How to Apply

To apply for one of our positions vacant send your resume and covering letter addressed to the Executive Officer, Peppercorn Services Incorporated. Please note that you must address the Essential and Desirable Criteria as outlined in the position description.  Email: frontdesk@peppercorn.org.au
Support Coordinator (NDIS)
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756
Diploma Educator - Nominated Supervisor
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756
Casual Driver
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756
Resilient Communities Recovery Support Worker
  • Peppercorn Services
  • Windsow NSW
Early Childhood Teacher
  • Peppercorn Services
  • South Maroota & Wisemans Ferry
LINCS Volunteers
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756

Support Coordinator (NDIS)

About the Role

The purpose of the Support Coordinator role is to assist clients to understand their allocated funding and to build their capacity to make decisions about their support requirements.  The Support Coordinator collaborates with the participant to develop a support plan and assists the participant to access a range of high quality support in a timely and cost effective manner that fosters choice and control over their lives.

You will be required to support participants by:

  • Having a sound understanding of NDIS funding categories.
  • Researching and coordinating a range of supports, both formal, informal and community based, to suit individual needs across multiple service providers.
  • Supporting participants to have greater independence, choice, and control across all domains of their life.
  • Building their capacity (and that of their networks) with the aim of reaching their goals and pursuing their own lifestyle.

What you will Need (Essential Criteria)

The successful applicants will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and experience to the human services industry.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Aged Care and mainstream support systems.
  • Understanding of the NDIS Price Guide and flexibility within budgets.
  • Sound knowledge of working with people who are living with a disability.
  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge around planning, implementing, reviewing, and evaluating effective support plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to case manage several complex cases concurrently, with an emphasis on client life goals.
  • Possession of good knowledge of local service providers, both specialist and mainstream, and the ability to search and source services to meet participant goals.
  • Experience in working with younger onset dementia preferred.

Please send your application to hr@peppercorn.org.au. Please ensure you have attached both a covering letter which addresses the essential criteria and your resume.

Click here for Position Description.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Mandatory National Police Check and Working with Children check.

Applications will remain open until Friday 3rd September 2021.

Resilient Communities Recovery Support Worker

A Recovery Support Worker is responsible for the provision of holistic and client-centric case management services to ensure that individuals and communities who have experienced significant loss or trauma can access the recovery support they need and build resilience for the future.

A Recovery Support Worker recognises the potential for adverse events such as natural disasters to exacerbate pre-existing conditions and complex needs, and their subsequent requirement for more support during recovery. With a focus on empowerment and connection with the local community, a Recovery Support Worker helps to build individual capacity to respond to emergencies and other adverse situations.

Recovery Support Workers operate in an outreach model and may undertake considerable travel out in the community to be accessible and visible to the those impacted while aiming to build trust in accessing recovery support.

The position is available on a fixed term contract finishing at the conclusion of the project on March 18, 2022.  There are options for full time (38 hours) or part time with flexible hours to be agreed upon on engagement.

There is no guarantee that the project will be extended beyond this date, however if that occurs, the position incumbents may be offered the opportunity to remain for the extended period.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in human services, case management, recovery
  • Experience in case management practice, including the provision of information, referrals, and advocacy
  • Understanding of trauma informed recovery practices and principles
  • Strong understanding of client centric and capacity building practices that support resilience building
  • An understanding of issues faced by people living in rural and remote communities
  • Knowledge of local service and support systems
  • Experience in developing individual plans with clients
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and engage stakeholders
  • Current NSW drivers’ licence and a vehicle with third party property insurance as a minimum and willingness to travel across the Hawkesbury LGA and surrounding areas

Experience in emergency management services is an advantage.

Please note that a National Criminal History Check and Working with Children check must be completed and cleared before employment may commence.

Click here for the full position description.  This position is Grade 5 under the Social Community Home Care & Disability Services Award.

Applicants must provide a covering letter addressing the essential and desirable criteria and your resume outlining your professional experience to date.

Please send your application to frontdesk@peppercorn.org.au.  Applications close Friday 17 September 2021.

For more information contact the FrontDesk on 02 4587 0222 or at frontdesk@peppercorn.org.au.

 Diploma Educator – Nominated Supervisor

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Educator to join Peppercorn Children & Families mobile pre-school, at South Maroota and Wisemans Ferry.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Approved Diploma of Early Education & Care
  • Experience in an approved education and care service
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Quality Standards and the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting curriculum development and documenting children’s learning and development
  • Ability to perform the role of Nominated Supervisor
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to relate effectively with children and their families
  • Effective Communication and inter-personal skills
  • Commitment to ongoing professional learning
  • A first aid qualification that is approved by ACECQA that includes applying first aid, emergency asthma management and an anaphylaxis management
  • CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Demonstrated understanding of child protection issues
  • Demonstrated general computer literacy and proficiency
  • Current Class C NSW Drivers Licence (unrestricted)
  • A National Criminal History Check and Working With Children check must be completed and cleared before employment may commence

This role is a permanent part-time.

