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VincentCare Victoria
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Housing and Homelessness, Social Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 25 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 13 Dec 2019
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Key Worker - Home Care Packages

VincentCare Victoria
VincentCare Victoria
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Housing and Homelessness, Social Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 25 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 13 Dec 2019
  • Permanent Full time - North Melbourne

Enjoy the benefits of working with a growing organisation offering career development, flexibility and an attractive annual salary package (including leave loading and superannuation).

The Role:

VincentCare Victoria is seeking an appropriately-qualified person to take on the position of a Permanent Full Time Key Worker in the Home Care Packages program, located in North Melbourne.

VincentCare Victoria:

VincentCare Victoria is an award winning organisation established to provide a range of accommodation and support services to people that are facing disadvantage throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria.

Our aspiration is to be the leader in providing care, hope and advocacy for those facing disadvantage. Our purpose is to create opportunities and lasting change for the most marginalised. VincentCare is well equipped to provide a continuum of services that effectively meet the needs of people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Seniors Living comprises of a community based wellbeing centre in Blackburn and 142 Home Care Packages to help older people stay in their own homes for longer.

Working with VincentCare:

A key strategic priority is attracting and retaining skilled and committed employees aligned to our values. VincentCare has over three hundred dedicated, talented and enthusiastic staff working across a range of programs and services and offers a number of benefits including:

  • Career Development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Packaging
  • Choice of Superannuation fund
  • Family friendly and flexibility
  • Study leave
  • The Ozanam Scholar Bursary

Diversity and inclusion:

We are committed to the principles of social justice and aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation or religion. 

Selection criteria:

  • Qualifications in Case Management related course, or tertiary qualifications in Allied Health, Nursing or Social work or a Diploma of Community Services Case management.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the field
  • Experience is assessment and engagement with people who are marginalised, socially isolated and difficult to engage, including actively identifying potential clients
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of constructive, empathetic, supportive and long term working relationships with clients, maintain strict professional boundaries and support Client directed Care Plans
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft office and other data bases
  • Victorian Drivers licence

How to apply

Applicants must submit their CV together with a detailed response to each of the key selection criteria in the position description which is available at our website.

Please submit your application through our website.

Phone enquiries may be made to Kathy Rieusset 0448 031 816.

Applications close: Friday 13th December 2019.

VincentCare welcomes applications from people from diverse cultural & linguistic backgrounds including people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander. 

All appointments within VincentCare Victoria are subject to satisfactory completion of a police check and character/performance reference checks.  Police checks will be undertaken for the selected candidate prior to any job offer being confirmed. Police checks are also undertaken on a periodic basis during the period of employment.

All appointments are subject to disclosure of any relevant employment history of formal disciplinary action for improper or unprofessional conduct taken by current or previous employers or any other integrity body within or outside Australia. 

The incumbent for this position must have and maintain a current Victorian Working with Children Check or equivalent.

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