Care Coordinator. Permanent Full Time - Darwin

Life Without Barriers

Location
NT: Darwin
Reference #
503718
Closing Date
18-09-2024
Vacancy Type

About the Organisation

Enhance the lives of older Australians by joining the Life Without Barriers team. Guided by every client’s individual needs and interests, our personalised in-home Aged Care services focus on empowering every person to maintain their home comforts, health, and connections within their community.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers. Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role

The Care Coordinator will possess demonstrated experience within the aged care sector, with a specific focus on Home Care Package (HCP) management.  A key aspect of the Care Coordinator role will involve promoting growth within Darwin. Candidates should possess exceptional communication skills, enabling them to effectively liaise with potential aged care Home Care Package clients, supporting their goals to remain living independently in their own homes.  This is an office based role. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake comprehensive client assessments while developing client profiles and care plans in collaboration with the client/representative and other relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure care plans are monitored and reviewed on a regular basis to align with the changing needs of clients, including regular client home visits
  • Collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders to ensure clients’ needs are met including our Rostering team and Practice Leads
  • Develop strategies and/or broker services which will address the identified needs of clients in consultation with families and communities
  • Represent Life Without Barriers at external forums and meetings, promoting the organisation within the community

Skills & Experience  

  • Time management skills and the ability to prioritise effectively to ensure the high needs of the role are met. 
  • Degree or equivalent in allied health, nursing, mental health or a related field as well as previous complex case management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in all aspects of case management including comprehensive assessment, planning, provision and evaluation of services for individuals and their carers, including people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating and maintaining partnerships with service providers and health professionals.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of brokerage services in a community setting.
  • Highly developed administrative & analytical skills and the ability to apply these skills in case management.
  • High level communication, liaison, negotiation and mediation skills.
  • A current unrestricted Australian Driver Licence

Benefits

  • Join one of Australia’s leading social purpose organisations
  • Career pathways across a national organisation
  • Attractive remuneration package with a monthly rostered day off (RDO)
  • Up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free through Salary Packaging

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and complete a statutory declaration.

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a minimum of two (2) doses or hold a valid medical exemption certificate, in accordance with Life Without Barriers Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact lisa.hurd@lwb.org.au

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 4th August 2024

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