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

 

WARRAH Casual Residential Worker WARRAH Casual Residential Worker (291 KB)



WARRAH Casual Day Services Disability Support Worker WARRAH Casual Day Services Disability Support Worker (294 KB)

 

 

How to apply?

If you are interested in working in a dynamic and supportive workplace that makes a positive difference in the lives of the residents, clients and students at Warrah who we support, please forward us your application with your resume addressing the selection criteria.

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum Certificate III in Disability Services or related discipline.
  • A current NSW driver's licence and a current First Aid Certificate is a requirement.
  • Knowledge and willingness to learn about and engage with Warrah’s Mission, Values and Rand the principles of Rudolf Steiner’s Social Therapy.
  • Experience empowering and supporting people with intellectual disabilities including people with ageing and complex health needs and challenging behaviours.
  • Commitment to support the rights, interests and the needs of people with disabilities. Ability to encourage interest, choice and exploration of new opportunities.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills and the capacity to build and maintain relationships and trust.
  • An ability to listen and learn with the resident, client or student to plan, organise and deliver individualised services and activities based on the individual’s needs, interests, wishes and abilities.
  • Ability to work in a changing and challenging environment with an innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Demonstrates empathy, discretion, adaptability and a willingness to try new things.
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage time effectively to achieve individual and team requirements.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency and word processing skills.
  • An ability to work both as part of a co-operative team and also independently.

For more information about Warrah, please visit our website if you have any questions or would like an information package; please contact Birgit Eaton at: beaton@warrah.org.

 

 

Grow With Us
Position Vacant
Teacher - Special Needs
Full Time - Warrah Special School
  

Warrah is seeking a qualified teacher with the commitment to work with children with Special Needs. Our preference is for a teacher trained in Steiner Education but we will consider all applications.

The position is full time and requires an individual prepared to learn about Curative Education and Steiner Education if not already Steiner trained.

Warrah Special School is a small school set in a rural property amidst other adult services for people with a disability. We teach students from K – 12 complying with all NSW Board of Studies requirements and offering a program rich in creative arts, farming, and life skills supplemented with appropriate therapies.

For a full position description and application package contact Birgit Eaton: beaton@warrah.org.