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Carer Engagement & Support Worker - Bendigo

Anglicare Victoria
  • A range of professional development opportunities available
  • Part-time
  • Salary packaging is offered with this position

About Us:

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high-quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

The Position:

The Carer Engagement Support Worker will work within the Community Services team to deliver high quality respite services to carers and care recipients across the Loddon region. Anglicare is currently funded to provide respite services for adults with a mental illness. This is a program funded by the Department of Health and Human Services to provide planned respite opportunities/services for carer’s and adult consumers 18-65 years living with a mental illness.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Specialist and/or related behavioural sciences at degree level with substantial experience; or associate diploma level with substantial experience in the relevant service stream, or less formal qualifications with specialised skills sufficient to perform at this level.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the impact of mental illness on care recipients, carers/families, and an ability to engage and work with young carers.
  • Capacity to work collaboratively with carer’s and care recipients to develop appropriate flexible respite plans.

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

Position Description: Download File Carer Engagement and Support Worker Loddon - North Central Region May 2021.pdf

How to Apply:

To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.

For further enquiries contact Karen Martin, Team Leader Community Services on 03 5029 9300.

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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