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February

Western Aged Care Assessment Service Manager

Western Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

The role of Western Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS) Manager is highly regarded within Western Health with management responsibility for 30 FTE. The role focuses upon staff growth and development, client outcomes and operational outcomes such as budget control, workforce recruitment and achievement of 'timeframe to care' key measures of success.


The work of Western ACAS is vital to ensure that those in need of both community services and residential care are accurately assessed and supported to make this transition in a timely and supported way. The team are a highly regarded senior multidisciplinary workforce in which client centred best practice is the key driver of success. The ACAS service operate from Footscray Hospital with staff members working within the inpatient setting and in the community undertaking the process of assessment of clients for Commonwealth supported programs.


To be Successful in this Role you



  • Are a Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional

  • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of mandated KPIs for Assessment Organisations

  • Have comprehensive knowledge of the National Screening & Assessment Form and all machinations of its use

  • Have demonstrated experience of managing large teams and budgets in excess of $3M.


About Us


Our workforce of over 7,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop. Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.


Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.


Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:



  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance


Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.


Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.



Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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