Position Details
Reference Number 17968
Position Title Community Driver
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Department Social Development Department
Branch Aged & Community Support
Location Operations Centre, Walter Street, Hadfield
Banding Level Band 3
Salary $63,491.48
Hours Per Fortnight 70.00
Position Summary
  • $63K + Super
  • Work for one of the most dynamic and diverse inner-city councils
  • Temporary full time position to June 2020
  • Job Ref: 17968


ABOUT MORELAND


Moreland City Council is located in the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne and is one of the most populous and culturally diverse municipalities. Located in Coburg, Moreland City Council is just 8km from the CBD and offers excellent public transport and cycling access for employees.

ABOUT THE ROLE


We are offering a fantastic opportunity to become part of the Social Support Team as a Community Driver. This position is an integral role in the delivery of our Social Support Programs.  You will be required to assist clients with mobility restrictions between home and destination.  Be attentive to the wellbeing of the residents and advise the Community Transport Co-ordinator of any significant problems evident in the health or social circumstances of the residents.  The ability to drive safely and in accordance with all relevant traffic regulations / legislation and comply with Vic Roads Corporation requirements.   Is responsible for the completion of driving and other associated tasks independently and in a safe and timely manner.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM THIS ROLE

  • Must hold: Current driver accreditation certificate from Commercial Passenger Vehicles Victoria, Current Driver’s licence, minimum Light Rigid endorsed.
  • Certificate Level 1 First Aid Certificate or willingness to undertake.
  • General knowledge on how to assist frail elderly people and / or people with disabilities.
  • Literacy and numerical skills to read, comprehend and observe all relevant procedures and work related documents.  The ability to read and follow map routes ie. Tablet, read street signs.
  • Sound driving history with Vic Roads.
  • Knowledge of road rules and regulations.
  • Good people skills and the ability to be calm and patient.
  • Ability to speak a community language.
  • Knowledge of the Moreland area.
  • Preferred applicants will be required to have a Police Check and Working With Children’s check.


WHAT THIS ROLE CAN OFFER

  • Fortnightly RDO
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • A real sense of work-life balance


For further information please contact Filomena Di Vito on 9350 8778.


Applications close:  5pm, 31 July 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: Current driver's licence, minimum light rigid endorsed.

Essential: Current driver accreditation certificate from Commercial Passenger Vehicles Victoria.

Essential: Current Level 1 First Aid Certificate.

Essential: Experience working with the aged and people with disabilities in a community setting.

Essential: Do you fluently speak other languages other than English?

Essential: Please explain your level of knowledge in relation to the Moreland municipality.

Essential: Have you had any driving convictions in the past five years? If so, please specify. Please note, as part of the recruitment process, a driving history check will be required prior to an offer being made.

Essential: Please describe your experience in reading and following map routes (tablet or GPS).
Contact Person Filomena Di Vito
Contact Number 93508778
Closing Date 31/07/2019
Position Description
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