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Care Advisor - Location negotiable

Latrobe Community Health Service
  • Leave Coverage Worker
  • Location is negotiable, x2 permanent full time roles available

At Latrobe Community Health Service you’ll be part of a positive and passionate workplace. We’re dedicated to providing you with career opportunities through work that is rewarding and meaningful within the community.

Using the Consumer Directed Care approach, you will provide services to aged care consumers on Home Care Packages while their allocated Care Advisor is on leave. You will work with older people to identify services to meet their needs, and to support their physical, social and emotional wellbeing as they continue to live at home.

As a Leave Coverage Worker you will perform the work of a Care Advisor for consumers whose allocated Care Advisor is on leave to ensure continuity of service. The consumers who are supported receive a Commonwealth Home Care Package to assist them to remain living at home.

To be considered for this role you will require

  • A relevant qualification (e.g. Associate/Diploma of Case Management and/or Community Services /Nursing/ or related field) or relevant work experience
  • An understanding of Consumer Directed Care principles
  • An understanding and experience of client assessment and care planning for older people
  • Financial skills to effectively develop and monitor package expenditure
  • A current Victorian driver licence

Please note: No applications will be accepted via email.

For more information please contact Christine Mullavey, Team Leader Care Management, on (02) 6046 9940.

A position description is attached.

We are an equal opportunity employer and therefore, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment. We are partnered with Job Access and pledged to Soldier On. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and identities, LGBTIQ+ people, people with a lived experience of disability and service personnel and their families to name a few. We will make reasonable adjustments when required. We are a child safe organisation. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a satisfactory security clearance and an Employee Working with Children Check before we can make any offer of employment.

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