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Case Manager

LocationCaulfield Hospital
Work TypeCasual
Positions1 Position
Job no: 70203
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

Alfred Health

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.

  • Casual
  • Alfred Health Home Care Packages
  • Based onsite at Caulfield Hospital, only 15 mins south-east of city

The Department

Home, Acute and Community is a clinical program across Alfred Health. The program plays an integral role within Victoria’s health care system, supporting people to maximise their health, independence and functioning, and minimise long-term care needs. The Home, Acute and Community program oversees a diverse group of services promoting effective seamless care, from acute care back into the community. These services are provided in people’s homes, community centres and in hospital when indicated. 
Our Acute and Integrated Care services operate from our patients’ homes, community services and our inpatient wards at Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham Hospitals. Working closely with our Emergency Departments, acute specialty units and community partners, we aim to provide high quality acute care, coordinated by an expert interdisciplinary team to meet needs arising from complex acute and chronic disease, in a way that meets our patients’ expressed needs.  Our Acute services also play an important role in promoting self-management of chronic conditions and prevention of deterioration through integrated models with primary care. 

The Role

You will work within the supportive, flexible and dynamic Alfred Health Home Care Packages team, based at Caulfield Community Health Service.  Home care packages support older people to live independently at home and in their local community for as long as possible, optimising their health and well-being in accordance with their needs and goals. 

You will be an experienced Registered Nurse or Grade 2 Allied Health Professional (Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist) or Community Development Worker who will:

  • Be responsible for the provision of case management for a caseload of complex and diverse adults and older clients
  • Provide effective and consumer-directed assessment, care planning and care co-ordination, with a wellness and reablement approach
  • Provide high quality services to clients from a variety of social, economic and cultural backgrounds
  • Collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary team members and service providers
  • Effectively manage clients’ package budgets
  • Promote the Alfred Health Home Care Package program both within Alfred Health and our local community

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Relevant Qualification - Registered Nurse Grade 3 or Allied Health discipline Grade 2 (Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Social Worker) or Community Development Worker Class 2b
  • Eligible for membership in discipline specific professional body
  • Current Victorian Driver's Licence
  • Experience in health and aged care
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Competent computer skills

Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging and novated leasing
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives

For more information about the role please call Lisa Eyres (Team Leader, Alfred Health Home Care Packages) on 03 9076 6864 or 0437 852 053 or [email protected]

Applications close 11pm AEST, Monday 15th July 2024.

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au