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Community Visitors Scheme Coordinator - Part-time, 12 month fixed term
South West Metro
  • Join a small, friendly team
  • Work part-time hours and enjoy a work life balance
  • Make a difference together 

 

About Us:

 

Chorus was formed in 2017 by the merge of three established WA care providers, Care Options, Community First International and Volunteer Task Force. We are an Australian not-for-profit organisation providing services in Aged Care, Disability, Mental Health and Volunteering. Together our new organisation will deliver care and services to over 10,000 clients across metropolitan and regional WA with a 500-strong workforce and over 600 volunteers. What we believe as an organisation defines the way we work, every day.

 

We value being Responsive, Practical, Empowering and Respectful.

 

Working with Chorus gives you the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people, support independence, empower people, ensure people feel connected to others, give something back to your community, and most importantly, make a difference.

 

About The Role:

 

We are currently seeking applications for a part-time Community Visitors Scheme Coordinator to join our team based in Kwinana. The position is a fixed term part-time contract for 12 months, working 18 hours a week. The Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) aims to mobilise volunteers to provide friendship and companionship for Australian Government subsidised aged care recipients who are at risk of isolation or loneliness. The role of the CVS Coordinator is to effectively and efficiently coordinate and develop the Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) and the volunteers engaged in the delivery of the program. This includes volunteer recruitment, selection, matching, orientation, training, mentoring and supervision.

 

Essential Criteria:  

  • Current National Police clearance with 6 months or less currency;
  • Current Australian drivers licence with no restrictions;
  • Reliable motor vehicle (including valid registration and full comprehensive insurance);
  • Experience working with and coordinating volunteers;
  • Previous experience  and practical understanding of the Aged Care, Disability or Community Care environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people with differing needs;
  • Digital literacy and experience in the use of SMS software;
  • Ability to provide leadership, supervision and support to volunteers;
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team;
  • Demonstrated ability in managing time, setting priorities, planning and organising work to meet competing demands;
  • Good organisational and administrative skills;
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

Chorus offers a competitive remuneration package with optional salary packaging provisions available and a supportive working environment and workplace culture. 

 

What we will offer you:

  • Attractive salary packaging options (up to $15,900 per year tax free) & an additional $2,650 for Meals and Entertainment;
  • Excellent training and development opportunities;
  • A supportive and collaborative team environment;
  • Access to pro-rata long service leave at 7 years of continuous service;
  • Automatic entry to the Chorus Life recognition and reward program;
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program.

If you want to make a real difference and build a truly rewarding career with Chorus, then apply today!

 

Application Instructions:

 

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please follow the application process online and include your resume and cover letter uploaded as one document.

 

Chorus is an equal opportunity employer. People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

 

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

 

To view all current vacancies visit Chorus

   

Please note that unsolicited resumes and contact from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

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