Respite Care Coordinator

Job posted: 08/07/2024
Applications close: 26/07/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Heathcote Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/1806248

Reference: VG/1806248

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

Heathcote Health is an integrated rural health service, providing a broad range of acute, aged care, primary health programs and home-based services to Heathcote and surrounding districts.

Position Title: Respite Care Coordinator

Classification: As per contract

Salary per hour:  Up to $54 hourly rate subject to qualifications and experience (equivalent annual salary of $106K plus superannuation and salary packaging)

Employment Type: Fixed Term Contract Part-time 48 hours per fortnight for 18 months

Award: Based on qualifications


Role Description

Heathcote Health is seeking a Respite Care Coordinator to work as part of the GreenConnect Respite Project Services Delivery Team to coordinate the delivery of innovative respite options for people with dementia and their carers based on immersion in nature and green environments.  The co-designed respite options build on existing models of dementia-friendly day programs, including short and long stay respite accommodation for carers and people with dementia in a variety of natural environments and green spaces. The person in this role will undertake their duties in a way that contributes to a positive experience of GreenConnect Respite by the carers and people with dementia who receive this service.  Nursing or allied health qualifications are desirable.


Please refer to the relevant attached position description and address the key selection criteria on your cover letter when applying.


Culture and Benefits

Located a short drive from Bendigo and Melbourne, Heathcote is a renowned centre for its regional food and wine culture. Combined with its spectacular landscapes, unique forests and historic sites, this rural community provides a rich and diverse culture for all to enjoy.

  • Free on-site parking is available to all staff and visitors
  • Salary Packaging/Salary Sacrificing
  • Fitness Passport is available to all staff members across Heathcote Health. You and your family can sign up to unlimited access to more than 120 gyms, pools and fitness facilities on your program!


*All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check, NDIS (if required) and compliance with Heathcote Health Vaccination Policy.


Heathcote Health is an inclusive employer and actively encourages and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature-age people. We are committed to providing an environment that values diversity and supports employees to reach their full potential.


For further information about this position, please contact Dan Douglass – CEO on 03 5431 0900.

Respite Care Coordinator

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award


Dan Douglass | 03 54310907

Respite Care Coordinator