ADSSI Limited, trading as Maitland Community Care Services. We are a not-for-profit organisation who delivers a mix of in-home services Home Care Packages, Commonwealth Home Support Program, Community Transport, Meals on Wheels, the NIDS, including nursing, meal preparation, social activities and personal care across a range of funded and private programs. 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.
We committed to increasing the workforce participation of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Domestic Support Workers provide general cleaning services for our clients, such as vacuuming, sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning the bathroom and kitchen, doing the laundry including hanging out and bringing in and ironing if needed; changing sheets/, making the bed, unaccompanied shopping from a client list.
Join our friendly and professional team and support people to stay living in their own home. 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.