Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science
Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Carer Support Workers (Casual) - Alfred Health Carer Services
Based at Caulfield Hospital campus
Excellent professional development opportunities
Alfred Health Carer Services provides face-to-face and phone support to carers of people with a disability, mental illness, age-related condition and dementia who live in the Southern Region. The teams respond to carers’ urgent or episodic needs; identifying the need for more intensive or ongoing support; and linking carers into services to support the caring role and care relationship. Carers may also be linked to available peer support and education activities.
We are currently looking for allied health professionals to join our casual bank. Casual staff may be required to support all programs in the service at various times, with the majority of the work being phone-based.
Preferred candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:
Minimum Bachelor-level qualifications in Health, Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences or Welfare
Experience working with carer’s and families
Knowledge and experience working within disability, aged, mental health or community services
Experience in managing a caseload, with skills in needs assessment, support planning and providing emotional support
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of National Disability Insurance Scheme and My Aged Care
Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
Enquiries to Mel Hill, Coordinator Disability, Mental Health and Young Carers, 9076 6888
Applications should be made online via www.alfredhealth.org.au. Applications should include a Resume and a cover letter outlining key skills and experience relevant to the position.
Applications close 23:00, 29th March 2019
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.