About the Traineeship:
To support and grow our First Nations employment across the Northern Territory, ARRCS are growing their own trainee programs.
New trainee opportunities are now available for First Nations to join ARRCS and be mentored and coached as they both work and complete a Certificate III in Leisure and Health. This exciting role will see you employed by ARRCS as you complete practical paid work whilst being supported by our partner training organisation GTNT to complete your qualification.
A Leisure and Lifestyle Officer will see you working in direct contact with our residents as you plan, develop and deliver both physical, mental and social activities to support a positive well-being and lifestyle for our consumers.
Commencement of the traineeship will begin in January 2024. However, ARRCS are looking at applications as soon as possible to work with you in coordination of your course enrolment and to start with on-the-job paid training.
In addition, you will have Career Specialists supporting you along the journey and fellow colleagues completing similar traineeships to help you along the way.
These new traineeships will ideally suit First Nation identified people who are either school leavers looking at career options, or, interested in securing a mentored and supported traineeship which can lead to a promising career.
ARRCS are delivering Leisure and Lifestyle traineeships in the following regions:
- Tennant Creek
- Alice Springs
Benefits of working for ARRCS
By partnering with ARRCS, you will be a part of the largest Aged Care Provider in the NT.
When qualified, your career can take you all over the NT including Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine, Mutitjulu, Docker River, Darwin or Nhulunbuy - or if you want to relocate interstate in the future, ARRCS provides a pathway to Uniting Care QLD.
In addition, ARRCS offers our trainee’s the following:
- Grant funded Certificate III qualification.
- Paid employment to earn an income and gain on-the-job training whilst you study.
- A specifically delegated ARRCS Career specialist who will be your point of contact to mentor and guide you throughout your study and experience.
- Salary packaging options, allowing you to earn more income.
- Access to 70,000 Training and Development Courses through our Learning Platform â Not only through your course, but additional training development if ever needed.
- Benestar Employee Wellbeing & Emotional Support, to provide you with people to go to, talk to, when needed.
Skills & experience
To be considered for this amazing opportunity, you must:
- Identify as a First Nations person.
- Have a passion for working in the Community Services area.
- Be comfortable to work amongst the elderly.
- Be passionate and excited about commencing a training course and completing a Certificate III qualification.
Australian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that provide services including Residential Care, Community Care, School Nutrition and Early Learning Childhood programs in the Northern Territory.
Our Vision is passionately pursuing new ways to care where people and communities flourish and lead meaningful lives. ARRCS provides regional care and support to people and their communities throughout the Northern Territory from Darwin to Docker River with our purpose is to genuinely connect with the communities we serve, and enable our clients with agency, pride and dignity.
Our people are at the centre of our organisation and ensuring we have the right people in the right roles is the key to the success of our Consumer Centered Service Delivery.
Before applying, you need to have the following:
Please see below mandatory requirements for all ARRCS employees. This information is not required by you at application stage. We wish to advise you of these requirements when applying:
- A National Police Check dated within 3 months of commencement.
- Current 2023 Influenza Vaccination and ability to attach documentation confirming.
- A current Ochre Card (Working with Children) or NDIS Screening check or proof of application.
At ARRCS, our staff and volunteers are compassionate and knowledgeable members of the local community, who are committed to providing personalised care and support. More than a service provider, we understand that we are an important part of the regional and remote communities we work in and acknowledge our responsibility to ensure our people are connected to those communities, people and cultures.
So why not join our team today to benefit the local community that you work in!
To discuss this opportunity further, please contact our Talent Acquisition team via email@example.com or phone 08 8982 5222.