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Care Coordinator - Community Care

The Salvation Army
  • Full Time (38 hours)
  • Permanent position
  • Abbotsford VIC

START YOUR CAREER WITH THE SALVATION ARMY TODAY!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

ABOUT US

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Community Care Program, aligned with our Aged Care division, provides care and support services to people across Australia to enable them to live in their own home as they age, and to participate in their own communities.

As a Care Coordinator in our Melbourne Community Care Team you will be responsible for the ongoing coordination and management of services and supports to our Community Clients.

You will support, supervise and mentor a small team of care workers to ensure the provision of high-quality services to consumers, that assists them to stay safely at home and within their own community.

We provide home based services primarily to the aged, specialising in caring for those who are socially and financially disadvantaged and we assist consumers with activities of everyday living (personal care, domestic assistance, shopping, meals etc).

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • This role is based at our Abbotsford location.
  • This position has ongoing responsibility for a group of clients, ensuring their current and ongoing needs remain a key focus,
  • The Care Coordinator will develop, implement, and monitor consumer directed care plans in collaboration with the client and other key stakeholders,
  • This position works as a part of a team to ensure that consumers across the program are provided with quality services and will be expected to support other Care Coordinators as required,
  • Care Coordinators are responsible for supervising and mentoring a small team of support workers,
  • This role models and promotes teamwork and collaboration and fosters productive working relationships and team building.

ABOUT YOU

  • A qualification in Aged Care, Welfare or related field, or equivalent experience. A degree qualification is preferred.
  • Relevant experience in aged care or welfare environment including experience in supervising staff.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of aged care sector including context, principles, philosophies, policies, regulations and legislation; knowledge of current trends and developments in aged care industry; demonstrated understanding of Aged Care Industry funding arrangements with emphasis on Home Care Packages
  • A national police record check is required
  • A current Victorian Drivers licence is essential (please upload your licence at the time of application)

Benefits

  • Access to generous salary packaging which allows you to earn up to $15,900 tax free
  • Access to ongoing training and staff development
  • Flexible rostering

For a confidential discussion, please contact Ankica Marijanovic on 0467 491 973

Job offers will be subject to a National Criminal History Check as per Police Certificate Guidelines for Aged Care Providers.

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