external agencies on a needs basis
  • undertaking a variety of tasks i.e. serving meals and supervising activities,
  • maintaining daily Communications Book and other documentation as required e.g. client records and case notes

To be successful, you will need: 

  • Appropriate Certificate or equivalent experience or currently undertaking tertiary study, in a related field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to use sound judgement and act appropriately in crisis and emergency situations.
  • Current first aid certificate.
  • Ability to maintain an ethical, yet non-judgmental, attitude towards residents and staff, and commitment to this.
  • Sound knowledge of WHS legislation as it relates to the workplace.St Vincent de Paul (NSW) has a COVID- 19 vaccination policy that has identified this role as requiring a full COVID-19 vaccination.  Medical exemptions with the NSW government contraindication form will be considered, subject to a satisfactory risk assessment

If this sounds like you, don’t wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume and cover letter which addresses the key requirements of the Position Description.




Reference No. VIN2604
Job Board
Job Category Care & Support Work
Job Field Housing & Homelessness
Employment Basis Part Time
Salary Range $66,000 — $80,000
Location Far North Coast NSW

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How to Apply

St Vincent de Paul Society

Contact Anna Scott
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