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Aged Care Operations Coordinator - East

Operating under the direction of the Aged Care Services Manager and under Council corporate plans, policies, relevant legislation and funding requirements, this position has a focus on operational and administrative support and coordination for the Aged Care Services team, in particular Laramba, Lajamanu, Nyirripi and Yuelamu.

Keys to your success:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Community Services, Aged/Disability Care services, Nursing or Allied health.
  • An awareness of issues affecting Aboriginal people living in remote locations and the ability to provide effective support in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Demonstrated high standard of computer skills including use of Client Information Management systems, online reporting systems and other computer software applications.
  • Ability to work productively and collaboratively in multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated understanding of community development principles and relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated effective customer service with an ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders.
  • High level interpersonal and written communication skills and sound knowledge of workforce support and supervision.
  • Demonstrated understating of time management techniques, the ability to manage multiple tasks and flexibility to adapt to changing operational demands and timelines.
  • Knowledge of WH&S principles and the ability to promote them in the workplace.
  • Sound decision-making skills, including an analytical approach to problem-solving.
  • Current Driver’s Licence and willingness to travel to remote communities.

 Desirable

  • Knowledge of Aged Care programs.

What’s on offer?

  • Salary $81,381.56 plus a range of additional benefits including
  • 6 weeks of annual leave
  • 4 additional leave days
  • Additional 1 day per month flex leave
  • 17% leave loading
  • Relocation benefits available
  • 9.5% superannuation

This position is based in Alice Springs.

The Northern Territory Government has put together resources that provide information on remote communities in the NT. These are available at www.bushready.nt.gov.au/home or bushtel.nt.gov.au (external sites)

For further information on this exciting opportunity please contact Marlin De Silva, Manager – Aged Care Services on 08 8958 9563.

To apply for this position please download the Position Description and Information Package below. Applicants are required to provide a written application that addresses the selection criteria and to complete the ‘Application for advertised vacancy’ form. Applications should be marked to the attention of Recruitment Team and emailed to recruitment@centraldesert.nt.gov.au