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
Business Services Coordinator
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756
Support Worker – Social Connections
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756
Casual Driver
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756
Service Development Partner (Age Care and Disability)
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756
LINCS Volunteers
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756

 Business Services Coordinator

About the Role

The Business Services Coordinator role will be responsible for the coordination and completion of a broad range of business activities across finance, communications and office coordination.

This is a true all-rounder role and will initially have a project management focus on the implementation of online business systems. It is a great opportunity to be part of a team that reshapes the business operations ready for the future.

You will be required to:

  • Coordinate and ensure completion of day-to-day administration functions (including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, data files and minute taking where needed);
  • Assist with the project management and implementation of the automation and integration of business systems including timesheets and accounts processing;
  • Assist with the implementation of a new Client Management System;
  • Support marketing and communication delivery (including Website maintenance, online social media and development of print materials).

 What you will Need (Essential Criteria)

The successful applicants will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in project management and business systems implementation
  • Demonstrated experience in office administration
  • Demonstrated experience in communications
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competence in the use of Microsoft Office and MYOB
  • Demonstrated ability to sensitively engage and communicate with people
  • Demonstrated competence in accurate, record keeping and report writing
  • Experience working in the Community Services sector is desirable but not required

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

To apply for this role, please send your application to atrent@peppercorn.org.au.  Your application should include your covering letter addressing the essential criteria and your resume.

 Service Development Partner (Aged Care and Disability)

About the Role

Working collaboratively as part of the senior leadership team, the Service Development Partner will lead the aged care and disability division within Peppercorn. This role will drive growth and shape the service offering in line with Peppercorn’s mission and strategic objectives.

The key business functions reporting to this role include: Social Support, Meals, Dietetics, Transport and Intake. In addition, this role will be responsible for driving Peppercorn’s preparations in becoming a provider of services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

You will be required to:

  • maintain respectful, equitable and inclusive programs across the business stream of responsibility;
  • initiate a growth strategy that supports Peppercorn’s purpose and addresses the identified needs of the community;
  • organise and deliver compliant programs in accordance with best practice guidelines, that are aligned with Peppercorn strategic objectives and values to achieve successful community and client outcomes;
  • ensure that services are of a high quality, financially viable and responsive to the changing needs of the community;
  • maintain an understanding of sector issues, reforms, industry networking and partnerships and act on these accordingly.

 What you will Need (Essential Criteria)

The successful applicants will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and significant experience in Community Services/ Aged Care/ Disability;
  • Understanding of current reforms in community aged care;
  • Understanding of NDIS registration and experience in developing business streams under the scheme;
  • Strong leadership and change management experience;
  • Experience in managing program budgets and financial operations;
  • High level of knowledge of policies, procedures and standards pertaining to the provision of human services;
  • Experience in the use of computer-based Client Information Systems to understand the needs of the services and its operations;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team.

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

To apply for this role, please send your application to atrent@peppercorn.org.au.  Your application should include your covering letter addressing the essential criteria and your resume.

 Support Worker – Social Connections

About the Role

The purpose of the Support Worker role is to provide holistic and client-centric support services that focus on healthy and social outcomes for Peppercorn clients. Through a model of co-design, the Support Worker will work alongside clients to achieve their individual goals and outcomes.

You will be required to:

  • Support clients to achieve their goals as per their agreed support plan;
  • Creatively work with clients on ideas and plans that enable them to live fulfilling lives;
  • Provide individualised social support through accompanied activities and telephone support;
  • Assist in the implementation of social support and meals programs for clients;
  • Assist clients with personal hygiene where required; and
  • Facilitate opportunities for social interactions and connections with mainstream community.

What you will Need (Essential Criteria)

The successful applicants will have:

  • Cert III in Individual support, aged care, disability support or similar.
  • Food Safety Handling Certificate (Hygiene practices for food safety).
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated experience providing direct support to people living in the community.
  • Experience with daily support documentation and reporting.
  • Hold a Light Rigid (LR) Vehicle licence or willing to obtain within the first 3 months of employment.
  • Current First Aid and CRR Certificate.

Click here for the Position Description

To apply for this role, please attach a covering letter which addresses the essential criteria and send your resume to Angela Trent at atrent@peppercorn.org.au.  If you would like further information please contact Angela direct via email.

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

 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 .

For more information contact the Angela Trent, HR Manager on 02 4587 0222

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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