Current Vacancies

View our current vacancies across our locations in Albury and the Central West, NSW.
Receptionist / Administration Assistant

Mercy Connect has an exciting opportunity for a Receptionist / Administration Assistant.  This role is based at our Corporate Office in Thurgoona and is being offered as a full-time position.

Mercy Connect’s Receptionist / Administration Assistant is generally the first point of contact with the public, staff and people with a disability. We are looking for a candidate that is pleasant, courteous, highly professional and able to interact with a wide and diverse customer group. These attributes will be essential and will greatly assist the candidate to adapt and respond in an appropriate manner, especially when faced with challenging situations.

The Receptionist / Administration Assistant will require a high level of understanding of the organisations operations and services in order to resolve enquiries and issues in a responsive and efficient manner.  This position will also provide support to the Executive Leadership team in general administrative functions and tasks.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in the following key selection criteria:

  • Act as the first point of contact to internal and external customers and provide effective and professional frontline service which is aligned to Mercy Connect’s values.
  • Promote a positive and collaborative team environment by actively contributing to the delivery and maintenance of high-quality supports.
  • Provide administration support to various internal departments by collating, processing and escalating frontline requests for support, equipment and / or services.

The successful applicant must address all the requirements of the key selection criteria as outlined above and undergo standard employment screening.

Please click here to view a copy of the Position Description.

Applications quoting job reference: RECP_22 can be sent to careers@mercyconnect.org.au

Applications close on 8 June 2022.

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Leadership Roles – Opportunity for Career development (Full time position)

Full induction / training for successful candidates.

Mercy Connect is a provider of NDIS supports and services operating within the Murrumbidgee and Central West regions of NSW.  We are founded and inspired by Catherine McAuley and our organisational values link to our history and the humanitarian significance of the Sisters of Mercy.  We support those in our care to live a more connected and meaningful life, by offering values-driven and participant-centred programs.

Continue your leadership journey with Mercy Connect as we grow and expand our operations within the regions we operate.  As experts in the disability sector, Mercy Connect is a not-for-profit organisation delivering programs to the vulnerable to improve, advocate and meet the needs of people in need.  Our commitment to delivering innovative services has led to the design and development of two new purpose-built homes, designed to support those living with disability.  As a result, we have exciting frontline leadership roles to join our team in Albury, NSW.

With a commitment to continuous improvement, Team Leaders and Assistant Team Leaders ensure the effective delivery of customer services by leading a team consistent with Mercy Connect values. The role contributes to the implementation of operational plans in the position’s areas of operation, including responsibility for the performance management and development of team members.

To be considered for a leadership position, you must be able to demonstrate the following key selection criteria:

  • Diploma level qualification (or willing to attain) and relevant experience
  • A commitment to safeguarding the health, safety and wellbeing of children and vulnerable people through the implementation of organisational policies and procedures which are aligned to the NDIS Practice Standards
  • A positive commitment to the Mercy Connect Values.
  • Experience in working with high needs desirable.
  • Proven ability to apply person-centred active support.
  • Proven ability to accurately complete all participant documentation in a timely manner.
  • Ability to review and implement skill development plans.
  • Ability to coach staff to deliver positive outcomes for participants.
  • Ability to cover shifts (hands-on) on ad-hoc basis if required.
  • Solution-focused and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Good level of computer literacy.
  • Well-developed organisations skills including attention to detail.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of:

  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Working With Children’s Check
  • Current first aid certificate
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Evidence of your right to work in Australia
  • COVID Vaccination (3 doses mandatory)

For more information and copies of the Position Descriptions click the links below.

To apply you must:

Submit a well-written application letter addressing the selection criteria outlined above.

Attach a CV outlining your work history and experience.

Please submit your application via email to careers@mercyconnect.org.au by Friday 20 May 2022  quoting the following reference:

  • ALB-052022

Applications close 20 May 2022

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

Finance Business Partner / Accountant

Mercy Connect has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Finance Business Partner / Accountant to join the Business and Finance team.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Finance Business Partner / Accountant will execute Key Accountabilities and Tasks within set procedures and guidelines.  The role will also contribute to the accurate and timely processing and reporting of information and to provide optimal service to internal and external customers.

The role

The successful candidate will have a keen interest in finance and accounting and will have the opportunity to own the following functions: general ledger management, bank and general ledger account reconciliations, accounts payable and receivable and debt management. This is the perfect opening for a recent finance / accounting student to join a progressive and supportive team.  Other key priorities of the role include the requirement to:

  • Apply best practice creditor management practices that contribute to effective cash flow management and positive customer relationships;
  • Assist with accurate and timely recording of financial information by processing and reconciling account and corporate cards in accordance with key financial management principles;
  • Contribute to organisational compliance and effective financial decision making by providing accurate and relevant information to the Finance Manager and Chief Financial Officer for inclusion in regular Board and Management Reports.
  • Foster positive business partnerships through the provision of solution focused support to all stakeholders.

 About You

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following key selection criteria:

  • Working towards or recently completed a degree in Finance / Accounting.
  • Ability to analyse and problem-solve with a solution focus.
  • Well-developed organisational skills including attention to accurate and timely processing and reporting
  • High level of integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build key relationships

To Apply

The successful applicant must address all the requirements of the key priorities as outlined ad and undergo standard employment screening, including a successful NDIS Worker Screening Test.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For a copy of the Position Description, please click here.

Please submit your application via email to careers@mercyconnect.org.au by Friday 20 May 2022

Disability Support Workers / Albury

Position Description:

This position involves assisting people with daily living tasks, and
community inclusion and participation activities. Tasks are undertaken in
the context of supporting the person to maintain their wellbeing, explore
opportunities and work towards agreed outcomes that are important to, and
for, the person.

Selection Criteria:

  • Commitment to individual rights and aspirations
  • Commitment to quality service delivery
  • Ability/understanding of a range of communication styles
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proven ability to engage with participants
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Availability to work  rotating roster, weekdays, weekends / sleepovers / active shifts and split shifts (Mandatory)
  • Current Australian drivers licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to attain one
  • Current NDIS Worker Check (Mandatory before commencement)
  • Working with Children’s check or willingness to attain one
  • Ability to pass employment probity checks
  • Qualification in the disability field or working with youth would be an advantage
  • Basic IT skills
  • Smart Phone
  • COVID-19 Vaccination certificate (Mandatory)

Click here to view full position description.

If you would like to apply please send your resume to careers@mercyconnect.org.au

The successful applicant will be required to undergo standard employment screening.

Disability Support Worker / Orange and Cowra

Mercy Connect Limited requires Support Workers in Orange and Cowra to provide accommodation and day program support to adults with a disability. Day Program hours requires availability during school hours.  These are casual positions with a view to permanency in the future.  Successful applicants will meet the following selection criteria:

  • Experience or willingness in supporting people with complex needs and who may demonstrate challenging behaviours
  • Commitment to individual rights and aspirations
  • Commitment to quality service delivery with compassion and respect
  • Ability/understanding of a range of communication styles
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to engage with participants
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Availability to work weekends / sleepovers / broken shifts
  • Current drivers licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to attain one
  • Current Working With Children’s Check (WWCC) or willingness to attain one
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Fully COVID-19 Vaccinated evidence required
  • Completed NDIS Worker Orientation Module
  • Qualification in the disability field or working with youth would be an advantage.

Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 – Level 2

The successful applicant must address all the requirements of the key selection criteria and undergo standard employment screening.

Please click here to view Position documentation. 

Applications, quoting job reference: DSWO_2021 can be sent to careers@mercyconnect.org.au

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.