Work With Us

September 2020

Why work with BCC?

There are so many reasons, including:

  • We are inclusive of diversity
  • You are paid between shifts
  • You are reimbursed for travel
  • We provide Journey Insurance
  • We provide you with PPE
  • We provide you with a work phone and uniform, saving you money
  • You are paid to attend training and team meetings
  • We celebrate key events together
  • You can work flexible hours
  • We pay COVID leave
  • We pay for your First Aid training
  • We pay for your Flu shot
  • You and your family can access our Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellbeing programs
  • Salary Sacrifice saving you $
  • 93% of staff score the organisation as having a strong workplace culture and environment - that means we attract and keep great staff!

Support Workers – Disability 

Support Workers - Aged Care

Daughter spending time with her mother in the morning
  • Contract until June 2022
  • Part-time, full time and casual roles available
  • Uniform, PPE and smartphone provided + salary packaging
  • Roles across the lower Hunter – Beresfield – Maitland areas

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 local community.

We are building a team of Support Workers who can work safely in our client’s homes across our region, for Beresfield Community Care (BCC) and our partner organisation, Maitland Community Care Services (MCCS). Roles are available at each site.

You will be committed to quality outcomes for clients in aged care or disability, or both.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company that takes pride in quality service and building a team of highly skilled professionals.

If you are passionate and experienced in working with older people or people living with disability, then we want to hear from you. If you are wanting to develop and progress in this industry, please apply.

You will need:

  • A Certificate III in Individual Support (or equivalent) with emphasis on aged care OR disability.  Medication skill set also highly regarded;
  • Understanding of current direction, standards and guidelines in the industry;
  • First Aid certificate;
  • Current NSW driver’s license and a safe driving record;
  • Use of a reliable well-presented vehicle with comprehensive insurance cover;
  • Current Working With Children Check;
  • Australian Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History that is less than one year old.

Desirable

Previous experience working with older people and people with a disability and knowledge of NDIS, Consumer Directed Care and Home Care Package Guidelines.

Only applications that specifically address the criteria above and complete the Application for Employment will be considered.

To apply, please contact enquiries@bccare.org.au for an application form. Please send the completed Application for Employment form along with a resume with your qualifications and working history, and a cover letter addressing the above criteria, to dana.clifford@bccare.org.au

Download the Position Description here: Support_Worker_BCC_PD_August_2020

We are committed to increasing the workforce participation of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

We are 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. We embrace Aboriginal values: community, helping and respectful care of our elders.

We support EEO principles and have a smoke free environment.

We are a good employer:

The 2018 staff survey, undertaken through Voice Project, had a 93% response rate. The passion and engagement score is outstanding at 93%. This is 13% higher than the aged care benchmark. The staff perceptions about organisational performance landed at 92%, which is 18% higher than the aged care benchmark.

Background Checks:

The successful applicant will be required to a current WWCC clearance and 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.

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.

We're COVID Safe

For further information on the NDIS and to check your eligibility please call 1800 800 110 or www.ndis.gov.au

If you’re over 65 and need a little help to stay living at home, the first step is to contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 or visit their website on www.myagedcare.gov.au