Work With Us

We’re always on the lookout for talented and caring individuals to join our team in a range of capacities. Keep an eye on this page for information and vacancies.

Employment

We’re always keen to welcome new people to our team.  Any current vacancies will be listed below. Thank you for your interest.

Job Opportunities

Support Workers

Gymea Community Aid & Information Services (GCAIS) is located at Gymea and assists frail aged people to lead fulfilling lives by providing services funded through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP). We offer quality care, encouraging clients to maintain independence, while catering for their social and physical needs.

We are currently in need of Support Workers to join our team.

To be a part of this growing and reputable organisation, you will be performing the following tasks:

  • Transporting clients to appointments
  • Assisted Shopping
  • Light Housework
  • Meaningful socialisation
  • Completion of documentation

Applicants will need to have most of the following to be successful:

  • Certificate III in Community Care or Aged Care or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience working with frail aged people, people with dementia and complex needs, preferably in a community setting
  • Experience in monitoring clients and reporting behavioural or health changes
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently
  •  An understanding of WH&S issues and risk management for client home-based care and during transport of clients
  • Registered Motor Vehicle and Current NSW Drivers licence
  •  Ability to work a casual roster – days and hours to suit

Position is subject to award conditions under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 as Home Care Worker Grade 3.
– Kilometre allowance is included.
– Salary Packaging Opportunities and Training Provided
– Sutherland Shire Location
– Flexible working hours
– Providing care to real people with real needs

For enquiries contact Rita.napolitano@gcais.ngo.org.au.

Applications are to be forwarded to Reception@gcais.ngo.org.au

Successful applicants will be subject to a National Police Check and a Working with Children Check

Applications Close: 22nd January 2020

Program Coordinator Domestic Assistance Full Time

Gymea Community Aid & Information Services (GCAIS) is located at Gymea and delivers services funded through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) within Sutherland Shire. These programs support the aged to lead fulfilling lives by providing life enriching services in the community. We offer quality care, empowering clients to maintain their independence, while assisting with their everyday needs.

We are a growing and reputable local organisation who are looking for a highly motivated and experienced full- time Program Coordinator to be responsible for the delivery of Domestic Assistance.

Your day will include:

  • Designing and coordinating the Domestic Assistance Program and other programs as required
  • Receiving and processing referrals through My Aged Care
  • Assisting with recruitment, selecting and inducting Support Workers
  • Developing and implementing rosters
  • Processing timesheets
  • Monitoring and recording client services
  • Providing guidance and leadership to Support Workers
  • Being a part of an enthusiastic,motivated and successful team

To be a successful applicant, you must meet most of the essential criteria which includes:

  • A minimum of Certificate IV in Aged Care, Disabilities, Case Management or Service Coordination or 2 years’ experience in the community services sector and/or aged care sector.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing new business, promoting services and building relationships/community engagement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in referral management through My Aged Care
  • Knowledge and experience in client assessments and compiling and reviewing goal orientated client care plans
  • Experience in managing on and off-site teams with knowledge and experience in staff recruitment, induction and training
  • Experience with report writing, managing budgets and quality control
  • High level computer literacy e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Experience in staff rostering
  • High level organisational skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team
  • An unrestricted driver’s license and own fully maintained vehicle
  • Completion of Police and Working With Children checks

Conditions of employment are based upon the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Social and Community Services Employee Level 4 Pay Point Various.

For enquiries and additional information, contact Rita Napolitano, Rita.napolitano@gcais.ngo.org.au

Applications are to be forwarded to Reception@gcais.ngo.org.au

Applications close 22nd January 2020

Program Coordinator Individual Support Part Time

Gymea Community Aid & Information Services (GCAIS) is located at Gymea and delivers services funded through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) within Sutherland Shire. These programs support the aged to lead fulfilling lives by providing life enriching services in the community. We offer quality care, empowering clients to maintain their independence, while assisting with their everyday needs.

We are a growing and reputable local organisation who are looking for a highly motivated and experienced part- time Program Coordinator to be responsible for the delivery of Individual Support.

