Program Assistant- Day Centre mecwacare


  • Part-time Position (52.5hrs/fortnight)
  • Pakenham Location
  • Excellent Team Environment
  • Great Salary Packaging Options- increase your take home pay
We are seeking an experienced Program Assistant to deliver the full range of client centered services to provide an engaging, healthy and safe environment for our clients at the Rivendell House Community Centre located in Pakenham. This includes quality, flexible centre based and community-based day activities for people who are frail, aged or have a disability. This role will also provide support across other Community programs from time to time.This is a 3-year contract with opportunity for extension.


  • Highly developed communication skills working with a broad range of clients.
  • Creative, innovative approach to program delivery.
  • Current First Aid (Level 2) Certificate.
  • Experience in working with people with disabilities and/or frail-aged people in planned activities or lifestyle and leisure.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • A current full Victorian driver licence and a safe driving record.
  • Ability and confidence to drive a 12-seater bus.


  • Experience in working within the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) framework and delivering person centered outcomes.
  • HLTFS207C ‘Follow Basic Food Safety Practices’

What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging and Meals Card – NFP benefits.
  • Board Scholarships and Employee Awards.
  • Work Life Balance
  • Employee Assistance Program.
mecwacare is a leading not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting Victorians for more than 62 years. We are a values-based, care-driven organisation that provides residential, community and in-home nursing, care and support services for the elderly and people living with a disability. mecwacare supports more than 17,000 people each week across greater Melbourne and regional Victoria. We are a rapidly growing organisation with a diverse workforce of more than 2,000 employees and 500 volunteers, representing 89 nationalities and speaking 100 languages.

To Apply: Please click Apply and submit your application.
All successful applicants require a successful Police Check and comply with vaccination requirements.

For any enquiries: Contact Lisa Cartmel, Acting Centre Manager Ph no:03 5941 2315

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