Improving the health of our community
Girdlestone St, Ararat 3377
Delacombe Way, Willaura 3379
An exciting new opportunity exists in our Community Services team for a Support Coordinator – Carer Support Program. This is a new position up to full time across 5 days a week.
East Grampians Health Service is based in Ararat and Willaura (Regional Victoria) and takes its name from the magnificent mountain range that provides a backdrop to both townships. We are committed to providing quality care and services that meet the needs of the community, whilst continuously striving for improvement and aiming to lead the way in provision of health related services.
East Grampians Health Service (EGHS) Community Services aim to meet the needs of the community by offering a vast array of services to the community in Ararat and surrounding districts. We offer outpatient, outreach and domiciliary services. Our services include Allied Health, Dental, Community Nursing, Home Care Packages, Patricia Hinchey Centre and Home Care Services. These services support other clinical areas including our acute and residential aged care consumers. Our Community Health Centre also accommodates Maternal Child and Health Services and consultation rooms for visiting medical, surgical and clinical services.
The Support Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation and coordination of our Carer Support Program. Through engagement with a network of community and aged care services, the Carer Support Program supports carers to access services that focus on their own health and wellbeing.
Strong administrative skills, well developed communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team are essential. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated ability to maintain strong relationships with carers, staff and service providers and a strong understanding of, and commitment to, consumer centred care.
Appointment is subject to immunisation clearance (Including COVID-19) and current and satisfactory Employment Checks (Police and Working With Children Checks).
For more information please contact Sarah Woodburn, Director Community Services, (03) 5352 9470.
The Position Description can be viewed and downloaded by selecting ‘Position Description’ below.
To apply please select ‘Apply online’ and complete as requested.
Please ensure you address the selection criteria, attach an up to date resume including two business referees by close of business Wednesday 31 May 2023.
East Grampians Health Service is an equal opportunity employer.