- Job posted on: 31st Jul 2020
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At Merri Health, we strive to enrich diverse communities through the provision of quality health care and support services. A career at Merri will see you contributing to a culture that affects change for our clients and the wider community. We are committed to supporting the talent and skills of our employees because we know their capability is the key to our success.
The Home Care Packages Program provides older people who want to stay at home with access to a range of ongoing personal services, support services and clinical care that help them with their day-to-day activities. The program is part of the Australian Government’s continuum of care for older people in Australia, providing services between the Commonwealth Home Support Program and residential aged care.
Following the principles of Consumer-Directed Care and according to the Commonwealth Department of Health program guidelines, the Care Advisor – Home Care Packages is responsible for the provision of advice, support and care coordination to Home Care Packages recipients (Levels 1-4). This includes the development of a client directed care plan, based on assessed need and personal goals, and a package of care that promotes wellness and independence.
To be successful with Merri you will go above and beyond to achieve great results for our clients, the organisation and yourself. We’re looking for experienced individuals with:
We offer a diverse, inclusive and flexible environment which encourages you to bring your whole self to work. As the successful applicant you’ll be joining an organisation where you will be supported to grow, learn and develop your skills to reach your potential.
You will also have access to generous salary packaging, purchase leave and flexible work arrangement options.
A position description is attached.