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Reference Number 20916
Position Title Regional Assessment Services Assessor
Employment Type Casual
Location Toowoomba QLD
Hours Per Week 1.00
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Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

We support more than 27,500 people of all ages and life stages, and circumstances. We do this through 28 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; 30 clinics; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

An exciting opportunity awaits experienced Regional Assessors to join our team operating out of sunny Toowoomba.

Responsibilities 

As a Regional Assessment Services Assessor at Vision Australia you will:

  • Liaise directly with the MAC contact centre and other RAS staff
  • Receive and accept referrals
  • Schedule your own assessments
  • Work remotely undertaking face-to-face assessments using a web based national screening and assessment form and My Aged Care System
  • Conduct assessments with a wellness and reablement focus
  • Identify clients current abilities and support needs

Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Current SAO2 – “Trained as Regional Assessor ” or willingness to  successfully complete of relevant training in delivery of Regional Assessment Services
  • Experience with the issues of ageing, clients with complex needs (including mental illness)
  • Minimum 3 years in coordination or assessment in Aged Care Services in the community Sector
  • Understanding of reablement/ motivational wellness in Ageing
  • Knowledge of networks and services supporting the delivery of aged care or community services in the local area
  • Proven ability to manage multiple deadlines, be agile and flexible in working hours

Working as part of Vision Australia you will enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

  • Friendly values based working environments
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

We’re always on the lookout for energetic, motivated people who share our values to be Person Centred, Accountable, Collaborative, Commercially Focused and Agile.

Do you want to become a part of a team that supports a future where our clients have the opportunity like never before to live the life they choose? Please select the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Candidates should address the essential job competencies as outlined the position description and should also consider and be able to demonstrate Vision Australia’s organisational values which are central to the organisation’s culture. Applications should be uploaded as a word file. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons.

As part of Vision Australia’s commitment to being an inclusive employer and embedding a culture where staff, volunteers and clients can be themselves and feel safe, and to protecting the best interests and safety of children and vulnerable people, successful applicants will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children.

For more information about working at Vision Australia go to www.visionaustralia.org/careers 

We encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

Contact Person Ainsley Black
Contact Number 0418476361
Closing Date 09/12/2018
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