Overview

Far West Local Health District Palliative Care Bereavement and Community Volunteer Coordinator Temporay in Broken Hill NSW

Far West Local Health District

Branch Broken Hill NSW AU

Position:
Palliative Care Bereavement and Community Volunteer Coordinator
Location:
Broken Hill NSW

The Palliative Care Bereavement Coordinator role is responsible for providing and coordinating appropriate bereavement follow up and support for carers or…

The Coordinator role will function as a member of the FWLHD Specialist Palliative Care Team, and as member of the broader multidisciplinary team.

Bereavement Coordinator Role:

The Palliative Care Bereavement Coordinator role is responsible for providing and coordinating appropriate bereavement follow up and support for carers or ‘significant others’ of patients registered with specialist Palliative Care Services within FWLHD.

Community Volunteer Coordinator Role:

Work in collaboration with the FWLHD Volunteer Manager to develop and lead the coordination of Community Specialist Palliative Care Volunteer Services, ensuring that the planning, organisation and scheduling of volunteer services supports the facilitation of quality services.

  • We offer Salary Packaging options for our eligible staff.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff, to Far West LHD, and to the health of the Aboriginal people and communities in our District. Please visit our Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up .
  • Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia. For more information please see www.immi.gov.au
  • Successful applicants will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Please click on the link for further information: http://www0.health.nsw.gov.au/policies/pd/2011/pdf/PD2011_005.pdf
  • Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. If you are successful for a position designated as child-related employment you will be required to obtain a Working with Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application

Selection Criteria
Degree in Social Work with current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Current drivers licence (Class C).

Qualifications in Bereavement Counselling or demonstrated extensive experience working with bereaved people and families.

Demonstrated high level verbal communication and counselling skills.

Previous work with volunteers and/ or knowledge and understanding of the scope of practice of volunteer services within a healthcare setting and the broader community.

Proven ability to analyse policy directives and legislative frameworks to determine and then implement required changes in practice.

Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, excellent written, computer and ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrated self-management, organisational and multi-tasking skills with attention to detail.

Demonstrated ability to adhere to the defined standards of ethical and professional conduct consistent with the current NSW Health Code of Conduct and/or relevant professional standards where applicable.

This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Broken Hill, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-18
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