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Advocate - Aged Care (Berri office) 

About the position

Due to continued growth ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Advocate for a role in the aged care sector (full-time or part-time) After initial training and on-boarding in our Adelaide based office, to be located at our new river land Berri Office. 

Ideally successful candidates will have an interest and experience in aged care, aged rights, human services, and or social justice. Previous experience in an advocate/ client centered role will be highly regarded.

About the Organisation

ARAS is the South Australian component of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program and is funded by the Australian Department of Health and provides advocacy and related services across South Australia. Our main office is located in Dulwich with regional offices located in the Barossa Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula and Riverland.

The ARAS website provides more information about the range of work ARAS undertakes. A  position description for this position is also available; www.sa.agedrights.asn.au.

Specific employment requirements

  • A tertiary degree qualification in a humanitarian/ social science discipline, or similar.
  • National Police Clearance and  working with Vulnerable Persons clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • Up to date COVID-19 vaccination and current season Influenza vaccination is mandatory.
  • Current driving license and willingness to drive for work purposes.

Applications must be made through SEEK and addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager. Applicants will be assessed as they are received and will close on 6 February 2023. Only applicants shortlisted will be notified.

The position description can be viewed/downloaded by clicking here.

For additional information, please phone 0436 283 818.

Community Engagement Project Officer

ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Community Engagement Project Officer for a role in the aged care sector. 

About the Position

This role is responsible for providing support in organising and delivering services, resources and events to increase awareness of aged care advocacy together with all ARAS programs. In addition, the incumbent will support ARAS to deliver key events such as the National Elder Abuse Conference in 2024 and other key events. This role works closely with the Executive team reporting to the Community Engagement Liaison Officer and working closely with all other staff to preserve our positive workplace culture.

Ideally, successful candidates will have an interest in aged care, aged rights, human services, and social justice.

About the Organisation

ARAS is the South Australian component of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program and is funded by the Australian Department of Health. We provide advocacy and related services across South Australia. Our main office is located in Dulwich with regional offices located in the Barossa Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula and Riverland. 

The ARAS website provides more information about the range of work ARAS undertakes.  A position description is available here, and applicants must clearly address the requirements of the person specification in their application.

Specific employment requirements

  • A degree qualification in event management, promotions, public relations or related discipline. 
  • Experience in event management.
  • National Police Clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • COVID-19 vaccination and current Influenza vaccination is mandatory.
  • Current driving license and willingness to drive for work purposes.
  • Travel within South Australia, including overnight stays may be required from time to time.  

Applications must be made through SEEK and addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager. Applications will be assessed as they are received, and will close on 15th February 2023. Only applicants shortlisted will be notified.

For additional information, please phone 0436 283 818.

Marketing & Promotions Officer

About the Position

ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Marketing & Promotions Officer for a role in the aged care sector (full or part-time).

This newly created position, working closely with management & our external marketing & promotions consultants will assist with the delivery of the marketing & promotions strategy whilst overseeing the ARAS website, promotions campaigns, printed media advertising, and newsletters and improving brand awareness through multi-media, social media and communications channels. The role will work with senior management as well as a broad range of stakeholders including board members, Government departments and representatives, OPAN network members, and other state and national Organisations. This role works closely with our community engagement and liaison team together with maintaining a collaborative and productive working relationship with all other staff to preserve our positive workplace culture.

Ideally, successful candidates will have an interest in aged care, aged rights, human services, and social justice.

About the Organisation

ARAS is the South Australian component of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program and is funded by the Australian Department of Health, and provides advocacy and related services across South Australia. Our main office is located in Dulwich with regional offices located in the Barossa Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula and Riverland.

The ARAS website provides more information about the range of work  ARAS undertakes. A position description is available via the link below. Applicants must address the requirements of the person specification in their application.

Specific Employment Requirements

  • A degree qualification (or impending) in marketing, promotions, event management, public relations or related discipline.
  • Experience in media relations.
  • Experience in social media management.
  • National Police Clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • COVID-19 vaccination and current Influenza vaccination is mandatory.

To view/download the PD, click here

Applications must be made through SEEK and addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager. Applications will be assessed as they are received and will close on 15 February 2023. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

For additional information, please phone 0436 283 818.

Intake Worker (full-time or part-time)

ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the role of Intake Worker in the aged care sector (full-time or part-time).

The role

The Intake Worker is a key frontline person managing in-bound consumer and stakeholder contacts with ARAS.   The Intake Worker is required to gather all relevant information required for the triage of referrals, and works as part of a team providing information and assistance to consumers and/or their representatives to enable them to better understand and exercise their rights. And, where appropriate the Intake Worker refers out-of-scope matters to alternative services according to their identified need.  

The organisation

ARAS is the South Australian component of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program and is funded by the Australian Department of Health. The ARAS website provides more information about the range of work that ARAS undertakes and the services it provides. A position description is available on our website www.sa.agedrights.asn.au.

Specific employment requirements

  • A tertiary qualification or study in a humanitarian/ social justice discipline would be an advantage.
  • An understanding of the range of aged care services.
  • National Police Clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • COVID-19 vaccination and current Influenza vaccination is mandatory.

The position description can be viewed/downloaded by clicking here.

Applications, which must be made through SEEK, and can be addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager. Applications will be assessed as they are received. Only applicants shortlisted will be advised.

For additional information, please phone 0436 283 818.

Only applicants shortlisted will be notified.  

Advocate (full-time or part-time)

About the position

ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Advocate in the aged care sector (full-time or part-time, multiple positions). 

Ideally, successful candidates will have an interest and experience in aged care, aged rights, human services, and or social justice. Previous experience in an advocate role will be highly regarded.

Specific employment requirements

  • A tertiary qualification in a humanitarian/ social justice discipline.
  • National Police Clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • Working with Vulnerable Persons clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • COVID-19 vaccination and current Influenza vaccination is mandatory.
  • Work outside of normal office hours may be required from time to time.
  • Current driving license and willingness to drive for work purposes.

Job benefits and perks

Flexible, family-friendly workplace, Not for Profit Organisation - salary sacrifice packaging, SCHADS Award Classification Level 5 

The position description can be viewed/downloaded by clicking here.

Applications, which must be made through SEEK, and can be addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager. Applications will be assessed as they are received. Only applicants shortlisted will be advised.

For additional information, please phone 0436 283 818.

Only applicants shortlisted will be notified.