Activities Instructor

Location: Wollongong & Kempsey, NSW

Position: Part-time

Benefits

  • $24.26 per hour + Travel + Super

  • Permanent fortnightly roster to fit a work life balance that suits you

  • Reimbursement for kilometres travelled for work

  • Career Pathway Opportunities

  • Training and Personal Development Opportunities

  • Participate in the Annual Bonus Scheme (eligibility criteria apply) 

  • On the job training and buddy shifts provided

  • Build your skill set in communication, empathy and cultural diversity

  • Work in a supportive and friendly environment

  • Enjoy a rewarding career, making a difference in the lives of others

 

About the role

The Activities Instructor at Community Gateway will be someone who is creative and supportive in the delivery of set programs at our Wollongong office. You will need to be flexible and adaptable to provide the upmost supportive care to our clients both ageing and with disabilities. This flexible approach could include the following:

  • Activity set up

  • Lead the culture of the group with kindness, enthusiasm, inclusivity and encouragement.

  • Support clients enjoyment of activities by ensuring all clients treat each other with kindness and understanding

  • Proactively monitor clients and environment during service delivery

  • Reporting feedback to management

  • Maintain strict professional boundaries with clients and their families

 

Community Gateway staff take the time to truly know and understand our clients and what is most important to them, enabling us to form meaningful connections, based on a solid foundation of support, trust and openness.

If you are a passionate, creative, and caring person with a can-do attitude we would love to hear from you!

About you

  • Experience in the facilitation of groups for people with disabilities and the ageing

  • Ability to contribute and support a positive team environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to follow policies and procedures

  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to work health and safety requirements

 

The successful applicant will need (or be willing to obtain):

  • Current Driver's Licence and access to a reliable and insured vehicle

  • Availability to a Smart Phone

  • Working with Children Children Check

  • NDIS Worker Screening Check

  • Current First Aid Certificate

  • Proof of vaccination against COVID 19

 

The following would be highly regarded:

  • LR/HR Licence

  • Certificate IV in Leisure and Health and/or Certificate IV in Aged Care

  • 3 years demonstrated experience in delivering group activities

 

How to apply:

Please send your updated resume and cover letter addressing the essential criteria of the role to hr@communitygateway.net.au.

For enquires about the position, please contact Human Resources hr@communitygateway.net.au or by telephone on 1300 657 473.

About us

Community Gateway are a group of people who genuinely care. We provide services such as respite, in-home care, transport assistance, cleaning services, outings for aged people and disability support, just to name a few!

We place great importance on providing services and supports that promote wellness and are developed based on the premise that, even with age, chronic illness or disability, people generally have the desire and ability to make gains in their physical, social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing and lead a meaningful and fulfilling life.