Careers

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Under the organizations Special Measures Recruitment Plan, eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy.

Hands on People is currently hiring experienced Disability Support Workers to join our team at Darwin, NT. The successful candidate will require experience in working with individuals with complex care needs. Local applicants Preferred. This is a casual position.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Medication administration
  • Home Based Daily Living Support
  • Taking participant for appointments and other community participation.
  • Behaviour observation and support
  • Maintaining record of participant progress
  • Assessing participant to determine continuing needs.
  • Assistance in building participant self-image and self-confidence

Required:

  • Must have own vehicle for transport with comprehensive insurance.
  • Candidate must be able to work varied shifts.

Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum of Certificate III or IV in Disability, Ageing with any relevant experience.
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Current State/Territory Driver’s Full License
  • Ochre Card

Under the organizations Special Measures Recruitment Plan, eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy.

If you are qualified and interested in applying for this position, please send your applications to [email protected] .

Disability Support Worker

Hands on People is currently seeking two experienced Disability Support Workers to join our team at Alice Springs, NT. The successful candidate will require experience in working with individuals with complex care needs. Local applicants Preferred. This is a casual position.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Medication administration
  • Home Based Daily Living Support
  • Taking participant for appointments and other community participation.
  • Behaviour observation and support
  • Maintaining record of participant progress
  • Assessing participant to determine continuing needs.
  • Assistance in building participant self-image and self-confidence

Required:

  • Must have own vehicle for transport with comprehensive insurance.
  • Candidate must be able to work varied shifts.

Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum of Certificate III or IV in Disability, Ageing with relevant experience.
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Current State/Territory Driver’s Full License
  • Ochre Card

Under the organizations Special Measures Recruitment Plan, eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy.

If you are qualified and interested in applying for this position, please send your applications to [email protected] .

Disability Support Worker

 

Hands on People is currently seeking two experienced Disability Support Workers to join our team at Katherine, NT. The successful candidate will require experience in working with individuals with complex care needs. Local applicants Preferred. This is a casual position.

 

Roles & Responsibilities:

 

  • Medication administration
  • Home Based Daily Living Support
  • Taking participant for appointments and other community participation.
  • Behaviour observation and support
  • Maintaining record of participant progress
  • Assessing participant to determine continuing needs.
  • Assistance in building participant self-image and self-confidence

 

Required:

 

  • Must have own vehicle for transport with comprehensive insurance.
  • Candidate must be able to work varied shifts.

 

Selection Criteria:

 

  • Minimum of Certificate III or IV in Disability, Ageing with relevant experience.
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Current State/Territory Driver’s Full License
  • Ochre Card

 

Under the organizations Special Measures Recruitment Plan, eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy.

If you are qualified and interested in applying for this position, please send your applications to [email protected] .

Human Resources Manager – Disability Services

Hands On People (HOP) is looking for an experienced and exceptional Human Resources Manager on a Full-Time basis to join our team in Darwin, reporting to the Managing Director. We hope to broaden our organization and need someone who can take our services to the next level. The right candidate should be able to guide the team in providing high standards of HR support and service. This role will be initially offered as a 1-year full-time contract (38hrs/week) with initial 3 months probation. Working hours will be from 8:30am - 4:30pm (Mon-Thu) and 8:30am - 5pm (Fri). 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Head the implementation and development of a contemporary HR strategy that levels Hands On People as a quality service provider and preferred employer.
  • Identify live opportunities to modernize HR functions and processes.
  • Implement workforce strategies to maximize the utilization of our current support worker pool and attract and retain quality new staff.
  • Maintain, develop, and improve human resource policy, procedure, and best practice guidelines ensuring that they are legislatively compliant and support HOP’s workforce.
  • Oversee the recruitment, contracting, onboarding, and induction of all staff.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of HOP’s training activities to support strategic workforce development.
  • Implement all staff appraisal programs.
  • Ensure that all staff meets and maintains mandatory requirements including the right to work, mandatory qualifications, vehicle, and licence standards, Working with children’s clearances, NDIS inductions & active First Aid CPR.
  • Oversee the collection and management of personnel records and data. Assure that the personnel database system is updated always.
  • Support the Finance and payroll team to enable accurate and timely payment of employee remuneration and benefits per industrial requirements.
  • Provide timely and responsive information, advice, coaching, and direct support to people managers concerning general HR, grievance and dispute, people management, performance management, leaves, and termination matters.
  • Provide ongoing employee relations information and advice to staff and managers.
  • Return to Work Coordination, supporting injured staff and managers to ensure successful injury management and return to work.
  • Manage the Human Resources team to develop, monitor, and achieve team goals and performance indicators.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:  

  • Experience in a similar role for a minimum of 3 years
  • A minimum Diploma qualification or above in Human Resource Management.
  • Membership of relevant professional association (e.g., AHRI).

Required:

  • NT full drivers’ licence.
  • Working with Children Ochre Card
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Police check conducted within the last 1 year.

Desirable:

  • Extended knowledge about the NDIS system and the industry.
  • Experience within the disability/community services sector
  • Able to work in a team and proactive in finding solutions to anticipated challenges.
  • High level of communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.

In return, you will receive:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Work Mobile will be provided.
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A dynamic and unique working environment

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