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Carer Engagement & Support Worker - Mildura / Swan Hill

Anglicare Victoria

Overview of program

The Carer Engagement Support Worker will work within the Community Services team to deliver high quality respite services to carers and care recipients across the Loddon Mallee region. Anglicare is currently funded to provide respite services for adults with a mental illness. This is a program funded by the Department of Health and Human Services to provide planned respite opportunities/services for carer’s and adult consumers 18-65 years living with a mental illness.

Your role:

This role will work within the Mallee region to deliver a high quality service to carers and care recipients. The position can be based at either our Mildura or Swan Hill office.

Specifically, you will be responsible for delivering individual respite and group programs to carers who care for someone with a mental illness, Programs are delivered within a recovery focussed framework with the ultimate goals of:

  • Enhance access to services for carers.  
  • Increase community participation. 
  • Support carers to understand the role that cares play in the NDIS.

For more specific information about the program, position and key responsibilities, please view the attached position description below.

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement. AV employees are required to either be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 or have a medical exemption. AV will require evidence that you are compliant with these requirements.

Ready to take the next step:

Please apply straight away though as we will be moving candidates through the process immediately.

To apply for this position please click Apply Now below.

Position Description: Carer Engagement and Support Worker North Central Mallee 2022.docx.pdf

You will also be requested to attach your resume and cover letter that describes your motivation to apply for this role and any skills and experience relevant to the role.

For further enquiries contact Karen Martin Team Leader Community Services on 03 5025 9300 or email karen.martin@anglicarevic.org.au, using the subject line: Carer Engagement & Support Worker - Mildura / Swan Hill enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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