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Art Support Worker

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Employment type: Part Time Fixed Term
Location: Alice Springs & Central Australia
Categories: Disability Services

This is an Identified Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander position

We have a fantastic opportunity to join Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artists as an Aboriginal Arts Support Worker.

Bindi Enterprises is a unique community service provider offering a range of supported employment opportunities and training for local people with disability. Bindi is committed to providing meaningful pathways, and helping people achieve skills and professional development, as well as financial independence. This enterprise is the only organisation of its kind in Central Australia.

Bindi also provides a range of innovative community participation options for individuals to develop skills and training in a wide range of art and craft, work practices, commercial industries and independent living skills.

You can learn more about Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artists here:

The Arts Support Worker role is to provide person centred support to adult artists in the workplace, which enhances their quality of life and creates workplace solutions that are flexible and innovative while generating income for People we Support and the organisation. Experience and skills in fine art are desirable.

In addition, some of the duties include:

  • Supervising the day-to-day activities of the art studio and motivating the people we support
  • Implement individual and group programs that assist people to develop artistic and creative skills
  • Liaise with stakeholders such as NDIS and Support Coordinators to ensure best outcomes for the people we support
  • Use SAM Database to prepare consignments for galleries, archive artworks and process sales
  • Assist curating and hanging exhibitions
  • Take customer sales over the phone, email, in the gallery and or at art fairs
  • Prepare and maintain art materials
  • Assist in marketing the organisation and Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artists in the local area
  • Use of Social Media and the Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artist Website to advertise and promote the Art Studio and Artists
  • Create a workplace environment that reflects the needs, culture and aspiration of the people we support
  • Be prepared to assist with personal care needs
  • Actively participate in team meetings and work closely with the Art Coordinator and other Art Support Workers

Make It Matter - What you will bring to make a difference in other's lives

We’re looking for a people-person, an individual with exceptional interpersonal skills with a real passion for supporting people in the community!

  • Previous experience supporting people with a disability and/or challenging behaviour, preferably in an education or employment environment
  • Knowledge of local community networks, training and employment opportunities
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and relate well to people we support and their families
  • Background in various categories of Art
  • Computer literate with competent administration and documentation skills
  • First Aid certificate, NDIS Workers Clearance and full unrestricted driver’s licence
  • Certificate III/IV in Disabilities, Community Services, Social Sciences, Youth Work will be highly regarded although not essential
  • Degree or similar qualification or experience in Fine Arts is preferred
  • Up to date Covid vaccinations
  • Confirmation of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander heritage

Respect - Who we are and why we do it

We're people who care. Lifestyle Solutions provides services to people with a disability, young people and children in Out of Home Care, their families and communities. Our customers receive services designed to meet their everyday needs and support them to achieve their goals. Our national workforce is committed to providing service that is reliable, responsive, flexible, friendly, empathetic and caring. We believe everyone is equal. We stand for everyone in society having equal opportunity and equal respect. We do this by providing our customers access to quality services and dedicated people who make a real difference in their lives. We believe this is everyone's fundamental right. 

You can learn more about us here.

Join Us - Next steps

All applications must be lodged online.

For further information, please contact Lyndsey Regan, Senior Talent Specialist at

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to diversity and inclusion in our organisation. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from under-represented communities and groups are strongly encouraged. We can provide adjustments to the recruitment process if required; please contact the Talent Team on 1800 634748  to discuss how we can help.

As part of our process selected applicants will be required to undergo employment screening and probity checks prior to commencing, including a National Police Check Clearance.


*This is a designated Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander position under section 14D of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Proof or Confirmation of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander heritage will be required from the successful applicant.

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