Join our Team

Co.As.It. has a great reputation as an employer of choice, with some staff staying with the organisation for over 30 years.  If you would like to join the team, please give us a call on (02) 9564 0744 or click the “apply now” button.

See below for available positions:

Full Time Psychologist

The Psychologist position is funded by NSW Health to provide mental health services to the Italian Australian community living in Sydney. The position is responsible for counselling, group work, community education, mental health promotion and liaison and consultation with mainstream providers.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Degree in Psychology;
  • Registration with the Australian Psychological Society (APS) or eligibility for conditional registration;
  • Exceptional counselling, case management and assessment skills;
  • Fluency in Italian and English;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the mental health needs of older people in the community with a particular emphasis on people from CALD backgrounds;
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role in a community setting;
  • Well-developed organisation and problem solving skills and ability to successfully manage competing issues and priorities;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other services and professionals regarding quality outcomes for individuals receiving services from Co.As.It.
  • Demonstrated experience in using Microsoft Office;
  • Capacity to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively in a team environment.

Please find attached a full job description of the role. For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744

Applications open to suitably qualified candidates that are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents

Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au

Closing day for applications Friday 27 May 2022.

Community Liaison Officer

Co.As.It. is seeking a locum (maternity leave) full time Community Liaison Officer for immediate start.

The Community Liaison Officer is responsible for all client intake services at Co.As.It. –including face to face; telephone; email and online referrals via the My Aged Care Website.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Degree in social work, social welfare or significant experience in a similar role in a community or aged care setting;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the My Aged Care website.;
  • Knowledge of the common physical, psychological and social issues affecting frail older people and people living with dementia;
  • Demonstrated assessment skills;
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting older people from culturally diverse communities;
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting CALD communities in NSW;
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a daily basis and manage competing priorities and tasks;
  • Well developed oral and written communication in English and Italian;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Current Drivers Licence;
  • Capacity to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively in a team environment.

Please find attached a full job description of the role. For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744

Applications open to suitably qualified candidates that are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents

Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au

Closing day for applications Friday 27 May 2022.

Junior Receptionist/Administration Assistant

Co.As.It. is assisting a well established, highly reputable company in the building industry find a Junior Receptionist/Administration Assistant

The successful applicant will have an excellent telephone manner, good computer/keyboard skills, impeccable presentation and good interpersonal/communication skills as well as being well organised and able to multitask and prioritise.

Tasks will include:

  • Front desk reception
  • Answering phones
  • All aspects of general office administration
  • Data entry
  • General housekeeping

Criteria:

  • Reliable & punctual
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Display a strong commitment and willingness to learn
  • A knowledge of MYOB would be beneficial but not required as training will be provided on the job.

This is a full time permanent role with an immediate start for the right candidate. Business hours expected are from 8.30am to 5.30pm weekdays.

Temporary Part Time Teacher (English)

The Italian Bilingual School (IBS) is seeking to fill a temporary locum maternity leave (Term 3 and 4) part time (0.5) teaching position, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday.

Applicants need to be NESA Accredited primary school teachers, native speakers of English and Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au

Closing day for applications Friday 27 May 2022.

Clinical Care Coordinator

Co.As.It. is seeking a Clinical Care Coordinator for immediate start.

The role of the Clinical Care Coordinator is to provide clinical assessment to all Home Care Packages clients and clinical leadership to Coordinators.

The Clinical Care Coordinator is a registered nurse.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Essential

  • Degree in nursing and significant experience in a similar role in a community or agedcare setting;
  • Knowledge of the common physical, psychological and social issues affecting frail older people and people living with dementia
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct programs for older people and people from CALD backgrounds;
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting older people from culturally diverse communities;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Australian Government funded agedcare system;
  • Demonstrated staff supervision skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to undertake complex negotiations and develop networks, relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Proven high level organisational, leadership and motivational skills;
  • Possession of conflict resolution and negotiation skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a daily basis, manage competing priorities and tasks and delegate effectively;
  • An ability to participate in the quality improvement process;
  • A commitment to working with people from CALD backgrounds;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Current Drivers Licence;

Desirable

  • Fluency in Italian;
  • Experience in conducting competency assessments forcare workers.

Please find attached a full job description of the role. For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744
Applications open to suitably qualified candidates that are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents
Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au
Closing day for applications 20th May 2022

Various Roles — Social Support Program:

Expressions of interest open for various roles in our Social Support Group Program:

  • Bus Driver/Assistant
  • Social Support Group Assistant
  • Social Support Group Coordinator

Please find attached job descriptions for the roles. For more information, please contact HR on 9564 0744 or email jobs@coasit.org.au

Canteen Supervisor

The Italian Bilingual School is seeking a Canteen Supervisor to start in Term 3.

The Canteen Supervisor is responsible for:

  • Purchasing canteen food supplies;
  • Preparing food;
  • Ensuring the cleanliness and hygiene of the canteen;
  • Updating menus and class lists;
  • Dealing with the administration of the canteen.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and cook canteen food;
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Qualification in food preparation and safe food handling or significant demonstrated experience;
  • Experience in working with volunteers;
  • Understanding of WHS legislation;
  • Current Working with Children Check.

