Working at BGF is so much more than just a job. It’s a chance to join a community of like-minded individuals who are committed to supporting people living with HIV.
BGF is an equal opportunity employer, and persons with a lived experience of HIV are encouraged to apply for this position.
Community Support Worker (Casual)
Casual opportunities based in and around Sydney
Support people living with HIV (PLHIV) to live fulfilling and meaningful lives in their communities
Access to ongoing support and development/training opportunities
About You and the Role
BGF is looking to create a casual pool to provide opportunities for professionals who would like to support people living with HIV (PLHIV) to live fulfilling and meaningful lives in their communities.
The Community Support Worker requires solid experience engaging and assisting clients with their daily living skills. In this role you are a truly purpose-driven professional whose personal values are aligned to ours. You are a team player and treat everyone with respect.
More specifically, to be successful in this role you will:
abide by BGF and Client Services team’s established policies, procedures and guidelines;
work cooperatively and collaboratively with BGF’s Caseworkers, Case Managers and other service providers to achieve improved health and wellbeing outcomes for your clients;
deliver high quality support services to meet the identified needs of BGF clients living in the community by performing a variety of duties including medication prompting, shopping, light cleaning, meal delivery, as well as taking clients to their appointments;
help clients overcome social isolation;
proactively develop and maintain client relationships that facilitate progress towards planned and agreed levels of independence and participation; and
write case notes on client contact and outcomes for client record keeping purposes.
In addition, you will need to meet the following requirements:
Certificate IV in Community Services (either completed or in progress)
Current, valid driver's licence with an unblemished record
Current First Aid Certificate
Provide or undergo a ‘Working with Children’ clearance
Undergo a Police Records Check (arranged through BGF)
Provide COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued by the Australian Government (Due to the public funding arrangement we require all employees to be vaccinated at this point of time)
Benefits & Culture
Make a significant impact on the lives of PLHIV.
Much more than just a job – it is a rare and great opportunity to be part of a community of like-minded individuals.
Equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive workplace.
How to Apply
Please submit your current resume and a covering letter. Please read the full position description carefully and briefly explain why you think you are suitable for the role by addressing the key areas of responsibility.
We advise you to submit your completed application as early as possible and not to wait until the deadline. We will start the shortlisting process as we receive applications.
A full Position Description is available HERE(Community Support Worker October 2021).
Should you have any questions please contact Motofumi Kotsuka via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
BGF is an Equal Opportunity employer and encourages persons with a lived experience of HIV to apply.
Job posted on: Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Applications close: Tuesday, 2 November 2021
Non Executive Directors
The Board of BGF is seeking applications for non-executive director positions. The roles are voluntary and assist in overseeing the organisation's direction and operations and providing support and guidance to the Chief Executive and Management team to execute their duties.
The responsibilities within this role encompass:
Oversight and strategic direction of BGF
Attending Board and committee meetings
Ensuring that the organisation operates within its legal mandate and Constitution
Provide strategic leadership of the Organisation
Be an active contributor with a genuine interest in the organisation
Promote annual fundraising events to their personal and professional networks.
Candidates with an understanding of HIV and AIDS related issues will be highly regarded. It is desirable for NED’s to be prepared to sit on a Board committee.