Social Educator

Location:
Belmore  
Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Ongoing  
Department:
Centacare
Salary:
Salary Packaging Available
Closing Date:
29/09/2021
Supporting Documentation:

About the Role

The Social Educator supports participants living with a disability to expand their life skills by developing new interests, enhancing ability to seek employment and developing communication skills that help to increase social and functional independence.  The role is responsible for:

  • Developing individual support plans by working with participants to identify their personal goals
  • Collaborating with Training and Work Skills Managers to develop lesson plans
  • Facilitating classes and one-to-one tutorials
  • Working alongside participants to support them in Work, Learn, Connect activities
  • Reporting on goal achievement as detailed in Participants' Service Agreements
  • Leading & caring for participants during offsite trips

Position Details

  • Ongoing part-time opportunity (4 days per week)
  • Located in Belmore

What can we offer you?

  • A warm and supportive team
  • Professional development
  • Access to generous salary packaging

About You

To be a successful candidate for this role you will have:

  • The ability to undertake the duties of the role in accordance with CatholicCare’s Mission, Vision and Values and its Code of Ethics and Conduct
  • An understanding of the NDIS Practice Standards and compliance requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to develop individual training and support plans
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Current NDIS Worker Check (NDISWC) and evidence of completion of the NDIS Quality Safety and You course
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Current Drivers Licence and willingness to drive and operate within Sydney metropolitan areas
  • Certificate IV in Disability and/or relevant experience in delivering skills-based support to people living with a disability.

 How to Apply?

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To be considered for this role, you will need to attach your resume and a cover letter addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role.

Application for this position close on 29 September 2021. Please submit your application as soon as possible as shortlisting for this position will commence immediately.

Need More Information?

Please contact Bradley Burridge, Executive Manager, Disability on bradley.burridge@catholiccare.org

About Us

CatholicCare Sydney is the official social services agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney. We are a leading not-for-profit agency providing care and support to people across Australia in a wide range of social services: Children and families, relationships, ageing, disability, employment, mental health and youth programs.

CatholicCare requires the preferred applicant to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check prior to employment and may require a Working with Children Check.

CatholicCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer: People of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply; people living with a disability are encouraged to apply.