Dementia Friendly Project Officer | Kiama Council Position Vacant

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, The Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk, 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 ‘Liveable Communities’ funding the role will be for a 12 month period for 14 hours (2 days) per week. 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 $426.88 (Step 1). A Degree qualified applicant will be classified at Grade 11 of Council’s salary structure, with a commencing weekly salary from $447.00 (Step 1). These rates are based on working 14 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 4232 0433.

Applications close on Sunday 26 April 2015.

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

More information here

Illawarra Forum – New Staff

The Illawarra Forum is happy to welcome some new members into our team.

Alice Cole has taken on a new Project Officer role. Alice will be working with people living in social housing to promote healthy lifestyles.

David Robinson is the new HACC Multicultural Access Project Officer. David will be working with HACC services to ensure they are accessible and appropriate for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Kerri Webster is taking on a new role as Workforce Development Project Officer. Kerri will be working with HACC and Aged Care organisations to improve workforce attraction and retention, planning and development.

Sarah Gadd joins the Forum as the Resource and Development Officer. She will work on core Forum business of supporting and resourcing community organisations, fostering industry development and promoting social justice.

We are very proud to have such experienced and knowledgeable people joining our team who bring some wonderful skills and assets to the Forum, and to the industry we serve.


Illawarra Forum | Job Opportunities





The Illawarra Forum Inc. is seeking dynamic and passionate individuals to join our team in the following roles:

  • HACC Multicultural Access Officer
  • Project Officer: Healthy Active Tenants
  • Resource and Development Officer
  • Community Care Workforce Development Officer

This is a great opportunity to join the Illawarra Forum team and contribute to the peak body for the community services industry by supporting and resourcing community service organisations, and improving outcomes for the region’s disadvantaged communities.

Please download information package from our website

For more information please call 4256 4333 or email

Applications Close Monday 25th August @ 5pm.