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Australian Red Cross

Community Programs Officer, Community Visitors Scheme

Australian Red Cross

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 22/11/2017

Job Category:

Local Government & Community / Economic & Community Development

Job description:
  • Full time 38 hours p/w
  • Temporary contract until 30.06.2018
  • Blacktown location

The Role

Community Visitors Scheme matches volunteers with residents living in a variety of Aged Care Facilities in an individual or group setting, or older persons living in their own home. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders including communication with facility and package provider staff across the Central region to facilitate resident/client referrals and matches.

Work with the Team Leader and team to continually identify and implement strategies to improve and expand services in line with the Red Cross Strategic Direction and best practice principles.

About You

You have experience and skills working with older people, exceptional organisational and record keeping skills and experience training and supporting volunteers. You have a strong affinity and experience with the target group of older persons living either in residential aged care facilities or within the community and in receipt of packaged in home care.

The Benefits

Work in an exciting work environment and know that the work that you do positively impacts the lives of some of the most vulnerable in the community. Red Cross offers excellent salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

For more information about the role please see the position description below or contact Tanja Djordjevic on 02 9229 4267.

Position Description: Download File 506813 PD CPO - CVS.pdf