Work life

Fairhaven is the largest provider of supported employment on the NSW Central Coast.

When you work with Fairhaven you’ll learn new skills, receive workplace training, and best of all – enjoy being part of a great team!

Our two social enterprises, Fairhaven CoPack and Fairhaven ReCreate provide employment and real life work experience opportunities for over 130 people living with disability.

You will need to have ‘finding and keeping a job’ in your NDIS plan to be able to work with us. Even if you don’t have this in your plan yet, give us a call and we can help get you started.

If you are looking for supported employment, get in touch:

STEP 1   Contact the Employee Relations team. Speak with Julie or Lynne. Call 02 4349 5500.
STEP 2   Arrange a site tour of our Tuggerah or Point Clare facility.
STEP 3   If you are keen to work with us we will further your application. This may include a work experience trial to make sure that this is the right environment for you.

 

Work at CoPackHACCP, Australian Organic, ISO certifications. Pacific CoPack Tuggerah Central Coast NSW.

Located at Tuggerah and Point Clare, CoPack provides a broad range of packaging solutions, such as product packing and filling plus warehousing, storage and delivery of commercial customer orders.

When you work at CoPack, the types of tasks may include:

  • weighing and filling of raw food products
  • heat shrink wrapping
  • tamper sealing
  • packing products
  • palletising
  • using warehouse machinery and equipment.

All supported employees are provided with relevant on the job training such as workplace health and safety, manual handling, use of equipment, quality standards, hygiene and food safety. 

 

Work at ReCreate

ReCreate is located at Point Clare. It is a major upcycling and re-use hub and a great place to flex your creative skills. We take donated goods and materials and find wonderful ways to transform them into unique and interesting re-sellable products, such as fashion, jewellery, textiles, homewares and furniture which are then sold through our shop in Point Clare. All proceeds benefit our charitable cause.

When you work at ReCreate, types of tasks may include:

  • woodwork
  • sanding
  • painting
  • sewing and textiles
  • measuring, cutting and constructing materials
  • learning and applying upcycling techniques that add value to items.

All supported employees receive relevant on the job training such as workplace health and safety, manual handling and use of equipment.

Contact the team at Fairhaven today, talk to us about your needs and goals. Call 02 4349 5500.

Australian Disability Enterprises

National Disability Services member

Daniel – supported employee

I like having a bit of variety and meeting new staff and friends.

Kylie – supported employee

I enjoy everyone’s company and they’re very helpful, it’s close to home too and I’m happy.

Helen – David's mum

We are very happy with the services provided by Fairhaven for David as they make a considerable difference to his well being especially the social interaction and other skills he has been taught.

Adam – supported to learn telling the time

I’m learning what I can do, to learn about things that everyone else just knows.
When I’m at home now I actually look at the clock and I know what it means!

Gareth – support worker

My world has opened up more than I could ever imagine.
I've met some amazing people, made great friends, and have a job I'm proud of that makes a contribution to my community.

Have more questions? Talk to us.

We are available Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm.
Call us on (02) 4349 5500
Email us at hello@fairhaven.org.au

i have fun, i have goals, i have independence.

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