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

BNC Youth Team

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people? We are looking for two energetic, motivated people with positive attitudes, great team work skills and broad experience in youth work to form our new youth work team at the Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre.

Two part time positions: 13 hours per week each Please contact the manager at Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre on manager@bellambinc.org.au<mailto:manager@bellambinc.org.au> for position description and essential criteria or call Ann Burbrook on 4285 3055 to discuss.

Applications close – 5pm, Thursday 25th August.


Positions Vacant | Illawarra Forum

There are two positions vacant at the Illawarra Forum. This is a great opportunity to join the peak body for the community services industry in the Illawarra.

Operations Manager

The Operations Manager will be responsible for ensuring organisational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organisation’s operational, human resource, IT and financial functions. Working with the CEO, the position also contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices.

Sector Support and Development Officer

The Sector Support and Development Officer will provide information about objectives and guidelines of the home support program and any other relevant Government policy and guidelines to home support funded agencies and related community care services.

Strengthen the capacity of the home support service infrastructure to deliver quality services, which respond to client needs, including special needs groups.

Strengthen interagency and community relationships and understanding of home support.

Promote better practice in the development of a strong, cohesive community care system.

Applications for both positions close 5pm, Wednesday 27th January, 2016.

Click here for more information.

Position Vacant

Regional Practice Leader

‘Be part of a new clinical supervision structure’

  • Leading Not For Profit Organisation
  • Scope and autonomy to influence in a new position – 3 year contract
  • Generous Salary Packaging & Benefits

For full PD, please go to:  https://visionaustralia.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=CJbgXIplpNo=

Position Vacant | Shellharbour City Council

Temporary Community Planning Officer. (Reference Number: 205/15)

The role will strategically plan and deliver social planning and capacity building initiatives that contribute toward a more vibrant, safe and inclusive Shellharbour City, reporting to the Manager Community and Cultural Life.


Position Vacant | Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Locum position (September – March 31, 2016)

  • Full time 37.6 hours per week or Part Time/Job Share depending on experience
  • Based in Wollongong
  • Nationally recognised Not For Profit Organisation with excellent employment conditions including generous salary packaging benefits.

Vision Australia provides services to people of all ages (and carers and families) to assist them to live the life they choose.

An exciting opportunity awaits an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team in Fairy Meadow (Wollongong). This role covers children services in a full time or job sharing capacity.

The successful applicant will be required to possess the following qualification and registration

  • Approved qualifications in Occupational Therapy as recognised by the Australian Association of Occupational Therapists
  • Current registration with Australia Health Practitioners Regulatory agency.

The successful applicant will also have strong service delivery expertise and will be able to demonstrate a high level of communication, organisational and planning skills, a person-centred approach, and have an understanding of issues relating to low vision and blindness.

In your application you should address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description. You should also consider and be able to demonstrate our organisational values which are central to our organisational culture.

Closing Date for applications | August 14, 2015 at 5 pm

Contact person | Alex Collins

Regional Manager Illawarra

Vision Australia Wollongong

P |  02 42204326/Int:  212326

Email | Alex.Collins@visionaustralia.org


Vision Australia supports people who are blind or have low vision to live the life they choose. We welcome applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

Vision Australia: a career that makes a difference!