Blue Care

Project Coordinator - Food & Nutrition S ...

Blue Care

Blue Care started as the Blue Nursing Service in 1953 and has grown into one of Australia's leading providers of community health and residential aged care, caring for more than 12,500 people every day.

We are one of the many not-for-profit organisations that provide health care as part of UnitingCare Queensland, a network of Uniting Church agencies dedicated to assisting individuals, families and communities.
Level 5, 192 Ann Street, Brisbane Qld 4001
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Position Title
Project Coordinator – Food & Nutrition System Project

Employment Type
Permanent Part Time

Central Support

Care Governance & Quality

Enterprise agreement
Salaried – Position Level 6

Roles Available

Hours per fortnight

Position Summary
  • Exciting part time opportunity to apply your project support experience in the aged care sector
  • Key operational support role offered on a fixed term full time basis till June 2023
  • Competitive salary + 10.5% super + NFP salary packaging benefits
Your part in our Blue Care team
Blue Care is inviting applications from Project Coordinators to join our 2030 Aged Care and Community Hospitality initiatives’ team in this permanent part time opportunity working 48 hours per fortnight. Working as part of the project team, the role will support and facilitate the delivery of projects that aim to transform the service delivery for our Aged Care and Community Services across Queensland.

You will play a pivotal role in the provision of operational support to the projects teams and monitoring of progress against plans and schedule. The role will see you:-
  • Ensuring Procurement needs are measured and meet
  • Assist the planning and delivery of project milestones and outcomes through the management of the administration and reporting functions.
  • Manage the provision, allocation and monitoring of governance working user group members for the project access and equipment requirements,
  • Manage project team compliance and duties to preform tasks
  • Coordinate and schedule the team’s travel and accommodation requirements during implementation phases.
  • Support Business Support Leads to work remotely across the state by monitoring and managing requirements, ICT access and devices requirements. Identify related risks and issues and escalate where necessary.
  • Analyse project data to provide accurate and timely performance reporting and monitor project compliance with UCQ policy and EPMO requirements.
  • Maintain milestone and KPI Tracker ensuring accurate reporting of expenditure of project scope is available.
What makes a difference for us
Demonstrating the following skills and experience will provide you a head start in the role.
  • Project coordination experience and management of teams
  • Experience in Project governance tools and task systems
  • Knowledge or therapeutic diets and IDDIS and NSW and Aged care quality Standards
  • Experience in program or portfolio support roles, or in roles coordinating executive reporting and governance processes.
  • Experience Change communication to stakeholders and management of implementation outcomes for key indicator presentations
  • Knowledge of Portfolio Management Methods and best practices, and Program and Project Management disciplines and methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and analyse detailed program and project planning documents including schedules, budgets, resource plans, benefits plans etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully influencing and negotiating with stakeholders to gain alignment and negotiate successful outcomes.
  • Extensive PC literacy skills in Windows environment with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Visio, Access, and PowerPoint).
What makes a difference for you?
With a Blue Nurses legacy dating back to 1953, BlueCare is one of Queensland’s largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of community and in-home care, residential aged care, disability services and retirement living.
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • 9 weeks paid parental leave in addition to the government scheme
  • Access to salary packaging, meal and entertainment benefits – up to $15,900 per year tax free as well as up to $2,650 of your pre-tax income to pay for meal and entertainment benefits
  • A recognition and rewards platform, providing employee discounts at hundreds of retailers, including everyday expenses, holidays, health insurance, a wellbeing program and employee assistance program
  • A positive and inclusive team based on respect, shared standards, strong values and a commitment to serving others
  • Career development opportunities with one of the most trusted community and residential care providers in Australia to challenge yourself, grow and make a meaningful difference
Blue Care is proudly part of the UnitingCare Family, we’d love you to be too
Joining the state’s largest network of aged care workers with its over 8,000 strong, bright team in blue, you’ll also be welcomed as part of the UnitingCare family. With more than 16,500 staff and 9,000 volunteers across our brands of
BlueCare, Lifeline, ARRCS, The Wesley Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital, St Stephen’s Hospital, and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital,you are part of something bigger. Our team are compassionate, inclusive and committed to the work we do, helping people live life in all its fullness.

Start making a difference today
Our application process takes less than 15 minutes –
Click the ‘APPLY’ button to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter. Our team are available to answer any questions you may have.

Diversity & Inclusion
Our approach is simple
–everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. Demonstrating our commitment to reconciliation and building long-term employment opportunities for First Nations peoples, UnitingCare strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for this position.

Safe workplace
We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

All employees are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements and UnitingCare’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements policy. The successful applicant must be able to provide a Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment.

Contact Person
Craig Haggart

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