Intake Officer

Job Reference No:


Reference No: CC836

Cumberland Council

Applications Closing: Friday, May 17, 2019 - 23:30

The Intake Officer (Seniors & NDIS) is a part of the Aged & Disability Services team within Cumberland Council which provides a range of quality direct services including information, advocacy, carer support, nutrition services (home delivered and centre based meals), transport, and activities, events and social groups to maintain overall wellbeing and independence.

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.  

Category: Administration & Support
Field: Advocacy, Information & Campaigns, Aged Care
Employment basis: Full-time, Contract
Salary Range: $51,000-$65,000
Job Location: Western Sydney
About us

Cumberland Council is a Child Safe organisation which offers a range of employment in both indoor and outdoor work across a variety of professions and trades and supports the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health and Safety, cultural diversity and professional development of staff. Cumberland Council provides extensive services to its residents with the Cumberland Local Government Area being located some 18km west of the Sydney CBD and having an estimated resident population of 219,312.

Council’s long-term Community Strategic Plan focuses on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change

Position details
Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Qualifications in the Social Sciences, Community, Psychology or relevant qualification
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in the sector and understanding of the Aged Care Sector and National Disability Insurance Scheme
  • Demonstrated experience working with a diverse range of groups including culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
  • Demonstrated highly developed written and oral communication skills, including developing, formal correspondence, policies and procedural documents, promotional material and presentations.
  • Highly developed organisational skills, including excellent time management and ability to multitask and manage competing priorities under pressure.
  • High level administrative skills, including attention to detail, ability to maintain accurate records and advanced skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence
Desirable Selection Criteria:
  • Ability to speak a community language relevant to the Cumberland community or experience working with interpreters
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate
Other Information:

For more information refer to the position description here.

Salary: This position is placed in Grade 9 of the Cumberland Council (former Holroyd) salary structure with a salary range $1,084.09 to $1,243.56 per weekplus superannuation. Commencement salary will depend upon qualifications, experience and competencies.

Conditions of Employment : This is a full-time fixed term position working 8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday. The fixed term contract concludes on 30 June 2020. This position is located at Wentworthville, however you may required to work across various sites in the Cumberland Local Government Area.

Enquiries : Telephone Jaqueline Andres on 8757 9387 for further information.

Position Number : SP-LC-149

Closing Date : 11.30pm, Friday 17 May 2019  

Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Jaqueline Andres
Contact Phone: 8757 9387
How to apply


To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below.  On the following page you'll be asked to attach your  resume and any relevant qualifications (if required) to complete your application. Make sure you have these attachments ready before you apply as your application cannot be submitted until completed. You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Date posted: 03 May 2019

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