Your day will include:

  • Designing and coordinating the Individual Support Program and other programs as required
  • Receiving and processing referrals through My Aged Care
  • Assisting with recruitment, selecting and inducting Support Workers
  • Developing, overseeing and implementing rosters
  • Processing timesheets
  • Entering correctly and accurately,  reporting of client services on a monthly basis
  • Monitoring and recording client services
  • Providing guidance and leadership to Support Workers
  • Being a part of an enthusiastic,motivated and successful team

To be a successful applicant, you must meet most of the essential criteria which includes:

  • A minimum of Certificate IV in Aged Care, Disabilities, Case Management or Service Coordination or 2 years’ experience in the community services sector and/or aged care sector.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing new business, promoting services and building relationships/community engagement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in referral management through My Aged Care
  • Knowledge and experience in client assessments and compiling and reviewing goal orientated client care plans
  • Experience in managing on and off-site teams with knowledge and experience in staff recruitment, induction and training
  • Experience with report writing, managing budgets and quality control
  • High level computer literacy e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Experience in staff rostering
  • High level organisational skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team
  • An unrestricted driver’s license and own fully maintained vehicle
  • Completion of Police and Working With Children checks

Conditions of employment are based upon the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Social and Community Services Employee Level 4 Pay Point Various.

For enquiries and additional information, contact Rita Napolitano, Rita.napolitano@gcais.ngo.org.au

Applications are to be forwarded to Reception@gcais.ngo.org.au

Applications close 22nd January 2020

Volunteering

Volunteers are the backbone of our community and our organisation, so if you’d like to make a difference please view our list of current volunteer vacancies.

Garden Club Member

Our Community Garden, situated next to the Gymea Community Hall is already planted and full of healthy produce. It needs ongoing care and attention to maintain its good looks. Working with a team of approximately 6-8 people, you will help with raking, weeding, trimming and general maintenance of the garden tubs. The garden club meet every Tuesday during school terms. For more information about the Garden Club go here.

To findTo find our volunteering with this group, contact Kalpna, Kalpna.patel@gcais.ngo.org.au

Front Desk Volunteer

Front of office is a key volunteer position at our popular and well visited community centre. Working on weekdays for a maximum of 6 hours, you will welcome visitors and participants to the Centre, respond to phone calls, provide support to staff, contribute practical ideas to improve our image and service and above all, provide support and information to clients.

If you have well tuned computer and communication skills and have a genuine interest in our community, contact Katrina on 02 95249559 or email Katrina.vavdinos@gcais.ngo.org.au

DriveTime Volunteers

The DriveTime program helps people on humanitarian visas gain confidence behind the wheel.
DriveTime is looking for passionate, bright-minded volunteers to join our program and assist newly arrived refugees obtain their NSW license-lend a helping hand and change a family’s life forever.

Contact DriveTime Project Coordinator on 0478748387 or email drivetime@gcais.ngo.org.au

Walking Group Coordinators

Be a part of this Health and Wellbeing initiative at Gymea Community Aid

This position works alongside our Local Walking Coordinators and utilises the framework and tools of the Heart Foundation Walking organisation. Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of one day per week or fortnight. Our current groups walk on Mondays and Tuesdays from Cronulla and, Thursdays and Fridays from Gymea.

The Walker Organiser and Coordinators are responsible to:

  • Design the walk routes and completing the walk
  • Communicating about questions and support for the group
  • Ensuring walkers register and agree to the participant terms and conditions
  • Recording attendance and reporting to Heart Foundation Walking
  • Organise the “end of walk” social activity such as morning tea/coffee/lunch

Interested volunteers should contact Joanne Cracknell, joanne.cracknell@gcais.ngo.org.au, Rowena Condon rowena.condon@gcais.ngo.org.au or call 0295249559 for more information.

Management Committee

Please email president@gcais.ngo.org.au if you are interested in joining our volunteer Management Committee.

Committee Openings

There are no vacancies at this time.

Student Placements

From time to time we are able to assist tertiary students with a placement in one of our services. For more information, please email reception@gcais.ngo.org.au.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer work experience to secondary school students.

Student Placement Positions

No positions currently available. Please contact us for more information.