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We’re on a mission to provide a brighter future for elderly Australians.

Our Promises

Treating people with respect, compassion and kindness is at the core of everything we do. At Odyssey, we are here to help you achieve the highest levels of comfort and independence in your daily life.

A heart-centred approach

A heart-centered
approach

Friendship, family and community

Friendship, family
and community

Your home, your way

Your home,
your way

Care support and peace of mind

Care, support and
peace of mind

Hotel perks on your doorstep

Hotel perks on your
doorstep

Current Opportunities

Position Purpose:

Responsible for managing the finance function of our NDIS business unit, which operates both SDA accommodation and NDIS Care (two separate business units). They will work closely with the Business Unit Manager. There will also be some responsibility for this role in our Lifestyle Care Community business unit also, assisting with accounts receivable and running and analyzing various reports,

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Payroll, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions for NDIS business unit
  • Liaising with the Government in relation to NDIS claiming
  • Assist with Bank and Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Provide reports on actual vs. forecast and KPI’s for the Business Unit
  • Assist in the implementation and running of processes to ensure data accuracy, with key involvement in rollout and improvement of systems
  • Assist with registration audits
  • Accounts receivable for our Care Community Business Unit, including managing and processing direct debits
  • Assisting CFO with financial and management reporting, cash flow forecasting and other ad hoc tasks

Key Requirements

  • Positive and solution focused
  • Ability to communicate with others from a non-financial and non-technical background
  • Ability to drive performance of the business units KPI’s
  • Able to work independently and problem solve

Please submit your application to:

recruitment@ohg.net.au

Position Purpose

To actively participate in developing and maintaining a culture that promotes and respects the Odyssey Code of Conduct and the vision, and values of Odyssey Health Group in which the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual wellbeing of the residents is paramount.

To provide services to residents to ensure compliance with the Retirement Village Act and Odyssey Health Group Application for Residence

Key Requirements

  • Assistant in Nursing Certificate lll in Aged Care and or Certificate III in Home and Community
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate plus manual handling
  • Other certificates such as infection control or Cert IV Aged Care would be beneficial
  • Must have a current Australian Federal Police check
  • Must have COVID-19 Vaccination and annual Flu Vaccination (Unless medically exempt)

Key Skills/Experience

  • Experience in Aged Care Facility or community as AIN/Carer including experience in all levels of care, low to very high including palliative and end of life
  • Ability to understand and react responsively to resident needs, problem solving where necessary
  • Ability to work as a team member within a structured environment
  • Strong commitment to working with frail and aged people
  • Sound written and oral communication skills – fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Applicants must have sound knowledge of the effective use of digital technology and devise such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop PC’s
  • Demonstrated commitment towards professional development and maintenance of mandatory online training, competencies and education

Key Responsibilities:

General

  • Undertake a range of duties as delegated by the RN and the EEN to fulfill the needs of residents
  • Understand, recognise, report and document observed outcomes and the changing needs of residents in a timely manner
  • Ability to complete care service record accurately and on time
  • Assist with residents’ morning tea, meals / fluids which may include serving food, collecting used plates, taking meal orders
  • Provide First aid and transfer of residents as required within scope of practice
  • Conduct & record visual checks including those for reclusive residents to ensure they are safe
  • Conduct & record resident emergency alarm system checks monthly
  • Answer the phone in such a way that callers feel welcomed, valued and contented
  • Assist the Wellness Manager and Community Manager with resident requests as directed
  • Escalate all feedback at the time and document accordingly.
  • Spend all allocated time with each resident. i.e. if resident is allocated an hour visit and the visit takes 45minutes, get to know our residents and suggest they might like a cup or tea or a chat?
  • Attend daily meeting/handover with the Registered staff on duty and all other relevant meetings as reasonably requested by the EEN, RN or Management.
  • Document through Health Metrics eCase documentation system including clocking in each visit scheduled into the daily runs.
  • Assist with other operational duties when required or requested including answering the telephone at reception, helping with all cleaning duties including completing cleaning schedules/duties list on night shift, etc. Note that at all times, CARE comes first. Should the Carer have completed all Care duties and find times whereby he/she is available to help with Operations duties (such as during quiet periods/night shift, etc.), the Carer must do so as Company policy dictates – but only if all Care duties are completed.
  • All other reasonable Care duties as directed by the RN, EEN or Wellness Manager

Food Preparation & Delivery

  • Ensure restaurant is welcoming and ambience is created
  • Serve residents as directed by the Chef/Cook, deliver trays to residents’ units as directed if they choose to dine at home. Record all residents that choose to have a meal delivery option
  • Check with residents to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems
  • Ensure all residents have adequate fluids and continue to top up as necessary
  • If time permits, assist the kitchen staff with removing dishes and glasses from tables or counters, and bring to kitchen for cleaning after meals
  • Ensure Health and Safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas are always maintained

Please submit your application to:

recruitment@ohg.net.au

 Position Purpose: 

  • To provide services to people we support designed to build their capacity and promote independence and balancing this with the skillset of the person receiving support – the client. 
  • To actively participate in developing and maintaining a culture that promotes and respects the Odyssey Code of Conduct and the vision, mission and values of Odyssey Health Group in which the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual wellbeing of the people we support is paramount. 
  • To provide respectful, client-centric support that is positive and friendly ensuring compliance with the OSACs policies and procedures. 

