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Home Care Packages – Care Manager

Organisation : Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health

Location : Melbourne (Sunbury)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Other

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Disabilities, Other

Salary type : Hourly

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health

Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health is a not-for-profit community health organisation providing a comprehensive range of free and low cost health, wellbeing and community services in early childhood, youth, families, adults, aged and disability.

Covering an area of over 1700 km2 from Sunbury to beyond the borders of Macedon Ranges Shire our 280 staff and 100 volunteers are based across four sites at Kyneton, Romsey, Sunbury and Woodend.

The organisation is governed by a Board of voluntary Directors.  For more information, click here.

The Board of Directors can honour a person who has contributed significantly to the organisation.  With the formation of the new organisation, all the Sunbury Community Health Life Governors along with the Cobaw Community Health Life Members were welcomed as Life Governors of Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health.   Click here to see the list of current Life Governors.

The organisation has a proud history of delivering community health services to the region for over 40 years.  Click here to read about our history.

About the role

  • 0.8 EFT Ongoing
  • Are you an experienced and hardworking aged care professional committed to promoting consumer directed care and supporting people to stay at home?
  • Be part of our growing Home Care Package program
  • Generous salary packaging benefits available

This position is responsible for care management of a caseload of Home Care Package (HCP) holders within the Community Connections Unit.  Involvement and continued development opportunities in this program at Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health would present an exciting challenge to an experienced and caring aged care professional.

The position will also work with the Home Care Packages Team Leader to provide a point of engagement for community members and clients enquiring about HCPs and to expand the HCP program.

HCPs are allocated to eligible people by the Commonwealth Government to support people, generally 65 years of age or over, who wish to stay at home.  The Care Manager assists HCP holder to make choices around their care needs, develops a care plan and coordinates the required range of supports within an allocated budget.

About you:

  • Embrace diversity and actively promote respect for all clients, staff and stakeholders
  • Professional presentation, punctuality and reliability
  • Ability to build respectful collaborative partnership with key community stakeholders
  • Ability to establish and build mutually beneficial partnerships and alliances with current and potential service delivery partners
  • Demonstrated ability to develop collegial relationships and lead change
  • Ability to facilitate and lead case meetings in order to develop and achieve established outcomes
  • Demonstrated confidence and personal resilience and ability to manage challenging situations
  • Collaborate effectively with supervisor, peers, staff and volunteers from across SCHC to achieve individual, team and organisational objectives
  • Facilitate effective teamwork by providing leadership, support, facilitation of supervision and direction to individual team members and to the team as a whole
  • Critical thinking and analysis skills
  • Promote best practice in service delivery by contributing to the development of service policies and systems
  • Demonstrated capacity to set and achieve goals through planning, organising and implementing in a consultative and cooperative manner

The successful candidate will be required to undertake and maintain a National Criminal History Check (NCHC), an NDIS Safety Screening check and hold a current valid Working With Children Check.  As a healthcare provider, all our staff will need to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a medical exemption by an authorised medical practitioner.

How to apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Carly Visscher (Manager – Home Care Packages) on mobile: 0448 827 120 or email carly.visscher@scchc.org.au

To view the full position description and application information, please visit our careers page at https://www.sunburycobaw.org.au/work-with-us/ 

Applications close: Sunday 29 May 2022, 5pm 

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Please quote in application: Home Care Packages – Care Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Other
Sector: #Aged_Care_and_Seniors, #Disabilities, #Other
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