Social Educator Opportunities - Specific to Client needs

Location: Ryde, Northern Beaches, Chatswood areas. Please apply only if you can commute to and from these locations on a regular basis.

  • Are you looking for a rewarding and engaging role where you can truly make a difference?
  • Join a community organisation dedicated to positive change!

Salary: Under the SCHADS Award and commensurate with qualifications and experience plus Super. Starting at Level 2/1, and will depend on your experience.

About the Opportunity

This highly rewarding and flexible role will see you working closely with individuals with disabilities to encourage them to live valued lives more independently.

Your responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with day-to-day activities and personal care;
  • Working along with individuals who require a high level of support;
  • Working with people who have physical disabilities;
  • Drop-in support at people’s homes;
  • Working with complex needs and behaviours of concern;
  • Going out and about with clients in their local communities;
  • Promoting meaningful experiences and enhancing valued roles;
  • Participating in team meetings, reporting on client progress as required.

Let’s talk about you

  • To be successful in this position you will ideally have 2-3 years of experience in providing support to people with physical disabilities, including complex needs;
  • Have the ability to carry out shift work, potentially including sleepovers;
  • Be enthusiastic and creative with a strong commitment to social justice and passionate about encouraging people with a disability to follow their dreams, aspirations and goals;
  • Relevant experience and/or qualification is required.

About The Housing Connection

Since 1981, The Housing Connection (THC) has supported adults with an intellectual disability to live meaningful and inclusive lives within their community by putting the needs and aspirations of individuals at the centre of all that we do. The Housing Connection tailors support specifically to each individual so they can achieve the outcomes they desire.

The Housing Connection works with a diverse range of individuals who have disabilities including mental health issues and collaboratively with families, carers and advocates.

We value diversity and inclusivity, with staff from over 25 countries! We also offer many perks to our employees including discounts from major retailers like Woolworths, JB HIFI, Apple, Samsung, Coles. We have a Staff Referral and Recognition program. THC is a registered non-profit and you will get Salary Packaging benefits to increase your overall take home pay.

Please note: A current driver’s license and car is required, the ability to live and work in Australia and 3 covid vaccines is essential for this position.

Apply with your resume and a A4 cover letter addressing your suitability for the role. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Immediate start available.

Job Type: Casual with prospects of becoming full-time.

Salary: $38.08 – $39.26 per hour


Apply Here!

Our Chatswood, NSW office is located at 31 Albert Ave, Chatswood NSW 2067


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