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Program Co-ordinator, Social Support


Aged & Disability Care
Location: VIC
Work Type: Full Time permanent/Term Contract
  • Four days per week
  • Centres based in Ivanhoe and Vermont
  • Day respite focus

About the organisation

Based in Vermont and Ivanhoe, with a client base in the eastern suburbs, our mission is to build healthier lives together with our communities and deliver excellent health services for all, by providing high quality community and residential care with respect, dignity, choice, Independence and engagement at the forefront of all we do. The Social Support and PAG programs are renowned throughout the metropolitan area for their vibrant and welcoming culture and varied programs offered.

Duties

This positions primary role is to develop, implement and co-ordinate an engaging, person centred leisure and lifestyle program. In addition, this role will be responsible for developing an interesting a varied calendar that includes and extends client interests, needs and desires. A further purpose is to provide direct supervision and training to the direct support staff regarding client strategies and how to best support clients to do more for themselves. You will also support the transition of new clients and carers into the program.

Skills and experience

  • Qualifications in the Social support/aged/disability space, with at least three years of PAG and Social Support team leader experience ( Cert IV Leisure and Lifestyle is desirable)
  • Dementia/Palliative skills and knowledge
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Consultative approach with community, staff, colleagues and other stakeholders
  • Experience in accreditation.

Culture

A vibrant and progressive organisation, with an ethnically and culturally diverse team of staff and clients. With teamwork and future thinking at their core, they are committed to equal employment opportunities for all. The role is working across two centres in Vermont and Ivanhoe, with lots of great shopping, cafes and transport options available.

Benefits

A competitive salary with great employee benefits is on offer. Also offered is family friendly work policies, career progression and an environment dedicated to improving health through innovation.

How to apply

Please contact Renae or Lisa on 9828 6565 for further information and to obtain a PD. To submit your CV,please email to renae.volz@mcarthur.com.au

138,152 Posted On:17/05/2021