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What makes us different?

Home Support Assessor (RAS) Tamworth
Australia - NSW, Tamworth & North West NSW
  • Company laptop+smartphone+printer+travel reimbursement
  • Part time role (4 days per week) - no shift or weekend work!
  • Travel throughout New England in this community based role

We have an exciting opportunity to join the New England Regional Assessment Service with Aspire4Life as a Home Support Assessor. In this role, you will conduct assessments using a holistic and client centered approach, with a focus on wellness and reablement. These assessments will support older Australians to continue living independently within their chosen community, by considering needs such as assistive technology, social support services, and community care. You will have the opportunity to travel throughout the New England Aged Care Planning region to work collaboratively with clients in their homes. 

This part time position (60 hours fortnight / 4 days per week) will commence in the new year on a 12 month maternity leave contract, and applicants will ideally need to be centrally located within / near the Tamworth area.

We offer a fantastic 2 weeks of full-time training and orientation at our head office in Coolangatta, QLD, likely commencing in February 2022, however due to the current border restrictions, orientation may be held virtually. 

A typical week as an assessor with Aspire4Life:

  • Travel throughout the region, visiting clients in their homes as you utilizie your assessment experience and expertise to conduct holistic style assessments, with a focus on wellness and reablement
  • Capture vital client information to build on the My Aged Care client story and develop an individualised support plan underpinned by the clients unique goals
  • Develop strategies to connect people with appropriate services and supports in their community (may it include assistive technology, social support or community care) to further empower the client with their independence

You will be supported by our fantastic centralised liaison team, who coordinate with the clients and schedule in the appointments – you will not need to worry about planning travel distances or timings! Whilst you are out on the road, your regional lead will be there to provide support and guidance.

Need to be/have:

  • Experience in assessment and goal orientated support planning in aged, community, health or social services, and previous experience working in aged care, community services, assessment and/or coordination of services
  • Confident communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and motivate clients, families, staff and other stakeholders with a positive approach
  • Some local knowledge and/or the ability to network with community aged care service providers and stakeholder within your region

What to bring?

  • Tertiary qualification as a Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist (highly regarded) or minimum 3 years experience working in the aged or community care sector in a similar role, with relevant qualifications 
  • Current AHPRA Registration, or relevant (highly regarded)
  • Unrestricted Australian driver's licence and own reliable insured vehicle (and be comfortable travelling long distances by car)

The Benefits:

Aspire4Life offers some fantastic employee benefits, including Salary Packaging (up to the value of $15,900 per annum) and up to $2650 per annum on meal and entertainment packaging. You can take advantage of discounted gym access, discounts on private health insurance, EAP + much more!

About us:

We want our team to be made up of people from all walks of life. Aspire4Life would not be where we are today without the unique make up of Game Changers, Dream Makers and Vibrant Creators that help us to thrive every day. We actively seek to include, welcome and value the unique contributions of all people. We harness a culture that embraces individual differences in all its glory and values cultural intelligence. 

Aspire4Life is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and encourage applications from First Nations Peoples and Torres Strait Islander people, people from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability. If you would like to discuss accessibility requirements, preferred communication methods and/or adjustments please contact [email protected].

Aspire4Life acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Custodians of this land on which we work.

When successful, you will be required to undertake a national police check, and provide evidence of your right to work in Australia. 

If this sounds like your next exciting opportunity, Apply Now!