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ADSSI Limited, trading as Maitland Community Care Services (MCCS) is an EEO employer and provides excellent working conditions in a friendly team environment with benefits such as ongoing training and development opportunities; paid parental leave and salary sacrifice for eligible employees; career pathways and team building events.

Currently we have 40 paid staff throughout the organisation.

MCCS is looking to expand in-line with the growing needs of our community.

CURRENT POSITIONS - Click on the position title for more information:

  • Contract to June 2022
  • Maitland Area
  • Part time - Minimum 15 hours per week
  • Attractive benefits
  • Great team
  • Salary packaging available
  • Uniform supplied
  • 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.

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 or above in Individual SupportAged Care or Disability (or equivalent);
  • An 'Apply First Aid' Certificate;
  • A current NSW driver’s license and a safe driving record;
  • A current Criminal History Check;
  • A current Working with Children Check;
  • The use of a reliable well-presented vehicle that has comprehensive insurance cover;
  • To be available to work a flexible roster;
  • To be competent in the use of smart phones and mobile technology such as tablet devices.

If this sounds like you then you could be the person we are looking for. Please download the information below to fully understand the role and its requirements. 

2020_APPLICATION-FOR-EMPLOYMENT-SUPPORT WORKER

Apply with your resume setting out your qualifications and employment history, along with a covering letter that addresses the criteria listed in the Application for Employment. Limit your responses to half a page per criterion.  Applications that do not specifically address the criteria will not be considered.

Email your completed application form and resume to Venessa at venessa.eckford@mccs.org.au  

The contract is until June 2022 and the pay starts at $23.32 per hour. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an aged care part exclusion police check and a medical assessment.  The information pack will help with further information on police checks.

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 Limited 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.

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

This is an exciting new management role to lead WHS and risk management across our growing organisation.  The role is responsible for developing our culture and practice around health, safety and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers, clients and visitors.  With full support from the Board, you will work with an energetic management team who are committed to quality, safety and innovation.

ADSSI Limited has been providing in home/community services in the aged care and disability sectors since 1987.  We are a values driven PBI committed to quality, service and innovation.   With a head office on the Central Coast, our branches include Adssi In-Home Support (Tuggerah) and more Maitland Community Care Services (Telarah), and Beresfield Community Care (Thornton).  Currently a $25M business, ADSSI is on a growth trajectory driven by a respectful approach to merge and integration.

We deliver an interesting mix of in-home services, allied therapies, nursing, building, transport, Meals on Wheels etc across a range of funded and private programs including 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 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, clients and visitors alike.  The role will guide our WHS and risk management framework and on the ground practice.  It will ensure solid WHS practices and continuous improvement which reflect a company-wide culture of safety.  It will support the delivery of compliance in practice and reporting, aligned with relevant legislation, funding agreements and quality standards.

The Board of Directors is supported by a Chief Executive Officer, two Regional Managers and a vibrant management team.  We are looking for someone with energy, enthusiasm and the qualities to engage our workforce in health and safety.  You will be crucial in assisting us integrate new merge partners to ensure equivalency in standards and practices across the organisation.  As such the role will require travel between our sites and collaboration with all our teams of staff and volunteers. This role is the management representative on all WH&S Consultation Committees at each of our branches.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in WH&S, risk management or other related discipline, along with equivalent expertise;
  • Relevant professional registration and/or eligibility for membership e.g. the Australian Institute of Health & Safety;
  • An extensive understanding of multiple workplace hazards and the detailed principles of their identification, analysis, risk management as applied in complex and diverse settings;
  • Experience in policy and procedure review, development, rollout and evaluation;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a diverse range of personnel in WH&S principles in order to motivate, develop and coach to achieve ADSSI’s WH&S outcomes. This includes high level negotiation skills and the ability to resolve complex issues;
  • Detailed knowledge and experience in emergency and critical incident management and legal processes for WHS compliance and common law liability;
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills with diverse audiences including staff and volunteer meetings, management team, Board Subcommittees and regulatory authorities.

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

Please send your resume, along with a cover letter addressing the above criteria, to megan.smith@adssilimited.com.au by 5.00 pm Monday 21 September, 2020

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.

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.

  • Contract to June 2022
  • Part time - 45 hours per fortnight
  • Attractive benefits inc salary packaging, uniform

This role is responsible to efficiently and effectively roster our team members and vehicles to ensure an efficient and effective delivery of services to our clients.

You will need:

  • Previous experience working with older people and people with a disability and/or knowledge of Consumer Directed Care, NDIS and Home Care Guidelines
  • Certificate IV level qualifications in business administration or a related discipline and/or equivalent experience and competencies
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and experience working in a demanding customer service environment
  • Experience working with electronic rostering systems
  • Fast and accurate data entry skills
  • A current NSW driver’s license and a safe driving record;
  • Use of own vehicle in sound condition and with comprehensive vehicle insurance

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.

Apply with your resume setting out your qualifications and employment history, along with a covering letter that addresses the criteria. The contract is until June 2022 and the pay starts at $26.75 per hour. A position description is available here: 2020_Customer Service Officer - Rostering PD

Applications that do not specifically address the criteria will not be considered.

Email your completed application form and resume to Melissa at melissa.voros@mccs.org.au by 5.00pm Sunday 27 September, 2020.

The contract is until June 2022 and the pay starts at $26.75 per hour. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an aged care part exclusion police check and a medical assessment. 

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 Limited 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.

 

 

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