Wellbeing Worker

Cultura is the new organisation resulting from the merger of Geelong Ethnic Communities Council (trading as Diversitat) and Multicultural Aged Care Services Geelong (MACS). 

Our Purpose: Provide innovative services to support, care for and celebrate culturally diverse individuals through their life journey 

Our Vision: Empowering diverse individuals and communities to reach their full potential 

Our Values: Inclusion Integrity Sustainability Kindness 

MACS and Diversitat have been serving the Geelong community for more than 40 years with a focus on our multicultural communities. As the new entity, Cultura operates across various sites delivering a range of services including residential aged care, home care and aged support services, settlement, training and education, financial counselling and disability support. We also operate a range of social enterprises including The Pulse community radio and various community events including the popular Pako Festa.

The Role:

The Wellbeing Worker enables and supports individual consumers to achieve their potential and enjoy quality of life through accessing and participating in a variety of activities, based on individual and collective preferences. Cultura’s lifestyle programs operate across weekdays during the daytime.

The Wellbeing Worker is responsible for reporting directly to the Manager, Homer Services, and will be required to work across different areas within Cultura.

About You:

  • Have experience working with individuals and/or groups, for example, in residential or community aged care service or supported residential service;
  • Demonstrate a friendly manner and clear verbal communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute as a team member to the creation and maintenance of a friendly and warm living environment for all Cultura’s residents;
  • Accurate keyboard/data entry skills;
  • Be willing to contribute as member of Cultura’s team;
  • Hold a current first aid certificate;
  • Hold a Certificate III in Aged Care (or equivalent);
  • Have experience working with elderly individuals/groups;
  • Have skills/interest/knowledge in an area of leisure pursuits that could provide additional options for consumers within Cultura’s wellbeing program;
  • Have an understanding of the migrant experience, with empathy and sensitivity to the needs of the elderly from different cultural backgrounds;
  • Languages other than English will be highly regarded;
  • Hold a current Victorian driver licence.
Requirements:

Applications should include a cover letter that outlines why you believe you would be great for the position and a current resume. To apply, send your application to [email protected] with ‘Wellbeing Worker’ as the subject line.

Employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a Police Record Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check, Work Rights Check, Medical Check and providing evidence of sufficient COVID 19 vaccinations. Cultura will pay for the costs associated with Police Record Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check and Medical Check.

We welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Claire Slocombe on 03 4210 0000 or [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.

Applications Close:
August 14, 2022

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ABN: 71 355 229 834

Multicultural Community Services Geelong Inc. trading as Cultura

Cultura acknowledges Aboriginal traditional owners of country throughout Victoria and pays respect to their cultures and elders past, present and emerging.

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