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Position Details
Reference Number 397971
Position Title Carer Project Coordinator (Social Worker Level 3) P/T 26hpw
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Concord
Advertised Award/Classification Social Worker Level 3
Salary $48.07 - $49.68
Hours per Week 26.00
Number of FTE 0.68
Purpose of Position

Purpose of Position

The Carer Project Co-ordinator will share responsibility for Carers’ Program initiatives in the Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) with other team members, by:

  • Assisting in the promotion of an environment in the SLHD that better supports and includes carers;
  • Supporting the improvement of access and service delivery to carers by mainstream staff;
  • Raising awareness amongst SLHD staff of the role and needs of carers in the contribution they make in the provision of care to SLHD health care consumers
  • Developing and implementing components of the District Carer Action Plan that are the responsibility of the SLHD Carers’ Program Concord H site, in association with other team members and under the supervision of the Service Manager.



The SLHD vision is “To Achieve Excellence in Healthcare for All”.  This embeds concepts of patient and family centred care, equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies.

The SLHD goals focus on patients, staff, community and the need for excellence in services, education, research and organisational support. Central to the District’s workplace culture are the “CORE Values” articulated by the NSW Ministry of Health in our Code of Conduct. As an employee of SLHD you will be expected to uphold and promote these important CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment which inform every aspect of the District’s activities. These CORE values build upon the public sector values of integrity, trust, service and accountability.

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SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions.  If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.




Selection Criteria Degree in Social Work or equivalent providing eligibility for membership of the AASW and current experience at Level 2 or higher

Demonstrated understanding of issues related to the support of carers and knowledge of resources for carers

Extensive experience and/or knowledge and skills in planning, implementation and evaluation of projects, including an understanding of health promotion principles and frameworks

Experience in providing training and education

Demonstrated communication, decision making and negotiation skills

Ability and experience in consumer(Carer)advocacy

Skills, knowledge and experience in using software programs such as microsoft word, excel, publisher, powerpoint and outlook (or similar email software)

Current NSW Driver's Licence (P2 licence acceptable)
Contact Person Kim Brauer
Contact Number 97675876
Closing Date 25/08/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view