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Part-time Support Worker

City Mission is seeking a caring and qualified person to join the team at our Therapeutic Community ‘Missiondale’ in Evandale as a Part-Time Support Worker.

The role will be an average of 20 hours per week and will include regular evening (until 9.30pm) and weekend work

Selection Criteria:

Essential Qualifications/Experience:

  • Cert IV in Community Services (Alcohol and Drugs) or an associated qualification or a willingness to obtain.
  • Proven experience or understanding of alcohol and drug sector.
  • Workplace level 2 First Aid certificate or willingness to obtain.
  • Highly developed communication skills.
  • Current drivers licence.
  • National Police check is required for all roles at LCM.
  • Experience or demonstrated capacity to work in an organisation adopting a Christian ethos.
  • Ability to maintain positive professional relationships with clients and staff.
  • Relevant experience in working with clients dealing with addiction issues.
  • Demonstrated success in delivering support to clients with complex needs.
  • Success in maintaining positive key stakeholder relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised.
  • Positive history of following organisational Policy & Procedures.

Desirable Qualifications/Experience:

The position requires the employee to develop working relationships with management, peers and other functional areas within the organisation. Primarily the Support Worker will be responsible for working as a member of a therapeutic community providing effective high levels of support and care to those accommodated within Missiondale.

This is a part-time position and includes regular weekend work. Salary will be based on the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 [MA000100].

If you have a passion to work as part of a dynamic, friendly team in a caring compassionate environment, knowing that the activities of our organisation are directed towards services provided to those at risk in our community, we encourage you to apply

Please send your written application addressing the selection criteria above and your ability to effectively perform the primary tasks to the Human Resource Manager, Launceston City Mission, PO Box 168, Launceston, or upload it to the SEEK website.

A full job description is available by clicking here, phoning 6335 3000 during office hours or by emailing office@citymission.org.au.

Applications close on Monday 21 August 2017 at 9:00am.

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