Position Details


Reference Number 165894
Position Title Social Supports Program Worker- Community Health
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Community Health Rehab & Palliative Care
Location Multiple Locations
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 36
Position Summary
  • Build your career and gain invaluable experience in a rewarding role
  • Work with an innovative team of enthusiastic and engaged staff.
  • Support clients to achieve their re enablement goals through a diverse range of activities.
  • Permanent Part Time position - 36 hours per fortnight

About the facility 

Social Supports Program is located across 3 sites - Anglesea, Belmont and Norlane. This role is based at Rosewall Neighbourhood House, Norlane.

About the role 

The Social Supports Program provides an opportunity for clients to participate in social activities in a group based environment designed to develop, maintain and support interaction and independent living.

The Social Supports Program Activity Worker is part of a broader team working with the individual participants to optimise their health and independence. They play a key role in monitoring the person’s progress towards their goals and ensuring that the program structure meets the needs of the client.

You will:

  • have great communication and interpersonal skills
  • support clients to achieve their goals 
  • be part of an innovative and creative team
  • work in a diverse environment

About the culture

We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive, respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team, we are focused on providing the highest quality client care.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Qualification in relevant field, disability or aged services
Essential: Eligible for membership with relevant professional body if applicable
Essential: Extensive experience in delivering community based services
Contact Person Linda Kar 
Contact Person Job Title SSP Coordinator 
Contact Number 0409 746 633 
Closing Date 05/03/2021
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.