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Indigenous Services - Community Access Coordinator - Wilcannia

Date: 05-Aug-2022

Location: Wilcannia, NSW, AU, 2836

Company: Australian Unity

As Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company we are dedicated to helping people thrive. We put our people first, customers, clients, partners, and communities.

 

Our Aboriginal Home Care service program delivers culturally appropriate in-home support services to our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients to help them live independently, supported and empowered, within their own homes and communities.

 

In these unprecedented times, we must do what we do best: We Connect. We Respect. We make it possible.

 

ABOUT YOUR NEW ROLE:

 

We are currently seeking a Permanent Part-Time Community Access Coordinator with an understanding to the needs of local communities and key local partners to be a key part of the Western Aboriginal Home Care branch team based at Wilcannia, contributing to continued business growth, by promoting our services to attract new customers and referrals.

 

You will be involved in the following and more in this rewarding community focused role:

 

  • Present Australian Unity’s comprehensive, complex, and diverse range of products and services through various community channels and events.
  • Onboard new customers and developing their initial support plan.
  • Provide a clear and concise handover of the new customer to the relevant branch Service Coordinator to ensure an ongoing positive experience for the customer.
  • Create product awareness and building familiarity with the Aboriginal Home Care brand as a leading provider of health and community services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  


ABOUT YOU:


You will have a deep understanding of the needs of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities. In addition, you will also show a genuine passion and commitment for working in aged and disability care.

 

Does this sound like you?

 

  • A proactive and contributing member of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community
  • The ability to identify, quantify and nurture local relationships to attract new customers and identify unmet needs in the community.
  • Be a natural communicator with the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Proven ability and experience in previous roles where you have had to review and deliver policies and procedures for services within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and other organisations.


WHY JOIN US:

 

  • Yearly Paid Community, Well-Being and NAIDOC leave days
  • Competitive Remuneration
  • Flexible Work Options – We believe in a work life balance and flexibility that allows people to thrive at work
  • Supported learning and development program – a Career and not just a Job
  • Access to a great range of Australian Unity employee benefits, including super discounts on Health Insurance and other Financial Service products.

 

WHAT MAKES US, US?

 

  • We’re all about lifelong learning
  • We’re all about supporting your wellbeing
  • We take care of our people, they take care of our customers
  • We’re all about making a bigger difference together


At Australian Unity the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and our customers is our highest priority. In recognition that COVID-19 is affecting the way we work and creating new and sometimes challenging issues for our people, we have special leave arrangements in place and strengthened measures to support employee mental health and wellbeing. All successful persons will be required to provide proof of a 2021 flu vaccination and COVID vaccination dose 1, within a week of commencing employment. Your Talent Acquisition Specialist will help guide you through this requirement, we thank you for your understanding and support during these unprecedented times.


  ** All Australian Unity employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID 19 and must show proof of vaccination prior to commencement.

 

If you want to join a team which makes a real difference within an essential service, apply today!
 
Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people. To view our Reconciliation Action Plan, please click 
https://www.australianunity.com.au/about-us/reconciliation-action-pla