Community and Volunteer Engagement Officer
and Registered Nurses
GV Hospice is a specialist palliative care service providing support to patients, their carers and their families within the Greater Shepparton municipality. We are a non-for-profit organisation governed by a volunteer Committee of Management and employ approximately 20 employees across the following disciplines:
- Nursing: clinical and management
- Health Professionals: Counselling, Bereavement, Social Work, Quality and Innovation and a Coordinator of Volunteers
- Administration: Business and Client Support Services
- Retail: Sales and donation collection at the Opportunity Shop (Fryers Street Shepparton)
Our team works closely with a number of health care services, combining our knowledge and expertise, with a family centred approach. Through early planning and integration of care with other services, care improves the quality of life for the patient and the family living with a terminal illness.
GV Hospice is committed to providing an inclusive culture where all employees can contribute to the delivery of exceptional palliative care in the community. Our Vision is to lead, promote and develop excellence in palliative care. GVHCS provides specialist palliative care primarily to patients in their homes. The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
We aim to employ a person interested in contributing to a well-established team and be supported to advance knowledge and skills.
The Community and Volunteer Engagement Officer recruits, trains, supervises, coordinates and supports GV Hospice’s extended volunteer network, in particular Patient Care Volunteers and the Opportunity Shop Volunteers. Additionally, the role will engage with all GV Hospice fundraising groups. Working within the Supportive Care Team, the role liaises with members of the palliative care team to ensure Patient Carer Volunteers are matched to appropriate roles. The role will enhance Volunteers’ knowledge and skills to become Ambassadors to bring awareness of home-based community palliative care through volunteering and community engagement activities. Closing date: 5.00pm August 30th 2021.
Registered Nurses (Grade 2 and Grade 3) will provide comprehensive palliative care support to people within the community, supporting each person and their carer to live well each day, in their own home. Managing palliative symptomatic issues through a nurse-led model of care, ensuring impeccable physical and psychosocial assessment. You will experience a team environment inclusive of; primary care, specialist services, community based services, inpatient, aged care and volunteers. Due to the impact of COVID the period for applications has been extended Closing date: 5.00pm September 17th 2021.
For further information contact the Executive Manager (58220068) or Leanne Daldy, HR Consultant at email@example.com