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Regional Assessment Services Home Support Assessor

Your Side Australia

The Regional Assessment Services Home Support Assessor is responsible to undertake face to face Assessments using the mandated National Screening and Assessment Form (NSAF), in the My Aged Care Assessor Portal, create Support Plans and match and refer clients for a Comprehensive Assessment, service delivery or linking service support such as case management, assistance with housing, or non-aged care funded supports.

This position would ideally suit candidates who are seeking a casual role with 2-3 days work each week and extra days when permanent staff are on leave or unwell.

The role reports to our (RAS) Team Leader/Manager. Your Side Regional Assessment Service covers the Regions of Inner West of Sydney and Northern Sydney with positions available in both regions.

Who We Are:

Your Side Australia is a leading provider of support services for older people, people living with disability, mental health, and carers throughout Sydney. Established 30 years ago, we've kept our commitment to give people greater choice and to enhance their independence and wellbeing.

Your Side is a one stop shop to arrange the care and support that allows people and families to get on with living a good life.

Your Side is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, People of Colour, women, LGBTQIA+ communities, and people living with a disability. Applicants are welcome to access the Your Side Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan 2021-2022.

The Your Side environment is inclusive, dedicated and fun. We bring our whole selves to work, and share a passion for helping people to live their best life. By consciously developing a culture that’s accountable, honest, and warm for our staff, we also ensure quality of service for our clients.

About You:

Desirable

  • Possess a Statement of Attainment (SOA2) certification. (mandatory)
  • Have Experience as a My Aged Care Regional Assessment Service (RAS) Home Support Assessor (HSA).

Essential

  • Experience as an aged care case/care manager with assessment experience and skills.
  • Communication and assessment skills which provide empathy and understanding of the client, carers and families and provide a reablement focus to the assessment and support plan created with the client and carer.
  • You will need to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of funded and non-funded Service Providers in the Region in which Assessments are undertaken.
  • Have a sound understanding of the Aged Care system and Community Home Support Program (CHSP).
  • Ensure the protection of all Client Records from loss, damage or misuse.
  • Maintain each Client’s right to privacy, dignity, and confidentiality, particularly during the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.
  • Have you own reliable vehicle with comprehensive insurance.

Your Benefits:

  • The opportunity to make a difference in people's lives working for a leading NFP Salary packaging up to $15,860 per annum.
  • Meal/entertainment benefits up to $2,650 per annum.
  • Flexible working arrangements (including WFH).
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Friendly Supportive Team.
  • Ongoing training and development.

If you have any questions or require further information please contact Judy Hallett, Regional Assessment Service (RAS) Team Leader on 0409 650 901 for enquiries.

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