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Reference Number 42850
Position Title Home Care Package Partner
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Entity North Queensland
Location Cairns Community Care
Enterprise agreement Allied Health and Community Service Stream - Community Service Level 5
Roles Available 1
Hours per fortnight 76
Position Summary
  • Secure Permanent Full Time Employment Opportunity
  • North Queensland – Cairns Community Care
  • $43.71 per hour + 10.5% Super + Not For Profit Tax Benefits (Increases your take home pay) + Employee Benefits

Blue Care is inviting applications from Home Care Package Partners / Coordinators to join our North Queensland Community Care Team based in Cairns.

 

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Home Care Package Partner aiming to secure a permanent Full-time position in an aged care industry leader setting new standards in how community care is delivered.

 

You’ll partner with clients and their families to ensure that their needs are met through providing information, advice and support. You will identify their personal goals and aspirations to determine the most effective way to support and achieve them!

 

You will support our clients in developing their personal support and budget plans and coordinate and monitor the client support services. This includes all case management and procurement activities for our clients.

 

We’ll look after you too:

Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated and passionate team of more than 8,000 people do is built on our commitment to recognising individuals while enabling independence, choice and freedom.

 

As the largest provider in Queensland, Blue Care offer:

  • Access to not-for-profit salary packaging & meals and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements supporting you to achieve work-life balance
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Learning and development to support you in your role
  • Employee assistance and wellness programs

You’ll demonstrate:

  • Certificate III in Community/Aged Care or equivalent
  • Experience in coordinating or assisting in the care coordination of a community-based service or client care
  • Knowledge and understanding of Consumer Directed Care facilitation and relevant legislative frameworks, standards and funding requirements
  • Previous experience of budget processes at a client level and case management/coordination
  • A current driver’s license and roadworthy registered vehicle
  • Evidence of COVID Vaccinations

 

Ready to work together? To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.

 

Our process includes undergoing a Federal Police check and some positions will require you to complete an online medical assessment. We pay for both of these and it’s an easy process. You also need full working rights for Australia.

 

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

 

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

 

Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at Uniting Care Queensland, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and Uniting Care's vaccination policy requirements, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet Uniting Care's mandate of receiving all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters) approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment. 

Selection Criteria Desirable: Do you have full Australian working entitlements as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR New Zealand Citizen?
Desirable: If you don’t have full working entitlements, do you have a current working Visa? Please list your visa, for example: Bridging Visa, Regional Sponsorship Visa etc.
Essential: Do you hold a current Australian Driver’s Licence and have access to a road worthy vehicle suitable for the transportation of frail aged or disabled clients, insured in line with Blue Care Policy?
Essential: Do you hold the required qualifications for this role? Please note you WILL be required to provide copies during the interview process.
Essential: Can you supply evidence of Covid vaccinations in accordance with the current Public Health Directive for Aged Care?
Contact Person Karen Wasserfuhr
Contact Number 0412083701
Closing Date 23/07/2022
Position Description Home Care Package Partner.doc
Application Guide click here to view