Positions Vacant

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

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

September 2020

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.

ADSSI Limited, trading as Adssi In-home Support, has been providing in home/community services in the aged care and disability sectors 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 are values-driven and committed to quality, service and innovation.

We deliver a mix of in-home services including allied therapies, nursing, building, 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.

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?

If this sounds like you, email your resume to Karen Christensen at karen.christensen@adssi.com.au For further information call Karen on 0448 988 206.  Applications close 5.00pm Wednesday 7 October, 2020.

Your success profile will include:

  • 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

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

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.

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.

Work Health & Safety & Risk Manager

  • Full time Hunter-Central Coast role, based at Maitland/Beresfield
  • Contract to June 2022
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Great team and culture

ADSSI Limited has been providing in home/community services in the aged care and disability sectors since 1987.  We trade as Adssi In-home Support (Central Coast), Maitland Community Care and Beresfield Community Care. We employ 240 staff and enjoy the services of 200 volunteers. 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.

We have created a new and exciting Hunter based role to lead WH&S and risk management across our growing not-for-profit aged and disability care organisation.  The position is responsible for developing our culture and practice around the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers, clients and visitors.  You will work with an energetic management team who are committed to quality, safety and innovation.

We deliver a mix of in-home services including allied therapies, nursing, building, transport,  and Meals on Wheels 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.

The role, on a contract to 30 June 2022, will work across all ADSSI Limited branches, sites and program types.  It will lead, drive and develop our culture, capability and practices in health, safety and wellbeing for staff, volunteers, and clients.  The role will guide our WH&S and risk management framework and on the ground practice.  You will be crucial in assisting us to integrate new merge partners to ensure equivalency in standards and practices across the organisation.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • A demonstrated background in not-for-profit WH&S, and risk management
  • Qualifications in WH&S, risk management or another related discipline, along with equivalent expertise;
  • Highly effective written and oral communication delivery to diverse audiences including staff and volunteers, management, Board Subcommittees and regulatory authorities.

Please apply through Seek by clicking on the red “Apply for this job” button by 5 pm Monday 28 September, 2020. Include a resume setting out your qualifications and employment history as well as a statement explaining how you meet the selection criteria.

For further information, please contact Megan Smith on 0403 440 431.

ADSSI Limited supports EEO principles and is a smoke-free environment. Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check and a pre-employment functional assessment.

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live. We pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and future, and recognise their continuing connection and contribution to this land. ADSSI Limited embraces Aboriginal values: Community, helping and respectful care of our elders.

Diversity and engagement

  • The 2018 ADSSI staff survey, had a Passion and Engagement score of 93%. This is 13% higher than the aged care benchmark. The Progress score, 92%, was 18% higher than the aged care benchmark.
  • ADSSI supports EEO principles and is a smoke-free environment.
  • ADSSI is committed to increasing the governance and workforce participation of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • ADSSI is a member of ACON’s Pride in Health + Wellbeing program that provides support in the provision of LGBTI inclusive services for the health and wellbeing sector.

The successful applicant 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 In-home Support Community Support Workers

  • Attractive remuneration package inc salary packaging
  • The contract will have a maximum term to 30 June 2022
  • Part-time up to 30 hours per fortnight
  • $23.32 per hour on commencement
  • Uniform and PPE provided
  • Smart phone provided for work purposes
  • Training and career development opportunities

Come and join our high energy not for profit organisation whose goal is to make a real and practical difference in the lives of people in our community. We are building an eligibility list of Community Support Workers who can work safely in the clients’ homes across the Central Coast.

Are you a creative ‘can do’ person who thrives on delivering the best client experience every time?

You will be client focused, have an understanding of the aged care and disability sectors and their reforms, and be highly motivated to succeed in the role.

If you are passionate/experienced in working with older people or people with a disability, this is an exciting career opportunity.

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 that has 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 people with a disability and knowledge of Consumer Directed Care, NDIS 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.

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 2018 staff survey, undertaken through Voice Project, had a 93% response rate. The Passion and Engagement score (the positive attitudes and emotions that contribute to employee retention and productivity) is outstanding at 93%. This is 13% higher than the aged care benchmark. The Progress score (staff perceptions about organisational performance) is significantly higher than the aged care benchmark: at 92% it is 18% higher than the benchmark. Adssi has a strong approach from the staff all the way to the Board that communication and follow through are our keys to high engagement levels and commitment to Vision, Purpose and Values.

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 is a member of ACON’s Pride in Health + Wellbeing program that provides support in the provision of LGBTI inclusive services for the health and wellbeing sector.

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live. We pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and future, and recognise their continuing connection and contribution to this land. ADSSI Limited embraces Aboriginal values: Community, helping and respectful care of our elders.

Download and complete the application form and send with your application:

_CSW_Central Coast_ APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT ADSSI (002)

 

Adssi In-home Support - Physiotherapist

We are seeking an experienced physiotherapist to join our high energy not for profit Tuggerah-based community care 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.

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, send your resume setting out your qualifications and employment history as well as a statement explaining how you meet the selection criteria, to karen.christensen@adssi.com.au . 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 unrestricted 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 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 988 206.

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

We acknowledge the Darkinjung people as Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live. We pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and future, and recognise their continuing connection and contribution to this land. Adssi In-home Support embraces Aboriginal values: Community, helping and respectful care of our elders.

Adssi In-home Support 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.

ADSSI Limited trading as Adssi In-home Support, Maitland Community Care Services and Beresfield Community Care is a not for profit organisation that provides practical in-home support that promotes choice, lifestyle and independence. The primary purpose is to make a difference in the lives of people in our community, particularly the frail aged, people living with disabilities and dementia, their carers and others who may be disadvantaged.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a Working With Children Check and complete a medical assessment. You will also be required to provide an Australian Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History. 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.

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.

THIS POSITION REMAINS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

If you would like further information contact Karen karen.christensen@adssi.com.au or mobile 0448 988 206.

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