Coordinator - Rockhampton Accommodation Centre

Job Description

  • Rockhampton location
  • Full time hours
  • Maximum term contract for 12 months

About us

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity.

About the role

The Rockhampton Accommodation Centre supports a vast region of Central Queensland and provides essential, affordable accommodation to vulnerable individuals and their families  when they are away from home for medical treatment. It is an integral part of the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme (PTSS)

The position is responsible for the operations of the facility staff and volunteers, delivery of culturally appropriate services and supports to facility residents. In addition you will oversee the facility bookings, resident arrivals and departures and take a proactive approach to ensuring a high level of facility occupancy and collection of accommodation charges.  Maintain effective partnerships and relationships with Aboriginal communities and organisation and a wide range of government and non government agencies in the region. You will oversee operations of the onsite Mobility Equipment Hire Service, Thrift Shop and a Sale of Clean rags operation.

What you will bring

  • Strong staff and team management skills and the ability to lead, manage, develop and support staff and volunteers effectively
  • Demonstrated experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people and communities
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills with proficiency in MS Office and client databases
  • Facility and service management skills and the ability to implement, deliver, monitor and evaluate activities at the facility
  • Sound, contemporary knowledge of health and safety legislation and the ability to manage, implement and maintain appropriate safety, security and maintenance procedures in a 24-hour residential environment
  • Planning and organisational skills, good time management and proficiency in MS Office
  • A current Working with Children check (Blue Card) is a mandatory requirement for this role
  • Drivers licence
  • First Aid Qualifications (desirable)

Benefits that act for you, while you act for humanity

Financial wellbeing: In addition to your pay, you can take advantage of salary packaging that could provide you with a great way to reduce the amount of tax you pay - and get more from your pay. You can salary package up to $15,900 for living expenses (such as rent, groceries, utility bills); up to $2,650 for holiday accommodation and meals when dining out; Novated car leases; superannuation

Health & Wellbeing: You can tap into specialist advice for nutrition, sleep, resilience and mindfulness. And access guided meditation and other wellbeing programs.

Career development: Access to learning, training, and development courses

Further information 

This role is covered by the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award - Level 4. Salary from $85,145.84 + superannuation + access to salary packaging.

For additional enquiries, please contact Sharryn Fahy on 0414 327 698 for a confidential discussion.