Positions Vacant

We are always looking for great people to join our high energy, not-for-profit, client focused team!

You can find our current vacancies here and on our Facebook page.

January 2021

ADSSI Limited, trading as Adssi In-home Support, has been supporting the Central Coast community since 1987. We are a not-for-profit organisation who delivers a mix of in-home services including allied therapies, nursing, building maintenance and modifications, transport, meal preparation, social activities and personal care across a range of funded and private programs including the NDIS, Home Care Packages, Commonwealth Home Support Program and others.  Through our programs, we support thousands of clients to remain living safely and independently in their home.

In a recent VOICE Survey, 93% of staff scored the organisation as having a strong workplace culture and environment. That means we attract, and keep, great staff. We are values-driven and committed to quality, service and innovation.

ADSSI is a member of ACON’s Pride in Health + Wellbeing, Australia’s first and only not-for-profit membership program that provides year-round support in the provision of LGBTI inclusive services for the health and wellbeing sector. Our Pride in Health + Wellbeing activities contribute to the wellbeing of ADSSI’s LGBTI clients and staff through the ongoing provision of safe and inclusive services.

To be considered for any of the roles below, please note below requirements:

Completion of an aged care police check and a Working With Children Check is required for the successful candidate.

Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check and a pre-employment functional assessment and will be required to undergo an aged care part exclusion police check. People with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position.  Each application will be considered on its merits.

The criminal offences that preclude a person from working in aged care are:

  • a conviction for murder or sexual assault; or
  • a conviction of, and sentence to imprisonment for, any other form of assault.

Any person with a conviction for a precluding offence must not be employed, contracted, hired, retained, or accepted by an aged care service subsidised by the Commonwealth.

The best places to get confidential advice on how your criminal history might affect your chances in this job include the Aboriginal Legal Service on 1800 765 767, LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529, or your local Community Legal Centre.

ADSSI Limited supports EEO principles and is a smoke free environment.

We affirm the right to equality, respect and fairness for the LGBTIQ community. We are committed to reconciliation through our Reconciliation Action Plan.

Adssi is committed to increasing the workforce participation of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

 

January 2021

In-home Aged Care Community Support Workers

Why work with us? There are so many reasons, including:

  • We are inclusive of diversity
  • You are paid between shifts
  • You are reimbursed for travel
  • We provide Journey Insurance
  • We provide you with PPE
  • We provide you with a work phone and uniform, saving you money
  • You are paid to attend training and team meetings
  • We celebrate key events together
  • You can work flexible hours
  • We pay COVID leave
  • We pay for your First Aid renewal
  • We pay for your Flu shot
  • You and your family can access our Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Sacrifice saving you $
  • 93% of staff score the organisation as having a strong workplace culture and environment - that means we attract and keep great staff!

ADSSI Limited, trading as Adssi In-home Support, has been providing in home/community services since 1987.  In a recent VOICE Survey, 93% of staff scored the organisation as having a strong workplace culture and environment. That means we attract, and keep, great staff.

We deliver a mix of in-home aged care services including household help, personal care, respite, shopping, allied therapies, nursing, transport, home modifications and maintenance across a range of funded and private programs including Home Care Packages, Commonwealth Home Support Program and others.  Through our programs, we support thousands of clients to remain living safely and independently in their home.

You will be client focused, have an understanding of the aged care sector and its reforms, and be highly motivated to succeed in the role. You will work with clients’ in their homes and community, across the Central Coast, supporting them with practical things that help make their day-to-day life easier.

If you are passionate/experienced in working with older people, this is an exciting career opportunity. Benefits include:

  • Attractive remuneration package inc salary packaging
  • The contract will have a maximum term to 30 June 2022
  • Part-time contract – secure minimum fortnightly hours (contracted up to 30 hours). Additional hours available
  • $23.32 per hour on commencement
  • Uniform, smartphone and PPE provided
  • Training and career development opportunities

You will need:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent Aged Care qualification;
  • Understanding of relevant aged and community care sector legislation, standards and guidelines;
  • Provide First Aid certificate;
  • Current NSW driver’s license and a safe driving record;
  • Use of a reliable well-presented vehicle with comprehensive insurance cover;
  • Current Working With Children Check;
  • Australian Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History that is less than one year old;
  • Able to provide evidence of protection against the infectious diseases listed in the relevant policies of NSW Health relating to the ComPacks project: Diphtheria, Measles, Hepatitis B, Pertussis, Mumps, Varicella, Tetanus, Rubella, Tuberculosis, (Influenza is recommended).

Desirable

Previous experience working with older people and knowledge of Consumer Directed Care and Home Care Package Guidelines.

To apply, please send the completed Application for Employment form (below) along with a resume setting out your qualifications and employment history to Robyn.Johnston@adssi.com.au . Only applications who complete and specifically address the criteria contained in the Application for Employment will be considered.

PLEASE DOWNLOAD, COMPLETE AND SEND THE BELOW APPLICATION FORM

CSW_Central Coast_Application_for_Employment_27.11.20

Adssi is committed to increasing the workforce participation of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Adssi In-home Support supports EEO principles and is a smoke free environment.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo an aged care part exclusion police check and a medical assessment. People with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position.  Each application will be considered on its merits. The criminal offences that preclude a person from working in aged care are:

  • a conviction for murder or sexual assault; or
  • a conviction of, and sentence to imprisonment for, any other form of assault.

Any person with a conviction for a precluding offence must not be employed, contracted, hired, retained, or accepted by an aged care service subsidised by the Commonwealth.

