An opportunity exists for an experienced and talented Project Officer to join ECCV and deliver the Recognising and Respecting Carers Project. The Carers Capacity Building Officer aims to provide support and improve outcomes for carers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds across Victoria, particularly with respect to addressing elder abuse in care relationships.  

    The Carers Capacity Building Officer reports to the Ageing Well Lead and oversees the day-to-day co-ordination and implementation of the project, including tracking proposed outcomes, liaising with partners and community stakeholders, as well as supporting monitoring and reporting to government. The position focuses on supporting carers to receive information on Victorian carer services and supports, build skills and knowledge of carer groups through meaningful engagement activities and address carer health and well-being through participation in support groups and relevant pathways.

    The position is part-time (4 days per week) and remunerated at Level 5 of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010.

    Applications close on Tuesday, 3 August 2021. 

    A CV and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria can be sent by email to Tonina Gucciardo-Masci, Ageing Well Lead at Further information can be requested by phoning 0478 218 564.

    Suitably qualified candidates from a culturally and linguistically diverse background are strongly encouraged to apply. ECCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.