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Support Staff - Sydney Wide                                                                                                       

Reference: VBF23


Employment Status:  Casual

Are you looking to make a change in people’s lives and join an awesome team?

Then we are looking for you!

Venture Buddies is a vibrant and progressive organization who support a vast array of people with different abilities. We believe building life skills, knowledge, and independence through a variety of experiences is the key to making a difference.


What type of work is available?


Venture Buddies considers our staff to be change agents of the sector who provide direct, social and recreational support to people with different abilities across all our programs. 

This role is an ongoing casual basis and designed to be able to work across all of our services from teaching, social events and support for people with different abilities on holidays. Successful applicants will be based out in the community and some of the day to day duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • facilitating and delivering group programs to clients

  • supporting managers to run day to day operations

  • communicating with clients and carers

  • managing allocated administrative tasks and processes

  • contributing to business improvements

  • contributing to assessments of service quality

  • supporting and communicating with the Services Manager

  • adhering to the Venture Buddies WHS Policies and Procedures

  • ensuring a safe work environment for your direct reports


Do I need experience?


As Support Staff at Venture Buddies, you will need to have proven skills and experience in supporting people with different abilities and working within a team as well as excellent customer service skills. Some of the required skills include:

  • Genuine interest and commitment to supporting and empowering people with different abilities

  • Able to multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Be able to work effectively under pressure

  • Lived experience or experience working with people with various learning and social needs

  • Ability to work in and with a close team or autonomously when required

  • Strong administrative skills

  • Be reliable

  • A clear NDIS Workers Screening Check

  • A verified Working with Children's Check 

  • A current driver's licence (minimum of 2 years driving experience)

  • Access to a comprehensively insured vehicle

  • Smartphone with internet access

  • Proof of Covid 19 vaccination including third booster


Desirable skills include:

  • Cert IV in Community Services / Disability or experience in supporting people with different abilities.

  • Allergies, anaphylaxis and asthma training is an advantage

  • Effective and clear communication skills - both written and verbal


Whilst experience in the industry is preferred, at Venture Buddies we are also interested in what you are capable of, your dedication to supporting people and helping to change the world, your willingness to step outside your comfort zone and develop yourself both personally and professionally as well as your ABILITY to go above and beyond with the people you support and with everything you do in life. 


What can we offer you?


Aside from being part of a really fun team and the huge amount of self satisfaction you will get from working with us and changing lives, we also offer:

  • Interesting work where no two days are the same

  • Flexibility and work life balance

  • Competitive hourly rates

  • Opportunity for continuous learning

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Encouragement and promotion of intrapreneurship

  • Workplace diversity

  • Awesome support network of colleagues

  • A chance to make a difference in this world

All staff at Venture Buddies regardless of their position title are unique, they are courageous, they are intuitive, they are strategists, they are outgoing, they are special and they thrive on changing lives!


Could you be our next team member?


To apply, click on the link below or contact our team to find out more!

Venture Buddies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage and promote diversity and welcome people of all abilities, backgrounds, ages and heritage to apply. Applicants must be Australian Citizens, permanent residents or have documentation of an Australian Working visa to be eligible to apply. Successful applicants must be able to provide evidence of successful pre-employment and criminal history checks.

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