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
Emergency Planning Facilitator
  • Peppercorn Services
  • Windsor
Business Service Coordinator
  • Peppercorn Services
  • Richmond and Hawkesbury
Lawn and Home Maintenance Coordinator
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756
Support Worker – Social Connections
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756
Finance and Business Analyst Partner
  • Peppercorn Services
  • Richmond & Hawkesbury
Young Parents Network Volunteer
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756
LINCS Volunteers
  • Peppercorn Services
  • 320 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756

 Emergency Planning Facilitator

Peppercorn Services is looking for an Emergency Planning Facilitator to join our well respected organisation in a full time capacity until June 2024.  Based from our South Windsor office, however this role will cover the Blue Mountains LGA.

About Us

Peppercorn Services is a Not for Profit Community Services organisation that has provided services to a wide demographic of people across the Hawkesbury and surrounding areas since 2001.  Peppercorn’s purpose is to enrich lives, through opportunities, connections, and partnerships.

About the Role

Through community development, Emergency Planning Facilitators play an instrumental role in supporting people to make a plan and gather information about the extra support needs that people with disability may have in emergencies. This can support individual and community level emergency planning through the provision of information, referral, and advocacy.

Emergency Planning Facilitators will use the Person-Centred Emergency Preparedness (P-CEP) process tool and framework to conceptualise emergency preparedness as a person-centred developmental process which may involve multiple stakeholders working together to expand opportunities for people, including people with disability, to access information and resources and convert those resources into preparedness actions that optimises self-reliance and planful reliance on others.

The ultimate aim is to increase safety and well-being of everyone before, during and after emergencies, through emergency preparedness that is tailored to the function-based support needs of people in emergencies, including people with disability; and identify and remove barriers that increase risk for people in emergencies.

Role Objectives

The primary objectives of the Emergency Planning Facilitator role is to:

  • Facilitate planning conversations and workshops with people who are living with disability or who are ageing to develop an emergency plan and communicate it with their personal network;
  • Facilitate planning conversations that identify the strengths and realise self-determination in increasing personal emergency preparedness;  and
  • Facilitate community conversations, expos and networking that increase awareness of natural disasters and support for preparedness

What you will Need (Essential Criteria)

The successful applicants will essentially have:

  • Qualifications and/or experience relevant to Community Services, Community Development or Health Services.
  • Ability to work respectfully with people from culturally and socially diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience engaging with local communities.
  • Experience in providing information, referral and advocacy.
  • Experience in working with people to develop support plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously or with a team.
  • Demonstrated competence in accurate record keeping and use of Microsoft Office.
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence and a vehicle with third party property insurance.
  • A National Criminal History Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check and Working with Children Check must be completed and cleared before employment may commence and must be maintained and current throughout employment.

Although not essential, lived experience of disability, caring role or chronic health conditions is desirable.  Ability to interpret Auslan is highly desired.

Please ensure you have attached a covering letter which addresses the essential criteria and your resume.

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

If you have questions regarding this role, contact Jessica on 02 4587 0222 or email hr@peppercorn.org.au Click here for a copy of the position description.

 Business Services Coordinator

Peppercorn Services Inc
Richmond & Hawkesbury
Administration & Office Support
Full time

Peppercorn Services is looking for a Business Services Coordinator to join our well respected organisation in a full time capacity.

About Us

Peppercorn Services is a Community Services organisation that has provided services to a wide demographic of people across the Hawkesbury and surrounding areas since 2001.  Peppercorn’s purpose is to enrich lives, through opportunities, connections, and partnerships.

About the Role

The Business Services Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and completion of a broad range of business activities to help ensure a high level of customer service (both internally and externally) in a warm, friendly and inclusive environment, oversee efficient administration operations and finance processes.

You will be required to essentially:

  • Provide exceptional customer service (including supervision/ manning of reception, providing detailed information on Peppercorn’s services; managing hire requests of Peppercorn areas);
  • Coordinate and ensure completion of day-to-day administration functions (including accounts payable, accounts receivable, maintaining records and data files and minute taking);
  • Support human resource activities (including recruitment advertising, onboarding, employment documentation, employee recordkeeping, payroll processing and probity checks);
  • Support marketing and communication delivery (including website maintenance, online social media and marketing materials).
  • Coordinate safety, maintenance and supplies across all worksites

 What you will Need (Essential Criteria)

The successful applicants will have:

  • Demonstrate experience in bookkeeping, accounts and payroll
  • Demonstrate experience in office administration
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in the use of Microsoft Office, MYOB and customer databases
  • Demonstrate ability to sensitively engage and communicate with a diverse range of people
  • Experience with implementing process improvements
  • Demonstrated competence in accurate record keeping

Although not essential, experience working as an Executive Assistant and/or an understanding of the human services industry is desired.

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

For more information contact Jessica on 02 4587 0222 or email hr@peppercorn.org.au.  For a copy of the position description, click here.

 Finance and Business Analyst Partner

Peppercorn Services Inc
Richmond & Hawkesbury
Analysis, Accounting & Reporting
Full time
Peppercorn Services is looking for a Finance and Business Analyst to join our well respected organisation in a full time capacity.

About Us

Peppercorn Services is a Not for Profit Community Services organisation that has provided services to a wide demographic of people across the Hawkesbury and surrounding areas since 2001.  Peppercorn’s purpose is to enrich lives, through opportunities, connections, and partnerships.

About the Role

The purpose of the Finance and Business Analyst Partner is to work collaboratively as part of the leadership team to guide Peppercorn in improving processes, services, and strategic outcomes through data analysis.  The Business Analysis will engage with the leadership team to determine requirements, identify processes and deliver data driven recommendations.