Key Requirements: 

  • Certificate III in Individual Support or related qualification 
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate 
  • NDIS Worker Orientation module completion 
  • NDIS Disability Worker Screening Check clearance or ability to secure one 
  • Capacity to work across the 7 days of the week including nights, weekends and public holidays 

Key Skills/Experience: 

  • Experience in the disability sector or similar environment including experience working with people who have high complex support needs. 
  • Ability to understand and react responsively to client needs, problem solving where necessary. 
  • Ability to work as part of a team and within a structured environment. 
  • Strong commitment to working with people with a disability and their complex support needs. 
  • Sound written and oral communication skills – fluent in both written and spoken English. 
  • Applicants must have sound knowledge of the effective use of digital technology and devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop PC’s 
  • Demonstrated commitment towards professional development and maintenance of mandatory online training, competencies and education. 

Key Responsibilities: 

General 

  • Undertake a range of duties as delegated by the Business Manager, Registered or Endorsed Enrolled Nurses to fulfill the needs of clients. 
  • Identify and promote opportunities for capacity building and independence for clients ensuring support offered is in line with plan goals and individual plans for each client. 
  • Understand, recognise, report and document observed outcomes and the changing needs of residents in a timely manner. 
  • Ability to complete shift reports and other documentation accurately and on time. 
  • Assist with activities of daily living for clients in line with their individual plan and where indicated complex care plans. 
  • Assist with meal preparation in line with dietary needs and specific mealtime management plans where in place. 
  • Report changes in client presentation and/or behaviour as observed to ensure any illness or issues are identified early and addressed quickly. 
  • Document and escalate all feedback positive or otherwise at the time and document accordingly. 
  • Ensure all interactions with clients are documented correctly and accurately to reflect accuracy in claiming against the client’s NDIS or other funding stream. 
  • Conduct the role of support worker in accordance with policies and procedures of the OSAC program including work health and safety practices. 
  • Participate in team meetings providing input and support tot eh team as required. 
  • Participate in the continuous improvement processes to ensure the service offered is of a high standard. 
  • All other reasonable duties as directed by the RN, EEN or Wellness Manager 

Please submit your application to:

recruitment@ohg.net.au

We have been moved by the number of enquiries we have received from people from the community who are keen to help with our elderly so we have created the Odyssey Volunteer Program.

The Odyssey Volunteer Program is made up of special individuals who want to assist seniors in our Odyssey community who may not have friends, family or neighbours who are able to support them.

We are reaching out to all volunteers who may be able to assist with the following:

  • Dog walking
  • Companion visits
  • Administration volunteers
  • Activity officer volunteers

Please register your interest via the form below to join. Your kindness is very much appreciated and welcome.

Reports to: Community Manager

Preferably immediate start

Position Purpose:

To provide general maintenance activities to contribute to a safe, well maintained, attractive Community that results in a homely environment for all staff and residents whilst ensuring a positive outcome for all stakeholders in accordance with the company’s Organisational Values, Vision and Mission Statement.

Key Requirements:

  • General experience in maintenance and the use of equipment and chemicals, with knowledge and/or experience in establishing and coordinating a programmed maintenance program
  • Experience in contract management and versatility and an ability to respond appropriately to changing circumstances
  • Qualifications and experience in other maintenance areas as set out at interview stage including electrical, air conditioning, plumbing, etc. beneficial
  • An ability to work within a structured environment alone using own initiative as well as part of a team

