Employment opportunity: Care Finder Service Coordinator

Central Coast location
Full time
Great salary packaging options
Flexible work environment

The Role:

The Care Finder Service Coordinator will provide specialist and intensive assistance to help ageing and older people on the Central Coast understand and navigate access to aged care services or other relevant supports in the community.

This service is new and the program is targeted to assist ageing and older people within our community.

Functions of the care finder role include but not limited to:

• Assertive outreach (visiting in home, engaging clients in different environments etc)
• Case management, data and record keeping
• Engagement and rapport building with potential clients and other services
• Supporting people to interact with My Age Care
• Providing support to explain and guide clients through the assessment process including providing support at the assessment
• Support to help people to find aged care services they need and to connect with other relevant supports in the community, include supporting people to:
– Understand the different types of aged care supports and services
– Find and make an informed choice about providers/services
– Work through income/means testing, if relevant and costs
– Complete relevant service and health forms
– Meet with providers to arrange services
– Connect with other relevant supports in the community

About You:

You will have demonstrated experience in delivering outcomes based services that have consistently achieved performance targets, as well as experience delivering multi-faceted human services programs preferably in the My Aged Care or Health Sectors.

Essential Requirements:

• Relevant qualifications in social work, health, age care and / or human services
• Local community connections with care finder target population
• Detailed understanding / ability to rapidly attain detailed understanding of Aged Care System
• Commitment to delivering a person centres approach
• Ability to communicate effectively with a board range of people
• Commitment to supporting people of diverse backgrounds
• Strong problem solving skills
• Administrative skills including using and accurately entering information into systems, databases and the portal
• A commitment to continuous improvement

Mandatory Requirements:

• Flu Shot – Bungree is a mandatory flu shot workplace (if for medical reasons you cannot get the flu shot please provide evidence)
• COVID-19 Vaccinations – Bungree is a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination workplace (if for medical reasons you cannot get the COVID-19 vaccination please provide evidence)
• National Police Check
• Working with Children’s Check
• First Aid Certificate
• Drivers Licence

Working with us:

• Great team environment and organisational support.
• Access to our Employee Assistance Program.
• Safe and inclusive culture.
• Professional development opportunities.
• Supportive leadership.

Apply Now:

We welcome applications from all suitable candidates and request that you provide a current copy of your resume and a cover letter telling us why you would like to work with Bungree Aboriginal Association, highlighting your suitability based on the role requirements and skills mentioned above.
Applications and resumes can be addressed to:

Jan Marsden
Principal HR Advisor
Standard Candle HR

Applications close 8 December 2022