March 2019

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Advance Diversity Services’ is deeply saddened by the terrible tragedy in Christchurch last Friday.

Our board members and staff express our deepest sympathy and condolences to the families who have lost loved ones, or whose loved ones have been injured.

We stand with the people of New Zealand in the face of this horrific terror attack. 

We also join with Muslim communities around the world in grieving.

This week is Harmony Week (March 17 to 23) — a week when we celebrate multiculturalism and respect and belonging for all Australians regardless of cultural or linguistic background.Together, we must defend our values of unity and respect of all races and all faiths, and unite in solidarity against all forms of racial and religious prejudice. 

We must also foster harmony and peace to help build safe and vibrant neighbourhoods and nations.  Please join us to ensure this tragedy unites rather than divides us.

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Position reference no: 2019JA005

Part-time – 30 hours per fortnight

Fixed-term until 30 June 2020

We are currently seeking to employ Spanish speaking Group Facilitators to join our Multicultural Day Care team.

The Group Facilitator is responsible for facilitation of a centre based daycare group to frail aged people of CALD background, who are socially isolated, including client assessment and review, plan and deliver group activities.

All applicants must obtain a job information package and submit a written application addressing each of the following selection criteria.

Essential Criteria:

  • Fluent in English and Spanish;
  • Cert IV or above qualification in aged care, community work or other relevant studies;
  • Experience in working with older people in a community setting.
  • Good understanding of cultural and religious needs of Spanish speaking older people;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Well-developed skills in group facilitation;
  • Ability to work as a team and independently;
  • Must be able to work on specific group days allocated;
  • Computer skills.

Desirable Criteria:

  • First Aid Certificate;
  • Knowledge of Wellness and re-ablement approach.

Conditions:

  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Service Industry (SCHCADS) Award, NSW and salary packaging.

For an information package please email: employment@advancediversity.org.au

You must quote the job reference on the subject line of your email.

Applicants who fail to address and/ or submit all components of the application will not be considered for the position.

Closing date for applications: 27 March 2019

For more information: Dimi Vourliotis (02) 9597 5455