Project Officer (HACC PYP)
Project Officer works as part of mecwacare's Home and Community Service team and is responsible for planning and implementing HACC for Young People experience in working in HACCPYP highly desired Full Time Position Fixed Term Contract Malvern Location Generous Salary Packaging The Project Officer works as part of mecwacare’s Home and Community Service team and is responsible for planning and implementing Home and Community Care Program for Young People (HACC PYP) projects that are funded by DHHS. This role works in collaboration with the General Managers and Regional Managers of Home Care Services and the regional office teams in the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of HACC PYP projects. The role works closely with key stakeholders including local HACC PYP service providers and community groups to implement innovative, responsive and efficient projects across metro regions of Victoria, Ballarat and Gippsland.
To be eligible you will possess: Tertiary qualifications in a Social or Health Science, Registered or Enrolled Nurses with current registration. Sound knowledge of HACC PYP and other community services in the Disability or Aged Care Sector. Experience in developing referrals pathways in the Disability or Aged Care Sector.
Experience in local community consultations and marketing activities. Previous experience with the planning, management, implementation and evaluation of projects. Demonstrated capability to engage and work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders and manage competing stakeholder interests.
Demonstrated ability to show initiative, establish work priorities and meet deadlines. Demonstrated understanding of the regulatory issues and requirements relating to the provision of aged, community and/or disability services. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office Suite Current Victorian Driver’s License Desirable: Experience in supporting best practice and quality improvement strategies A commitment to quality outcomes for clients, employees and volunteers Previous experience working in HACC PYP will be highly regarded. Enquiries to Wina Kung – General Manager, South East Region on 03 8573 4909.