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.

For more information regarding all staff positions vacant please contact Archie Sharma at:

P: 9651 2411 E: asharma@warrah.org


Current and available positions:  

Casual Special Needs Teachers

Warrah Special School is seeking qualified teachers for our casual teachers pool. Warrah Special School requires all teachers to hold a professional interest in working with children with Special Needs. Our preference is for a teacher trained in Steiner Education but we will consider all applications. 

Casual Support Worker Supported Independent Living 

Warrah provides a range of engaging and responsive services for children and adults with intellectual disability, based on the philosophies of Rudolf Steiner. We are known for our unique approach, innovative delivery and outstanding outcomes serving the needs and aspirations for the individuals we support.

About the Role?

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.

Skills and Experience

Hold Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma in Disabilities.

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.

Hold a current unrestricted Drivers Licence. (P2 or greater) and your own comprehensively insured vehicle

Hold a current First Aid Certificate

Hold a current Working with Children’s Check

An Australian Citizen, permanent resident or have working rights to work in Australia

 

Casual Support Workers Community Support Services 

 

Warrah Community Support Services is currently seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic casual support workers to facilitate skill development with our client group. Warrah Community Support Services aim to provide innovative lifelong learning opportunities to adults with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities. This is achieved through the provision of a variety of activities, tailored to special interests and aimed to enhance independence, quality of life, social opportunities together with paths of positive learning development, vocational skills and programs for the aged. Warrah Community Support Services currently supports people with disabilities in a range of settings including, horticulture, creative arts, independent living skills, community access, and leisure, holistic and sensory based activities.

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.