Aged Care Community Coordinator - Engawala / Yuelamu

$68,764 yearly
  • Central Desert Regional Council
  • 1 Bagot Street, Alice Springs NT 0870
  • Jan 08, 2021
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description


Northern Territory applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary Level: 5 - $68,764.45 + 6 weeks annual leave + 17.5 % leave loading + 9.5 % superannuation.

Applicants will be assessed as they are received and the position will remain open until a suitable applicant is identified.

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

Operating under the direction of the Aged Care Services Manager and in accordance with Council corporate plans, policies and relevant legislation, this position is responsible for coordinating the community aged care services in accordance with the programs’ guidelines and in a culturally sensitive manner.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social sciences, Aged/Disability Care services, Nursing or Allied health.
  • An awareness of issues affecting Aboriginal people in remote locations and ability to provide effective leadership in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Demonstrated experience of the delivery of Community Aged Care Services in rural remote communities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of Residential Aged Care, Home Care, Carer Respite or Disability service delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to team lead, and develop staff from a range of backgrounds and in a cultural context.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise.
  • Excellent ability to build external stakeholder relationships, demonstrate negotiation, consultation, networking and partnering skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Work Health and Safety processes and reporting.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.
  • First Aid Certificate and Anaphylaxis symptoms.
  • Criminal History Police Check/ Ochre card.

Confidential conversation can be obtained by contacting HR Recruitment on (08) 8958 9500 or via email

To apply for this position please download the Position Description and Information Package below and address the selection criteria in writing. Applicants also need to submit an application for advert form. Applications should be marked to the attention of Recruitment Team and emailed to

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Job Closing Date

Feb 08, 2021