CHIRP Community Health (Castlemaine District Community Health) is an equal opportunity employer that values and respects diversity. Our policies and practices are inclusive of clients, staff and volunteers of diverse cultures, sexualities and gender.
Our community based not for profit organisation employs approximately 41 part-time staff providing a range of primary health care and community services. These include Community Health Nurse Programs, Physiotherapy and Exercise Programs, Dietetics, Alcohol & Drug Counselling, Housing support, Family Services, Health Promotion and Generalist Counselling. Some programs are offered by outreach from the Castlemaine Centre to smaller towns within the district.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check and Victorian Working with Children’s Check.

If you are looking at volunteering please see our Volunteer page here.

Current Career Opportunities:

Exercise Facilitator, Mount Alexander Shire

CHIRP Community Health is extending its current Living Stronger program as part of the Australian Government’s Move It AUS Better Ageing Grant through Sport Australia.

We are seeking expressions of interest from a suitably qualified exercise facilitator or facilitators  passionate about improving the physical health and well-being of older people within our community.

We are offering a three month independent contractor position

Initially there will be eight sessions per week to be run across three community venues within the Mount Alexander shire – 12 hours maximum – with a possibility to extend the length of the project. There is some flexibility with the role including an option to job share.

You’ll have:

  • experience working with older people in group settings
  • a capacity to lead motivating, inclusive groups
  • the skills to modify exercises to accommodate individual needs
  • the ability to work independently
  • professional indemnity & public liability insurance

Experience running groups in community venues will be considered favourably.  A full driver’s licence and your own vehicle are essential.

Please contact Julie Gittus at if you are interested.

Expressions of interest close Friday 31st January.


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