Assessment Clinician - Aged Care Assessm

Barwon Health

North Geelong, VIC

Posted 4/8/2021

Position Details

Reference Number 167184
Position Title Assessment Clinician - Aged Care Assessment Service
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Aged Care
Location McKellar Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 39.5
Position Summary

  • Great opportunity to work with older clients and assist in service planning
  • Consolidate understanding and enhance your skills in this rewarding unit
  • Permanent Part Time – 39.5 hours per fortnight
About the facility

Barwon Regional Aged Care Assessment Service (BRACAS) provides comprehensive assessments to older persons in the Barwon Region to assist them to identify their care needs and gain access to appropriate care. These include approvals for Commonwealth Government subsidised Care Services. BRACAS is a multidisciplinary service located at McKellar Centre in North Geelong.

About the role

Are you looking for a rewarding career that will make a difference to the aging population? As an Assessment Clinician your role will be to conduct a Comprehensive Assessment to assist the consumer with choice of appropriate service and information to meet their needs and preferences. This may include facilitating access to Residential Care, Residential Respite, Home Care Package or broader community services for example: Regional Assessment Service, Mental Health Services, NDIA and CHSP.

Duties of your role include, but not limited to:
  • Informing client's primary carers and liaise with referrals source, to provide professional advice and recommendations
  • Utilising problem solving techniques that are both realistic and achievable to obtain the clients optimum level of functioning
  • Assisting vulnerable clients approved for Home Care Package who require assistance to access a package
  • Continued work in a fast changing environment whilst providing support and professional advice to clients/carers/stakeholders.
About the culture

BRACAS provides a supportive, flexible environment that is currently undergoing reforms both at State and Commonwealth level. We pride ourselves in delivering quality service outcomes in a fast evolving system within a multidisciplinary service. You will be a valued team member and have the support and guidance from fellow team members and leadership who exhibit Barwon Health values of Respect, Compassion, Commitment, Accountability and Innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Highly developed written and verbal skills with clients, carer,colleagues and other health professionals.
Essential: Ability to use comprehensive assessment skills to determine care needs of complex older clients.
Essential: Sound knowledge of the health and aged care service systems across community and residential care settings.
Essential: Tertiary qualifications within a relevant health discipline as per ACAP ( Aged Care Assessment Program) guidelines.
Essential: Current practising certificate/registration/accreditation as appropriate.
Contact Person Simone Meara
Contact Person Job Title Manager ACAS
Contact Number (03) 4215 5610
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person Kim Nobes
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 5610
Closing Date 18/04/2021

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