Be part of a passionate, committed team that makes an impact on people’s lives every day.

Holdsworth is a local, values-driven organisation that operates in the South East of Sydney with over 100 staff members and 50 volunteers. We work in partnership with participants to support people’s right to live and participate fully in their community. The people we support include:

  • Older people who may be living alone, experiencing social isolation, living with dementia or need assistance with their health and wellbeing;
  • Children and adults living with intellectual disabilities;
  • Their families and caregivers.

Current Vacancies

If you would like to join Holdsworth, please check the list of available positions below. In instances where listings do not appear this means we do not have staff vacancies at present but please check back regularly. Please send your applications through to simon.wise@holdsworth.org.au.

Scheduling Officer

Full Time

$74-80k p.a. + super + salary packaging

About the role

Due to increased demand for our services and changes coming to the SCHADS Award we are currently operating under, there is a need within the organisation to have a dedicated rostering person.

This position is focused on working closely with our five local teams (Randwick, Woollahra, Sydney/Inner West, Maroubra & Vaucluse). We are a values-driven organisation seeking a motivated and challenge-driven rostering officer/assistant to work closely with our Local Teams to provide support overseeing the schedule of #50 support workers (and growing) to maximise efficiency for our staff, participants and the organisation.

It is a challenging and busy role that will see you communicating with a wide range of staff across the organisation.

Role Responsibilities

Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Provide support with scheduling services to all of Holdsworth’s Local Teams, as well as our NDIS & Group Outings where required
  • Publication of rosters in accordance with SCHADS Award requirements and timeframes
  • Efficiently manage and administer staff schedules. This will include ensuring shifts are set up with consideration to consistency, efficiency and fairness, in accordance with individual contracts and the SCHADS award
  • Communicate effectively with Support Workers, Local Teams and Participants regarding changes to services.

Please refer to the full job description here. To apply, please contact simon.wise@holdsworth.org.au

Project Officer (Parent Support)

Part Time

Level 4 Social and Community Services

About the role

The project officer will provide leadership, program development and daily running of Baby Room.

Role Responsibilities

Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Promote person-centred opportunities for people who support their individual aspirations;
  • Ensure participants are aware of their rights and responsibilities;
  • Develop and implement high-quality programs for families with babies (newborn – 1yrs) that respond to the identified needs of the community;
  • Provide one-to-one advice to participants to encourage and support participation in Playgroup and other Family services activities;
  • Supervise Support Worker(s) and Volunteers in the operation of baby room services;
  • Liaise with relevant community organisations to invite referrals to Holdsworth, develop a network of services to which to refer clients and build partnerships.

Please refer to the full job description here. To apply, please contact simon.wise@holdsworth.org.au

Support Workers

Casual

$36-$40 per hour (including casual loading) + super

About the role

With lockdown restrictions set to ease and increased demand for 1:1 support work, we currently have a rewarding opportunity for Casual Support Workers to make a difference in the community.

This position is focused on delivering person-centred activities to older people, including people living with dementia and people living with a disability. The work is all close by to each other and you will have a very supportive team to work with, in which you will have opportunities for debriefing and mentorship.

Shift times can vary in length, typically from between 2-5 hours (Monday-Saturday), with a minimum of 3 hours work across the day.

About you

This role would be ideal for someone who demonstrates the following:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience of direct 1:1 support work;
  • Skilled at providing personal care, medication administration and assisting people with complex support needs;
  • Ability to interact positively with participants, their carers, families and the wider community
  • Ability to work as part of a dynamic team as well as independently;
  • Ability to be flexible, strong and resilient in various challenging situations;
  • Passionate about supporting people in the community;
  • Ideally 6 months’ experience within a similar role or relevant qualifications;
  • Driver’s Licence; and
  • Own car, with full comprehensive insurance.

Please read the position description for full details of the role.

For any questions or to submit your application, please contact simon.wise@holdsworth.org.au.

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