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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 29348
Position Title Comprehensive Assessor
Employment Status Limited Term Full Time
Location PH Community Health - Hastings
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• Immerse yourself in an inclusive, diverse and supportive culture at Mt. Eliza ACAS
• Enjoy the flexibility and benefits of joining a highly regarded professional and multi-disciplinary team focused on client-focused care
• Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations


Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Key Responsibilities:

The Mt. Eliza Aged Care Assessment Service is delivered across the boundaries of Frankston, Mornington Peninsula, City of Casey and Cardinia, therefore driving significant distances is a requirement for this position and a current Victorian driver's license is essential. The successful candidate will possess proven clinical assessment skills and excellent and functional computer literacy; using a laptop or other electronic device in the community environment is an essential requirement of the position. Together with a commitment to develop and maintain essential working relationships with community providers and associated stakeholders.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work autonomously as an effective member of the team, with commitment to the delivery of coordinated and innovative practice within the community aged care service. You will be dedicated to best practice principles and be active towards achieving personal development and team progression. You will be required to work across the range of health and community sectors to provide sustainable, well-managed and efficient service delivery, together with contributing to the development of strategies that improve Aged Care Assessment Service. This includes an ability to adapt and operate within a changing service environment.

The position is available on a Fixed Term Full Time basis at 40 hours per week; previous ACAS experience is therefore highly desirable. The successful candidate will hold formal qualifications in either Nursing or Allied Health.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Essential Criteria #1: Excellent clinical assessment skills
• Essential Criteria #2: Excellent typing and computer literacy skills
• Essential Criteria #3: Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Desirable Criteria #1 (desirable): Previous ACAS experience desirable

How to Apply:

To apply, please click on the APPLY NOW button to forward your current CV and cover letter for consideration.

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Selection Criteria Essential: Formal qualifications in either Nursing or Allied Health
Essential: Current unrestricted and unsuspended Victorian Driver's License
Essential: Excellent clinical assessment skills
Essential: Excellent typing and computer literacy skills
Essential: Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Essential: Ability to work autonomously and as an effective member of the team
Desirable: Previous ACAS experience desirable
Contact Person Marie Garcia
Contact Number 97884920
Alternate Contact Person Alison Shand
Alternate Contact Number 97884920
Closing Date 01/12/2021
Position Description Comprehensive Assessor PD Jan 2020 (1).pdf