Aboriginal Home Care I Service Coordinator I Western Aboriginal Branch I

  • Company:
    Australian Unity
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

Australian Unity is proud of its diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to building its engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities through employment opportunities across our organisation. Australian Unity currently employs more than 250 people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

Aboriginal Home Care provides culturally appropriate services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout Australia; including domestic assistance, personal care, social/community and transportation thus enabling them to live independently in their homes.

This role will be part of the Western Aboriginal Home Care Branch and will be based in Wagga Wagga, NSW. You will be required to have previous experience or awareness of working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and their communities and you will be working within a community where connections are valued.

What we are looking for:

  • Positive attitude, approachable nature and time management skills
  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills and high attention to detail
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Aboriginal culture experience or awareness of working with this culture.
  • Share the Australian Unity values of being bold, warm and honest.
    Essential Criteria:

  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and communities
  • An understanding of case management including assessing, planning and monitoring customer needs
  • Experience working with customers and carers in a community based organisation
  • Ability to lead a team and manage performance
  • Valid NSW driving license.
  • Open to completing background checking (Right to work/Police and reference checks).
  • Benefits:

  • Supported professional development and training.
  • Access to a mobile phone
  • Paid annual leave and sick leave.
  • Flexible working hours, as and when possible
  • Health insurance and fitness memberships discounts
  • A connection to one of the oldest living cultures in the world.
  • The opportunity to ‘Join the Optimists’