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Please see current available employment opportunities at Focus Connect below.

Multicultural Family & Playgroup Practitioner

We have an exciting opportunity for experienced and passionate Family Practitioner to join our growing team.  

About us:

Focus Connect (formally known as Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative) is a registered, not-for-profit charity that offers practical help and support services to the disadvantaged and marginalised. Focus Connect seeks to ensure that our organisation and our services are relevant and accessible. Based on an integrated service delivery system Focus Connect's programs are specifically tailored through five broad service areas: children, youth, family, aged and disability.

Everyone has their own story. We celebrate and value the different experiences, culture and language of each person in our community. Our strength comes from when we create meaningful connections, encourage engagement and support individuals to live their best lives so they can keep contributing to the community around us. At our core is a focus on getting people the support they need, when they need it. Our tailored services are for individual requirements, with a focus on supporting families, parents, youth, people living with a disability, the aged, and carers.

We focus on you, so you can focus on what matters.

About the role:

We have exciting opportunities available for experienced and passionate Family Worker to become part of our Community Engagement Team.

This position targets CALD families experience low to medium risk issues (such as child’s behaviour, financial difficulties, unemployment and housing issues). The worker targets those families experiencing the range of at risk issues that can be addressed by providing appropriately targeted short terms supports to prevent escalation of these issues and to promote positive family relationships. The position also supports the running of two playgroups within the area.

About you:

As the successful applicant you will be involved in providing quality services to people within the Campbelltown and Camden LGAs. We are looking for people who are passionate about delivering person centred services; who are open to new ways of thinking; who value genuine, long-lasting relationships; and who are flexible, courageous, and believe in opportunity for all.

Essential Criteria

Desirable Criteria

How to Apply

For more information about this role and a copy of the Position Description contact Human Resources on (02) 4627 1188 or email hr@focusconnect.org.au.

To apply for the position please email your cover letter and resume to hr@focusconnect.org.au

Applications Close: 03rd April 2020
CONTACT 02 4627 1188 - Hamdia Khan, HR Manager hr@focusconnect.org.au

 


Disability Employment Services (DES) Recruiter

Fixed Term Contract

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and passionate Recruitment specialist to step into this newly created role and join our growing Disability Employment Services Program. 

Have you worked in a call centre - telemarketing role, account management role, sales role or in recruitment, and now want a role closer to home where you can utilise, maintain and sharpen up your industry experience and life skills and also achieve a great work/ family life balance? If so, then look no further! We have an exciting opportunity for a Recruitment specialist to join our growing Disability Employment Services program.

About Us

Focus Connect (formally known as Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative Ltd) is a registered, not-for-profit charity that offers practical help and support services to the disadvantaged and marginalised. Focus Connect seeks to ensure that our organisation and our services are relevant and accessible. Based on an integrated service delivery system Focus Connect's programs are specifically tailored through five broad service areas: children, youth, family, aged and disability.

Everyone has their own story. We celebrate and value the different experiences, culture and language of each person in our community. Our strength comes from when we create meaningful connections, encourage engagement and support individuals to live their best lives so they can keep contributing to the community around us. At our core is a focus on getting people the support they need, when they need it. Our tailored services are for individual requirements, with a focus on supporting families, parents, youth, people living with a disability, the aged, and carers.

We focus on you, so you can focus on what matters.

About the Role

The role of the Disability Employment Services (DES) Recruiter with FOCUS Connect's Disability Employment Service (DES) is to build relationships with employers and local industry in order to gain and maintain meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities for people with a disability, illness or injury. The role will work in partnership with the DES Consultant at FOCUS Connect's Head Office - Campbelltown through various business development activities ranging from cold calls, warm calls, appointment setting, research, social media posts and ads.

The efforts of your networking will result in people with a disability being able to obtain sustainable and meaningful long term employment which in turn will contribute to their economic self-determination and allow them to fully participate in their local community.

Key Responsibilities

Your day will involve utilising your networking and marketing skills to reach out to prospective employers via cold calling, email and site visits. You will provide Post Placement Support to our DES clients who have been placed into paid roles to achieve their targeted outcomes. You will assist clients who are struggling to keep and maintain their employment. Develop and action effective strategies to effectively canvass and reverse market DES job seekers to employers for suitable job opportunities in line with individual needs. Maintain case records and progress reporting in accordance with Departmental guidelines and FOCUS Connects procedures - DES Consortium guidelines.

Essential Criteria

How to Apply

For more information about this role and a copy of the Position Description contact Joan Obuchowski on 02 4627 1188 or email joanobuchowski@focusconnect.org.au

CONTACT 02 4627 1188 - Joan Obuchowski joanobuchowski@focusconnect.org.au

 


DISABILITY SUPPORT WORKERS

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Focus Connect (MDSI T/A) is a not-for-profit charity that offers practical help and support services to people who people who are disadvantaged and marginalised. Focus Connect seeks to ensure that our organisation and our services are relevant and accessible. Based on an integrated service delivery system Focus Connect's programs are specifically tailored through three service areas: Aged, Community and Disability.

Focus Connect is recruiting Disability Support Workers for its NDIS disability services in community access, in-home supports and Short Term Accommodation. You will be involved in a growing quality service that provides NDIS support services to people with a disability in the Macarthur and South West Sydney region.

We are seeking experienced disability support workers who have qualifications in disability services and/or experience as a Carer of a person with a disability.

Please note: Our Disability Services are delivered on a 24/7 roster model which includes sleepovers, weekend and public holiday shift.  These positions are for Casual on-call appointments to provide in-home domestic assistance, personal care and supporting community access or in a short term accommodation setting.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record and Working with Children Check.

Focus Connect is looking for people who are passionate about delivering person centred services; who are open to new ways of thinking; who value genuine, long-lasting relationships; and who are flexible, courageous, and believe in opportunity for all.

You will have opportunities to learn and evolve as part of a growing and vibrant organisation.

Essential Criteria

Desirable Criteria

How to Apply

Email your application to hr@focusconnect.org.au

CONTACT 02 4627 1188 - Hamdia Khan hr@focusconnect.org.au

 

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