Community Support Officer P/T 30 hrs per week

  • Located on the northern shores of Sydney Harbour
  • Public transport at door
  • High performing and friendly team environment
  • From $57,479 pro rata plus superannuation

An exciting opportunity currently exists within the Community Care Team at Mosman Council. We are seeking an enthusiastic person who has strong interpersonal and communication skills to act as Community Support Officer between clients and key services.

Mosman Community Care provides a range of person centred services to older Mosman residents and those who are frail aged, people with a disability and their carers. The Community Support Officer will be responsible for the referral, intake, assessment and follow-up of all clients referred to Community Care Services, mainly for Social Support, Food and Transport Services, and will work closely with other services to ensure a smooth transition for clients. This involves managing all referrals from My Aged Care Portal and developing a plan for the quality and smooth transition of clients into appropriate service/s. The successful applicant will also be responsible for coordinating social support groups, will assist with the efficient and effective operation of Mosman Community Care and will be a team player.

This is a part-time position Tuesday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm for 30 hours per week. Twice a month you will be required to work on a Saturday to coordinate the Social Day Program for older adults. On those occasions your work week will be Wednesday to Saturday.

Skills in dealing with all client target groups, a driver’s licence, service promotion and high levels of computer literacy are required.

If this sounds like you, please download the position description which includes selection criteria for the position. Candidates must address all selection criteria to be considered for interview. Please quote PV-CD-17/12 in your application.

To discuss this position please call Aged & Disability Development Officer, Maya Jankovic on 9978 4129 or m.jankovic@mosman.nsw.gov.au

Mosman Council is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity

All documents put forward such as resumes and responses to selection criteria must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Position Description

Closing date

Wednesday 11 October 2017