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February

Home Support Assessor - Aged Care (Casual)

Colwen Hotels - Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Job Description

Home Support Assessor - My Aged Care Regional Assessment Service (RAS)

  • Casual Position, min 2 days PW. Paid per 3hr Assessment
  • Competitive Salary including Non For Profit Salary Packaging Options
  • Work From Home base, servicing clients in the Sydney Metro Area
A new casual opportunity has now become available for a Home Support Assessor to join our Sydney Metro Team, servicing clients in South East Sydney/Inner West/South West. This position will see you utilising your exceptional communication, interpersonal and time management skills, working independently with team support you will be visiting our clients in their own homes, conducting assessments, and reporting the outcomes. Your ability to be observant, intuitive and build instant rapport will assist in your success in this position.

Catholic Healthcare are one of the 13 organisations that successfully tendered to operate the My Aged Care Regional Assessment Services (RAS) commencing from 1 July 2015. RAS has been introduced by the Federal Government to streamline the assessment process for Older Australians seeking access to entry level support at home provided under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) and other available community supports.

About The Role
  • Undertake face-to-face assessment of multiple Aged Care clients each day (as allocated).
  • Update the electronic National Screening and Assessment Form (NSAF) on-line (real time) in conjunction with the client and generate a Support Plan with a reablement focus.
  • Match and refer assessed clients to appropriate Commonwealth Home Support Programme Services (and other funded aged care services).
  • Reassess existing clients where a significant change arises in the client's circumstances or needs.
  • Provide short-term case management as required to assist clients with high levels of vulnerability and multiple care needs to access a range of aged care and other services e.g. health, housing, disability, financial and aged care services.
  • Apply competent computer skills and confidently utilise mobile technology.
  • Work independently in this highly mobile role.
  • Home Support Assessors will be expected to have local knowledge of services and the ability to build relationships with community aged care services within the regions
All successful applicants will be required to undertake comprehensive orientation and training upon appointment.

About You
  • The ideal candidate is a diligent, empathetic, and driven individual who is motivated by their passion to assist others who are vulnerable members of the community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and put clients at ease whilst building instant rapport
  • Reside within the geographical area you are applying for and availability to travel throughout the region.
  • Must have a current unrestricted Australian Driver’s Licence and registered and insured vehicle
  • Relevant qualifications in Social Science, Nursing, Allied Health or related field is desirable.
  • Tertiary qualifications in health or previous community experience in Aged Care will be highly regarded, but not essential.
  • Computer literacy and reporting skills are essential.
Catholic Healthcare is a leading not-for-profit provider of residential aged care, home and community services, retirement living and healthcare across NSW and SE QLD. Together, our team of around 4000 people are dedicated to our Mission of helping our customers to live life to its fullest every day.

Why You'll Love Working With Us
  • An opportunity to build a career with a successful growing values-based organisation;
  • Be part of a supportive and inclusive 'people first' culture; and team
  • Great salary packaging opportunities and other benefits.
  • Comprehensive training and induction provided
So, if you're looking for a role where you can make a positive & rewarding impact in a great organisation like ours, then we'd love to hear from you. Please apply online now.

Please note that pre-employment checks (including Police) will be completed for all preferred candidates before an Offer is made.

Hello Recruitment Agencies, thanks for thinking of us. Right now, we're looking to fill this opportunity directly so if we do need your assistance we'll be in touch.

Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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