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Reference Number 11993
Position Title Activities & Admin Officer
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department Balmoral Uniting Community Centre
Location BUCC K-ESS
Classification Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award 2010 - SCS Level 3
Hours per Fortnight 45
Position Summary

Activities and Administration Officer - Morningside Brisbane 

Permanent Part-Time - 3 days per week 

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, with more than 50 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year.  As a not for profit organisation, everything we do is for purpose and not profit.  All funds that we receive are invested back into our community services and programs, which provide vital assistance to people throughout Queensland.

As a Wesley Mission Queensland team member, you will be a part of a community of over 2,400 employees and 1,500 volunteers who are committed to making a difference in the lives of the people we support.

Your decision to work for Wesley Mission Queensland will help to achieve our vision of a compassionate, just, and inclusive society for all.

We believe strongly in our values of integrity, respect, empowerment, hope, justice, compassion and innovation and you can expect them to be a part of your day at work.

To learn more about our organisation, please see www.wmq.org.au

We have an exciting opportunity to join the team at the Balmoral Uniting Community Centre (BUCC) as the Activities and Administration Officer.  

The Activities and Administration Officer position sits within the Community Care and Inclusion Directorate of Wesley Mission Queensland. BUCC provides centre-based and outreach programs for the community. These programs provide support to a diverse range of individuals including older people and people with a disability.

The Activities and Administration Officer provides social and recreational programs to members of the community that take into account the physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs of the individual/group. They are also responsible for supporting the daily operation of the centre including a range of general administration tasks.

 

Essential Requirements

This role requires you to have a Current Driver's Licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.

You must hold a Certificate IV in a social, community, recreation or health discipline or equivalent.

Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain one within the three month probation period.

Desirable 

It is desirable that you hold a Current Light Rigid (LR) Class Driver's License or ability to obtain one within three month probation period.

Any other specialised qualifications in related areas, e.g. music, art and exercise.  

Key Duties

Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values.

Plan, implement, facilitate and evaluate a range of community-based group programs within the centre and the wider community to meet the holistic needs of people in the community.

Assist with the development of individual care plans and provide high quality supports in accordance with the individual's care plan. In addition, document and report on client progress and reviews. 

Build positive relationships and communicate appropriately with clients, their families and networks accessing the centre.

Provide personal support (prompting and assistance with meal preparation and/or personal care) as required to maintain the dignity of individuals participating in services.

Provide transport for clients utilising BUCC vehicles, including a 24 seater bus (WMQ will support the successful applicant to obtain the necessary bus licence if not already held).

Provide guidance, support and supervision to volunteers and students in regards to the facilitation of client participation.

Assist with community projects and events.

Assist in the daily operations of the centre, including general administration tasks e.g. responding to enquiries, maintaining client records, banking, petty cash, coding invoices, developing of newsletter.

Work as member of a dynamic team and actively participate in team meetings.

Comply with BUCC and WMQ organisational policies and procedures and promote continuous quality improvement processes.

Actively participate in performance reviews, training and all continuous improvement initiatives.

Undertake other duties consistent with the position where required and/or requested by Team Leader/Manager.  

 

Why Work For Wesley Mission Queensland?

Salary sacrificing

  Income Protection

Product Discounts

Travel Discounts

Access to discounted holiday units

Employee Assistance Program

        Working alongside people who love what they do

 

Applications must submit a copy of their resume and a cover letter online by 4pm of the closing date. 


For more information, please contact Kelly Olsen via email kolsen@wmq.org.au


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to Staff to potentially enhance remuneration. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Straits Islander Community.

 

 

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: Minimum qualifications – Certificate IV in a social, community, recreation or health discipline.
Contact Person Kelly Olsen
Contact Number
Contact Email kolsen@wmq.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Lynn Jefferson
Alternate Contact Number
Closing Date 11/08/2020
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.