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Career Opportunities with CFS

Advertiser: Community First StepMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
9 Jan 2019
Location
Sydney, Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Community Services & Development, Other

Make a Difference, Create Opportunities, Support the Community

Are you looking for a new challenge in 2019? Do you like to work as part of a dynamic team? Then maybe a career in Community First Steps is for you. Community First Step is a growing organization that responds to community need, empowering our clients to be engaged, useful and robust citizens.

Who We Are

With a history that spans over 40 years, we aim at supporting and empowering the communities of South West Sydney to overcome disadvantage and barriers to personal, social and economic growth by delivering inclusive and innovative services. We are a growing community organisation that encompasses children, youth and family services in the form of casework, community development, disability services and children’s services. As a community partner Community First Step work with the community, business and government, to strive for excellence in meeting the holistic needs of our clients through the provision of high quality supportive, recreational, cultural, sporting and welfare programs.

Available opportunities

We currently have a range of positions available for dynamic, motivated staff who are willing to work as part of a cohesive team to deliver an exciting growth strategy. If you are looking for a new challenge we may be able to assist you in meeting your next career goals:

Disability Support Workers

As a Disability Support Worker, you are responsible for providing needs-based services based on a person-centred framework, maximising the living, social and recreational skills of people with a disability. Community inclusion, independence, decision making and personal choice are promoted whilst focusing on individual needs.

To be considered for this role, you will have relevant qualifications in Disability, Mental Health or Welfare, or working towards same. You also require a current First Aid, CPR, unrestricted Driver’s License, valid Working with Children’s Check and a National Police Clearance issued within last 12 months. 

For a confidential discussion regarding Disability Support Worker positions, please call Lesley Jordan on 0431270551.  

Early Childhood Educators

Our Early Childhood Educators are responsible for providing a friendly, secure and stimulating learning environment for young children. The role requires the capacity to support parents through regular communication, build positive relationships, and a strong commitment to children centred care.

To be considered for this role you will need to have a relevant qualification including Certificate III, Certificate IV, Diploma in Early Childhood, Childcare, OOSH. You will also require current First Aid, CPR, unrestricted Driver’s License, valid Working with Children’s Check and a National Police Clearance issued within last 12 months. 

For a confidential discussion regarding Early Childhood Educator positions, please call Niki Sullivan on 0431329606.

Youth Workers (Casual)

Reporting to the Youth Coordinator as part of the Community Team our Youth Workers are responsible for engaging with the young people aged between 12-24 residing in Fairfield LGA who attend our Youth Centre Drop In. This role would involve active participation in educational, recreational and sporting activities as well as identifying young people who are experiencing difficulties such as family breakdowns, school refusal, drug use and mental health issues. Youth Workers will also be required to assist with early intervention case management, youth events and data collection.

To be considered for this role, you will have a minimum Cert IV in Community Services, Youth Work or related discipline. You will also have current First Aid, CPR, unrestricted Driver’s License, valid Working with Children’s Check and a National Police Clearance issued within last 12 months. 

For a confidential discussion on Youth Worker positions, please call Jessica Thomson on 0402606517.

 

If you are interested in joining the team at CFS you can submit your application by clicking "Apply" or sending your resume and a covering letter to Jobs@cfs.asn.au

Community First Step is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?

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