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Planned Activities Worker (PAG) - Bendigo

Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-op

The Planned Activity Worker (PAG) will support HACC eligible Aboriginal elders, people with a disability and/or their carers, to stay connected to community, country and culture through social interaction and gatherings.

  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Industry Award 2010
  • Part Time, 32hrs per week (12mths fixed term)
  • 9.5% Superannuation and Access to Salary Packaging

Some of the Key Responsibilities:

  • Receive referrals from Intake, make contact with client to engage in planned activities group
  • Develop and facilitate approved planned activities for Elders, HACC clients and ABI clients
  • Complete six-monthly medical care plans and goal setting plans for each PAG client
  • Ensure that the Summary Medical Care Register is updated after reviews and copies given to clients
  • Facilitate Care Plan meetings before every activity to ensure safety of each participant

Key Selection Criteria

  • Understanding of Aboriginal Culture
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently plan and organise own workload
  • Experience in rapid engagement and goal settings
  • Experience in planning, organising and running activities
  • Experience managing and responding to crisis situations; and working within stressful situations
  • Understanding of the issues impacting on the Wellbeing of Aboriginal Families in the community
  • Data collection, feedback and record-keeping skills

For more information about the position, please refer to the position description or contact the Human Resource Team on 03 5442 4947.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

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