Clinical Consultant

Job No: HH813
Location: North Adelaide

Job Title: Clinical Consultant

Job Type: Part time, Permanent (0.8FTE)                                             

Location: North Adelaide

Closing Date: 27th of January 2021       


About Us

Helping Hand is one of South Australia’s most highly recognised and respected aged care organisations. Helping Hand 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.


The Opportunity

We are currently looking for a dynamic Clinical Consultant with outstanding leadership skills to provide support with linking customers into the admissions team and residential care homes, primarily through hospital and short-term care options. The role will work closely with families and individuals to understand and navigate the Aged Care system. 


The Clinical consultant is responsible for building strong relationships with key contacts in hospitals and other pathway programs into residential care and undertaking the complex clinical pre-admission assessments to ensure that safe and appropriate care and accommodation can be provided. 


The provision and delivery of exceptional customer service is a key component in this role. Quick response to enquiries about residential aged care and providing expert advice to the clinical and admission teams at Helping Hand will be essential.


The position is responsible for supporting permanent and respite residential admissions into the metropolitan and country aged care homes for Helping Hand.


Your Experience


/ Minimum of five years post-graduate clinical experience as a Registered Nurse or equivalent.

/ Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse.

/ Demonstrated high understanding and experience in working within regulatory and legislative practice parameters in relation to nursing practice.

/ Demonstrated experience in and sound knowledge of the application of comprehensive contemporary assessment and care planning

/ Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with a wide variety of people, from diverse backgrounds, effectively and respectfully.

/ Previous success in building and sustaining a broad range of professional relationships to achieve results when providing a customer focused consultancy service.

/ Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills and strong written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills.

/ Effective planning skills with the ability to set and work to personal and business deadlines, comfortable working under strict time pressures, and able to manage competing, often conflicting deadlines.

/ Acts with a high degree of integrity, maintaining confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner.


Please note that this position operates across both metropolitan and regional sites and services within Helping Hand so intrastate overnight travel is required. Some out of hours work will be required and the appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check

Benefits & 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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Applications close by 5 pm on the 27th of 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. All current Helping Hand employees must notify their manager of their intent to apply. 

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