Social Support Groups Assistant
Permanent Part Time 70 hours per fortnight available
Opportunity to job share or work across Hamilton and Coleraine campuses
We pride ourselves on our strong teamwork and providing person-centered, high-quality healthcare to our community.
Flexible working arrangements (full & part-time, contract) and option to purchase additional leave
Internal and External professional development funding support after 12 months (early & mid-career)
Salary Packaging and discounted leisure memberships available
About the role
Social Support Group Assistant is responsible to promote wellness by the planning, delivery and evaluation of activity programs to ageing and people with disabilities living in the community. Building social connections, fostering independence, engagement, feelings of being valued and achieving, maintaining community connections and learn new skills. This position will have the opportunity to work across all WDHS Campuses.
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, and help 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.
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.
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.
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The successful candidate must have or obtain a National Criminal Police Check. Depending on the role, a Working with Children Check Clearance, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check, and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check may also be required. All employees must comply with WDHS vaccination requirements, including COVID and Booster shots. WDHS is a smoke-free workplace.
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.