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Aboriginal Home Care I Service Coordinator I Southern Aboriginal Branch (Wollongong)

Wollongong Area
Australian Unity Group Services Pty Lt

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Australian Unity is proud of its diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to building its engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities through employment opportunities across our organisation. Australian Unity currently employs more than 250 people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

Aboriginal Home Care provides culturally appropriate services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout Australia; including domestic assistance, personal care, social/community and transportation thus enabling them to live independently in their homes.

This role will be part of the Wiradjuri Aboriginal Home Care Branch and will be based in Dareton, NSW. You will be required to have previous experience or awareness of working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and their communities and you will be working within a community where connections are valued.

What we are looking for:

  • Positive attitude, approachable nature and time management skills
  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills and high attention to detail
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Management or team leader experience
  • Aboriginal culture experience or awareness of working with this culture.
  • Share the Australian Unity values of being bold, warm and honest.

Essential Criteria:

  • 12 months (minimum) experience in a coordinator role of a similar level
  • Experience managing with home care packages from basic to complex needs.
  • Proven experience managing a high volume of incoming client phone calls and the ability to triage these.
  • Have access to an insured vehicle to perform all duties required in this role.
  • Valid NSW driving license.
  • Open to completing background checking (Right to work/Police and reference checks).


  • Supported professional development and training.
  • Access to a mobile phone, which can be used outside of working hours.
  • Paid annual leave and sick leave.
  • Flexible working hours, as and when possible
  • Health insurance and fitness memberships discounts
  • A connection to one of the oldest living cultures in the world.
  • The opportunity to €˜Join the Optimists€™

Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people from Indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people. To view our Reconciliation Action Plan, please click https://www.australianunity.com.au/about-us/reconciliation-action-plan

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