Project Coordinator - Healthy Dying for People with a Disability

Project Coordinator- Healthy Dying for people with Disability


Full time or part time options (minimum 4 days a week)

Fixed term role (minimum 18 months)


About the role

Forming part of a small, innovative and compassionate team, you will work alongside the Project Lead in contributing to a unique, one of a kind, project that will lead to achieving healthy dying for people with a disability.

With a background in the health sector, you will have a passion for working with people who have a lived experience with disability.  You will understand that no one gets a second chance to improve their experience of dying, which means you know how important it is to collaborate with the right people at the right time to enable person centred, best practice palliative care to be accessed by people with disability.

With authentic communication and collaboration skills, you will be confident to assist with all aspects of project management including preparation of quality reports and ensuring project deliverables are on time and within budget.

You are keen to contribute to projects and initiatives, cool under pressure, compassionate and sensitive when liaising with stakeholders, solutions-focused with a can-do attitude and ready to make a practical difference to how people with disability experience end of life care .


What you need

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to strategic and innovative planning and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver projects and achieve quality outcomes
  • Practise based experience in working with people with a disability and/or other vulnerable populations.
  • An understanding and/or experience of working in the Palliative Care sector and the ability to work with a palliative care approach to deliver project outcomes.
  • Excellent people, communication, presentation and relationship building skills that reflect the Li-Ve Tasmania organisational values.
  • Excellent organisational skills with an ability to manage time effectively, balance competing prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity when engaging with stakeholders and end of life conversations.
  • A current full driver licence.
  • Previous experience in the Clinical Health sector is desirable.

 What you will do

Working closely with the Project Lead, you will assist in the coordination and delivery of the project by:

  • Contributing to strategic scoping, planning, implementation and evaluation of the project.
  • Contributing to the development and delivery of the unique and meaningful project deliverables.  
  • Contributing to the development and continuation of community and stakeholder relationships.
  • Collaborating with health and disability services to implement resources and deliver workshops
  • Managing meeting and project logistics and administration.
  • This role can be full time or part-time (minimum 4 days per week) – negotiable with the successful candidate.
  • This is a fixed term role (minimum of 18 months with a potential to extend by a few months)

To be successful in the position you will be required to obtain the following prior to commencement:

  • Working with Vulnerable People Card (Employee/Volunteer status).
  • A satisfactory pre-employment health assessment.
  • National police certificate.
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module – Quality Safety and You.

A detailed Position Description is attached below.


About us

Li-Ve Tasmania is a leader in Disability Services, offering flexible and individualised supports to suit the needs of people and their families across Tasmania. We have been providing genuine person-centred support to Tasmanians living with disability for almost 70 years.

Li-Ve Tasmania is an Employer of Choice and offers flexible hours, above award wages, and attractive salary packaging options.

How to apply

To apply, please submit an application including your résumé and covering letter by selecting the "Apply" button below.

A detailed Position Description is attached below. For a confidential discussion and further information on the role call Gabrielle Quilliam (Project Lead) on 0400712685.

Applications close Monday, 25 January 2021 at 5pm.

Vacancy Description - Project Coordinator- HDPD (Level 5) PD - 13.01.2021.pdf (494 kB)
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