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Care Manager - Support For Carers Program - Wangaratta

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Permanent part time, 4 days per week
  • Based at Wangaratta

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate Care Manager to join our Support For Carers Support Program (SCP). The program provides tailored flexible support to carers who provide unpaid care and support to a family member or friend, who has a disability, mental illness, chronic condition or an older person with care needs.

As a Care Manager, you will support the health and wellbeing of carers by providing person-centred care and support. The Care Manager will provide one-off or short-term support to carers such as providing information, undertaking assessments and assisting with goal directed care plans. The role will also organise and facilitate social and recreational activities and events for carers.

View the full position description here: Download FilePD - Care Manager - Support For Carers Program.pdf

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a tertiary qualification in social work, health, welfare work or a related discipline.

You will also have:

  • A genuine interest in and commitment to supporting vulnerable community members
  • Demonstrated experience in providing person-centred case management and/or carer support
  • An understanding of the needs and challenges experienced by carers
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a collaborative team
  • Excellent organisation, time management and communication skills

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover letter (outlining your suitability according to the person specification in the position description)
  • Current resume

Get in touch

Janice Parfitt – Manager Carer Support

T: 0412 468 371 (during business hours)

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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