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Assessment Officer - Regional Assessment Service

Glen Eira City Council - Melbourne, VIC

Government, Defence & Emergency
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Job Details

  • Make a difference to the lives of older people in the Glen Eira community
  • Part time or full time, temporary position until June 2022
  • $86K+ per annum (pro rata for part time) + Superannuation

About The Role

As an Assessment Officer you will undertake holistic Home Support Assessments as part of the Regional Assessment Service for the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP).

Undertake assessments using the NSAF which include: assessment, referral, care planning and care coordination.

You will focus on promoting consumer directed care to maximise independence, quality of life focusing on reablement and linking support to create a plan that will underpin each client's individual goals.

We are offering either a part time (minimum 30.4 hours per week) or full time position with the flexibility of working days and start and finishing times.

Please note that applicants must be willing to undergo a Police records check for the purposes of employment.

About You

The key thing for us is that you are genuinely interested in working with older people and have a passion about enabling active, independent living across the local community

You will be proactive, diligent and solutions oriented with exceptional decision-making skills and attention to detail.

Skills And Experience
  • Tertiary Qualifications in the behavioural sciences or a health related discipline.
  • Completed Statement of Attainment (SOA2) training (desirable or preferred)
  • Experience in comprehensive client assessments and service planning in the context of consumer directed care.
  • An understanding of the Commonwealth Home Support Programme
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Experience in providing outstanding customer service to people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated competency with My Aged Care systems, its associated applications and procedures.

Working at Glen Eira City Council
The City of Glen Eira is a dynamic municipality located within the south-east metropolitan region of Melbourne, approximately 10 kilometres from the CBD. Council provides a range of services to over 155,000 residents from more than 160 cultural backgrounds and over 16,000 businesses.

Glen Eira City Council is a collaborative, values-based organisation that strives for innovation. Our 1,600 employees bring their diverse backgrounds and varied experiences and perspectives to an inclusive and flexible work environment, creating a unique and vibrant culture that is representative of the municipality it services.

Recognised as an Employer of Choice, we seek people who share our community focused values and have a desire to create positive local impact.

Employee Benefits
  • Extensive Learning and Development programs
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Comprehensive leave entitlements
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Corporate gym memberships

How To Apply

As part of the online application form you are required to:
  • Attach your resume
  • Attach a separate cover letter detailing your experience and how it relates to the role
  • Answer the screening question which will appear after your application has been submitted.

For further information please contact Veronica Matthews on 9524 3777 or email VMatthews@gleneira.vic.gov.au

Glen Eira City Council prides itself on
being an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation. As a Council, we are committed to:
  • Providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the safety and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees;
  • Receiving applications from people of all diverse abilities, skills, languages, cultures and backgrounds including: people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and LGBTIQ and gender diverse people;
  • Reconciliation and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aspirations.

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Aboriginal Civic and Cultural Officer on T: 03 9524 3333 or E: MBickford@gleneira.vic.gov.au

We value the knowledge, skills and talents that all people can share with our workforce and community.

Melbourne, VIC

Government, Defence & Emergency


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