Charlestown Caring Group urgently requires Experienced Disability Support Staff for our NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) program.

The applicant MUST have relevant qualifications or currently obtaining these qualifications as well as hands on experience. You must be available to start within the next two weeks.

We currently have three different types of positions available.

Position 1:
This is a targeted position to meet the needs of high care dementia clients who require a female support staff member. They must be experienced in caring for dementia clients, challenging behavior and personal care.

The individual must be available at least every second weekend and for the occasional overnight sleepover shift.

Position 2:

This is another targeted position for male clients requesting male support staff. They must have qualifications as well as hands on experience.

The individual must be available weekdays, at least every second weekend if required as well as for the occasional overnight sleep over shift.

Position 3:

This position is for individuals that are qualified or currently obtaining a qualification. The individual will need to be willing to do a range of supports including meal preparation, social support, personal care and domestic assistance.

Desirable:

  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • National Police Check or willing to obtain (we can do this for you)

If you meet the essential criteria for any of the above positions and would like to apply:

  • Send a cover letter as well as your resume outing which support staff position you are applying for, your availability and when you can start
  • Or drop into the office at 23 James Street, CHARLESTOWN NSW 2290

Closing date: Tuesday 8th December 2020

 

 


Current Opportunities to Volunteer with Us: 

 

Charlestown Caring Group is a small not for profit organisation that provides home support to the aged and people with a disability so that they can stay in their own homes and have an improved quality of life.


- VOLUNTEER DRIVERS WANTED
Charlestown Caring Group currently needs Volunteer Drivers to provide transportation to clients in need; this may be to their appointments, social activities or assistance with shopping, the possibilities are endless.

- LAWN AND GARDEN MAINTENANCE HELPERS

Charlestown Caring Group offer lawn and garden maintenance services to our clients. This is a physical role that includes lawn mowing, gardening and more. If this is something you might be interested in, please contact us!


You may be a student, a current job seeker, retired or you may just have a few spare hours per week to help people in need within your local community.
Even if you can offer just a few hours of your time each week, we are interested in hearing from you!

We operate from Monday to Friday and offer reimbursement for any out of pocket expenses.

 

 

Please call 49421117 or email [email protected]

Website: www.charlestowncaring.org.au

 

 


 

Admin / Office Support

 

  • Assist our staff with answering phones and various other administration tasks and projects. 
     
Drivers (Transport)

 

  • Assist in transporting clients to their appointments and shopping.

 

 

Lawn & Gardening Care

 

  • Assist in Yard Maintenance (e.g mowing and gardening).

 

Yard Maintenance Supervisor

 

  • Overseeing the yard maintenance crew. 


 

 

 

 

Please complete form (below) and submit via email or in person. 

Please do not hesitate to call us on 4942 1117 if you have any questions or you require more information about the volunteer positions.

 

Volunteer Application Form

Click above for Volunteer Application Form

 

You may be a student, a current job seeker, retired - or you just have a few hours a week to help people in need within the local community.

 

Volunteers can assist in several areas and a variety of different ways:

 

Transport:

Volunteers provide transport for clients to appointments e.g. medical or to social activities.

 

Shopping:

Volunteers may take clients shopping, many clients have a regular shopping service in place e.g. weekly, fortnightly. Volunteers may do shopping with clients or drop them off at a shopping centre to be picked up later at a negotiated time.

 

Volunteers can also shop for clients. The client will provide the volunteer with a shopping list.

 

Volunteers may assist on the Shopping Bus which operates fortnightly, Pension Week. Assistance may be provided as a driver or as a support person.

 

Home Visits:

A volunteer may be scheduled to provide a home visit and offer some companionship to a socially isolated client.

 

In-home Respite:

This service is similar to the home visit. A volunteer will be scheduled to visit a housebound client to enable their carer to take some time out for themselves.

 

Social Groups:

Volunteers are required for:

 

 

Small Groups

Where you will assist the staff members with activities, serving meals + beverages as well as being a bus escort.

 

 

 

Volunteer Management Committee Members:

If you have financial, legal, IT, marketing and/or current business governance skills.

 

We would like to hear from you, we have a register for interested people as vacancies become available, we will phone to see if you are still interested.

Other Volunteer Roles:

There are additional volunteer roles available that are not directly client service related.

 

There are usually a variety of volunteer vacancies available in the office environment e.g. Newsletter production, reception, WHS etc.

 

Roles may also be designed around your particular knowledge and skill base.

 

If you have any questions within regards to volunteering with us; feel free to contact us on 4942 1117 during office hours; one of our team members will be able to assist you.

 

Thank you.