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March

Aged Care Assessment Officer.

Hays Healthcare - South Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Your new company

A progressive local government organisation within a culturally diverse municipality. The Organisation are seeking an Aged Care Assessment Officer to join their team at a full time capacity, on a 3 month temporary basis.

Your new role

Work with individuals, carers and families to develop a support plan to reflect the individuals aged care needs, goals and motivations including referrals to Commonwealth Home Support Program funded and non-funded services. Your responsibilities will include;

  • Conduct Home Support Assessments using the National Screening and Assessment Form (NSAF) within the My Aged Care (MAC) Portal.
  • Match and refer clients to provider(s) using the online MAC Service Finder for services under CHSP and to other services outside of the system as required.
  • Utilise the NSAF and Guidelines to determine whether a client at risk of vulnerability and will require linking support and providing linking support/short term case management for clients with high levels of vulnerability and multiple care needs.
  • Ensure all documentation is actioned and maintained in accordance with requirements of the Regional Assessment Service.

What you'll need to succeed

In order to be successful in this position, you will be an experienced Social Care professional with strong Case Management and Care Coordination skills. In order to be considered for this position, you will also have;

  • Qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Allied Health profession or a relevant tertiary qualification and relevant experience working with aged clients, or clients with a disability.
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of Client Centred holistic assessments, and the Commonwealth Home Support Program.
  • Experience or demonstrated understanding of the My Aged Care Gateway.
  • A drivers licence and your own vehicle.

What you'll get in return

This is a great opportunity to work in a role where you have the ability to have a positive impact on people's lives every day. This is a full time position based in Melbourne's Southern suburbs. You will be remunerated at $54.74 per hour + super and will be paid on a weekly basis.

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
[email protected]

LHS 297508 #2459651

South Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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