Senior Veterans’ Home Care (VHC) Assessor
- Central Coast Location, Tuggerah
- Voice Project awarded ADSSI Limited a “Best Workplace Award” in 2021
- Salary Packaging available
We are currently seeking a compassionate and solution focused Senior Veterans’ Home Care (VHC) Assessor for our Veterans’ Home Care team. This position is a 2IC role to the VHC Regional Coordinator. The Veterans’ Home Care team is be responsible for providing high-quality client services through assessment and coordination of services to eligible veterans and war widowers, who wish to remain living at home. The Veterans’ Home Care team supports thousands of eligible people each year in NSW, ACT and QLD. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and contributing to the delivery of an efficient, effective and responsive assessment and coordination service that meets the needs of eligible DVA clients within the VHC guidelines.
This will be a rewarding opportunity for a warm-hearted individual with remarkable people skills. Being a client focused organisation, we are committed to creating a supportive and nurturing client experience while we work with our clients to maximise their independence and quality of life, supporting them to live their best life.
- Positive “can do” attitude with a client focus and genuine passion for delivering the best client experience every time;
- High written and verbal communication skills;
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Degree qualifications in nursing or allied health (eg social worker, physiotherapist or occupational therapist) or an equivalent degree with an emphasis on aged care studies;
- Minimum two (2) years’ experience in the aged or community care sector;
- Experience in a similar role;
- Current police check; and
- ADSSI requires all staff prior to commencing employment to have had their first and second COVID Vaccination dose and any Booster Vaccination as it falls due and in line with Government recommendations
How to Apply
Submit your application through the ADSSI careers page through the “Submit your application now” function. Including a resume, cover letter (including statement) outlining how you meet the “About you” criteria.
We are situated on Darkinjung land and acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of this land. We pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and future, and recognise their continuing connection and contribution to this land.
ADSSI Limited, trading as Adssi In-home Support, has been providing in home and community services for over 35 years. We deliver a mix of in-home aged care services including household help, personal care, respite, shopping, allied therapies, nursing, transport, home modifications and maintenance across a range of funded and private programs. Through our programs, we support thousands of Australians to remain living safely and independently in their home and local community.
Why work with us?
- Voice Project awarded ADSSI Limited a “Best Workplace Award” in 2021. Staff engagement, as measured by Voice Project, is exceptional at 92%;
- We affirm the right to equality, respect and fairness for the LGBTIQ community;
- Employee Assistance Program;
- We support EEO principles and have a smoke free environment; and
- Employees are provided with PPE;
- Employees are provided a work uniform;
- Salary Packaging; and
- We are committed to increasing the workforce participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
The successful candidate will be required to provide an Australian Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History and undergo a medical assessment.
The criminal offences that preclude a person from working in aged care are:
- a conviction for murder or sexual assault; or
- a conviction of, and sentence to imprisonment for, any other form of assault.
The best places to get confidential advice on how your criminal history might affect your chances in this job include the LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529 Aboriginal Legal Service on 1800 765 767 or your local Community Legal Centre.