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Wellbeing Coordinator - Sisters

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand

Our three-year strategy outlines the world we want to see and our role advancing in it. It also speaks to the positive impact we will deliver to support women, girls and families to be safe, secure, strong and connected. We are committed to tackling the issues of our time which adversely affect them. We work to advance equity and social justice and support our communities to thrive.

We seek to increase economic participation and wellbeing, to build resilience, improve safety and bring about system change. We offer microfinance programs and products, financial counselling and coaching, family violence support, parenting programs and playgroups, education programs and community houses. These services are complemented by research and advocacy to address the underlying structural causes of injustice, exclusion, and inequality.

About the role

This eclectic, unique and exciting role combines coordination components with hands on support; (health support, social, emotional and transport support), to guarantee a streamlined, cohesive approach to healthy ageing and wellbeing for the Sisters and the Women of the Good Shepherd in Western Australia.

  • Apply a health ageing, well-being approach to supporting the Sisters and the Women (former residents) of the Good Shepherd.
  • Be part of a National team of well-being coordinators around Australia.
  • Utilise wide ranging skills to build strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external care providers
  • Provide hands on support combined with coordination of external providers.
  • Full Time
  • Leederville location

Car travel in and around Perth and very occasionally interstate travel is required. Good Shepherd provides transport support in the form of pool cars and/or km allowances.

There is an on-call support requirement for this role. Re call is generally infrequent.

About you:

You will:

  • Have Qualifications in one or more of Nursing, Allied Health, Community Services, Social work (Essential)
  • Have a background in health services provision to older people; nursing, allied health, social work or other relevant work history
  • Have a minimum of five years aged services experience
  • Have experience working in the community including contact with community services providers; home care package/CHSP providers or other relevant providers (highly desirable).
  • Enjoy working flexibly, with no two days the same.
  • Enjoy a consultative approach with each person at the centre of decision making.
  • Enjoy being part of a small team
  • Have a current drivers licence
  • Have a satisfactory Police Check
  • Have or obtain immediately a current Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)

Why Good Shepherd?

At Good Shepherd, each member of our team is valued, we strive to support people to grow both personally and professionally. We offer generous conditions and flexible working hours to support employees to balance their personal and work life.

Benefits include:

  • Salary packaging (which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year)
  • Paid study leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Gifted leave at Christmas and Easter
  • Additional purchased annual leave
  • Flexible work hours/working from home where possible
  • Long service leave due after 10 years, with access after seven
  • Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service

To find out more about the role and the work of Good Shepherd please explore our website: www.goodshepherd.com.au and/or call Diana FitzGerald, National Manager, Comprehensive Aged Support Services on 0439 359 472.

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