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Assessment & Facilitation Officer - Home & Community Care Program For Younger People - Morwell

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Two permanent full time positions available
  • Based at Morwell

About the opportunity

The Home and Community Care Program For Younger People (HACC PYP) supports younger people with disabilities or medical/health conditions, and their respective carers to live as independently as possible in their own homes. Younger people are defined as people less than 65 years, or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged less than 50 years. The Program assists with a range of daily activities including personal care, dressing, preparing meals, house cleaning, property maintenances, community access and using public transport.

As an Assessment and Facilitation Officer, you will complete holistic assessments of need to support the development of goal directed support plans. The role will utilise a strengths-based approach and work in partnership with other service providers, agencies and professionals to ensure that individual clients needs can be met. The Assessment and Facilitation Officer will also lead and participate in community development and social inclusion activities.

View the full position description here: Download File PD - HACC PYP Assessment & Facilitation Officer.pdf

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a tertiary qualification in Disability, Social Work, Allied Health or a related discipline.

You will also have:

  • Previous experience in the provision of care to elderly, younger people or people with disabilities
  • Demonstrated experience in performing community and/or health assessments using a strengths-based approach
  • Excellent engagement, care planning and assessment skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other services, agencies and professionals to achieve optimal client outcomes
  • Current first aid and CPR certificates

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover letter (outlining your suitability according to the person specification in the position description)
  • Current resume

Get in touch

Linde Coggan – Senior Manager, CYF Care & Placement Services
T: (03) 5144 7777

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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