Career opportunities - Vic
If you are a dynamic, professional and committed individual who seeks a rewarding experience in a dynamic organisation that provides crucial support, information and guidance through what will be for many, life’s toughest journey, then we would like to hear from you.
Current Career Opportunities
We are always looking for passionate and experienced professionals to join our team. This is an exciting time to join Alzheimer’s Australia Vic following the recent development of our strategic plan to meet the growing need for education and support in relation to dementia. A number of full and part time positions have been created to assist us achieve our vision.
Younger Onset Dementia Project Key Worker Program
There are about 24,400 people in Australia with Younger Onset Dementia (a diagnosis of dementia under the age of 65; including people as young as 30).
Alzheimer’s Australia is launching a new National Younger Onset Dementia Key Worker Program to provide individualised support services and improve the quality of life for people with younger onset dementia. This consumer focused program expands on the National Dementia Support Program and is funded by the Australian Department of Health and Ageing under the Living Longer. Living Better aged care reform package.
The dementia key worker will be a single point of contact for people with younger onset dementia, their families and carers. They will provide individualised information, support, counselling and advice and help consumers effectively engage with services appropriate to their individual needs.
The National Younger Onset Dementia Key Worker Program will also ensure that the needs of people with younger onset dementia are being met in the local community by increasing awareness and education, building capacity in the service sector and improving coordination of services across agencies. We will identify and address gaps in services and build capacity through consultation, networking and collaboration with service providers and consumers.
The following positions are available across the state:
- Younger Onset Dementia Key Worker (0.8EFT), Hawthorn x2
- Family Clinician - Younger Onset Dementia (0.8EFT), Hawthorn
- Care Consultant/Facilitator - Younger Onset Dementia (0.8EFT), Hawthorn
- Younger Onset Dementia Key Worker - Grampians (0.8EFT), Ballarat
- Younger Onset Dementia Key Worker - Loddon Mallee(0.8EFT), Bendigo
- Younger Onset Dementia Key Worker - Barwon South West (0.8EFT), Geelong
- Younger Onset Dementia Key Worker - Gippsland (0.8EFT)
Additional information can be found at this link: http://www.fightdementia.org.au/australian-first-support-for-the-24000-people-living-with-younger-onset-dementia.aspx
For further information, please contact the Human Resources Team on 9815 7800
Regional Victoria Vacancies
Alzheimer’s Australia Vic is pleased to announce a number of new and exciting opportunities in Geelong, Ballarat, Shepparton, Albury/Wodonga and Bendigo. These positions are supported by funding from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments under the Home and Community Care program.
Currently, we are seeking
- Counsellor (0.8 EFT) in Shepparton or
- Dementia Consultant (0.8EFT) in Shepparton
As a qualified Counsellor, your primary role is to support people with dementia, their families and carers by providing individual, group and family counselling, information, education, referral and other interventions.
As a Dementia Consultant, you will be the primary regional contact for providing support, information and awareness about dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia Vic services to people living with dementia, their families and carers, service providers and the general community.
For further information, please call the Human Resources team on 9815 7800.
This position involves the development of new courses and revision of existing courses. These courses are accredited, non-accredited and endorsed. The role requires excellent knowledge of adult learning styles and sound curriculum writing skills so that the content and activities developed meet the stated learning objectives. A capacity to consult with others, including facilitators and subject matter experts, is critical to the position.
You will have experience in a similar role as well as excellent research, writing and consultation skills. You will also have a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
For further information, please call the Human Resources Team on 9815 7800
We are always on the look out for experienced casual facilitators to assist us in the delivery of accredited and non accredited training. For further information, please call the Human Resources team on 9815 7800.
Why join our team...
Alzheimer’s Australia Vic is growing rapidly. With over 72 000 Victorian’s living with dementia there is an urgent and growing need for our services. At every level of the organisation, we have hard working and passionate team members who are committed to making a difference in the lives of people with dementia and their carers. We recruit from the following professions: Counsellors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Facilitators, Therapists, Fundraisers, as well as professionals within Corporate Services, Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Policy, and Library staff.
Why AAV is a great place to work
We value our people and are proud to offer a range of benefits including:
- Competitive base salary and generous salary packaging options
- Flexible hours and conditions
- Paid parental leave
- An Employee Assistance Program
- Health and Wellbeing Program including yoga, workplace walking challenges and flu vacs
- A commitment to ongoing professional development
- A social committee with an exciting and fun events calendar
At Alzheimer’s Australia Vic, we value:
- The worth of every individual
- Strength through unity with respect for diversity
- Co-operative relationships
- Organisational integrity
- Responsiveness, innovation, creativity and flexibility
- The contribution of all people involved with our work.
We are always looking for passionate and experienced professionals around Victoria to join our team. To submit a general enquiry regarding your interest in working for Alzheimer’s Australia Vic please email our Human Resources team.
Alzheimer’s Australia Vic is committed to providing an Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals.