Types Of Roles
Challenge Community Services has the vision that people everywhere in our community will experience the power of inclusion through relationships, voice and action. Starting in 1958 in a town hall in Tamworth Challenge has grown to become a leader in out of home care and disability support across regional NSW. We offer a broad range of roles and career development opportunities for anyone who believes in helping others live the life they’ve been dreaming of.
We employ over 1000 people across 100 sites in NSW and QLD, and we’re always looking for more amazing people to join our team.
SUPPORTING THOSE WITH A DISABILITY
Support Workers provide assistance to clients with everyday tasks and activities. This can be anything from personal care to travel and work.
Supported Independent Living services provide clients with freedom and independence by providing appropriate support for them to live away from their parents.
The Connexions program is focused on clients aged 18-30, and assisting them to develop the skills they need to accomplish their goals.
We believe everyone who wants to work should have a place in a team. We have several businesses that provide Supported Employment and training to people with the appropriate NDIS funding.
SUPPORTING FAMILIES AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Case workers work closely with foster carers, young people in care and government agencies to ensure that the best outcomes for the children are achieved.
This role is about working with families to provide mentorship and development of family relationships with the goal of assisting young people in care to be able to maintain connections to family members.
The role of a Carer Compliance Officer is to ensure that Challenge is following correct procedure and maintain the highest level of care being provided to young people.
Cultural Support Consultation
This role provides support to staff around preserving the cultural identity of First Nations children and young people as well as their connection to culture and family; including language, spirituality and religion, connection and sense of belonging to family, community, country and culture.
Allied Health Support
Our Allied Health team provides psychology services to NDIS and Medicare clients across Sydney and Regional NSW. As part of this role you will be building relationships with clients – some with disabilities and some who do not, and providing high quality support to achieve their desired goals and outcomes.
The role of a Behaviour Support Practitioner is to develop, implement and evaluate positive behaviour management plans including strategies and recommendations to support people with complex needs and behaviours of concern to achieve positive outcomes; with the aim of reducing and or eliminating restrictive practices.
The role of a Social Worker in our Allied Health team involves working alongside our clients to make improvements in their life across a wide range of areas including family and relationships, day to day living, mental health and general social wellbeing. They do this by counselling and implementation of links to other appropriate health services.
Our Human Resources team provides essential support to our staff to ensure that everyone has a smooth transition into our team, and that their contracts, pay rates and rights are held to standard. They’re the first point of call for any enquiries regarding procedures, rostering, pay and contractual changes.
The Recruitment Team at Challenge specialise in finding the right applicants to fill our roles. They liaise with our Team Leaders and with industry recruitment experts to ensure we’re utilising the right tools and practices in order to find the right team members for the roles available. It’s a busy and complex specialisation with our HR Team.
Payroll and Rostering
Our Payroll and Rostering team are the true unsung heroes of our organisation. They make sure everything is running smoothly, and that everyone is being rostered and paid accurately – which is no small feat. If you’re great with numbers and have been looking for a job that offers you more than the average role you may be just the right fit for our Payroll team.
Health and Safety
The Health and Safety team are responsible for looking after the safety and wellbeing of our staff members while they’re at work. They’re experts at things like site safety procedures, workplace health and safety legislation, injuries and mental health. They’re a crucial pillar of support to our organisation.