Living Skills Support Worker

Job No: VIN876
Location: Coonamble, NSW

  • Permanent part-time 45 hours per fortnight
  • Based at Greene Villa in Coonamble, NSW
  • SCHCADS rates (Level 3) start from $27.26 to $29.24 depending on qualifications

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society’s mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a ‘hands up’ approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.


 About the Service

Greene Villa is a Specialist Disability Accommodation Service and provider of Supports for Independent Living located in Coonamble, NSW. Greene Villa provides housing support as well as social, recreational and other support for daily living for 7 residents. Greene Villa works closely with Castlereagh Industries also located in Coonamble. Castlereagh Industries provide training and employment support for employees experiencing a disability.

 The Role

The Living Skills Support Worker will provide day to day support and assistance in a group home environment. Support will be provided to clients to enable them to undertake / participate in activities and tasks including employment, in home support and community access.  The Living Skills Support Worker will assist each client to experience a quality of life that is reflective of their personal aspirations and community standards; including aspects such as their health and wellbeing, living standards, financial security, social connections and personal relationships. 

This role will report to Senior Support Worker. Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Cert III Disabilities or equivalent (or be working towards)
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated good role modelling and support skills
  • Understanding of human rights and the challenges facing those with disability
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good written & communication skills

Come and join our team!

We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people’s lives in an organisation that cares about people. 
  • Generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development programs, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide opportunities to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, and right to work in Australia check.

If you have questions about this role, please email to quoting job number and title:  Living Skills Support Worker (Coonamble) / VIN876.


Applications close at 11:30 pm on 25 March 2018

Please submit your application online - attach the required documents: your Resume and your

responses to the Essential Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

Information on how to apply.


St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.






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