- 1 x Full Time
- Fixed Term
28 April 2021
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The Community Support Officer will be responsible for supervising and reporting on family contact, transport of children, young people and their families to supervised contacts, respite and other scheduled activities.
The Community Support Officer may also be required to engage in mentoring activities.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Work with children, young people and their families who require support, to achieve goals identified as part of individual case plans and work independently to carry out the service
- Record all contact with clients of the service including evidence based, high level reports of supervised contact to be reviewed and signed off by Supervisors
- Transport children to and from family contacts
- Support relevant staff working in areas of Aboriginal Cultural Support, living skills and leaving care plan and SCMSAC mentoring programs
- Ensure compliance as a mandatory reporter, and follow ROSH protocols and line management reporting where there are reasonable grounds to suspect that a child is at risk of harm
- Assist in the training of colleagues in Community Support Service (CSS) facilitation
- Perform other ad hoc duties as identified by Supervisors and Managers
- Comply with all SCMSAC Policies and Procedures
- Other duties as reasonably directed by the CEO or delegate
REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VACANCIES
Applications must address the key competencies listed in the Position Description: For an Information Package containing position description and an employment application, please download above or contact Human Resources via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 4448 0200.
Preferred applicants will also be required to undergo a National Police Check and obtain a new paid employee Working with Children Check (as required by the Act) prior to appointment with South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation.
Salary will be in accordance with the South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation Enterprise Agreement 2019 – 2022.