Elder Abuse Support Co-ordinator

Job posted: 20/06/2022
Applications close: 30/06/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Aged Care

Reference: 46201

Reference: 46201

Occupation: Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

The Elder Abuse Support Co-ordinator is a temporary project position developed to support the Western Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS) and the existing Integrated Model of Care (IMoC) stakeholders to respond to suspected Elder Abuse within Victorian Health Services.

The Elder Abuse Support Co-ordinator will work closely with the Elder Abuse Liaison Officer (EALO) and therapeutic and financial counsellors and other stakeholders to actively support, engage and link older persons identified as at risk of, or experiencing elder abuse, to appropriate supports and services. Access to least restrictive pathways such as counselling and mediation will also be supported as per the recommendations from the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

To be Successful in this Role you

  • Be a self-starter, motivated and well organised

  • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Liaise with a broad range of Stakeholders both internal and external to Western Health

  • Sound knowledge of Elder Abuse as embedded within a Family Violence Framework

  • Proficient in using different software programmes to collate data

About the Role

Fixed Term, Full or Part time Position:  6 months

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Elder Abuse Support Co-ordinator

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Nicole Byrne - +61403916167

Elder Abuse Support Co-ordinator