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ADSSI Limited, trading as Adssi In-home Support, Maitland Community Care Services, Beresfield Community Care and Dungog Neighbourcare has been supporting the Central Coast and Hunter communities for over 30 years'.

We are a not-for-profit organisation who delivers a mix of in-home services including allied therapies, nursing, building maintenance and modifications, transport, meal preparation, social activities and personal care across a range of funded and private programs including the NDIS, Home Care Packages, Commonwealth Home Support Program and others.  Through our programs, we support thousands of clients to remain living safely and independently in their home.

In a recent VOICE Survey, 93% of staff scored the organisation as having a strong workplace culture and environment. That means we attract, and keep, great staff. We are values-driven and committed to quality, service and innovation.

ADSSI is a member of ACON’s Pride in Health + Wellbeing, Australia’s first and only not-for-profit membership program that provides year-round support in the provision of LGBTI inclusive services for the health and wellbeing sector. Our Pride in Health + Wellbeing activities contribute to the wellbeing of ADSSI’s LGBTI clients and staff through the ongoing provision of safe and inclusive services.

To be considered for any of the roles below, please note below requirements:

Completion of an aged care police check and a Working With Children Check is required for the successful candidate.

Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check and a pre-employment functional assessment and will be required to undergo an aged care part exclusion police check. People with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position.  Each application will be considered on its merits.

The criminal offences that preclude a person from working in aged care are:

  • a conviction for murder or sexual assault; or
  • a conviction of, and sentence to imprisonment for, any other form of assault.

Any person with a conviction for a precluding offence must not be employed, contracted, hired, retained, or accepted by an aged care service subsidised by the Commonwealth.

The best places to get confidential advice on how your criminal history might affect your chances in this job include the Aboriginal Legal Service on 1800 765 767, LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529, or your local Community Legal Centre.

ADSSI Limited supports EEO principles and is a smoke free environment.

Adssi is committed to increasing the workforce participation of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Why work with us? 

There are so many reasons, including:

  • We are inclusive of diversity
  • We provide you with a uniform, saving you money
  • We celebrate key events together
  • We pay COVID leave
  • We pay for your Flu shot
  • You and your family can access our Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Sacrifice saving you $
  • 93% of staff score the organisation as having a strong workplace culture and environment - that means we attract and keep great staff!

Current Positions - March 2021

Home Support Assessor (Regional Assessment Service)

Our Regional Assessment Team (RAS), based in Tuggerah, is seeking an experienced assessor for our Central Coast/Hunter Regional Assessment Service.

The Regional Assessment Service is part of the government’s My Aged Care program. It provides a standardised approach to in-home assessments of people over the aged of 65, or aged 50 years and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, who require low intensity home support services to enable them to remain living independently at home for as long as possible. Our team provides the RAS across the Central Coast and Hunter regions, including Upper Hunter areas.

You will be expected to have local knowledge and the ability to network with community aged care services within the Central Coast and Hunter regions.

Are you a creative 'can do' person who thrives on delivering the best client experience every time? You will be client focused, have an understanding of the aged care sector and be highly motivated to succeed in the role.

The essential criteria is:

  • Knowledge of assessment and goal orientated support planning in aged, community, health or social services
  • Previous experience working in aged care, community services, assessment and/or case management
  • Confident communication with the ability to engage and motivate clients, families, staff and other stakeholders with a positive approach
  • Comfortable working independently off-site to meet and assess clients in their homes
  • Confident under pressure to meet tight KPI timeframes
  • Willingness to travel throughout the Central Coast and Hunter regions
  • Competent in the use of smart phones and mobile technology such as tablet devices
  • A current NSW driver's license and a safe driving record
  • Access to a reliable motor vehicle (with comprehensive insurance)

Desirable criteria:

  • RAS experience
  • Completed Statement of Attainment 2 (SOA2) – Home Support Assessor

Apply via Seek using this link https://www.seek.com.au/job/51695111?_ga=2.138758965.766565825.1614909410-1830436112.1591331819 with a statement addressing the criteria, along with your resume by C.O.B Friday 19 March 2021. Please state how you meet the criteria and demonstrate by example.

If you would like further information call Amanda Harris on 0448 225 390

The pay is $30.83-$32.39 per hour. PBI salary packaging is available. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an aged care part exclusion police check.