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Program Coordinator – Community Transport – 2 years F/T Maximum Term

Based in either Rochester or HeathcoteGenerous Salary Packaging - Not for ProfitProudly serving Australians since 1928, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) provides emergency aeromedical and allied health services for people in rural and remote Australia. We strive towards improving the health and wellbeing of our rural communities and believe in creating opportunities so all Victorians have the choice to access essential primary health care services.Position Purpose: The Program Coordinator - Community Transport is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations related to the Flying Doctor Community Transport program Central Victoria. This program plays an integral part to supporting RFDS Victoria’s vision to bring health care services to those who are otherwise unable to access them.The Program Coordinator - Community Transport will take a detailed supervisory approach to program establishment, service planning, client liaison, volunteer management and stakeholder relationship management to ensure effective and timely delivery of community transport services. The Program Coordinator - Community Transport will prioritise customer service and the provision of a person-centred service at all times, with the service receiving a high volume of calls for client bookings.The role takes a detailed, hands-on approach to running of the program and liaising with program partners (e.g. health service partners) staff and management. The Program Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, induction, training, management and rostering of all volunteer drivers and training of the appropriate health service staff on the on-line booking system.Skills, knowledge and key competenciesRefer to the Position Description for Essential and Desirable Skills, knowledge and key competencies.Qualifications and ExperienceQualification or extensive experience in health, management or a related fieldExperience in the management of volunteers and staffExperience training staff in a volunteer setting highly desirableExperience building and maintaining strong and collaborative relationships within a community and / or health care setting highly desirableDemonstrated understanding and experience with supporting and communicating with older adults, people with a disability and their carersExcellent computer skillCurrent drivers license, police check and Working With Children CheckIf this sounds like the right opportunity for you please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role by Monday 23rd May 2022. Applications will be assessed as received and only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted directly.RFDS is committed to creating a diverse working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer    Position Description 60000 AUD Rochester 3561