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Case Manager - Aged Care - Ballina

Life Without Barriers (National)

 About the Organisation

Enhance the lives of older Australians by joining the Life Without Barriers team. Guided by every client’s individual needs and interests, our personalised in-home Aged Care services focus on empowering every person to maintain their home comforts, health, and connections within their community.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers. Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role

As a Case Manager within our aged care program, you will be providing support to clients who access our Home Care Packages in Ballina and surrounds. You will have the opportunity to build relationships with various stakeholders, staff and clients and ensure clients have up-to-date care plans and access to services and resources that provide them with holistic care.

This is a permanent full-time role with some travel required to Ballina and surrounds to meet with the clients and relevant stakeholders. However, flexibility is provided to work from home or an office of your choosing for the majority of your working week.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake comprehensive consumer assessments, care planning and review.
  • Develop strategies and/or broker services to address the client needs in consultation with families and communities.
  • Allocate home care workers and maintain changes.
  • Maintain regular communication with consumers and their families.
  • Liaise with community-based agencies and service providers to ensure an integrated and cohesive approach to service delivery.

 Skills & Experience

  • Degree or equivalent in human services, nursing or related field.
  • Previous Case Management experience and a passion for working within the Aged Care field.
  • Current Drivers Licence.
  • Demonstrated experience of working with older people, including people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and understanding of issues facing people with chronic and complex needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a flexible and innovative way in responding to consumer need.
  • Demonstrated experience in all aspects of case management including comprehensive assessment, planning, provision and evaluation of services for older people, people with dementia and or mental health concerns and their carers and families.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake probity checks including a National Criminal History Record Check. 

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exemption certificate.  You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.

 Benefits

  • Make a positive impact in the lives of older Australians within your local community.
  • Flexible working options, including from your own home!
  • Up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free!
  • A rostered day off once every month.

How to Apply

Click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Kestra Caller at recruitment@lwb.org.au using the subject line: Case Manager - Aged Care - Ballina enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.  
 
Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA

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