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Our Structure

Nexus is fully independent and operated by a Board of Directors who lead Nexus and monitors performance through regular Board meetings, staff reports and detailed Key Performance Indicators. Our management team is a small group of dedicated professionals with qualifications in psychology, direct care, health studies and business.  

Team Leaders and program managers are supported to achieve disability related and frontline management qualifications. Our Team Leaders do rostered hands-on shifts so they have regular contact with clients and families.  

Who works at Nexus

To work at Nexus you need to care about your job.  Nexus provides a wide range of supports to people who rely on you to work in a safe, focused and caring way.

You need to be physically fit (you will need to pass a medical), be able to complete training, have a high level of personal ethics, a National Police Check, Working With Vulnerable People Card and have a current drivers licence. You also need to be a little bit ‘out there, willing to have a good time with your colleagues and clients. You need a strong commitment to people with a disability and be willing to support them with dignity and respect.

Nexus is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer.

Staff Training 

On joining Nexus you will need to have a relevant Certificate III and complete an induction package and later you might aim for higher disability/management related qualifications. Nexus ensures you have regular access to the refresher training you need for your job, like first aid, medication administration, fire management and manual handling as well as having the opportunity to complete specialist training to improve your skills.  

Pay and Conditions

Nexus pays support staff the hourly rate outlined in the HACSU-Nexus Inc Enterprise Agreement 2016 and you receive a number of penalty rates including afternoon shift loadings, weekend loadings and sleep over allowances. You are able to salary sacrifice a large part of your weekly income, which reduces the tax you pay.  

Our roles

Nexus has a range of administrative positions as well as professional roles in our Corporate Office within Techno Park at Goodwood. Team Leaders are based in our residential locations from Kingston to Granton.  

We employ Level 2 and Level 3 staff to provide direct support to clients.  In Supported Accommodation staff are on a rotating roster which includes weekend, after hours and overnight work.  We also provide support to people in the community across different times of the day and have a number of day service positions that operate from 9am to 3pm.

FACT SHEET: Working for Nexus

If you are interested in working with the Nexus team, Download an EXPRESSION OF INTEREST form and email it to jobs@nexusinc.org.au.

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Two ladies on a fun run with the Derwent River and Tasman Bridge in the background.
Team Nexus