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Home Care Packages – Care Manager

Organisation : Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health

Location : Melbourne (Sunbury and Kyneton)

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Profession : Advocacy, Client Services, Healthcare & Medical, Social & Support Work

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Community Support Services, Health – General

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 7 Jul, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health

Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health (SCCH) operates with a multidisciplinary team structure and employees are required to incorporate activities relating to health promotion, community consultation, early identification and intervention and individual and community capacity building within their role. Employees are expected to participate as a member of SCCH team and provide services within a social model of health that recognises the effect of social, economic, cultural and political factors and conditions on health and wellbeing.
Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health are committed to improving the health of our community and being accessible to all, including people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, those from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with a disability, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) people and other socially vulnerable groups and supporting their communities across the lifespan from birth to older age. Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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

About the role:

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.

Further Information:

For a copy of the Position Description go to https://www.sunburycobaw.org.au/work-with-us/ 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Carly Visscher  (Manager, Community Connections) on 0448 827 120 or email carly.visscher@scchc.org.au

How to apply

As an employer, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all cultures and backgrounds.

To be considered for a role, your application must include a cover letter, resume (including 3 referees) and responses to the key selection criteria, which need to be submitted via email to: carly.visscher@scchc.org.au

Applications close: Thursday 7 July 2022, 5pm 

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


Profession: #Advocacy, #Client_Services, #Healthcare_and_Medical, #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Aged_Care_and_Seniors, #Community_Support_Services, #Health_–_General
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