Disability Support Careers

Looking for a career with Anglicare? Join our team.

Our organisation is growing and expanding as we develop new and innovative ways to support vulnerable Tasmanians and advocate for justice and change.

Anglicare is looking for employees and volunteers who are committed to social justice, like a challenge and want to be part of a workplace that values their input and contribution.

“I have the most fun when I know the person I am working with is having the most fun too,” says Tim, a disability support worker. “The most meaningful part of my job is assisting an individual to empower themselves to live the life they want to live”.

Current vacancies

Looking for a career with Anglicare? Check out our current vacancies below.

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Disability Support Workers

Position No: 001093 Work Type: Permanent - Part Time,Permanent - Full Time,Casual Division: Disability Services Location: Greater Hobart region Closing Date: Saturday, August 31 2019 Read More

Your employment guide

  • Employer of choice

    Anglicare is an organisation with a reputation as a great place to work

    Anglicare has been named an Employer of Choice by the Tasmanian Government for demonstrating contemporary workplace practices and outstanding support for staff.

    The EOC Awards recognise and promote Tasmanian organisations that successfully attract and retain skilled employees.

    “I am committed to leading an organisation that supports all people who work here to find purpose and balance in life,” said CEO Chris Jones. “To serve the community to the best of our abilities, it’s vital that we look after the wellbeing of ourselves and each other. That includes providing the people who work for Anglicare with opportunities to keep learning and developing their skills and talents”.

    Anglicare’s entry in the awards was assessed by an independent judging panel comprising representatives from Skills Tasmania and a selection of other EOC organisations.

    The entry noted that Anglicare has generous study leave entitlements, provides free training for various qualifications, and offers a range of other professional development opportunities.

    The organisation has a staff awards program, as well as the annual Jerrim Fellowship which is a scholarship that can be used to visit projects or services, attend a conference, do an internship or complete a training course.

  • Recruitment process

    Understand our selection process

    Thank you for expressing an interest in working for our organisation. Anglicare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prides itself in the quality of staff that it employs.

     

    Anglicare’s recruitment process

    All positions that we advertise have a defined closing date, please ensure you check that the position you are interested in is still open and you have time to submit your application. We don’t accept late applications unless there are exceptional circumstances. Our Human Resources Unit will determine if a late application will be accepted.

    It is important that you read our vacancy advertisement carefully regarding the type of information you should supply in your application. Some vacant positions such as Support Workers only require you to provide an up-to-date Resumé, or a covering letter and a Resumé.

    Other positions require an up to date Resumé, a covering letter introducing yourself and include comments detailing your experience. You are encouraged to use the position descriptions as a guide.

    Some senior roles may require you to specifically address the competencies or selection criteria that are contained in the position description.

    Click here to read about our recruitment process.

    Click here to read Your Employment Guide.

  • Pre employment requirements

    All Anglicare staff require a national Police certificate

    The purpose of a national police record check (NPRC) assessment is to determine if the applicant is a fit and proper person in that the person:

    • Is capable of providing an adequate standard or care in relation to Anglicare services.
    • Understands the needs of consumers, customers and their children when applicable.
    • Is of good character and is suitable to be entrusted with the care of consumers, employment, placement or volunteering with Anglicare.

     

    If you do not have an up-to-date registration, then click here to apply.

    If you would like to have your ID certified, click here for instructions.

     

    Working with Vulnerable People Registration

    Anglicare is committed to the safety and protection of vulnerable people, including all children and young people, who are involved in our activities, services and programs.

    If you do not have an up-to-date registration, then click here to register.

     

    Pre-employment medical assessment

    Anglicare is committed to providing employees and volunteers with a working environment that is safe for them. All employees and volunteers are required to undertake a medical assessment prior to commencing employment.

    Where it is identified that current employees or volunteers are at risk of injury, Anglicare may require a further medical assessment at any time.

    Anglicare will cover the cost of the medical assessment.

    Click here for more information.

  • Anglicare's code of conduct

    Purpose

    The Code of Conduct provides reasonable expectations of how employees, volunteers and students are to conduct themselves in their interpersonal interactions with fellow employees, stakeholders and clients.

    Anglicare is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all who access our service, including children and young people, and we will act without hesitation to ensure client safety is maintained at all times. We support the rights and wellbeing of all Anglicare employees, volunteers and students; encouraging their active participation in building and maintaining a safe environment for all people who access our services.

    Click here for more information.

  • Diversity in our workplace

    Employment of people with disabilities in Anglicare Tasmania

    Anglicare apply our Disability Employment Strategy to guide us as we continue to build an industry-specific culture of employment diversity in all our services. This strategy has been developed in collaboration with our staff and with people who use our services, and it calls upon relevant models of excellence. We support the rights of people living with disability to achieve full economic and social participation.

    Three key goals will form the basis of this strategy:

    • Support and training of staff and managers to become disability confident.
    • Partnering with appropriate disability employment services to seek and match people with the appropriate skills to our teams, or to provide training programs when possible.
    • Provide safe and dignified access for all employees.

    Click here for more information.