Position Details
Reference Number 22993
Position Title Palliative Care Volunteer Coordinator
Employment Type Part time - permanent
Division Healthy Communities and Continuing Care
Location Bendigo - Main campuses
EBA Classification
EBA:  Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020
Classification:  HS3

Hours per fortnight 32
Position Summary

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Our organisation vision is "Healthy communities and world class healthcare".


Bendigo Health Volunteer Services is seeking a dynamic, organised and enthusiastic Palliative Care Volunteer Coordinator.  If you have the skills and want to be in a role that has the opportunity to impact on peoples lives, this may be the perfect role for you. 

The organisation services the Loddon Mallee region, which covers about 26 per cent of Victoria and a population around 307,000. We provide health care across the entire lifespan from pre-natal and newborn babies to the aged, their families and carers.


The Healthy Communities and Continuing Care Division provide a wide range of services to patients/clients and their families across the Loddon Mallee Region.

Our services include:

  • Rehabilitation & Geriatric Medicine
  • Palliative Care
  • Residential Care
  • Specialist Clinics
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Service
  • Hospital in the Home/Medihotel
  • Community Programs
  • Community Dental Services
  • Health Promotion
  • Pastoral Care
  • Volunteer Services
  • Aboriginal Hospital Liaison
  • Diversity
  • Community Participation
  • Allied Health

Bendigo Health, employs around 3400 people, is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include:


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment and accommodation)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free immunisations
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment

For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

Selection Criteria
01.Strong written and verbal communication skills including attention to detail required for the production of high level publications and the capacity to deliver oral presentations.

02.Advanced problem solving skills taking into consideration factual information, clients and customers of Bendigo Health with a view to resolving problems in conjunction with Bendigo Health’s core values.

03.Sound knowledge and experience in effectively applying and coaching in Alternative Dispute Resolution methodologies including early intervention and conflict resolution (desirable).

04.Experience in program development and delivery

05.High level experience in working with / supporting Volunteers

06.Demonstrated experience in personnel management including recruitment and ongoing education for volunteers.

07.Advanced computer skills including all Microsoft Office applications and an ability to learn new workplace and industry specific software.

08.Diploma level / tertiary qualifications in business administration, health or a comparable administrative qualification and /or the equivalent of 2-3 years’ experience working in a similar field.
Contact Person Sharon Walsh
Contact Number (03) 5454 7690
Closing Date 13/02/2018
Position Description
Palliative Care Volunteer Coordinator PD v1 JAN 2017.docx Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.