Social Support Groups Assistant
Permanent Part Time 14 hours per fortnight available
Expressions of Interest – Internal Applicants Only
This role is fixed term for 12 months , one day per week
Western District Health Service is a leading Sub-Regional referral centre providing a comprehensive range acute inpatient services, residential aged care and primary and community health services.
Hamilton, located 3.5 hours from Melbourne, is the hub of a large agricultural region and the centre of the shire for business, commerce, education, health, cultural and recreational facilities. Visit Hamilton
You will be working alongside experienced, passionate leadership peers who are true to our values of Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Empathy.
About the role
This role is working in the Social Support Group primarily at the Hamilton Campus, Allied Health. As part of this role you will be required to work in the team as as a Co-Leader in program planning, delivery, evaluation and building on community connections, assisting with transporting from and to members’ homes and on outings, facilitate a creative, dynamic, productive program in a safe working environment.
You will build partnerships to maximise independence and wellness by supporting the members to build on their strengths and interests to achieve identified goals and monitor member’s health and wellbeing. The position includes preparation and serving of morning and afternoon tea and lunch, setting up and packing up activities. In addition to the advertised hours, there is opportunity to apply for part of the hours available and to work up additional hours to back fill and work in the Saturday Out and About program
You will bring:
- Minimum Certificate III in Community Services Leisure and Health, Allied Health Assistant or equivalent
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- A demonstrated capacity to work flexibly
For more information please see the position description.
The successful applicant will hold, or be able to obtain, a current National Criminal Police Check. Dependant on your position you may be required to obtain a Working with Children Check Clearance, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check and / or NDIS Worker Screening Check. All successful applicants are to comply with WDHS immunisation and vaccination requirements, including COVID and Booster requirements.
At WDHS we are proud to be smoke free.
Closing date: Sunday 18 September 2022
Proposed Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 19th September 2022
Western District Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer that has a commitment to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander, their families and communities and encourages them to apply. This organisation promotes the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally, linguistically diverse and aboriginal backgrounds and those with a disability.