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    Employment with Coast Shelter

    Thank you for your interest in working with our Organisation. Coast Shelter is a leading Central Coast not for profit charity assisting families, adults and young people with complex issues arising from their experience of homelessness, abuse, neglect or violence. Our organisation provides a range of innovative services to assist people to reach their full potential and restore hope in their lives.

    Current positions: Casual Support Worker

    Coast Shelter is seeking to recruit Casual Support Workers to work on the front line in our residential accommodation programs. You will be responsible for the supervision, care and support of Coast Shelter's clients. Success in these roles demands an understanding of the causes and impact of homelessness and an empathic approach to those in our community who find themselves on the outer: homeless and disadvantaged.

    You must be able to manage changing and competing priorities and work within a team or, at times, without direct supervision. The ability to collaborate with your team mates and other agencies is critical. You must have proven written and oral communication skills and be able to advocate for Coast Shelter and its clients. You must have the ability to use a computer for input and management of case notes etc. Availability for work across a 24/7 roster at the various Coast Shelter refuge sites is essential as is the ability work a sleepover.

    Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent experience is required.

    Employment conditions are governed by the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Industry (SCHDSI) Award 2010.

    In order to be considered for employment as a Support Worker by Coast Shelter, you must have a valid and current unrestricted driver's licence, First Aid Certificate, Police and Working with Children Checks.

    Enquiries: Jason Brown - HR Manager - 4325 3540
    Applications to: jason@coastshelter.org.au

    All offers of employment are subject to mandatory compliance checks including employment references, working with Children and National Police check.