Community Connections Support Officer

BANYULE CITY COUNCIL - Greensborough

ABOUT US

At AFL SportsReady, through our Warumilang Program (dedicated First Nations Program), we partner with employers to create meaningful employment pathways for First Nations peoples.

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ABOUT THE ROLE

Banyule City Council is an award-winning organisation that prides itself on a customer-focused culture of innovation, best practice and continuous improvement. We uphold an enviable reputation for customer service and work diligently to maintain high-quality services to provide the best possible opportunities and outcomes for the community we represent.
Our community is made up of diverse, cultures, beliefs, abilities, bodies, sexualities, ages and genders. We are committed to access, equity, participation and rights for everyone: principles which empower, foster harmony and increase the wellbeing of an inclusive community.

• Work on-site with Banyule City Council
• Supportive team environment including dedicated First Nations traineeship co-ordinator
• Fully funded qualification: Certificate IV in Community Services
• Support from a dedicated AFL SportsReady Field Officer to help you achieve your goals
• One-on-one mentoring support and networking

Note, to apply for this role you must have a connection to Banyule (eg either live, work, study or connected to community groups)

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WHY SHOULD YOU WORK WITH US?

Our employment pathways are the best way to fast-track your career. We will provide you with the real skills and experience needed to succeed when first starting your career.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

• As the Community Connections support officer you will assist with the Older Adults Community Connection Program, including assisting in the delivery of social lunches and on day trips with older adults in the community.
• Assisting with the delivery of Age Friendly events.
• General administration duties

SKILLS THAT ARE REQUIRED:
• Communication/ interpersonal skills: written and verbal communication, friendly, responsive, approachable, ability to build rapport with people.
• Organizational skills: ability to prioritise tasks, time management, documentation skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft office suite, Outlook, Teams

SKILLS PREFERRED:
• Basic proficiency in office tasks such as filing, scanning and document management
• Comfort with using basic office software (eg MS Office) and willingness to learn new software and databases

Job Requirements for this role:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Successful applicant must be willing to apply for a Working With Children Check

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SALARY

As the successful candidate, you will receive:

National Training Wage Award plus 11% Superannuation

  • National Training Wage Award
  • Fully Funded Qualification

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MORE INFORMATION

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identified Role

    Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position. This action constitutes a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

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OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must have:

  • Drivers License
  • Police Check

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Applications for this position will close:

June 21, 2024 11:59 pm

All applications must include:

  • A Resume
  • Application Details
  • Position Details
  • Job Specific Requirements
  • Previous Employment
  • About your time at school
  • Previous Education
  • Skills
  • Referees

“TO SOAR LIKE AN EAGLE”
From the Djab wurrung people

AFL SportsReady’s Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Program


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