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Regional Assessment Service Officer - Multiple Locations

Nexus Primary Health
  • Part-time (0.8EFT) to June 2023
  • Salary circa $76K plus super and salary packaging
  • Supportive team environment

Nexus Primary Health (Nexus) is a not-for-profit organisation and is committed to excellence in the delivery of holistic, accessible, community-based health services that meet quality and safety standards. Nexus is a health promoting workplace that actively celebrates and promotes diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees. We are supportive of people who have been out of the workforce for an extended period. We encourage job applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTI community and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

What we offer:

  • Working for a respected and sustainable organisation.
  • Salary commensurate with skills and experience.
  • Salary Packaging for employees (incl. $15,900 tax free annually).
  • Secure hours and pay.
  • Become part of a collaborative and dynamic team.
  • Flexible work arrangements, including purchased leave - family friendly.
  • Professional development opportunities and supervision.
  • Onsite parking and access to work vehicles.
  • Opportunities to work from home.

About the opportunity

The RAS Assessment Officer has an integral role in assessing the needs of community members for eligibility under the Community Home Support Program and Home & Community Care Program for Younger People. Work with clients to assess their needs and develop an appropriate support plan that focuses on the strengths of the clients that continues to build independence and fosters the client's ability to remain living at home with appropriate supports.

The role is based across all sites including Wallan, Broadford, Seymour and Kinglake as well as providing Outreach services.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Allied Health, Social Work, Disability, Nursing or Community Services.
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate.
  • Experience and knowledge of community based services and an understanding of issues facing the aged and people with a disability is preferred but not essential.
  • A general knowledge and understanding of assessment and care planning, using person-centred care models.
  • Well-developed time management, IT and administrative skills and are able to competently use service portals and databases and can work in an environment that has strict timeframes.
  • Received both doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine.

If you are interested in the opportunity or have any questions please call to speak with Tanya Christie, RAS Team Leader on 0429 891 824.

Nexus is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All successful applicants will undergo rigorous compliance screening prior to their appointment. Successful candidates are required to have a current Police Check, a Working with Children's check and an NDIS Worker Screening clearance.

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Ref code: 5691065.

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