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Reference Number 10318
Position Title Case Manager - NMR
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
State Victoria
Region Northern Metropolitan Region
Program Home Care Packages
Location Coburg, Melbourne - Northern Suburbs
Hours 76
Position Summary

 

Case Manager – Northern Metropolitan Region (NMR)

About our organisation annecto - is an independent, not for profit association with community contacts across Australia. Our clients include people with disabilities, older people, families and carers.  We connect and build relationships with other stakeholders to help people define their own goals and realise their full potential and achieve what’s important to them.

What’s important to you?

  • Fulltime, ongoing position;
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities;
  • Generous salary packaging options;
  • Located in Coburg

About the role?
Due to growth within the Home care packages team, we are seeking to recruit an experienced Case Manager. Reporting to the Co-ordinator- client services and working within the Home care packages team, the incumbent will assist and support eligible recipients who have complex care needs and provide solutions and alternatives to residential care.

They will also promote engagement with all key stakeholders, and ensure homemade packages are planned, implemented and monitored in consultation with individuals, their carers, service providers and other significant people in the person’s life.

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant health/ social sciences
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Purpose and Principles of annecto - the people  network;
  • Previous experience in case management in a community setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently with culturally diverse groups
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously with a high degree of initiative;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Understanding and commitment to implementing Consumer Directed Care Initiatives;  
  • Current unrestricted Victorian Drivers licence.

What would be great to have?

  • Knowledge of local/regional community resources/professional services to support older and vulnerable Australians;  
  • Experience working in a similar capacity in a community based not-for-profit organisation.
  • Fluency and Knowledge of a community language. 

You should be eligible to work in Australia.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples are encouraged to apply.

annecto is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check, DWES Check and Disqualified Carer check, where necessary and abide by our Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct.

Selection Criteria Essential: Experience in supporting frail older people to continue residing in their home and connecting with their community
Essential: Understanding of the aged care reforms in relation to Home Care Packages
Essential: Knowledge of community services within the Northern Region
Essential: Experience in working within a person centred framework
Contact Person Despina Kavnoudias
Contact Number (03) 9386 5686
Closing Date 15/12/2019
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.