Positions Vacant

Community Events Manager

An opportunity has arisen to join The Wayside Chapel team in a new and exciting role of Community Events Manager. Working collaboratively across Wayside, the Community Events Manager will work develop and deliver quality community events. The Community Events Manager will be directly responsible for collaborating with key stakeholders to develop and manage a diverse array of events and initiatives. Also key to this new role, the Community Events Manager will also provide a coaching role where required, to assist in the development of event planning and management as a key organisation strength within Wayside.

To be considered for this role, you will be passionate about the power of events to create community and possess the following:

  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Strong team player and a commitment to collaborative working practices;
  • Time managements skills and the ability to continually re-prioritise a high-volume workload;
  • Outstanding people management skills and a sensitivity to working alongside team members with diverse barriers to mainstream employment;
  • Willingness to work outside standard working hours and ability to practice appropriate self-care;
  • Willingness to work within the ethos of The Wayside Chapel mission, vision and values.

For full details about the role and application process, please download the full job information pack here. Applications close 9am Thursday 16 March 2017.

 

Twilight Worker

An opportunity has arisen to join The Wayside Chapel's vocational activities program in the role of Twilight Worker. This permanent appointment is for a minimum 12 hours per week across three days in Wayside’s Twilight Team, with potential for additional work across Wayside’s structured activities programs.

The Wayside Chapel's vision of creating community with 'no us and them' thrives on the success of its vocational activity programs. In 2014 Wayside established a new vocational activity program – Twilight Team – offering a diverse range of activities to the Kings Cross community each weekday evening between 5 - 8pm. This is often a difficult time of the day for Wayside’s visitors leading street-based lives or who may be marginalised by issues including mental health, family and relationship breakdown, drug and alcohol addiction, sex work and engagement in the criminal justice system. Support is provided through the delivery of vocational activities and the maintenance of a stimulating and safe environment at our Kings Cross site during the Twilight Team hours.

To be considered for this role you will have a passion for creating community and possess the following:

 

  • Ability to create a safe, welcoming and fun environment;
  • Demonstrated experience running recreational or educational activities in small group settings;
  • Ability to be able to work in a team as well as independently;
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Qualifications and/or experience in community services or education;
  • Willingness to work within the Wayside Chapel ethos and values;
  • First aid qualifications or willingness to obtain.

For full details about the role and application process, please download the full job information pack here. Applications close 9am Friday 17 March at 9am.

 

Building Services Worker

An opportunity has arisen to join The Wayside Chapel’s Building Services and Facilities team. In 2015 The Wayside Chapel brought in-house its cleaning and maintenance contracts, and created a new Building Services and Facilities Team. This strategic decision was taken in order to lift and enhance the service delivery standards, but also to create opportunities to offer supported employment roles to members of the Wayside community. The Wayside Chapel’s expansion across multiple sites since mid-2015 has not only sustained but facilitated growth in the Facilities Team such that we are now able, in addition to supported staff roles, to offer open employment opportunities within the team.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Building Services Worker is responsible for maintaining Wayside’s buildings and facilities to an agreed service standard, including:

  • Undertake the cleaning and general maintenance of Wayside’s buildings and other facilities across all sites as directed;
  • Report any damage or maintenance requirements of other facilities to the appropriate member of staff;
  • Identify and report WHS risks and incidents and at all times work within the Wayside Chapel’s WHS policies and procedures;
  • Ensure the cleanliness of all Wayside motor vehicles;
  • Assist in any other building or facilities activities as directed;
  • Assist Wayside staff in preparing, running and pack down after Wayside events;

To be considered for this role, you should have the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and on an independent basis;
  • Capacity to assess risk and ensure a safe working environment by identifying hazards and incidents and implementing effective resolution;
  • Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities and deadlines;
  • Willingness to work within the Wayside Chapel ethos, support its values and advance its mission;
  • Willingness to work within and promote the importance of Wayside’s WHS policies and procedures;
  • Willingness to work across multiple sites;
  • Competency in Microsoft Office – particularly Word and Excel and online portal platforms.

We are continually taking applications for these roles. For full details about the role and application process, please download the full job information pack here.

 

Building Services Lead Worker

A full-time opportunity has arisen to join The Wayside Chapel in the role of Building Services Lead Worker. In 2015 The Wayside Chapel brought in-house its cleaning and maintenance contracts, and created a new Building Services and Facilities Team. This strategic decision was taken in order to lift and enhance the service delivery standards, but also to create opportunities to offer supported employment roles to members of the Wayside community. The Wayside Chapel’s expansion across multiple sites since mid-2015 has not only sustained but facilitated growth in the Facilities Team and led to the creation of the Lead Worker role.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Building Services Lead Worker will lead the everyday work of the team on shift and ensure that Wayside’s buildings and facilities across all Bondi sites are maintained to an agreed service standard. The Lead Worker will be responsible for identifying team member’s training needs and coordinating training in collaboration with the Operations Manager. The Lead Worker will identify refinements to daily operations and work flows, and enhance the promotion of Wayside’s WHS policies and procedures within the team and the wider organisation.

If you have the passion and drive to work alongside supported staff and bear witness to Wayside’s mission in action, you should possess the following:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Cleaning Operations or Certificate IV in Cleaning Management or demonstrated equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience applying best WH&S practice and willingness to work within and promote the importance of Wayside’s WHS policies and procedures;
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team and working collaboratively;
  • Proven ability to work independently, show initiative and drive and achieve a high volume of work under limited supervision;
  • Hold a full driver’s licence;
  • Willingness to work across multiple sites and irregularly rostered hours;
  • Willingness to work within the Wayside Chapel ethos, support its values and advance its mission.

We are continually taking applications for these roles. For full details about the role and application process, please download the full job information pack here.

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