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  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work, Health Promotion, Project Management
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 03 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: No Deadline - please apply as soon as possible
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Coordinator - Healthy Living For Seniors

Uniting
Uniting
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work, Health Promotion, Project Management
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 03 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: No Deadline - please apply as soon as possible

About us 

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. 

About the opportunity 

Looking for a permanent full-time Coordinator within our Healthy Living for Seniors program. You will be responsible for ensuring the healthy living for senior programs are effectively delivered to enhance wellness, independence and social connections for the individual and the family carer.

Office location is in Blacktown but you will need to be willing to work from our Springwood and Bankstown offices as required. There will also be a requirement to travel throughout the Western Sydney region to attend to our senior day programs.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with clients, their families and members of the Uniting community
  • Managing the operation of day programmes and staff in conjunction with the Senior HLFS Coordinator
  • Travel between offices/sites/programmes will be required
  • Ensuring implementation of Healthy Living for Seniors Programs are in line with agreed service delivery model
  • Balancing self-management and consumer directed care with duty of care and organisational capacity to deliver services

About you 

  • Certificate IV in Home and Community care, Aged care or equivalent
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Prior experience in a similar role within the Aged Care or Disability Industry
  • Prior supervisory experience

Benefits & culture 

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate

  • Salary packaging entitlements of up to $15900 tax free income 
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Career development opportunities

How to apply

Please send your application to careers@uniting.org, using the subject line: Coordinator - Healthy Living For Seniors application via EthicalJobs.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Checks.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Danica Ritherdon on dritherdon@uniting.org for a confidential discussion. 
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