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

Maintenance Officer Maintenance Officer (424 KB)

 

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)


Senior Farm Assistant Position Description Senior Farm Assistant Position Description (221 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: 


Senior Farm Assitant

The Senior Farm Assistant works under the direction of the Farm Manager to ensure that farm crops and livestock are well cared for and maintained to a high standard. The Senior Farm Assistant will have an eye for quality to ensure that the freshness and reliability of all farm crops is realised. The Senior Farm Assistant will also have a keen eye for presentation in the picking and packing of produce boxes and be available to assist with both Farm Shop and Farmers’ Market needs and requirements.

Working with Children Check clearance is a mandatory requirement for this position


Maintenance Officer / Handy man

The vacancy has risen in our Maintenance team for the role of Maintenance Officer. It is a full time permanent position.

The applicant will be required to participate in broad household maintenance, Plumbing, Painting, Gardening, Lawn Mowing and landscaping activities.

This position is subject to a Working with Children Check.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

Landscaping

Maintain gardens and grounds. Working with garden machinery such as blowers and mowers.

Maintenance

Maintenance activities include replacing light globes, windowpanes, installing replacement parts, doing structural weaknesses. Painting work, repairs of walls, swimming pool maintenance, general house hold repairs, assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, fixing pipe, machinery or equipment and other general maintenance household work, which may arise from time to time.

General Work:

General cleaning of buildings or property. Cleaning guttering of accumulated leaves, order parts or supplies that are required for maintenance work.

In the absence of the Maintenance Manager, perform additional roles as may be delegated by the Maintenance Manager.

Skills and Qualifications

Relevant skills & experience in a range of maintenance duties

Physically fit and energetic.

Use of own vehicle when needed

 

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 Workers

Warrah Supported Independent Living is currently seeking highly motivated, empathetic and committed individuals to provide high quality support to the residents of Warrah in a Group Home setting. Successful candidates will actively assist residents in their home and in the community to develop and maintain personal, social and community relationships. Support Workers support and foster resident contribution and independence in personal care, health, activities of daily living, home keeping, budgeting, holidays and leisure. We are looking for flexible and resilient individuals, willing and able to work on a shift-work basis.

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.