• Full Time
  • ACT

Home Care Packages Officer

Community Services #1 Incorporated

Full-time role – 76 hours/fortnight

  • Support aged clients to maintain active, independent lives in their own home
  • Work in a supportive and friendly team environment
  • Above Award leave benefits, excellent salary packaging and free parking

Community Services #1 (CS#1) is profit for purpose, managing and delivering a range of services designed to meet community needs for over 35 years. We seek out passionate and motivated people who are keen to join our agile, fun, responsive organisation, and who share our connection with community.

About the role and CS#1 employee rewards:

CS#1 delivers Home Care Packages (HCP) tailored to individual client service needs, under a person-centred approach that enhances independence.

We are seeking an experienced Home Care Packages (HCP) Officer to hit the ground running, to facilitate and deliver Levels 1 to 4 packages to a range of clients and identify the gaps in their care plans.

  • Permanent Full-time role (76 hours/fortnight) available now
  • Hourly rate from $37.54, plus superannuation (Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award Level 4)
  • Excellent tax benefits to maximise take-home pay
  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award, Social and Community Services Level 4

Home Care Package Officer Requirements:

To apply for this position you must have at least 12 months of experience in Home Care Packages and a sound understanding of monitoring budgets, service delivery networks and resources available to support older people in their homes.

  • Knowledge of sector and home care packages legislation and standards
  • Experience and knowledge of delivering services within client personal budgets
  • Current Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • Certificate IV qualifications in relevant fields such as Community Services, Health Services, Aged Care, or equivalent work experience
  • Unrestricted driver licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Evidence of COVID Vaccination

To be successful in the role, you will:

  • be experienced with undertaking comprehensive assessments and re-assessments for HCP clients on Level 1 to 4 packages, in line with their personal needs and budgets
  • have strong knowledge and experience delivering Home Care Packages in accordance with the Aged Care Quality Standards, Aged Care Act and Home Care Programme Operational Manual
  • commit to delivering best fit Home Care Packages for individual clients, ensuring quality service delivery and responsive customer service and mindful of individual needs and budget constraints
  • be experienced with maintaining client records, and collection of data/statistics for reporting
  • be passionate about empowering independent living and delivering high quality services to our community clients in the local area with a genuine desire to support people to live a higher quality of life
  • exercise judgement and contributing critical knowledge where procedures are not clearly defined
  • be a strong and empathetic communicator
  • have excellent time management skills.

Position Description

If this sounds like you, apply now! We will shortlist applications and interview soon. Visit our website to view the position description, and express your interest by submitting your resume and cover letter to CS1recruitment@communityservicses1.org.

For further information, please call Linda (People and Culture) on 6126 4736.

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