Orange Health requires that you have TFN you can apply for one using the link below
Orange Health will set you up with a superannuation fund.
Police checks must be less than 12 months old and must be updated annually. You will need to update your police check each year before it expires in order to continue working.
An international police check is required.
You can apply for an international police check here: https://cvcheck.com/worldwide/international-checks/. When you receive your international police check you must provide it to Orange Health. If you are unable to provide Orange Health with an International police check please contact us to discuss.
Please download and print the International Police Check statutory declaration.
The declaration needs to be completed and signed by an authorised individual such as a Doctor, lawyer, etc.
Working with Children Check (WWCC) has a 5 year expiry. You will need to renew your WWCC before it expires in order to continue working with Orange Health. If you do not have a working with children check you can get one here https://www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au/individuals/applicants/how-to-apply-1.
If you have a current worker screening check they you will be able to get the working with children check for free. If they have already paid for both you can request a refund. Go here for more info: https://www.vic.gov.au/ndis-worker-screening-check
You will need to complete a Worker Screening Check in order to be employed by Orange Health. Note, you can choose to do so at a later date.
Please find the Worker Screening Check link HERE.
During your worker screen check it will ask you for your employers ID number. Please use the following number4-GA7LTGX
The following online training modules are a mandatory requirement of working at Orange Health.
You can access the Infection prevention and control for Covid-19 Training - HERE. In response to the Covid 19- pandemic the Australian Government Department of Health has developed a free online training module.
Please complete the NDIS Worker Orientation Module - Quality, Safety and You at
This module has been developed to assist NDIS workers to better support people with disability. This series of eight learning modules provides new workers with specific information they need to start working in the disability sector.
The 'Code of Conduct for Disability Service Workers' imposes five obligations that all disability service workers must abide by. You are required to read and abide by the Code of Conduct before engaging with an Orange Health Client. More information on the code of conduct can be found HERE.
Although Orange Health is your legal employer, we partner with our trusted client to manage their support worker team. That means that our clients will be providing you with support, supervision and direction on our behalf according to their care needs. They will also be letting you know when they need you to work, provide you with training and talk with you about your performance.
As your employer we require you to uphold our values and adhere to our policies and procedures including and particularly around ensuring everyone's health and safety including your own. We will provide you with all the tools, resources and support you need to do your job well and we expect that you let us know of any issues that may prevent you from doing your job at the highest quality.
We will be in touch with you from time to time to ensure that all is well with your working relationship with your participant.
Change in Circumstances
We understand that at some point the circumstances surrounding your work with your client may change eg they may move home, you may be asked to do different tasks or your client's needs may change. Should any changes occur in your role or responsibilties you are required to inform us as soon as possible.
Working Away From Home
As part of your role, your client may ask you to accompany them to work away from home eg a holiday. Should you agree to accompany and support your client there are a few things you need to do in order to ensure you and your client have a positive experience. Prior to agreeing to any work away from home you must discuss and clarify with your client their expectations of your role, when you will be working and what breaks you will have and the type of work you will be doing during this time, as this may be different to your ususal routine. It is also important to disucss the logistics eg how will you get there, where will you sleep and any financial reimbursments for your expenses. You can refer to the working away from home policy (insert link to policy) for more information.
At any given time when working with your client things may go wrong. If at any time you or your client experience an incident, sustains an injury or have an accident you must report this to Orange Health imediately. Hazards in your workplace and near misses must also be reported. Reports can be submitted using the incident report form provided in Deputy noticboard.
Orange Health is required by law to report any incidents to the NDIS Quality and Safeguard Commission that are of a serious nature. Incident reporting is important to keep everyone safe as it allows us to review our practices and make changes if needed. It also enables us to carry out our duty of care to you and the client. You are important to us and we want to ensure you are well and safe.
Complaints and Feedback
We encourage people to provide feedback when they are not happy and can make a complaint. If you make a complaint it must be in writting with as much detail as possible including dates, times, and names. Complaints received will be acknowledged in writing and will be actioned as soon as possible. You can refer to our complaints policy for more information and to ensure that we are managing your complaint accordingly.
From time to time we may ask you for your feedback on your experience of working with your client and Orange Health . You are not required to participant but if you do your feedback will help us to make improvements to our service.
Orange Health takes the safety of children and vulnerable people seriously. We have a zero tolerance to abuse and will not tolerate any form of abuse of people with a disability by workers or other people with a disability.
As an employee of Orange Health you have a responsibility to identify and respond quickly and appropriately to allegations of exploitation, abuse, harassment and neglect. For more information on how to identify and report allegations of exploitation, abuse, harassment and neglect, refer to the code of conduct for disability service workers code of conduct for disability service workers and our guidelines on identifying and reporting abuse guidelines on identifying and reporting abuse.
As the employer we will act on all reported cases of abuse or suspected abuse, we will never take negative action against you if you report abuse or neglect and we will base all necessary disciplinary action on the principle of procedural fairness if you violate the obligations of the code of conduct. We will also create and maintain a positive complaints culture in which people are not afraid to ‘speak up’ and foster a culture of zero tolerance of abuse of people with a disability.
Orange Health values your contribution to our clients and the disability sector. To ensure your rights are upheld we ensure adherence to the following work related legislation and standards:
I acknowledge that it is my responsibility to read and understand the information contained in these documents and to consult with Orange Health if I have any questions concerning its contents.
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Orange Health considers it everyone’s responsibility to respect and maintain the confidentiality of clients, staff, volunteers and the organisation’s business.
As an employee/volunteer, I acknowledge that I may have access to information that is confidential to Orange Health, other agencies that have dealings with Orange Health, and other staff, volunteers and clients.
I agree to be bound by the terms and conditions described below and acknowledge that retrieving and/or discussing confidential information for any purpose other than required by my job responsibilities is prohibited and may be considered grounds for dismissal.
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Dear FIRST LAST,
On behalf of Orange Health Pty Ltd, I am pleased to confirm our offer of employment to you.
The terms and conditions of the offer of employment are set out below.
CASUAL EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT – CASUAL SUPPORT WORKER
This contract is made on DATE between:
FIRST LAST who resides at STREETCITYSTATE ZIP
Orange Health Pty Ltd, ABN: 25 643 483 345 of 17 Truck City Drive Campbellfield 3061
Personal Care (including dressing, showering, feeding (inc PEG) and bowel care), Help at Home, Community Support, Transport, Specialist Support, Therapy Assistance, Education, Training and Employment Support, Handling, Mealtime Assistance and Feeding and Medication Support.
On behalf of Orange Health, I trust that you accept the terms of this Employment Contract and in this regard ask that you sign below which indicates that you accept the terms of this contract.
Chris KarambelasDirectorOrange Health Pty Ltd
EXECUTED AS AN AGREEMENT
Executed by: Chris Karambelas, Director, Orange Health PTY LTD
Executed by: FIRST LAST
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