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Community Development Worker, CHSP Support

  • LocationCaulfield Hospital
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 3 days
    Published on 10 May 2022
  • Job no: 51762
  • Category: Administration, Administration & Office Support

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community-based services.

 

  • Fixed-Term position - ending late September 2022
  • Part-Time - 48 hrs per fortnight
  • Classification: Development Worker Grade 2B 
  • Caulfield Hospital location
  • Staff benefits

Department

Alfred Health Carer Services (Carer Services) reports to the Deputy Director of Operations - Community Integration, which is part of the Rehabilitation Aged and Community Care program. Carer Services supports carers, the person being supported and care relationships in a client-centred, timely and responsive manner.

Position Summary

This position contributes to the development and delivery of client-facing programs within Carer Services. Carer Services provide service to:

  • People who are 65 years and over (50 and over for Aboriginal and Torre Straight Islanders), people with dementia and their carers

For more information, please refer to the attached position description.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Tertiary qualifications in Health, Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences, Community Development or Welfare
  • Minimum 3 years experience and knowledge of aged and dementia practice areas
  • Demonstrates understanding of issues facing carers and people from diverse communities and available services
  • Experience in community development, promotion, event development and working with a broad service system
  • Experience in casework and care coordination, including needs/risk assessment and support planning
  • Ability to provide support, identify issues, escalate appropriately and operate within scope of practice

Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging and novated leasing available
  • Health and wellbeing incentives, such as discounted health insurance
  • Close proximity to public transport
  • Access to staff carparking

For all enquiries about this position, please contact Putheavy Pan (Department Manager) at P.Pan@alfred.org.au

Applications close 11pm Tuesday, 24th May 2022

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 3 days - 24 May 2022
  • Published on 10 May 2022, 5:17 AM