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Elouera Association is an  Registered NDIS Provider

 
 
 
 
 

 

Employment Opportunity at our Day Services

The Elouera Centre - Cootamundra

Disability Support Officer (Full Time / Part Time)

The Community Access Officer is a hands on role working with people with a disability at the Elouera Centre located at 76 Wallendoon Street, Cootamundra.  At this location we operate a Community Participation Program and Independent Living program as well as some in home supports.  These programs are based on meeting the needs of the individuals attending, assisting them to achieve personal goals and maximising their involvement in the community. 

We also provide supports to individuals who have an NDIS plan. These may be personal care in the hone, shopping trips, community access one on one plus nay needs and goals an individual has. Our Elouera Centre syaff may have as part of their roster a combination of Centre hours and one on one supports. The one on one supports may be in Cootamundra, Young or Harden so we are pleased to have staff apply from any location.

A typical work day for the person in this position will involve picking up and dropping off service users from their homes in an Elouera Centre vehicle, undertaking activities such as swimming, shopping, attending the library, work experience activities, riding for the disabled, going to the gym, trips to the movies, other towns and parks and much more.  

Staff will also assist in the development of individual plans, provide group and one on one training and make file notes and assessments on the effectiveness of this training.  To support these activities there will be some training required however you may need to study in your own time.   

Staff working at the Elouera Centre are required to assist people with a severe disability where we provide full personal care to a number of attendies including toileting,, bathing and feeding. Some require Peg Feeding and full training is provided. This work can also be very physical and you need to be fit and healthy and able to bend and lift freely.  Our services have lifting equipment and facilities for this purpose.

The Elouera Centre is funded by the NDIS and each person attending has an individual Service Agreement.  We meet the NDIS Quality Safeguards program requirements.  Staff will need to commit fully to these requirements and undertake NDIS Worker Screening and Working with Childrens Checks.  

Wages and conditions are based on the Social, Community Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award. Current Wages commence at $68,350.00 or $34.50 per hour (Pro Rata for Part Time Staff).  You will receive the full entitlements of your award including annual leave, sick leave and Long Service Leave etc.   All Day Services Staff will be required to maintain a current first aide certificate and undertake ongoing training to improve their skills. The Elouera Association will cover the costs of this training and it will be conducted both at work and in your own time.  All new staff will commence on a six month probationary period. 

Community Access Staff must maintain a level of fitness that allows them to undertake all tasks and the ability to drive. 

Applicants are to discuss in their application their experience and knowledge and what they would bring to this position. 

Applications are to be sent to 

The Chief Executive Officer

Elouera Association

PO Box 271

COOTAMUNDRA NSW 2590

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 4PM Wednesday 24 August 2022

or

allan@elouera-association.com

We wish you luck.

Allan Young

Chief Executive officer

 

 

 

 

 

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