Key Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all Odysseys policies and procedures.
  • Implement, co-ordinate, monitor and evaluate an efficient and effective preventative and corrective maintenance program for buildings, equipment and grounds.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance and corrective action according to legal requirements and documented schedules, and to ensure essential services are carried out and up to date at all times.
  • Maintain neat, tidy and safe grounds
  • Undertake maintenance of buildings, plant and equipment, providing maintenance duties as per Planned Maintenance Program, Weekly Planned Maintenance Program, the Odyssey Quality Management System (QMS) and equipment maintenance manuals as required.
  • Maintain record of maintenance program, log all completed, planned and unplanned maintenance to monitor trends, close out time frames etc.
  • Assist in the maintenance of an up to date asset register, contribute to refurbishment, equipment replacement and capital works planning .
  • Ensure safe storage of equipment & chemicals. Maintain a supply of common replacement maintenance items in stock, in consultation with the Community Manager
  • Undertake other duties as and when required (according to qualification, skill and experience) including but not limited to minor electrical work, air conditioning, etc.
  • Grounds maintenance, ensure that lawns, gullies, drains, car parks etc. are kept free from debris and litter free.
  • Ensure that all walkways, egress rote and sitting areas are free from trip hazards & over hanging plants
  • Oversee external contract agreements – supervision, follow up on non-conformances and evaluation of service providers against agreement specifications
  • Ensures adequate stock items for regular corrective maintenance jobs
  • Dispose of waste materials in a safe, hygienic manner ensuring that it is available for collection as required
  • Undertake porterage tasks as required including setting up and clearing away furniture.
  • Undertake any reasonable adhoc instructions from the Supervisor from time to time
  • Utilise the incident reporting system and ensure timely follow up of incidents and the appropriate remedial and preventative actions are taken.
  • Contribute to organisational development by participation in the review and development of innovative policies and practices that achieve positive change and benefit the residents and all stakeholders.
  • Provide and promote excellence in customer service.
  • Promote and actively demonstrate open honest communication written and verbal.
  • Conduct Fire Safety Induction with all new staff.
  • Responsible to Building Key register and cutting of new keys.

Workplace Health and Safety

  • Maintain a safe work environment in accordance with Odyssey Policies
  • Conduct risk assessments and hazard reports as required
  • Report immediately any equipment or situation that is hazardous, or has the potential to be a safety issue
  • Report emergencies in the case of faults with gas, electric and water supply to the Community Manager
  • Respond to Emergency calls including where necessary outside normal rostered hours
  • Participates in problem solving process to resolve OH&S and infection control issues

Performance Review and Development Process

In accordance with the Odyssey Performance, Review and Development process an initial review of performance will be undertaken withinthe six-month probation period and then at least every 12 months, including a review of performance against this position description.

Please refer to the Staff Handbook for further responsibilities, Odyssey Code of Conduct and terms and conditions in relation to your Employment with Odyssey.

Please submit your application to:

recruitment@ohg.net.au

Position Purpose

To actively participate in developing and maintaining a culture that promotes and respects the Odyssey Code of Conduct and the vision, andvalues of Odyssey Health Group in which the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual wellbeing of the residents is paramount.

To provide services to residents to ensure compliance with the Retirement Village Act and Odyssey Health Group Application for Residence.

Key Requirements

  • Enjoy practical work & excellent customer service
  • Take EFTPOS payments on square reader for meals
  • Take meal orders for residents & visitors
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Able to work quickly and safely with minimal supervision
  • Good personal hygiene
  • Free from skin allergies to foods and detergents
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Flexibility to work weekends and evenings

Key Skills/Experience

  • Experience in Aged Care or retirement living as kitchen hand, food services attendant
  • Ability to understand and react responsively to resident needs, problem solving where necessary
  • Ability to work as a team member within a structured environment
  • Strong commitment to working with frail and aged people
  • Sound written and oral communication skills – fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Demonstrated commitment towards professional development and maintenance of mandatory online training, competencies, and education

Key Responsibilities

General

  • Wash and clean utensils and dishes, and make sure they are stored appropriately
  • Handle, sort, store and distribute food items
  • Wash, peel, chop, cut and cook foodstuffs, and help prepare salads and desserts
  • Sort and dispose of rubbish and recycling
  • Organize laundering of kitchen linen
  • Clean food preparation equipment, floors and other kitchen tools or areas
  • Cleaning cooking and general utensils used in kitchens and restaurants
  • Assembling and preparing ingredients for cooking, and preparing salads, savories, and sandwiches
  • Packing food and beverage trays for serving or delivery
  • Cleaning kitchens, food preparation areas and sculleries
  • Transferring, weighing, and checking supplies and equipment
  • Cooking, toasting, and heating simple food items
  • Making coffees and teas for residents
  • Setting up dining tables
  • Vacuuming dining area after meal service
  • Cleaning of service lift

Food Preparation & Delivery

  • Ensure restaurant is welcoming and ambience is created
  • Serve residents as directed by the Chef/Cook, deliver trays to residents’ units as directed if they choose to dine at home
  • Record all residents that choose to have a meal delivery option
  • Help with food prep in back of house
  • Check with residents to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems
  • Ensure all residents have adequate fluids and continue to top up as necessary
  • If time permits, assist the kitchen staff with removing dishes and glasses from tables or counters, and bring to kitchen for cleaningafter meals
  • Ensure Health and Safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas are always maintained
  • Recording of food temperatures, tick off food stock deliveries

Performance Review and Development Process

In accordance with the Odyssey Performance, Review and Development process an initial review of performance will be undertaken withinthe six-month probation period and then at least every 12 months,  including a review of performance against this position description.

Please refer to the Staff Handbook for further responsibilities, Odyssey Code of Conduct and terms and conditions in relation to your Employment with Odyssey.

Please submit your application to:

recruitment@ohg.net.au

Expressions of Interest