Social Support Officer

MidCoast Council Part Time Permanent 22/07/2020

About the MidCoast Region
From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches and national park wilderness our LGA spans the Great Lakes, Gloucester and Manning regions and offers an attractive lifestyle. We strive to be recognised as a place of unique environmental and cultural significance. Our strong community connection, coupled with our innovative development and growing economy, builds the quality of life we value.

Our organisation
MidCoast Assist is an Ageing and Disability support service of MidCoast Council that is dedicated to delivering reliable, high quality support services to the elderly, disabled and their friends and carers. We aim to take a simple step-by-step, personalised approach that is tailored to our clients individual needs.

We are a workplace designed for high-performing employees. We value, support and develop those who are committed to delivering positive outcomes for our community. We empower those who bring a “can-do” attitude and who have the courage to make mistakes and learn from them. We strive for continuous improvement in everything we do. Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do.

The role
This position is responsible for the planning, programming and delivery of quality, client-centered services for clients within the Active and Older Program, using wellness and reablement approaches. The Active and Older team deliver individual and group social support, personal care, domestic assistance and flexible respite services for people over 65 years including people living with dementia and their carers.

The package
Hourly base rate of $31.08 gross per hour (Grade 7) plus superannuation. 

Upon commencement your normal place of work will be the MidCoast Assist office located at 4 Breese Parade, Forster. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.

Permanent Part Time at 19 hours per week.

For any questions regarding the application process contact Tara Collins, HR Business Partner on 02 7955 7229.
For any questions relating to the position requirements please contact Christine Ellis, Team Leader Active and Older on 02 7955 7485.

Closing date: Wednesday 5th August 2020 at 11.30 pm.