City of Charles Sturt Careers – Community Support Officer

Website City of Charles Sturt

Job Description:

We are looking for two passionate and highly motivated people to join our Ageing Well team.
Working as part of a caring and dedicated team, you will contribute to promoting active ageing/wellbeing and support eligible persons and their carers to maintain independence in the community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Actively deliver an innovative customer experience that’s effortless, delivered with care and exceeds our customers’ expectations.
  • Responsible for being actively involved in the identification and management of the day to day risks of their activities and projects.
  • Take reasonable care for your own and others health and wellbeing in accordance with the Work Health & Safety Act 2012 and with Council’s Work Health & Safety Managements Systems.
  • Take relevant actions in accordance with Legislative requirements under the Children’s Protection Act 1993 Section 8A and Council’s Children and Vulnerable Persons Policy.
  • A current unprohibited Employment Screening Check must be maintained for the duration of the employment period in this prescribed position.
  • Support the facilitation of community activities such as Tai Chi , Chair based exercises , PERMA and Life Long Learning that promote ageing well.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication, time management and basic computer skills.
  • Passionate about working with and for the community to deliver an exceptional customer experience.
  • The ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • A Certificate 3 in Aged Care or equivalent .
  • Experience working with older persons, with the ability to relate effectively to a wide range of people.
  • Demonstrate a strong customer focus, as well as a warm, professional and friendly demeanour to provide a value-added service to our customers.
  • Knowledge of Human and/or Community Services for Aged and Disability Care.
  • Knowledge of relevant standards and guidelines for the position.
  • Knowledge of the importance of Ageing in place and maintaining community connections.
  • A working knowledge of Council software systems as required.
  • Current Class 1 South Australian Drivers Licence.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience working with older people in a community setting.
  • Experience working with limited supervision.

Job Details:

Company: City of Charles Sturt

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Charles Sturt, South Australia, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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