Employment

At Warrah, your values are important as well as your skills and experience.

Working at Warrah

Warrah employs people with a wide variety of skills, whether as a teacher or care worker or as part of the administration, property team or Farm team. Whatever part of Warrah you want to work in, we look for people who are:

  • Well trained and qualified
  • Enthusiastic about their work and
  • Interested in Warrah’s unique approach to working with people with disabilities.

Some of the benefits of working at Warrah are:

  • Warrah’s unique and interesting philosophy as a Rudolf Steiner organisation
  • Access to full salary packaging benefits regardless of whether you work full time, part time or on a casual basis
  • A warm and friendly working environment
  • Good, regular supervision that gives you feedback and guidance
  • Plenty of access to varied training, including traineeships, where eligible
  • A varied, beautiful and interesting workplace that walks its talk!
  • Discounts on Warrah’s biodynamic produce

Current Positions available:

Casual Support Worker

We are currently seeking motivated, empathetic and committed individuals to provide the highest quality person centered active support on a casual basis across multiple locations in the North West of Sydney. You will have a genuine interest to assist individuals in their home and in the community, supporting their personal growth in a number of areas including lifelong learning, leisure, self-care and health and wellbeing, meal preparation and domestic assistance, whilst supporting positive interpersonal, social and community relationships supporting individuals to achieve personal fulfillment.

We are accepting applications from flexible, reliable and resilient candidates, who are passionate, willing and able to mentor, inspire and support individuals to exercise contribution, self-determination and choice over their own lives.

Candidates will need to be available to work on a shift- work basis; this may include a combination of weekends, public holidays, overnight, morning and afternoon shifts.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Completion of Worker Orientation Module –‘ Quality, Safety and You’
  • Current unrestricted Drivers Licence. (P2 or greater) and your own comprehensively insured vehicle
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma in Disabilities.
  • Completion of the NDIS Worker Orientation Module

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience supporting people with intellectual disabilities with a diverse range of needs including ageing, challenging behavior and complex medical and health needs.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills with the capacity to build and maintain effective and positive working relationships.
  • A knowledge and awareness of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) achieving valuable outcomes for individuals.
  • An in depth understanding and commitment to a person centered active support work ethic.
  • Well organized with an ability to be of service, listen, and plan and coordinate individualised support.
  • Passionate for supporting and motivating individuals in all activities to achieve their life goals.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency and word processing skills.
  • An Australian Citizen, permanent resident or have working rights to work in Australia

If you are interested in working in a dynamic and supportive workplace that makes a positive difference in the lives of the residents we support please  send your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to Evelyn Bush at ebush@warrah.org   For more information, please call 96512411.