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2 x Direct Support Worker (Part Time) - Active Living

Job No: ESC244
Location: Moruya

Are people your passion? Do you believe everybody has a right to be included and valued? Join our professional team delivering high quality support services to people who are ageing. Your advanced people skills will enable our customers to live active and engaged lives and have valued roles in the community.

These part time positions will join the Council’s Community Care – Active Living team as it grows in response to the demand for personalised support services for seniors using a wellness and re-ablement approach. Funded through the Commonwealth Home Support Program.

These roles work in a variety of settings and will be responsible for implementing, monitoring and documenting a variety of supports including:

  • In home supports which include personal care, domestic assistance, meal preparation; and
  • Community supports which include restorative care, social and recreational activities.

Applicants will require tertiary qualifications and/or extensive experience supporting people with a range of diverse needs, the ability to work both independently and as part of a team and be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated initiative and problem solving skills will also stand you in good stead for these roles.

Eurobodalla Shire Council recognises that the calibre and competence of its employees are vital factors in ensuring that it remains a successful organisation. To this end Council strives to promote employee development through high quality training and learning opportunities both on and off the job.

Total remuneration for the role is in the range $28.98 to $30.50 gross per hour consisting of:

·      $26.47 to $27.85 base salary, plus

·      $2.51 to $2.65 superannuation (at 9.5%)

·      Additional allowances (First Aid, Sleepover, Travel and Vehicle) and weekend penalty rates apply.

Further details about this role are available in the Information Package

To apply for this position, please complete the form below or go to the Eurobodalla Shire Council Jobs at Council website page if you found this vacancy via a job search website.

Appointment to these roles are dependent on an assessment of the results of a National Criminal History Record Check.

Applications close: 4.30pm, Monday 24 June 2019

Please note there is no ability to save your application partway through. Please ensure you have enough time to complete your application prior to starting, by considering and preparing your answers to the selection criteria questions shown below in advance.

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