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Seniors Social Support Group Bus Driver and Group Assistant

Canterbury Earlwood Caring Association Ltd

Applications Closing: Monday, March 19, 2018 - 09:00

The Seniors Social Support Group Bus Driver and Group Assistant is required to help provide a high quality and positive experience for clients whilst they travel to and attend the Social Support Groups

Details
Category: Administration & Support, Care & Support Work
Field: Aged Care, Disability, Multiculturalism & Diversity, Neighbourhood
Employment basis: Part-time
Salary Range: $35,000-$50,000
Job Location: Inner West Sydney
About us

Canterbury Earlwood Caring Association Ltd (CECAL) is a non-profit community organisation that runs the Canterbury Earlwood Caring Community Centre - located in the heart of Earlwood. We provide a range of groups, programs and activities for people of all ages from children and families to adults and seniors in Canterbury and also regular community, social events, educational and outreach programs. 

Position details
Qualifications:
  1. Minimum of 3 years demonstrated and recent experience in driving a 21 seat bus and providing transport to frail aged people and/or people with disabilities
  2. LR – HR drivers License
Essential Selection Criteria:

ESSENTIAL Selection Criteria

  1. Minimum of 3 years demonstrated and recent experience in driving a 21 seat bus and providing transport to frail aged people and/or people with disabilities
  2. LR – HR drivers License
  3. Demonstrated experience in assisting with running groups programs to frail aged people and people with disabilities
  4. Knowledge and understanding of issues for frail aged people and people with disabilities
  5. Willingness to undertake training as required
  1. Knowledge and understanding of the Home Care Standards
  1. Demonstrated experience working in a team
  1. Experience in supervising volunteers
  1. Knowledge of the implementation of the wellness approach
  1. Good verbal communication skills 
  1. Cultural competency
  1. Good organisational skills
  1. Knowledge of WHS and anti-discrimination legislation
  1. First Aid Certificate

 

Desirable Selection Criteria:

Desirable Selection Criteria:

  1. Certificate, Diploma or equivalent in Aged Care, Community Services or other relevant discipline
  1. Ability to speak a community language                                                              
  2. Knowledge of Canterbury Bankstown LGA

 

Other Information:

Attractive salary packaging and above award conditions available.

Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Jacquie Cheetham
Contact Email: manager@cecal.org.au
Contact Phone: 95594013
How to apply

Please note:

  • Applicants must:
    • Apply in writing.
    • Applications must address all of the Essential and Desirable Selection Criteria below, and include a resume including the provision of at least 3 referees, including a recent supervisor.
  • Applications may be sent by email hacccoordinator@cecal.org.au  And  manager@cecal.org.au or posted (please mark ‘confidential’) to Donata Barclay, Social support Group Coordinator, 15 Clarke Street Earlwood NSW 2206

Applications must be submitted to CECAL by:   9 am Monday 19th March 2018

Date posted: 28 February 2018

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