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Assessment Planning Officer - Wangaratta

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Wangaratta, Ongoing and Full-Time / Part-Time

About the opportunity

A carer is someone who provides unpaid care and support to a family member or friend, who is frail aged or has dementia, a disability, mental illness, terminal illness or a chronic health condition.

Uniting Vic.Tas Carer Support Services aim to assist carers through the provision of information, respite, service coordination and other individually focused carer support services. Carer Support Services provides support and services under a number of programs including the newly established Carer Gateway – Carer Gateway Service Provider, State-funded Support for Carers Program, Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC PYP).

You can view a copy of the position description here.

About you

Qualifications

  • Essential: Tertiary qualifications in either Disability, Social Work, Health, Welfare, Community Services or Development.

Experience (Essential)

  • Understanding of privacy and confidentiality obligations.
  • Understanding of the issues related specifically to the caring role.
  • Experience or knowledge regarding the provision of care to the elderly and/or people with disabilities.
  • High-level engagement, care planning and assessment skills.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent administration and organisational skills.
  • Computer literacy including basic Microsoft Office.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.

Experience (Desirable)

  • Ability to prepare and deliver reports or presentations.
  • Knowledge of the community service environment.
  • Well-developed negotiation and advocacy skills.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org

Uniting is a child-safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply here today by submitting the following:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close 6 April 2020.

Get in touch:

For queries regarding this opportunity, please contact Zana Basic on 1300 277 478.

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