Get Involved

Volunteers

 
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Positions Available

We have volunteering opportunities available at GMS.

We seek people who can assist in our social support groups with:-

  •  Transporting clients
  •  Assisting in our kitchen
  •  Assisting clients with activities and interests.

 

To apply

To apply for a voluntary position, or for more information about these positions, please feel free to give us a call or email us. 

T:   03 5133 7072
E:   irini@gms.org.au

Job OPPORTUNITIES

 
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Home Care/Personal Care workers

  • Casual, ongoing role
  • Do you have a Certificate III or higher qualification in Individual Support, Aged Care or
  • Home and Communty Care?
  • Do you speak any other languages? Certain languages are in high demand (not mandatory)

We are looking for Support Workers qualified in Aged Care, Individual Support or disability support to join our team.

 

The role

In-Home Care: we provide workers to assist clients of various backgrounds to remain living independently in the community. Our care workers provide personal care, respite and home help. We seek people who are caring, enjoy working with older people or with people who have a disability, and are trained or willing to train, across the Gippsland region.

We also seek suitable people to work in our Social Support Groups in Latrobe Valley, assisting elderly people to remain engaged and active and preventing isolation.

To Qualify

To qualify for the role you must have the following:

  • Working rights in Australia.

  • Victorian driver's licence.

  • A comprehensively insured vehicle available for use during working hours.
  • Certificate III or higher qualified in Aged Care, Home and Community Care, disability or Individual Support.
  • Availability for shifts assisting elderly people or people with a disability at home.

 

Membership

As an Incorporated Association, our membership is drawn from our community and our members are eligible to stand for election on our Committee of Management, and to vote in our Annual General Meetings. We are proud to be managed “by and for” our community. To get involved and apply for membership contact reception@gms.org.au

TO APPLY

To apply for a position, or for more information about these positions, please feel free to give us a call or email us. 

T:   03 5133 7072
E:   respite@gms.org.au

Training and professional development

 
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What do you need?

Is your service and workforce able to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse community?

Providing effective and Responsive Services in a Culturally Diverse Community is a dynamic and challenging area, constantly changing and now a core requirement.

We have many options available to meet the needs of your agency or service or organisation.

We also provide periodic professional development seminars of topics of interest and relevance to the region.

 

How we can help

GMS has been providing training for agencies and organisations throughout the Gippsland region and beyond for many years, and have experienced trainers and extensive resources. 

Our training is carefully tailored to meet the specific requirements and needs of services and agencies across a broad range of sectors.

We provide training on a fee for service basis, which can be on site at your workplace, or at our well equipped centre, and tailored to the needs/context/timeframe of participants.

Training areas

Some key areas we provide training in for health services include:-

  • Cultural Competency within Services, including at a policy level through to a service delivery level, and including cultural awareness.

  • Working effectively with language services.
  • Understanding the refugee/humanitarian experience – pre and post settlement, key settlement challenges, and key health issues.
  • Demographics and understanding Gippsland’s diverse community.