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:

Temporary Part Time Teacher (English)

The Italian Bilingual School (IBS) is seeking to fill a temporary (1 year) part time (0.5) teaching position.

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 10 Dec 2021

Out of School Hours Educator

Co.As.It. is seeking an Out of School Hours Educator for immediate start. The position is part-time, for before and after school care, and it is based at the Italian Bilingual School, Meadowbank.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Certificate III in early childhood or higher
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively implement education and care services
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sound understanding and demonstrated practice in supporting children’s behaviour, safety and wellbeing
  • Capacity to provide adequate supervision and demonstrated responsiveness to needs, including prioritising and coordinating critical tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to respond adequately to incidents involving children’s health and safety
  • Demonstrated ability to work with ethical practice and meet expectations
  • Excellent knowledge of English
  • Valid working visa.

Preferably:

  • Knowledge of Italian language
  • Child protection certificate
  • First Aid certificate

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 3 December 2021

Clinical Care Coordinator

Co.As.It. is seeking Clinical Care Coordinators for immediate start. Possibility of both full time or part time arrangements.

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 aged care 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 aged care 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 for care 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 Friday 3 Dec 2021

Social Support Group Assessment Officer

Co.As.It. is seeking a full-time Social Support Group Assessment Officer for immediate start.

The Social Support Group Assessment Officer is responsible for the assessment and care planning for clients of the Social Support Group Program at Co.As.It. The Social Support Group Assessment Officer will assist the Team Leader with the overall running of the Program.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 

  • Tertiary qualification in Welfare, social sciences or aged care;
  • Current Drivers Licence;
  • Demonstrated understanding of Co.As.It.’s role within the community and the functions of each area;
  • Experience in working with and sensitivity to the needs of people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds;
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English and Italian;
  • Well-developed organisational skills, including a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a busy environment, prioritise tasks and meet strict deadlines;
  • Well-developed computing skills including experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, databases, email and the Internet;
  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Confident manner and experience in working with the public;
  • An ability to show initiative, and to work independently;
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a daily basis and manage competing priorities and tasks;
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, Work Health and Safety, Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practices and the Ethnic Affairs Priority Statement.

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 3 Dec 2021

Full-Time Coordinator – Case Management

Co.As.It. is seeking a full-time Coordinator – Case Management for immediate start.
The role of the Coordinator – Case Management is to provide quality care to all clients.
Key responsibilities include Case Management as well as administrative responsibilities.

Essential skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Degree in social work, social welfare, nursing or significant experience in a similar role in a community or aged care 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;
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Fluency in English and Italian;
  • Current Drivers License.

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 3 Dec 2021

Teachers of Italian and Language Assistants – Out of School Hours Program

Co.As.It, Italian Association of Assistance, is seeking to fill Italian teaching and language assistant positions in our Out of School Hours Program, particularly for courses currently being delivered online on weeknights and Saturdays.

Expression of interest is invited from suitably qualified and experienced Italian teachers and language assistants.

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • To have completed a course 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 children.
  • 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;

All applicants are required to provide a resume outlining teaching experience. Please include names and contact details of two professional referees.

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

Teachers of Italian – Adult Classes Program

Co.As.It, Italian Association of Assistance, is seeking to fill Italian teaching positions in our Adult Classes Program, particularly for courses currently being delivered online on weeknights and Saturdays.

Expression of interest is invited from suitably qualified and experienced Italian teachers.

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Use of creative and innovative teaching practices to provide a rich learning environment that acknowledges the different learning styles·
  • 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;

All applicants are required to provide a resume outlining teaching experience . Please include names and contact details of two professional referees.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian work visa (no Working Holiday Visa).

Applicants should be qualified language teachers and native Italian speakers.

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.