Click here for a copy of the position description.

Peppercorn is committed to ensuring child safety and wellbeing and as such, pre-employment screening including working with children’s checks and national criminal record checks will be conducted.  Please note applicants must provide:

  1. a covering letter that addresses the essential and desirable criteria as outlined in the position description.
  2. a copy of your current resume

Applications can be made by email to mwilliams@peppercorn.org.au. Applications close Wednesday, 28th July 2021.

 Early Childhood Teacher

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Early Childhood Teacher to join our Peppercorn Children & Families Services Team.  The position is part-time at seven (7) hours per week, with flexible working arrangements available.

We are seeking a dedicated Early Childhood Teacher at our South Maroota and Wisemans Ferry Pre-School.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education, Recent graduates and/or working towards are encouraged to apply
  • Current First Aid Certificate, including Asthma, Anaphylaxis and CPR
  • CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Demonstrated experience working with children aged 0 – 6 years
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework, and the National Quality Standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical experience of curriculum development and documentation of children’s learning
  • Excellent communication skills, be a team player and be passionate about providing educational care of the highest standard to children
  • Demonstrated understanding of child protection issues
  • Ability to work respectfully with families, including those from culturally and socially diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and with a team
  • Demonstrated general computer literacy and proficiency
  • Current Class C NSW Drivers Licence (unrestricted)

A National Criminal History Check and Working With Children check must be completed and cleared before employment may commence

This role is a permanent part-time position. We encourage recent graduates and/or working towards graduates to apply.

Click here for a copy of the position description.

Peppercorn is committed to ensuring child safety and wellbeing and as such, pre-employment screening including working with children’s checks and national criminal record checks will be conducted.  Please note applicants must provide:

  1. a covering letter that addresses the essential and desirable criteria as outlined in the position description.
  2. a copy of your current resume

Applications can be made by email to mwilliams@peppercorn.org.au.  Applications close Wednesday 28th July 2021.

 Casual Drivers Needed

Peppercorn Community Transport is seeking a dynamic and innovative team player who is committed to providing transport services that promote wellness and enablement for our broad client base – people who are over the age of 65 and those who have been assessed as transport disadvantaged.

This position requires a strong commitment to working with people as well as excellent driving skills and driving record plus demonstrated experience in driving various sized buses.

Peppercorn Community Transport provides subsidised transport for people referred to us by My Aged Care, and for people assessed as “transport disadvantaged.” Peppercorn Community Transport connects Hawkesbury residents to the services they need

This is a casual position that has a wide range of varied hours across the working week.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Sound people and time management skills
  • A willingness to learn and to take instruction
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines
  • Experience with clients of various abilities
  • Flexible availability with work hours
  • An ability to operate effectively in an autonomously as well as within a team
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Competence with technology – tablet and mobile phone

Essential criteria

  • Class LR Licence
  • Working with Children Check for paid employment
  • Public Passenger Vehicle Driver Authority
  • Satisfactory driving record – RMS printout of history required
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Sound knowledge of the Hawkesbury Local Government Area
  • A vehicle with fully comprehensive insurance

Desirable criteria

  • Experience with safe transporting of mobility aids such as 4-wheel walkers and wheelchairs

A Criminal History Check will be conducted prior to offer for employment.  A clearance outcome is required,

For the full position description and application procedures click here

Applicants must provide a covering letter addressing the essential and desirable criteria and your resume outlining your professional experience to date.

Please send your application to frontdesk@peppercorn.org.au .

Applications close Friday, July 30, 2021. For more information contact the Dianne Pausey, Community Connections Team Leader on 02 4504 7022

New Opportunities – LINCS Volunteers

Looking to get involved in your local community?  Do you enjoy working with children and families?  Do you have a friendly and empathetic attitude that would make a difference to families?

Join us as a LINCS Family Support Volunteer Our Volunteers are:

  • Are members of the local community
  • Are committed to supporting local families
  • Have completed a volunteer training program
  • Are provided with mandatory child protection training
  • Are willing to attend other mandatory training as required
  • Are provided with ongoing support
  • Have a Working With Children Check and a National Criminal Check

If you are interested in this opportunity to volunteer, please contact Elaine at Peppercorn Children & Families.  Call 02 4577 9804 or email lincs@peppercorn.org.au.

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