Position Vacant | Dementia Friendly Project Officer

Do you want to give back to the local community?

Are you looking for a sea change to the beautiful South Coast?

Or something a little closer to home?

Whatever your reasons; Kiama Council has your next career opportunity…

About the Area

Working and living on the South Coast comes with many perks. In the Kiama Local Government Area you can relax at our local cafes, restaurants or wineries, experience nature at the Minnamurra Rainforest, stroll along our scenic coastal walk or view our two famous Blowholes.

About Council

Kiama Municipal Council operates across a range of industry sectors. In addition to the traditional functions that are carried out by Councils, Kiama Council is a significant provider of aged care services both within the Municipality and the Illawarra region. Tourism is the major industry in the Local Government Area and Council is a significant provider and supporter of local tourism. Council operates the largest conference and function centre within the Municipality; The Pavilion Kiama along with the highly prized five holiday parks that comprise the Kiama Coast Holiday Parks.

About the Role

Kiama Municipal Council is currently seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Dementia Friendly Project Officer to join the team on a temporary part time basis. As this position is dependent on external funding the role will be to 30 June 2017 for 18 hours per week. Hours and days of work will be negotiated with the successful candidate. To view the position description for this role, please visit our website.

This position is classified at Grade 10 or Grade 11 of Council’s salary structure depending on qualifications and experience. A Diploma qualified applicant will be classified at Grade 10 of Council’s salary structure, with a commencing weekly salary from $579.45 (Step 1). A Degree qualified applicant will be classified at Grade 11 of Council’s salary structure, with a commencing weekly salary from $606.75 (Step 1). These rates are based on working 18 hours per week and do not include superannuation. Conditions of employment are in accordance with Council polices and the Local Government (State) Award 2014.

For job specific enquiries please contact Council’s Manager Community & Cultural Development, Nick Guggisberg on 0412 924 091.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 10 November 2016.

Ideally, we would like the successful applicant to be available to commence in the position on 28 November 2016. However, this is not essential.

Applications close on Sunday 6 November 2016.

We actively encourage applications from people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background.

To apply, visit: http://www.kiama.nsw.gov.au/your-council/jobs-at-council/jobs-at-council

Applications Close: 06 Nov 2016

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