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Community Support Officer

Advertiser: Accounting Centre Southland LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
6 Nov 2019
Location
Southland, Invercargill
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Community Development

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people with dementia and their families?

Are you empathetic, self-motivated and able to work as part of a team? Come join us!

Alzheimers Southland Inc. provides support, education and advocacy to clients and their families who are affected by dementia.

Due to our Education Officer moving to Australia, we are now seeking a professional with a background of social work and community involvement to deliver our Cognitive Stimulation Therapy classes and Living Memories Club services, along with general duties as a Community Support Officer.

It is essential you have great organisation skills, good computer skills and can relate very well to people.

To be successful in this role, we need to know you have:

  • Experience dealing with the needs of older adults, including those with dementia and/or disabilities.
  • A formal qualification or significant interest/experience in Social Work, Health, Disability or Aged Support.
  • A full New Zealand driver’s license.

This is a part time role of 15 to 20 hours per week, with the possibility of a job share arrangement (subject to specific requirements being met).

Remuneration will be discussed with the successful applicant/s.

It’s envisioned that this position will commence from Monday, 27 January 2020.

Alzheimers Southland Inc. operates from 135 Yarrow Street, Invercargill.

A comprehensive draft job description can be viewed at https://bit.ly/36DrZNz

Apply now by forwarding your CV and cover letter to the Chair, Kerran Larson, Alzheimer’s Southland Inc., PO Box 980, Invercargill or by email to kerran.l@business-fixit.co.nz.

Applications close on 29 November 2019.

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