Careers For UnitingCare Wesley Bowden
Supports Coordinator Aged Care

Location:
Bowden  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Department:
ADCS - Aged Care Services

  • Full time position
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Flexible work arrangements

About UCWB

UCWB is a well-respected Community Services organisation with an aspiration to be a leading provider of individual and community social services. Our purpose is to deliver innovative, tailored services that support individual and community well-being. Our focus is vulnerable children and their families, older people, individuals who live with disability, and carers.

Why work at UCWB

We have a track record of being a highly sought after workplace because of our strong values-based culture. Our relationships and interactions are supported by the four pillars of respect, trust, integrity and courage, and our people are our greatest asset.  We celebrate a culture that is vibrant, connected, innovative and inclusive.

By joining UCWB, you will enjoy:

  • Working in an organisation that has been awarded the “Best Workplace 2019” by the Voice Project based on our employees reporting exceptional levels of engagement and job satisfaction.
  • Personal and professional development opportunities through our ‘GROW’ initiative.A comprehensive e-learning library, monthly lunch and learns with guest speakers and other development tailored to either your current role or preparing you for future opportunities.
  • Commitment to Work Health Safety and Wellbeing including, flu vaccinations, employee assistance program, flexible working practices.
  • Industry leading job satisfaction and engagement evidenced in our annual employee survey
  • A supportive team environment which celebrates diversity and inclusion
  • Salary packaging options, resulting in a 5-10% increase to take home pay

The Role

The Supports Coordinator, Aged Care provides care coordination and support to people who are aged and may be living with a disability or mental health issues.

 

The Supports Coordinator has the following key areas of responsibility:

  • Undertaking initial assessments and reviews with customers to co-design their service plans and budgets
  • Providing care coordination
  • Building and managing stakeholder relationships
  • Problem-solving and escalating identified risks
  • Ensuring continuous improvement of work practices through audits and participation in specific projects

About You

  • Proven experience in case management or support coordination, including strong case load management skills
  • Thorough understanding and demonstration of person-centred approaches and principles of inclusion
  • High level ability to undertake thorough and sensitive assessment of people with complex needs
  • Demonstrated ability to work with customers with complex needs to develop and progress towards goals
  • Demonstrated ability to acquire and apply knowledge of statutory requirements
  • Detailed working knowledge of community networks and services
  • Demonstrated written ability including report writing and case noting
  • Demonstrated capacity to adapt skills and knowledge to meet a range of customer needs across different program types
  • Computer literacy (Office suite and capacity to use cloud based software)

     

    Preferable

  • Proven experience working in fee for service or billable hours environments and ability to prepare and work within customer budgets
  • An understanding of statutory requirements relevant to the Aged Care sector
  • An area of specialty including but not limited to aged health, aged housing, disability and/or mental health

Qualifications

You will have:

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Community Services or equivalent, plus substantial proven experience working with people with complex needs, including but not limited to aged care, disability and/or mental health

     

    Preferable

  • Diploma or degree in allied health, social work, rehabilitation counselling, community services, developmental education or disability
  • Specialist qualification including but not limited to aged care, disability and/or mental health

Location

This role is based at our Central Office in Bowden however some off-site work will be required. 

How to Apply

Select the apply now button on the top right hand side of the screen.  Complete the application form and screening questions.  Upload your cover letter and resume.

Applications close 18th November 2019.

Applicants from a culturally and linguistically diverse background are encouraged to apply.

UCWB is an equal opportunity employer