- Job posted on: 25th Mar 2021
- Applications close:
Australian Red Cross considers that being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification of this role under s 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.
The Social Support Assistant will contribute to the effective and efficient day to day delivery of TeleYarn and the Wolkara Elder’s Group to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members.
The position will be responsible for working with the team to support Elders and indigenous clients to access TeleYarn, the Elders Group and home visits through the Community Visitors Scheme. This may include making wellbeing calls to clients, entering information in the Client Case Management system, escalating any issues of concern to the Team Leader, supporting information and referral pathways, assisting with logistics, transport and support at weekly Elders group sessions. The role may also assist with support to volunteers working the groups as well.
A current Working with Children Check and Australian Drivers licence is mandatory for this role.
Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people.
You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.
For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Debra Hansel on 0400 234 586.
Position description: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support Assistant.pdf