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Social Support Worker

DPV Health

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DPV Health is a leading healthcare services provider operating out of Melbourne’s northern growth corridor. Our professional staff deliver a wide variety of clinical, community health and wellbeing services.

At DPV Health we strive ourselves on being inclusive and celebrating the diversity of all people within our communities. We are passionate about helping to support people to lead happy healthy lives. We are dedicated to working with people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with a disability, our LGBTIQ+ community, and people from cultural and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Individually and together, we bring our values of Inclusion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation and Collaboration to life.

A little about the role

In this role you will provide a planned program to a group of clients aimed at maximising social connections and maintaining independence. Your language skills in either Arabic or Turkish will be central to ensuring a quality experience for all. 

About you

You have an energetic engaging approach to assists clients to feel welcome and encourages participation, your Turkish or Arabic language skills and cultural knowledge ensures that the group is able to run smoothly with culturally appropriate activities.

You will have the following qualifications, experience and traits: 

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Aged Care, Disability, Community Services or Mental Health
  • Experience working with culturally specific social support groups
  • Great IT skills
  • Community languages highly desirable

About the perks

  • Salary Packaging – part of your wage is paid tax free each pay, saving thousands in tax each year!
  • Work-Life Balance – we understand that work-life balance is important and accommodate flexibility for team members wherever possible.
  • Health and Wellbeing – we promote health and wellbeing for our people, just like we would for the communities we serve. We provide flu vaccinations on site and free, confidential counselling services are available just to name a few.
  • Professional Development – with access to modern, digital eLearning you’ll have flexibility of course timing with access to shorter, more customised content. Accompanied by face to face training, your continual professional development is always top of our priority list.

The fine print 

If you would like more information about this role please contact Marcelle Tucker Team Leader Social Support by email: Marcelle.Tucker@dpvhealth.org.au, using the subject line: Social Support Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, Working with Children Check and NDIS Clearance Check.

All candidates must have the right to work in Australia.

DPV Health is committed to Equal Opportunity, ethical practice and the principles of cultural diversity and social inclusion. We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. 

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