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Care Manager - Home Care Adelaide SA

Southern Cross Care

Southern Cross Care Adelaide SA Australia

3 weeks ago

• Be the difference. Enjoy great rewards and benefits.
• 12 month fixed term contract - Full time hours
• Incredibly rewarding community role
• Salary Packaging benefits up to $15,900 annually to maximise your take home pay

About the role

The Care Manager - Home Care is responsible for leading the achievement of high quality clinical and care services of a region within the Home Care portfolio, coordinating resources and activities to achieve person centred care for clients / care recipients that is responsive to the clients assessed needs.
• Key responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to;
• Ensuring all clients in the region have a current and holistic assessment and a service plan which manages all risks associated with their assessed needs, within their service budget and with a health promoting focus
• Actively engaging with the community within the region, with the aim of promoting Southern Cross Care as a Provider of Choice for Support at Home services to... older people
• Acting as an advocate for a client / care recipient to assist with making informed decisions
• Monitoring the quality of comprehensive care planning strategies to ensure the clients quality of life and independence is optimised, while managing risks and duty of care
• Ensuring all assessments and documentation meet legislative requirements

For further details regarding the scope of the role, please refer to our website or the attached position description.

About you

We are looking for people who will be the difference in the lives of our residents and clients.

You'll work amongst a multi-disciplinary team to provide integrated care that promotes healthy ageing and well-being, social engagement, prevents frailty and avoidable decline and achieves reablement for clients to optimise their ability to live better in their own home.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience :
• Bachelor of Nursing, or recognised equivalent and current registration and practising certificate with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
• Current and unrestricted driver’s licence & own registered and insured car
• Strong organisational and time management skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to build positive relationships with clients and their representatives
• Effective decision making ability, including the ability to identify potential risks and escalate as appropriate within the organisation
• Proficient computer and keyboard skills, including the use of community aged care systems / processes (eg, MyAged Care, ACAT, RAS etc)
• You will be suited to this role if you have a positive mindset and can prioritise well
• Ability to demonstrate integrity, calmness and personal resilience
• Passionate about person-centred care, enabling clients to maintain maximum independence, you will be able to seek creative solutions in your approaches to overcome any barriers

About us

Southern Cross Care is one of Australia’s leading charitable aged care and retirement living service providers. We value the diversity in our team, live and breathe our values and offer salary packaging benefits to maximise your take-home pay.

When you work for us, we value you as an individual, care for your well-being and develop your skills to help you build your career.

We reward creativity and provide the stability and flexibility you need. When you work for us, you work better for life.

Enquiries : nichole.fraser

Applications Close : 4pm on Monday, 3rd of May 2023
Adelaide SA Australia

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