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Care Manager - Aged & Carer Services

Uniting - Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the role

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Spacious office based in Mount Waverley
  • Part Time 60.8 hours per fortnight maximum term until 30 June 2022
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Supportive team
  • Access to pool cars for home visits and meetings

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communition and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
Visit: vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

We have an employment opportunity for a Care Manager role, in the Carer team.

The focus of this program is the support and maintenance of care relationships between carers and clients through the provision of good quality respite care for frail older clients who have a carer.

As a Care Manager you will work with frail older clients who require access to in home respite services and at the same time you will provide their carers with a break from their usual caring duties. Your responsibilities will include assessment, coordination and design of services; and the implementation, monitoring and revision of agreed goal directed plans.

You can view the full position description here

About you

We are looking for a person who acknowledges the client as the expert of their own situation and who is passionate about empowering individuals to make decisions about the support and services that they receive.

In addition, to be effective in this role it is essential to have an understanding of the needs and issues of individuals who are frail aged and their carers, and deomostrate the ability to build rapport with those from diverse backgrounds and people with complex needs.

You will also have demonstrated experience in carer support and case management in the aged care sector. In addition, you will have an understanding of Person Centred Care principles and their impact on a service delivery model with a focus on client wellness, reablement and restorative care.

As a professional, you will keep abreast of changes within the sector and be able to explain to clients how these changes will impact on the services and supports that they receive. Ideally, you will have experience in coordinating and undertaking project work and presentaions to various target audiences.

You will demonstrate confidence and experience in using a Client Information System, MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, Power Poin and hold a current driver’s license.

Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Health or Welfare Discipline is desirable.

Applications Close

Monday 5th April 2021

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to: careers@vt.uniting.org

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

For more information – Get in touch

For more information about the role, please call Zana Basic Program Manager Carer Support, on 1300-277-478 or zana.basic@vt.uniting.org

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, always. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working with Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working with Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability. 

Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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