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Position Details
Reference Number 426642
Position Title Palliative Care Community Volunteer Coordinator
Employment Status Temporary Part Time (up to 30/06/2018)
Entity Far West Local Health District
Geographical Location Broken Hill
Award Classification Health Managers (State) Award - Health Mgr Lvl 1
Salary $70,820.00
Hours per Week 20
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The Community Palliative Care Volunteer Coordinator will function as a member of the FWLHD Specialist Palliative Care Team, and as member of the broader multidisciplinary team. The position will work in collaboration with the Director Cancer & Palliative Care Services and 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 Demonstrated experience in, or in depth understanding of palliative care principals, philosophy, and service provision, and the role of the volunteer in this setting.

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.

Demonstrated ability to provide education, training and supervision.

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

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

Current drivers license (Class C)
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
Contact Person Melissa Cumming
Contact Number 0880801452
Contact Email melissa.cumming@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 15/11/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view