Consultant Residential Funding

Job No: HH487
Location: Adelaide

Job Title: Consultant Residential Funding
Job Type: Permanent, full time
Location: Adelaide Metro
Closing Date: Friday, 7 June 2019

About us

Helping Hand is a not-for-profit organisation offering home care services, retirement living and residential care homes to over 7,000 clients in metropolitan and regional South Australia. We’re proud of the caring, engaged and thoughtful culture of our organisation – this pride comes from knowing we are genuinely making a difference to the lives of those around us.

The opportunity

Reporting to the Manager Residential Funding and working in partnership with the Clinical Nurse – Comprehensive Assessment & Documentation (CN-CAD), the Clinical Nurse - Care, and other members of the senior multidisciplinary team, the Consultant Residential Funding is a critical position within the organisation. The Consultant leads all Helping Hand ACFI activities to enable optimal care and subsidies through assessment and documentation associated with the ACFI appraisal process. The incumbent will assist in the development and implementation of systems for ACFI process management as well as standard educational materials, providing leadership, education and skills development. The Consultant will monitor all aspects of ACFI management, in conjunction with the Manager Residential Funding. This position requires travel to our Metropolitan Residential Care Homes.

Your experience

/ Ideally, ACFI experience of at least 2 years
/ Current registration and practicing certificate with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional.
/ Demonstrated experience in a leadership role including workload management, performance management, project management and critical and reflective thinking skills in decision making and problem solving.
/ Ability to communicate with a range of people, particularly in relation to care of residents.
/ Knowledge experience and comprehensive understanding of contemporary assessment and care planning practice.
/ Understanding of the principles and contemporary practice relating to change management.
/ Demonstrated high understanding and experience in working within regulatory and legislative practice parameters in relation to nursing or allied health practice.
/ Good written and verbal communication skills.
/ Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills, with ability to liaise with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and the ability to be cross culturally sensitive
/ Experience in the use of Microsoft desktop products such as Word, Excel and Outlook
/ Understanding of the aged care sector and contemporary issues relating to the Aged Care Industry, including Aged Care Funding Instrument.
/ Knowledge and experience of documentation and continuous improvement requirements in aged care.
/ Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional and personal development.

Benefits and perks

/ Excellent salary benefits – Increase your take home pay;
/ Discounted Private Health insurance,
/ EAP - employee assistance program,
/ Ongoing training and development opportunities,
/ Supportive and friendly working environment,
/ Supportive and committed leadership.

To view the position description for this role, please click here.

For confidential enquiries contact Linda Kennedy, Manager Residential Funding on 08 82247893.

Applications close Friday, 7 June 2019.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and hold a current national police check or be willing to obtain one.
All current Helping Hand employees must notify their manager of their intent to apply.

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