Case Manager- Home Care Packages
genU is short for Generation You. Because whatever generation you belong to, whether you’re young, old, or somewhere in between, what unites us is the belief that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.
About the role
The role of the Case Manager within the Home Care Package department is to work within a client directed framework with a focus of ensuring the wellbeing of older people who are in receipt of a Home Care Package. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- Complete and develop a comprehensive care plan in partnership with consumers which identifies their goal directed outcomes. Taking in to account funding sources, actions required, and measurable outcomes including the range of Allied Health professionals in the delivery of care recipient needs.
- Work with individuals, their families and supports to ensure that any care plan developed has been consumer directed and meets their needs and objectives
- Conduct regular reviews of care plans and ongoing monitoring and review of approaches and strategies used in the delivery of care in response to the changing needs of care recipients.
- Identification of and engagement with the range of service partners, such as Health professionals and community service providers, in the assessment process, case conferencing, care planning service delivery, monitoring and review.
This is a part-time role based in Ballarat with requirements to travel in the Ballarat region.
- Appropriate Tertiary Qualification (or be working toward and/or extensive experience in a human services discipline)
- Understanding of the social, psychological and physical aspects of ageing and disability including the role of carers and a commitment to the principles and practice of consumer directed services.
- Demonstrated experience in community care, particularly care/case management.
- Flexibility and innovation in responding to the changing needs of care recipients.
- Knowledge, skill and experience in the delivery of behaviour management strategies.
- Current driver’s license.
Benefits & Culture
genU is proud to be an EEO employer. genU supports an inclusive approach in the workplace.
- Salary Packaging benefits to increase your take home pay!
- Ongoing training & development
- Employee Assistance Program including a dietician service and financial assistance service
- Paid parental leave for primary carers after 12 months of employment
Please click here for a copy of the position description outlining full details of this role.
To obtain further information regarding this position please contact Sue Minter on 0477 020 302
Applications will close at 8.00am on Wednesday the 21st of April.