The Finance and Business Analyst will review performance, processes and compliance to improve inefficiencies and increase business intelligence that informs strategic business decisions.  With a strong reliance in information technology for forecasting, planning, reporting and analysis, the Finance and Business Analyst will monitor and report on performance, identify trends and provide recommendations for improvements where applicable.

A key focus of the position will be to develop strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, including funders and donors.

Role Objectives:

The primary objectives of the Finance and Business Analyst Partner is to:

  • Monitor Peppercorn’s compliance with its obligations against performance indicators
  • Manage financial reporting and provide timely and appropriate financial analysis, strategic advice and support to the leadership team in financial decision making
  • Review, manage and assist in grant applications to ensure sustainable business models
  • Consolidate and integrate Peppercorn’s financial systems and reporting frameworks
  • Review corporate services functions and implement solutions to optimise efficiency
  • Implement strategies to ensure the financial effectiveness and minimisation of waste
  • Project management and contractor coordination of business services projects

What you will Need (Essential Criteria)

The successful applicant will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and experience as an analyst in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business Administration
  • Strong leadership and change management experience
  • Strong communication with the ability to simplify information, discuss and present analysis outcomes and solution proposals
  • Knowledge and understanding of legislation, regulations, and standards relevant to finance and accounting
  • Demonstrated ability to recognise and implement streamlined organisational processes for productivity improvement
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competence in the use of information technology and information systems
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence and vehicle with minimum third-party property insurance

Although not essential, experience of the human services industry is desired.

A National Criminal History Check, NDIS Worker Screening 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 hr@peppercorn.org.au

Please ensure you have attached a covering letter that addresses the essential criteria and your resume.

For more information contact Jessica on 02 4587 0222 or email hr@peppercorn.org.au.  For a copy of the position description, click here.

 Lawn and Home Maintenance Coordinator

Peppercorn Services Inc
Windsor NSW 2756
Community Services & Development
Aged & Disability Support
Part-time
Peppercorn Services is looking for a Lawn and Home Maintenance Coordinator to join our well respected organisation in a part time capacity.

About Us

Peppercorn Services is a Not for Profit Community Services organisation that has provided services to a wide demographic of people across the Hawkesbury and surrounding areas since 2001.  Peppercorn’s purpose is to enrich lives, through opportunities, connections, and partnerships.

About the Role

As the Lawn and Home Maintenance Coordinator, you will oversee and coordinate the day-to-day activities of home maintenance for people living with a functional disability or who are ageing.  The Lawn and Home Maintenance Coordinator will conduct home assessments to determine the needs of clients and develop a support plan that aims to reable and increase independence.

The Lawn and Home Maintenance Coordinator will assist to train, develop skills and allocate work to Supported Employees and oversee work outsourced to external contractors.

Lawn and Home Maintenance services focuses on repairs or maintenance of the home and garden to improve safety, accessibility and independence within the home environment for the client, by minimising environmental health and safety hazards. This includes home and yard maintenance and repairs that mitigate or remove identified risks to a client’s health and safety and/or services targeted at maintaining a home environment which supports a client’s wellness and reablement goals.

Activities can include a range of maintenance or repair tasks such as:

  • Accessible, low maintenance garden redesign to support wellness and reablement goals
  • Minor plumbing, electrical & carpentry repairs where client safety is an issue
  • Repair of internal flooring and external access pathways to address slip and trip hazards
  • Secure access issues for clients’ personal safety
  • Working-at-height related repairs or cleaning for client health and safety i.e. gutters, roofs, windows, ceilings, smoke alarms

Yard maintenance includes essential pruning, yard clearance or lawn mowing where there are issues for client safety and access

Role Objectives

The primary objectives of the Lawn and Home Maintenance Services Coordinator is to:

  • Provide excellent service standards, maintaining high customer satisfaction and assisting to deliver holistic and responsive support services.
  • Work with clients to assess client needs and develop individual support plans that are goal orientated and outcome driven, that work to overcome health and safety issues at home
  • Train, support and develop Supported Employees to achieve their employment goals
  • Ensure delivery of quality services that are regarded by clients as meeting their needs

What you will Need (Essential Criteria)

The successful applicants will essentially have:

  • Certificate IV in Community Services / Aged Care / Disability or other relevant qualification
  • Experience working with people with a disability and seniors living in the community with a well developed understanding of issues faced by the older person and carers.
  • Demonstrated experience in customer service with a strong coordination background.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competence in the use of client management systems, and Microsoft Office.
  • Understanding of the barriers to service access experienced by culturally diverse and minority communities.
  • Excellent documentation skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Current NSW drivers licence and a vehicle with minimum third-party property insurance.

Although not essential, experience in Supported Employment is desirable.

Please ensure you have attached a covering letter which addresses the essential criteria and your resume.

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

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

If you have questions regarding this role, contact Jessica on 02 4587 0222 or email hr@peppercorn.org.au.  For a copy of the position description, click here.

 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 Sharon Fisher at sfisher@peppercorn.org.au.  If you would like further information please contact Sharon direct via email.

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

Young Parents Program Volunteer

Join us as a Young Parents Program volunteer.  Our volunteers:

  • Are members of the local community
  • Available Friday mornings 9am – 1pm during school terms, commencing April 2022
  • Are committed to supporting young parents in the local community
  • Have completed volunteer orientation program
  • Are provided with mandatory child protection training
  • Are provided with ongoing support
  • Have a Working with Children Check and a National Criminal Check

Click here for the position description.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Kerri, Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator at Peppercorn Services on 4578 2072 or email ksimpson@peppercorn.org.au

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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