Home Care Coordinator
Job Title: Home Care Coordinator
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Closing Date: 25th January 2021
Helping Hand is one of South Australia’s most highly recognised and respected aged care organisations. The not-for-profit has been providing services to older South Australians through home care, retirement living, respite and residential care for more than 65 years and employs more than 1400 people in Adelaide and across regional communities. Helping Hand is an innovator and leader in the field of aged care services - best known by our reputation for quality, choice and professionalism. Helping Hand is a values-based employer that understands the important contribution of our staff, our clients and our community.
Our Home Care Services team are now seeking Home Care Coordinator to join the team on a full time permanent basis. Reporting to the Regional Home Care Manager, the Home Care Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating services tailored to suit the individual client needs, in accordance with the service agreement. This includes liaising with external agencies, conducting effective assessments and reviews of client needs, planning, and coordination and case management.
Skills & Experience
To be successful in this role you will demonstrate excellent time management skills, attention to detail and a conscientious work ethic. You will also possess:
/ Previous experience and knowledge of Transitional Care Programs and Home Care packages will be highly regarded
/ Ability to maintain data collection and outcome measurement systems,
/ Diploma in Community Services or equivalent work experience.
/ An understanding of community resources and supports as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills,
/ A strong theoretical approach to working with ageing population and demonstrated practical application of this approach,
Benefits and Perks
As a valued member of Helping Hand we can offer you:
/ Excellent salary sacrifice 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.
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For confidential enquiries please contact Narelle Higginbottom, Regional Home Care Manager on 0408 313 975
Applications close on 25th January 2021
All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and hold a current national police check or be willing to obtain one. Current Helping Hand employees must notify their manager of their intent to apply.