Make a Difference, Create Opportunities, Support the Community
Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you like to work as part of a dynamic team? Then maybe a career at Community First Steps is for you.
Community First Step is a community based organisation who respond to community needs by empowering our clients and staff to create opportunities and make a difference – see www.cfs.asn.au
Who We Are
With a history that spans over 40 years, we aim at supporting and empowering the communities of South West Sydney to overcome disadvantage and barriers to personal, social and economic growth by delivering inclusive and innovative services. We are a growing community organisation that encompasses children, youth and family services in the form of case work, community development, disability services and children’s services. As a community partner Community First Step work with the community, business and government, to strive for excellence in meeting the holistic needs of our clients through the provision of high quality supportive, recreational, cultural, sporting and welfare programs.
We currently have a range of positions available for dynamic, motivated staff who are willing to work as part of a cohesive team to deliver an exciting growth strategy. If you are looking for a new challenge we may be able to assist you in meeting your next career goals:
Early Childhood Educators & Child Care Assistants (Casual positions)
We currently have some exciting opportunities for Childcare Educators and Child Care Assistants to join our hardworking and supportive team on a Casual basis, based in Fairfield, NSW. Reporting to the Quality Control Officer – Playgroups, these roles will be responsible for providing a friendly, secure and stimulating learning environment for all children attending our playgroups. This position will also be responsible for providing support to and ensure regular communication with parents of children in care and establish and maintain positive, reciprocal relationships with families as part of their commitment to the children.
Consideration for this role requires:
- Minimum Cert III in Childcare / OOSH (or currently studying)
- Previous work experience working with children (0 – 12 years) (desirable)
- Fluency in Vietnamese and Arabic will be an added advantage
All CFS staff require current First Aid and CPR certification, unrestricted Driver’s License, valid Working with Children’s Check and a National Police Clearance issued within last 12 months. For a confidential discussion about this role please call Niki Sullivan, Executive Manager-Children’s Services on M: 0431 329 606. Previous applicants need not apply.
Disability Support Worker (Part-Time/Casual)
We are currently seeking enthusiastic and caring individuals interested in obtaining casual employment, leading to full and part-time work at our Supported Independent Living program in South West Sydney. Reporting to the Service Coordinator, you will be supporting our clients in reaching their goals.
As a CFS Disability Support Worker, you will be responsible to work as part of a motivated team to deliver needs-based services within a person-centred framework, maximising the capacity of individuals living with a disability. A focus on community inclusion, independence, decision making and personal choice are promoted to ensure individual client needs are met.
Consideration for this role requires:
- Relevant qualifications in Disability, Mental Health or Welfare (or currently studying)
- Previous work experience in Disability Services, Nursing or Aged Care industry (desirable)
- Fluency in Arabic will be an added advantage
All CFS staff require current First Aid and CPR certification, unrestricted Driver’s License, valid Working with Children’s Check and a National Police Clearance issued within last 12 months. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Mustafa Hanif People and Culture Officer on (02) 9727 4333 Previous applicants need not apply.
Community First Step is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion.
At Community First Step, you’ll be part of a group that encourages growth, promotes inclusion and cares about your wellbeing.
Community First Step (CFS) is an independent non-profit community-based organisation currently providing programmes and services in: Children’s services, Community Development, Youth and Disability Services.
We welcome positive can-do people who want to volunteer their time to support our community.
If you would like to help, please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org