Careers at the Brotherhood

Community Key Worker - Banksia Services

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Work type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Frankston
Categories: Aged and Disability Support

Brotherhood of St Laurence Banksia Day Respite program has a vacancy for a Community Key Worker to join the Frankston Social Connection & In-Home Support team on a full time basis.  This role provides person centred care and advice to assist clients access services available to allow them to live full and independent lives.      

To be successful in this you will have previous experience in a Key Worker role, outstanding knowledge of CHSP funding, be a whizz at coordinating referrals for client and their careers to access services available to them.  You will have outstanding communication and organisation skills building rapport with clients will be the key to success in this role.  You will be joining a supportive team that goes ‘above and beyond’ for clients.  

Skills and Experience required for the role are:

  • Minimum qualification of Certificate III in Individual Support, Aged Care, Disability or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated background working with clients with complex behaviours of concerns within a positive wellness and reablement approach
  • Outstanding communication skills, ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the Aged Care Standards and CHSP guidelines
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and review programs to meet client needs
  • High level of self-accountability, strong time management and a strong ‘above and beyond’ attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change within your work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build networks with service providers
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and work as part of a team.
  • Excellent telephone manner as majority of your interaction will be via phone – this role will see you working in the office or WFH flexibility available.

This is a permanent full-time position 38 hours per week Monday – Friday.  The Brotherhood provides a workplace that values and supports their staff.  

The Brotherhood to support a COVID SAFE Aged Care approach.  Applicants must disclose if they are currently working at another Community or Residential Aged Care facility.   This role will be based in the office or flexibility to WFH also.  

Salary: $64,624.42 to $69,287.36 plus superannuation. Salary packaging available

Closing Date:  Monday 14 June 2021- please note that interviews may commence prior to the closing date.

To apply:  If you have the skills and experience please Apply Now attach a current resume and cover letter.  To view the position description for this position, please click here 

Enquiries: Merina Ashdown – Senior Program Manager Social Connections & In Home Support on 0491 693 705

As part of the Brotherhood’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, NDIS Screening Check, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and current professional registration.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. 

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