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Senior Aged Care Assessor - North Qld Region

  • 497942
  • Cairns
  • APM Assessment Services
  • Aged Care
  • Allied Health
  • Healthcare & Medical
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Full Time

The role
In this full-time opportunity, based in Cairns, you will be responsible for leading a team of Aged Care Assessors to conduct high-quality, independent funding assessments that ensure fair access to the optimal level of care and support for residential aged care facility residents. Working with a positive, cohesive group of experienced practitioners, you’ll apply your combined expertise to an approved process that sees you:

  • Oversee the completion of assessments within given timeframes
  • Carry a small assessment load
  • Collaborate with other practitioners in your team to accurately complete AN-ACC funding assessment tools
  • Provide in-situ clinical and problem-solving support to the Assessment team
  • Assist Assessors to achieve Unrestricted Assessor status
  • Be the key contact at the facility for the duration of the assessment period

Uniquely, direct care won't be part of your day-to-day!

Based in Cairns, you will be responsible for leading a team of Assessors across the Far North Queensland, Fitzroy, Mackay, and Northern Queensland Aged Care regions. Please note that there will some travel reimbursements for this position.

Why apply

  • Salary dependent on speciality and experience
  • Travel allowances and accommodation provided for overnight stays (when required)
  • You'll be part of the APM group of companies, a network of national and international health brands, offering an exciting path of career development for you to explore
  • Full, paid training provided and a strong support network to help you do your best

To be considered, you will need:

  • 5 years’ experience in aged care or a related area of health care
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy
  • Current unrestricted General Registration AHPRA
  • Demonstrated team leadership, development, and coaching experience
  • Demonstrated experience conducting clinical assessments using a range of assessment tools

...and soft skills related to motivation, organisation and working independently and as part of a team.

Apply today
to have a positive impact across the Aged Care sector.

We're committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity
We welcome all people to join our team, including people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, living with disability, all gender identities, LGBTQIA+, people of any socioeconomic status, of any age, race, national origin or ethnicity. We believe each person’s uniqueness makes us even better at the work we do.

Closing date: May 07, 2021

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