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Social Connection Lead

Australian Red Cross
  • Full time, Maximum term role – 24 months contract
  • Based in East Perth, WA

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian movements seeking to build a better society based on people helping people. Our vision is human dignity, peace, safety and well-being for all.

About the role

This position is responsible for coordinating and leading the effective delivery of the Australian Red Cross Telecross and Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) Programs across the Metropolitan and South West and Great Southern regions. Leadership is provided to assist in overseeing volunteer services that enable individuals to access Red Cross social connection programs which can support and link older people and the community. 

Program activities include home visits, social outings, group activities, peer support and social phone calls with oversight of both clients and volunteers. The role carries out various tasks pertaining to management and leadership of staff who; establish and maintain linkages with relevant services and, participate in program activities that provide a range of support to older people.

What you will bring

  • Ability to supervise the work of volunteers, in order to ensure program and organisational objectives are met, in accordance with the Red Cross way of working
  • Demonstrated ability to structure time, manage work deadlines and prioritise, organise and complete work within set time frames
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and communication (State and local Government, not for profits and corporates)
  • Knowledge of the National Disability Standards and the Aged Care Quality Standards
  • Demonstrated use of case management systems
  • Demonstrated cultural competence and the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds

Why work with us?

Work for purpose and know that your work will help ensure the successful delivery of services and programs supporting vulnerable Victorians.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further Information

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below. For additional enquiries, please contact Aoife Field on 0409 886 064.

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