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Community Recreation Worker


Employer: The RISC Association
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Disability Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 19 July, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Location: Brisbane Northside suburbs
  • A drivers license and own transport are required 

The R.I.S.C. Association is a small, well regarded recreation service supporting men and women who have disabilities to participate actively in the community leisure activities of their choice.

All support is carried out in the Brisbane Northside suburbs and own transport is required.

Previous experience is not a requirement and training in disability support is given.

Requirements:

  • A positive and proactive attitude to the rights of people with disabilities
  • Personally valuing the benefits of active and interactive recreation to all members of the community

Expectations of the role:

  • High level of communication and interaction with the person being supported
  • Focus on assisting skill growth in recreation and independence skills
  • Enthusiasm and self motivation to assist in the development of social and communication skills

We are looking for people who feel that they have well developed skills in the areas of communication, recreation and education that would be transferable to this field.

A car and a licence are requirements of these positions, as will the possession or willingness to attain a First Aid Certificate and criminal history screening.

Positions are paid on a casual basis as per the RISC certified Workplace Agreement. Pay rates range from $26 - $30 per hour dependant on skills and shifts. Applicants need to be able to commit for a minimum of 12 months and able to work 3 - 4 shifts per week (3- 5 hours per shift).

How to apply for this job

RISC welcomes past regular RISC workers to recontact if they would like to re establish contact and their role. Please ensure a cover letter introducing yourself and highlighting your specific interest in this position is attached to your resume. Written applications to The Coordinator: RISC association PO Box 721 Ashgrove 4060 Or e-mail to: riscinc@bigpond.net.au, using the subject line: Community Recreation Worker application via EthicalJobs.

Please note that there is no formal closing date for this role. Early applications are encouraged and suitable candidates may be shortlisted for interview as applications are received.

For more information, please email Kris on riscinc@bigpond.net.au