Rural Northwest Health is offering a wonderful opportunity to join our Wellbeing Coordination team – Full Time

The successful applicant will need to have social work qualification or experience.

Classification: TBA dependent on qualifications and experience

Award: Victorian Public Health Sector (Health Professionals, Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Officers) Enterprise Agreement 2011- 2015
or Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 – Depending on qualifications

Key selection criteria

Qualifications and relative experience

• Tertiary Health Professional or Nursing qualifications

• Social Work qualifications

• Experience in supporting community members with ill health to improve their wellbeing
• Well developed computer skills.
• Demonstrated skills as an effective team member that includes the ability to delegate and accept direction and understand their own limitations and ask for support.


  • Proven communication skills that demonstrate the ability to develop rapport, can engage with a diverse group of people and follow up on agreed actions
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands and demonstrate the highest level of customer service and response.
  • Strong organisational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritise multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem solving with strong decision makingcapability.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake a range of assessments and develop person centred care plans that focus on improving a person’s wellbeing.Preferred• Ability to demonstrate initiative and creativity.
    • Local and regional knowledge of health services provided

    Personal attributes

    • Forward looking thinker who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with stakeholders including team members, partners and community members.
    • Ability to use judgement, initiative, creativity and common sense when performing duties • Emotional maturity who has a range of personal strategies in place to deal with stress and getting past a no response
    • Highly resourceful team-player with the ability to also be extremely effective independently • Commitment to and willingness to participate in continuing training and education related to area of employment

• Understanding of living and working within a small rural community.

Email applications forwarded to

Applicants should address the key selection criteria, for enquiries call Ngareta Melgren, Community Health Manager on (03) 5396 1200


Applications close Friday August 11, 2017 @ 5.00 pm

Successful applicant will be required to supply evidence of a national police check and working with children’s check