For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744

Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au

Closing day for applications Friday 20th May 2022

Head of Community Services

Co.As.It. is seeking a Full-time Head of community Services  for immediate start.
The Head of Community Services provides Community Services staff with support, guidance, and direction as well as exemplary oversight of the community services programs in accordance with
Co.As.It. values.

Leading by example, the position will affirm Co.As.It. commitment to a customer-focused culture, positively and constructively representing the organisation in all opportunities and ensuring client consultation and satisfaction is always the priority for the organisation.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Essential

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, management or demonstrated, relevant equivalent professional experience in a similar role;
  • A broad range of experience at management level within the Community Services sector;
  • A sound understanding and experience in service review and development;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of a wide range of IT applications;
  • Highly developed communication, negotiation and analytical skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders and customers;
  • Demonstrated commitment to a customer focused culture and ensuring quality outcomes for clients;
  • Demonstrated commitment to building strong collaborative relationships across all internal and external stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated history of developing and maintaining positive collegial relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders leading to quality outcomes and strategic objectives;
  • Demonstrated history of leading to strategic and outcomes;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of continuous quality improvement;
  • Experience in working within budget & service delivery parameters;
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting CALD communities in NSW and the impact this has on the ageing experience;
  • Superior problem solving skills;
  • Possession of conflict resolution and negotiation skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a daily basis, manage competing priorities and tasks and delegate effectively.

Please find attached a full job description of the role. For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744.
Applications open to suitably qualified candidates that are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents
Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au
Closing day for applications Friday 20th May 2022.

Italian Teaching Positions

Co.As.It., is seeking to fill part-time and full-time Italian teaching positions in our Out of School Hours Program, Adult Classes and Private Classes Programs. Classes will be held in a variety of locations in Sydney as well as online.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Degree in language
  • teaching methodology;
  • Use of creative and innovative teaching practices to provide a rich learning environment that acknowledges the different learning styles and levels of student;
  • Competence with the use of learning technologies such as Smart Board, online teaching resources, computers;
  • Italian mother tongue and excellent knowledge of English;
  • Effective classroom management skills;
  • Australian work visa;
  • All applicants are required to provide a resume outlining teaching experience. Please include names and contact details of two professional referees.

For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744

Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au

Language Assistants

Co.As.It., is seeking part-time and full-time Language Assistants for immediate start.

The Language Assistant supports qualified language teachers in providing language and cultural experiences for students. The Language Assistant participates in resource development under the direction of the Language Services Team Leader.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Qualifications and experience in language teaching;
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Confident manner and experience in working with the public;
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a daily basis and manage competing priorities and tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English and Italian;
  • Capacity to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively in a team environment.

Please find attached a full job description of the role. For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744

Applications open to suitably qualified candidates that hold a valid Australian work visa

Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au

Casual/Relief Teachers – Italian Bilingual School

The Italian Bilingual School (IBS) is seeking to fill Casual/Relief teaching positions.

Applicants should be NESA Accredited primary school teachers, native speaker of English or Italian.

The Italian Bilingual School has been established since 2002 and provides a unique approach to teaching and learning by offering a bilingual aspect that has combined elements of both the Australian and the Italian curriculum in order to provide a program of study which targets the needs of our students.

The School is a division of Co.As.It. Sydney-the Italian Association of Assistance.

The school is a primary school that currently caters for children from Prep class (under 5 years old) through to Year 6. It is open to children from any background and is inclusive, co-educational and non-denominational.

Our Vision Statement is clear, “Excellence through Bilingualism” and we value excellence in literacy and numeracy teaching; explicit teaching of thinking skills and social skills; providing a holistic, safe and caring learning environment; and valuing and welcoming the involvement of parents and the wider community.

New students are not expected to have prior knowledge of Italian. The teachers are highly competent and skilled in the process of second language acquisition and are therefore able to assist the children through the different learning phases.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

Community Care Worker

Co. As. It. is seeking part time Community Aged Care Workers to assist older Italians in their homes to maintain their independence. Applicants will be required to undertake a functional preemployment assessment and police record check.

Assistance with the attainment of Certificate III in Home and Community Care will be offered to successful applicants.

Duties:Provision of support and care to elderly, provision of assistance with meal preparation, respite care, social outings, transport, shopping, light housework, personal care.

Selection Criteria:

  • Experience in aged care or disability
  • Commitment to ongoing training
  • Current NSW drivers licence and reliable car.

Desirable:

  • Certificate III in Aged Care
  • Fluency in Italian or other languages

Volunteer with Co.As.It

JOIN OUR VIBRANT GROUP OF VOLUNTEERS

Are you looking to make a difference in someone’s life?

Are you friendly, dependable and looking to give back whilst connecting with others?

Co.As.It. has the perfect opportunity for you!

Co.As.It. is seeking Italian-speaking people to spend an hour each fortnight with an older person who would appreciate socialising: having a chat, playing cards, going for a walk and enjoying each others company.

Volunteers are provided with training, supervision and support. Transport costs are reimbursed.