About the role
- Leading Community Services Organisation
- Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
- Part-Time, Ongoing
- Sale location
About the opportunity
The Home and Community Care (HACC-PYP) program aims to:
- Provide individuals aged between 6-65 years who require assistance to meet the requirements of daily living, a holistic, person centered approach to assist capacity building, self-care skills and social inclusion.
- Support these individuals to be more active and independent at home and in the community, thereby enhancing their quality of life and enabling them to live as independently and autonomously as possible and reduce inappropriate admission to long-term residential care
- Provide flexible, timely and responsive services
The HACC service program worker will provide an active service model with emphasis on participation in everyday activities, maintaining or rebuilding confidence, improving social connectedness and emotional wellbeing, and staying active and healthy.
This will be achieved through the co-ordination of Volunteers who will assist to deliver capacity building and social inclusion activities. This position will work in a way that promotes human dignity and creates conditions for social justice and equity.
You can view the full position description here
To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having Relevant tertiary/post-secondary qualifications in community services, disability, or related disciplines and experience of working with vulnerable people.
You will also have:
- Ability to deliver capacity building and social inclusion activities for people with all abilities.
- Proven capacity to work collaboratively with clients, colleagues, and other agencies.
- Sound interpersonal, problem solving, negotiation and time management skills
- Knowledge and previous working experience of the disability field.
- Experience in advocating for disadvantaged individuals with complex needs.
- Experience in coordinating and supporting Volunteers
How to apply
If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the following
- Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
- Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
- Address the Core selection criteria in the position description
Applications close Wednesday 3 March 2021
Get in touch
Heidi Hunter – Manager Children, Youth and Families
T: 03 5144 7777
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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.
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About the organisation
How to apply
Please quote in application: HACC Services Program Worker via Pro Bono Australia.