The best places to get confidential advice on how your criminal history might affect your chances in this job include LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529, the Aboriginal Legal Service on 1800 765 767 or your local Community Legal Centre.

ADSSI Limited affirms the right to equality, respect and fairness for the LGBTIQ community. We are committed to reconciliation through our Reconciliation Action Plan.

Case Manager - Home Care Packages

The Case Manager role is responsible for the provision of high quality client services through assessment, referral, coordination, monitoring and case management. This may be achieved through visiting the clients at home, developing a support plan and implementing service delivery. The position liaises with brokerage services and has day to day responsibility for delivering required outputs within the relevant project/s and according to client budget.

You will need:

  • A Diploma in Case Management or an equivalent qualification and experience working in the health and/or community care sectors;
  • Great communication skills with people who are frail and aged and those people with a disability;
  • Demonstrated recent experience working in Aged Care;
  • Good IT skills and experience in working with and achieving agreed performance measures including budget expenditure and project outputs;
  • An understanding of and experience working within the National Aged Care Standards and Home Care Package Guidelines;
  • Excellent communication skills and computer literacy (experience with Carelink + or another aged care database would be an advantage);
  • A current NSW driver’s licence and safe driving record.

The approach to working with clients is one of wellness, reablement and capacity building. This involves working with individuals and their carers to maximise their independence and quality of life.

For further information on the role, please call Jayne on 1300 578 478 ext. 112.

HOW TO APPLY: Please apply by Monday 1 February 2021 through SEEK https://www.seek.com.au/job/51304627?_ga=2.197309419.515108507.1610575468-1830436112.1591331819&_gac=1.259964408.1610575468.Cj0KCQiA0fr_BRDaARIsAABw4Et4lNiXKNbONPfJRV2MLmjhrUNhEMf1OxX4jqnlt-jorEmtIXXD1awaAlGmEALw_wcB

Include your resume setting out your qualifications and employment history, and a covering letter that addresses the criteria listed above. Limit your responses to half a page per criterion.

Salary dependent on experience; starting at $ 35.51per hour. Salary packaging is available.

The successful applicant will be required to provide an Australian Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History and undergo a medical assessment.

The criminal offences that preclude a person from working in aged care are:

  • a conviction for murder or sexual assault; or
  • a conviction of, and sentence to imprisonment for, any other form of assault.

The best places to get confidential advice on how your criminal history might affect your chances in this job include the Aboriginal Legal Service on 1800 765 767, LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529, or your local Community Legal Centre.

If you would like a position description or further information call Jayne on 1300 578 478 ext. 112.

Occupational Therapist

  • Contract to 30 June 2022
  • 3 days per week = 22.8 hours per week
  • Pay rate $35 to $44.77 per hour
  • Salary packaging available

Join our small, happy Allied Health team in Tuggerah to work with our clients and participants across the Central Coast.

The work has plenty of variety, including providing holistic clinical assessment and treatment programs for individuals built on restorative and reablement principles in the client’s home. We also provide advice on simple equipment prescriptions, minor and major home modifications, and a proactive approach that includes falls prevention and manual handling education.

Adssi is a not-for-profit community based organisation that works with people living in our community whose health or circumstances affect their ability to be independent.

Benefits include salary packaging, access to fleet vehicle for client visits, attractive remuneration, ongoing professional development, work phone and uniform. Our Allied Health team has administrative support and regular supervision with an experienced practitioner.

  • Are you a qualified Occupational Therapist?
  • Are you keen to work in a holistic, community setting?
  • Are you committed to empowering clients and carers to live independently and fulfil their goals?

You will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Current NSW Drivers licence and a safe driving record
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred:

  • Experience within a community setting, aged care and/or disability
  • Experience working in home modifications
  • New graduates welcome to apply

If this sounds like you, please email your resume to Karen Christensen at karen.christensen@adssi.com.au For further information call Karen on 0448 988 206.  THIS ROLE REMAINS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

 

Physiotherapist

  • Central Coast part-time position (23 – 30 hours / week)
  • Contract to 30 June 2022
  • Attractive benefits inc salary packaging and uniform supplied
  • Great team
  • New graduates welcome to apply

We are currently seeking a physiotherapist to join our high energy not for profit Tuggerah-based organisation whose goal is to make a real and practical difference in the lives of people in our community. Experience in aged care and / or community physiotherapy would be highly regarded however, we also welcome applications from new graduates.

You will be responsible for undertaking comprehensive clinical assessments, in the community setting, to determine client needs, develop a care plan, organise and provide therapeutic care and monitor and evaluate clinical care and outcomes.

Are you a creative ‘can do’ person who thrives on delivering the best client experience every time? You will be client focused, understand the aged care and disability sectors and their reforms, and be highly motivated to succeed in the role.

If this sounds like you, apply through Seek via this link Apply here. Include a resume setting out your qualifications and employment history as well as a statement explaining how you meet the selection criteria. Only applications that specifically address the selection criteria will be considered.

Please address the following essential criteria in your covering letter:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and current student, general or specialist or AHPRA registration
  • Clinical experience in aged care and / or community physiotherapy
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
  • Ability to work cooperatively within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Commitment to evidence based practice

You will also need a Current NSW driver’s license and a safe driving record. We require all staff to be competent in the use of smart phones and mobile technology such as tablet devices.

If you would like further information contact Karen karen.christensen@adssi.com.au or mobile 0448 988206

The pay is above award at $40.22 - $44.49 pending experience. PBI salary packaging is available.

 

THIS POSITION REMAINS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

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