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City of Yarra
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsLocal Government
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 13 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 27 Nov 2019 (expired)
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Assistants x2 - Active Living

City of Yarra
City of Yarra
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsLocal Government
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 13 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 27 Nov 2019 (expired)
  • Permanent Part Time (Two vacancies available: 5.5 hours per week and 5.4 hours per week)
  • Band 3 $57,960.57 - $63,148.92 + Super

Willowview Centre, within the Aged and Disability branch, provides Social Support Group service under Commonwealth Home Support Programs (CHSP). The Centre currently has a learning development opportunity for a dynamic and energetic person to join our team in providing social activities for participants in the Centre.

The Active Living Assistant will be working hands-on directly with elderly people in the group and providing support to the Active Living Leaders in implementing programs and delivering services including setting up the centre in the morning, serving meals, packing down at the end of the day, as well as assisting clients personal care when required and facilitating participants’ engagement during program activities.

The position reports to the Coordinator Willowview. On the day-to-day basis, the Assistant follows guidelines and instructions of required tasks from the Active Living Leader.

This advertised position is required on Mondays for the Greek-speaking Social Support Group. Language is not a pre-requisite criteria.

The position requires:

  • Experienced in working with older people and understanding their general health and wellbeing needs
  • Ability to engage older people and encourage participants in engaging in activities based on enablement approaches and active service models
  • Excellent in teamwork and collaboration
  • Demonstrated skills in providing group participants with personal care if require and assistance for safe movements in, out and around the Centre
  • Demonstrated inclusive and respectful approaches to the diversities of the participants and team
  • Ability to speak Greek would be an advantage, however is not a requirement

Yarra city council is a progressive organisation. We pride ourselves on inclusive culture, diversity, and development of staff. We aim to make a positive difference in people’s lives and continually improve service to the community).

For further information see the Position Description below or contact Debbie Lin, Coordinator Willowview on (03) 9205 5276.

Download File704313 - Assistant Active Living - Position Description.pdf

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