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March

Service Facilitator And Response Officer

HAYS - Melbourne, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Manage referrals and enquiries for the Aged and Disability services while supporting client operations.

Your new company

Work with a highly reputable local council in Melbourne's Northern Suburbs. With deep ties to a highly diverse community, your work will have a direct impact on said community and thorough interaction with it's people across the municipality.



Your new role

On a 3 month contract, the Service Facilitator and Response Officer will work across two teams in service delivery and will receive referrals and enquiries regarding Aged Care and Disability services, provide accurate information about services, register new clients, and provide effective administration to support client pathway and the operations of the Aged and Disability Department. Your role will also include:

  • The role provides a customer interface for business units within the Aged and Disability Department. This involves basic rostering skills to assist with changes to services for older residents and people with a disability.
  • The development, and review of service plans for Domestic Assistance, Personal Care, Individual Social Support, Meals, Flexible respite, Shopping and Home maintenance/modification services.
  • Monitor client well-being in relation to whether service plans meet the needs of the client and are within organisational service scope, taking action such as reviews and referrals as required.
  • Knowledge of how to use client management systems such as Carelink Plus, plus an understanding of the Commonwealth Home Support Program.


What you'll need to succeed

To succeed in this role you will have relevant qualifications in Welfare, Social Work, Psychology or Behavioural Sciences along with:

  • An ability to undertake a variety of tasks with minimal supervision, including the ability to plan and organise work to meet quality standards and manage constant requests for information or action from customers.
  • Proficiency in computer skills including fast and accurate keyboard skills; capacity to learn and retain new information, including an aptitude for using data bases such as Carelink Plus.
  • Well-developed written communication skills to clearly record enquiries and requests for service and to prepare routine correspondence.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing or contributing to the development of service specific plans which provide clear expectations of service delivery for both client and support workers (Knowledge of re-ablement and client centred approaches an advantage).
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor service implementation and client well-being and identify when a service requires review or is out of program scope.




What you'll get in return

In return for your skills and expertise you will be rewarded with a supportive team environment and the opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of individuals with Aged Care and Disability. In addition, you will receive remuneration on a weekly pay cycle in this temporary position until the end of June. Whilst this is a locum position, there is potential that it may lead to other opportunities within the organisation.



What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Shannon Seers
03 9946 3577
shannon.seers@hays.com.au

SA Licence number : LHS 297508