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Support Worker - Older Persons Highrise Program

Employer: Star Health Group Limited
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Care & Support Work, Community Development, Housing & Homelessness
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 06 February, 2019.
Applications close: 20 February, 2019. (Expired)

  • Permanent 0.8 EFT 
  • Job Reference No: VAC0553 
  • Positive team culture
  • 2 types of Salary Packaging Available
  • Work/Life Balance 

The Older Persons Highrise Program (OPHRSP) is seeking an experienced and energetic worker to provide support to staff and tenants at 5 nominated public housing High Rise estates within the Inner South Metropolitan region. This program was established to provide community and individual support to tenants living in those sites. 

To be suitable for the role you will possess the following:

  • Relevant qualification in a health or community services
  • Ability to organise and facilitate groups
  • Skills in applying Community Development principles
  • The ability to provide services to older people from diverse backgrounds with complex needs who are socially isolated and/or have challenging behaviours.

Who We Are

Star Health works in partnership with people and communities to promote and improve equity, health and wellbeing by delivering innovative client-directed services that take into account the context of the individual and the community, and championing prevention and change to address the structural reasons for health inequity.

Star Health is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disabilities and individuals of diverse backgrounds including those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTI+ communities to apply.   

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.