Program Support Assistant

Wesley Dalmar Specialise Care Arrangements (SCA)

  • permanent full-time position, 38 hours per week
  • based at Carlingford
  • leading NFP organisation.

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.

Overview of role

The Program Support Assistant role is an integral part of the Wesley Dalmar SCA in supporting Short Term Emergency Placement [STEP] and Intensive Therapeutic Care – Significant Disability [ITC-SD] program. The purpose of the role is to be the first point of contact and support the daily operations of the program by ensuring the reception and administrative activities of the team are carried out in an effective and efficient manner.

This is achieved by:

  • providing overall effective office management which supports all staff within the Wesley Dalmar SCA program including STEP and ITC-SD
  • ensuring that tasks are performed efficiently, professionally and within set timeframes as determined by the Program Manager
  • maintaining effective systems to manage an efficient reception area, administration tasks and reception duties
  • regularly review and maintain efficient systems as required to manage all data bases, files, reports, forms and payments.

Essential Criteria

  • excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • demonstrated experience in accounts/financial processing
  • demonstrated experience in record keeping, excel spread sheets and data bases
  • demonstrated experience in a range of computer applications
  • high level of organisational skills
  • demonstrated ability to work unsupervised as well as an effective team player with a positive
  • relates well to a range of people with sound listening and problem-solving skills
  • willingness to commit to Wesley Mission Vision, Mission and Values
  • current Working with Children Check
  • unrestricted Driver’s Licence
  • fully COVID-19 vaccinated including booster
  • child protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.

Desirable Criteria:

  • minimum experience of four years in a similar role
  • previous employment with children and families.

Remuneration

Wesley Mission provides regular supervision and support for all staff and opportunities for professional development. Salary and conditions of employment are based on the SCHADS award with salary packaging opportunities.

Closing date

5th October 2022.

Apply now

Please see the Position Description attached.

For further information contact: Leanne Kelly, Program Manager

Phone: 0437158689

Emailed applications must address the above criteria to Leanne.Kelly@wesleymission.org.au

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Worker code of conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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