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Home Care Package Case Manager Job Ref No : 62

Astley Care, formerly known as Gosnells Community Support Service, is a community organisation funded by the Home & Community Care Program, Home Care Package Program and the Commonwealth Home Support Program to provide a range of services for frail aged, people with disabilities and their carers..... more
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Address: Astley House 23 Astley Street Gosnells. WA 6110 , Gosnells, Western Australia View member info
Job Type: Part Time
A suitably qualified person, with experience working in aged care, is required to join our busy and expanding Home Care Package team. The position is initially for 2 days/week with the expectation that hours will increase.


Position Description Home Care Package Case Manager

Responsible To:

The Senior Consultant of the Home Care Package Program.

Duties:

Key Areas of Responsibility

1. Assist in coordination of services for recipients of Home Care Packages provided in a Case Management and Consumer Directed Care model, to enable frail seniors to remain living as independently as possible in the community.

2. Assess the needs of the care recipient, in consultation with them and significant others, and develop individual Support Plans based on their needs and choices, referring to other agencies where appropriate.

3. In liaison with the care recipient and any significant other develop an individualised budget for each care recipient and ensure they are provided with a monthly statement.

4. Ensure that care recipients and any significant other are aware of and understand the fee requirements.

5. Implement a range of services identified in the care recipients' Support Plans.

6. Regularly review care recipients’ needs and adapt Support Plans and services as required.

7. Provide support to care recipients and significant others.

Staff

8. Provide support to Home Care Package support workers and work with any brokerage services to ensure the best outcomes for clients.

9. Provide appropriate supervision, training, support and performance reviews for staff.

Other

10. Enter all care recipient data in the computer using the Service Management System Program.(SMS)

11. Liaise with Aged Care Assessment Team and other aged care providers to maximize the benefits and coordination of services for HCP clients.

12. Participate in meetings to network with other agencies for information and support.

13. Promote the service to other aged care providers and potential care recipients.

14. Ensure that all staff and brokerage services practise confidentiality regarding care recipients’ affairs and that all records are maintained in a confidential manner.

15. Provide relief when other HCP staff are on leave.

16. Carry out relevant administrative duties as required.


Requirements:
  • Certificate 1V in Aged Care, with Diploma in Aged Care highly regarded
  • Experience working with aged people in a similar role
  • Experience in Assessment, Development of Support Plans and Supervision of Staff
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Police Clearance, C Class Licence and own vehicle
Benefits:
  • Opportunities for Salary Packaging
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Supportive working environment

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Contact Joanne our HCP Senior Consultant on hcp@astleycare.com.au
hcp@astleycare.com.au