- Institution Description: MiCare is proud to be a culturally and linguistically diverse organisation. A large part of our work is assisting people from a non-Australian background and we respect their culture, their history, their language and tastes, and their stories.
- Job Description:
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Support Worker to join our friendly team! The successful incumbent will provide support to the Volunteers throughout the program and ensure that regulatory requirements are met, directions from the Management team are undertaken and a team approach with colleagues is demonstrated. The position has both metropolitan and state-wide responsibilities in all Australian states that MiCare receives funding.
A key function of the position is to expand the volunteer database and its programs in Victoria and some of the responsibilities include
Recruitment and training of volunteers
Volunteers support and Supervision through regular contact with Volunteers
Ensuring clients are matched with volunteers to the satisfaction of both parties
Undertaking all associated administrative functions
Maintaining program budget allocation and guidelines
Qualifications in Community Services or Aged Care are desirable
A current Victorian Drivers Licence is mandatory.
A working knowledge of Volunteerism in Aged care services preferred.
Basic knowledge of the community services sector.
The ability to work in a culturally sensitive manner within an ethno-specific environment.
The ability to work with frail and/or confused Clients and their families.
The ability to work within a team environment and with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional and staff development.
Experience working in a Volunteer capacity desirable
Demonstrated computer skills including accuracy and numeric skills