Position Details
Reference Number 17953
Position Title Home Support Worker
Employment Type Temporary Part Time
Department Social Development Department
Branch Aged & Community Support
Location Coburg Civic Centre, 90 Bell Street Coburg
Banding Level General Home Support
Salary $33.76
Hours Per Fortnight 40.00
Position Summary
  • $33.76 per hour + Super
  • Various positions available
  • Work for one of the most dynamic and diverse inner-city councils
  • Temporary part time position to June 2020
  • Job Ref: 17953


ABOUT MORELAND

The City of Moreland is changing as we align our organisation to meet the needs of a fast growing city which is home to more than 170,000 residents who are culturally and linguistically diverse, speaking more than 140 different languages.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Home Support Unit of council is seeking highly motivated qualified and experienced people to provide home and community-based support to eligible people within our diverse community. Home Support Workers provide a vital service that can help people stay in their own home and continue to live their lives the way they choose to. 

You will support older people and people with disabilities (children and adults) across a range of support services including personal care support, respite support (small group and individual), assistance with basis household tasks and shopping.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM THIS ROLE

  • Minimum qualification of Certificate III in Individual Support (formally HACC or Aged Care), or equivalent
  • Current Level II First Aid or willingness to obtain
  • A Working with Children’s Check
  • Reasonable level of fitness
  • Victorian Drivers licence and reliable roadworthy motor vehicle
  • A community language in Greek, Italian or Arabic is also highly desirable
  • All applicants must be experienced and available to work a Monday - Friday 7.00AM-4.00PM.


WHAT THIS ROLE CAN OFFER

  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • A real sense Work-life balance


For further information please contact Narelle Dickinson on 9240 2302.

Applications close:  5pm, 2 August 2019

To apply and obtain a position description please visit our website

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

Selection Criteria Essential: Certificate III in Individual Support (formally HACC or Aged Care)

Essential: Current Working With Children's Check

Essential: Current full Victorian driver’s license and permanent access to a reliable and roadworthy car

Essential: Current First Aid Level 2 or willingness to acquire

Essential: Demonstrated ability to work effectively with older people, people with disabilities and their carers including those from diverse backgrounds

Essential: Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills with a focus on providing excellent customer service

Desirable: Knowledge and understanding of Wellness and Reablement and how to use this approach when delivery Home Support Services

Desirable: Ability to speak a community language other than English
Contact Person Narelle Dickinson
Contact Number 92402302
Alternate Contact Person Maret Jarv
Alternate Contact Number 92402302
Closing Date 02/08/2019
Position Description
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