Welcome to Employment


Working with StGiles is so much more than just work!

We provide you with the opportunity to join a team of like-minded people, working together to achieve our inspiring mission. StGiles is a recognised leader in helping Tasmanians live to their full potential by delivering comprehensive and contemporary range of specialised services to individuals and families.

Working with us, your knowledge, skills and experience will directly assist in making more lifes enriched. We are passionate and committed to developing the best person for the job, regardless of gender, age, race, family or caring responsibilities, disability and sexual orientation, identity or preference. It’s what we believe and part of our essence, as we only ever see the ability within.

We strive to promote and support the wellbeing of our employees through a number of workplace initiatives designed to achieve optimum work-life balance.

Our staff currently enjoy flexible start and finish times, part time and casual work, generous leave provisions, competitive salaries (with the extra benefit of salary packaging) a family oriented and supportive work place and being recognised as a valued team member with the ability to take advantage of further career advancement and development.

We’re always looking for people who possess a desire to see the best in people and display the right attitude and are committed to improving the lives of people living with disability.

We want people who are team players, self motivated and prepared to strive for personal and workplace improvement. We value creativity and innovation. 

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Current Positions

Disability Support Professionals - Casual      

We are looking for individuals who are able to think on their feet, work autonomously or as part of a team, and who are able to undertake advanced training opportunities and apply them to their work.

This support role may include assistance with personal care and community based activities, including supporting individuals to enhance and expand their social interaction and inclusion opportunities.  The successful applicants will be required to work a variety of shifts which may include weekend work and nights.
These  positions are based in our northern support services (Respite and community- based clients) and provide a combination of short and long shifts. Shifts can be tailored to meet other commitments such as alternate work, university or other studies, and family life.

You will need to be:
- a good communicator and be client and family focused
- Motivated and provide high level active support
- Be team orientated and able to work flexible hours
- Although not essential, previous experience and/or qualifications relevant to supporting people who have a disability are preferred.   

All applications must be accompanied by a St Giles application for employment. 

Successful candidates will be required to undertake a full medical, provide a Working with Vulnerable Persons (child- related activity) check, National Police Check and have a manual drivers licence.

Highly desirable: Certificate III or IV in disability work, first aid and medication training.

Enquiries to: Simon Tonks Tel 6345 7333  
Applications close on Friday, 16th June 2017 and should be forwarded to;
Human Resources
St Giles Society
PO Box 416
Launceston 7250 or email to: simontonks@stgiles.org.au

Position Description

Room Leader - Autism Specific Early Learning & Care Centre (ASELCC).      

St Giles requires a Room Leader in our North West Tasmania Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Service. This position is full time and based in Burnie, Tasmania.

The Room Leader plays a critical role in the delivery of our autism specific early intervention program at our Burnie Hub. The Room Leader is responsible, as part of a multidisciplinary team, to plan, implement, and evaluate the program for a small group of children with autism and autism-like symptoms. The Room Leader will work with the centre's early childhood teachers and allied health team to develop a program that meets the needs of each child.

Successful candidates must have at least a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (or equivalent qualification) and will be able to work effectively as part of team within a fast-paced environment. The centre is open from 7.30am to 5.30pm.

St Giles offers excellent facilities and resources, salary packaging and professional support and development.

You must have or be able to obtain a Working With Vulnerable Persons check (child- related activity), National Police Check, pre- employment medical check and have a current driver licence.

To apply: applicants must provide a cover letter, resume and a document addressing the selection criteria. Selection criteria are available in the position description below.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Confidential enquiries to: Kathryn Fordyce (ASELCC manager) on (03) 6454 1222.

Applications close Monday 12th June 2017 and should be forwarded to:

Human Resources,
St Giles Society Inc.,
PO Box 416,
Launceston, TAS, 7250 OR email to simontonks@stgiles.org.au.

Position Description