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Aged Care Operations Coordinator - Yuendumu

Purple House WDNWPT

About Us

We began 20 years ago with a knock-out exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW which raised over a million dollars. People from the remotest, most beautiful part of the desert, then used this money to develop their own organisation, with a culture of caring, compassion and determination.

At the time, the focus was to get family members home to Kintore on dialysis, for people to be looked after on country and to maintain the traditions of looking after country and passing on cultural heritage to future generations.

It took a little time…and a lot of hard work…but in 2004, Purple House started dialysis in Kintore, the first of its kind, and set a precedence for many others to follow.

Today we proud to say the we have collaborated, supported and helped many communities to get their people home and now operate dialysis in 18 communities across NT, SA and WA. We also run two mobile dialysis trucks, provide a range of support services, run a successful social enterprise and have big plans for more!

We have come a long way in 20 years!

About the Role

Last year Purple House commenced the service delivery of aged care services for the established Yuendumu Old People’s Program. We’re looking for someone who is compassionate and enthusiastic to collaborate with the Care Coordinator to evolve the program for clients living in Yuendumu.

Key responsibilities include, client service coordination, continuous quality improvement and administration with the aim to increase operational efficiencies for the Yuendumu aged care services.

This is a hands-on position where issues can arise at short notice that require the Aged Care Operations Coordinator to be flexible, adaptable and resourceful in maintaining high standards and a commitment to developing continuous improvement opportunities into best practice.

About You

  • You have a patient centred focus and eye on our goal of getting people home on country.
  • You are known for your compassion, empathy and ability to listen.
  • Your style is flexible, good humoured and resilient.
  • You can think on your feet to negotiate and solve problems.
  • You are culturally curious and have respect for culture and community.
  • You have experience working for an Aboriginal organisation and awareness of the issues pertaining to this region.
  • You have a relevant Aged and/or Disability Services diploma.
  • You have a manual drivers licence

We’d suggest you look at our website, Face Book and Instagram to see how we roll.

Applicants must have unrestricted legal rights to work in Australia.

Successful candidates must be willing to undertake a National Police Check and NT Working With Children Check.

For initial enquiries please contact people@purplehouse.org.au, using the subject line: Aged Care Operations Coordinator - Yuendumu enquiry via EthicalJobs.

People are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed on submission; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

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