Casual Carer

Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (see more jobs from this school)

North Parramatta, NSW 

Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Casual/Relief Position

Applications Close: 23 February 2024

Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese is looking for Carers/School Assistants to join our Wellbeing team on a casual basis, supporting our Transport to School service.

<p><b>Location: </b>Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese</p><ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Competitive hourly rate </strong><br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Great opportunity for anyone looking to pick up additional work </strong><br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Be part of an inclusive team environment&nbsp;</strong></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD) is a system of 80 primary and secondary schools committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. Catholic education is a work of love, for the full human development of students, grounded in the Catholic faith and at the service of society. All staff share in the evangelising mission of the Church as they work to bring about a synthesis of faith, life and culture in their communities.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About the opportunity:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">The Transport to School service is a wellbeing initiative that supports schools and parents when students are experiencing significant barriers to attending school regularly.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">Carers/School Assistants would be assisting the driver to ensure our students are travelling safely to school each day.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">The role is offered on a casual basis and operates Monday to Friday from 7am - 9:30am within the school term only. Flexible availability (sometimes with short notice) is required to work the morning school runs. More specifically, the successful candidate will be required to:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Work effectively within a team to ensure efficient transport to school services are provided <br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Provide safe transport to and from school for children, some of whom live with a disability<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Have the ability to follow directions, prioritise and meet set deadlines<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Demonstrate interpersonal skills in working with children and other personnel <br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Complete record keeping of student information and trips as required<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Support the mission, teachings and ethos of the Catholic Church’s work in schools.<br><br></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About you:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">The successful applicant will demonstrate alignment to the core purpose and values of CSPD along with:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Working with Children Check (or willingness to obtain)<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Experience working in a working with children role.<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Sound computer/technology skills with the ability to use email and smartphones<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Ability to work unsupervised whilst also being an active team member.<br><br></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Apply today!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CSPD’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. A Working With Children Check is mandatory for all roles within CSPD. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian<a href=""> here</a>.</p> <p dir="ltr">CSPD promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and those from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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