Position Details
Reference Number 29975
Position Title Community Care Worker
Employment Type Casual
Division Integrated Care Services
Location Bendigo - Havlin Street
EBA Classification/Range
EBA:  Social,Community, Home Care & Disability Industry 2010
Classification:  HOME CARE EMP LV 2

EBA:  Social,Community, Home Care & Disability Industry 2010
Classification:  HOME CARE EMP LV 1

Hours per fortnight 0
Position Summary

Community Care Worker - Community Care Services

  • Casual opportunities for Community Care Workers (vehicle required)
  • Key role in delivering high quality, comprehensive & integrated support services
  • Work to promote safety and independence, to enable people to remain in their homes


Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Bendigo is one of Victoria's fastest growing regional cities, our vision is "Excellent Care. Every Person. Every Time." 


The Integrated Care Services Division offers a diverse range of programs and services which provide high quality person centred care to patients, clients, residents and consumers throughout Bendigo and the Loddon Mallee Region.  Services are provided in inpatient, outpatient, community and residential care settings including at the Bendigo Hospital site, a number of sites in Bendigo and across the Region and in client’s homes.

Our services include one of largest public community dental services in Victoria, allied health, a comprehensive palliative care service, rehabilitation and geriatric evaluation, residential care, community care packages, carer support services, community nursing, aged care assessment, transition care, residential in reach, hospital admission risk program, post-acute care, diabetes education, aboriginal services, health promotion, diversity and interpreting services, pastoral care and a large team of volunteers.


The Community Care Services Team

Community Care Services which is part of the Bendigo Health Care Group (BHCG) provide a community care workforce to the local community. Services are provided to consumers of Bendigo Health programs – Post Acute Care, Transition Care Program, Home Care Packages, Palliative Care and Carer Support Services. In addition, services are provided to people eligible for the Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC PYP).

Title:                  Community Care Worker
Department:      Community Care Services
Classification:    As per EBA  (dependent upon qualifications & experience)
Salary:               $21.35 - $30.35 per hour + over award
Status:               Casual roles (flexibility required)


Bendigo Health, employs around 4000 people, is the largest employer in the region, and boasts many great staff benefits that include:

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


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

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

Selection Criteria
01.Accredited Certificate III in any one of Aged Care Work, Home and Community Services or disability or equivalent - and a willingness to maintain or upgrade training as required.

02.Own motor vehicle including valid registration and full comprehensive insurance including replacement vehicle insurance and valid driver’s licence.

03.Ability to provide community based care and form supportive relationships with consumers.

04.Ability to work with people with dementia and/or challenging behaviours.

05.Ability to work independently and within the care plan.

06.Ability to identify and report any relevant changes to coordinator.

07.Ability to seek support when required.

08.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

09.Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment fit for role assessment.

10.A willingness and ability to learn.
Contact Person Robyn Bodinnar
Contact Number (03) 5454 8412
Alternate Contact Person Kate Brown
Alternate Contact Number (03) 5454 7833
Closing Date 13/10/2020
Position Description
Community Care Services - Community Care Worker - PD - November2019.doc 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.