Care Manager, HammondCare at Home (Blue Mountains)

Applications open until: 04-Mar-2020
State: NSW
Location: Blue Mountains
Type of employment: Community Care
  • New Full-time role based in the Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Opportunity to grow your management skills as you lead your own team;
  • Provide professional and competent day-to-day delivery of services to clients

About the role

The role of the Care Manager (HammondCare At Home) works within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare to ensure that staff have a good understanding of individual client needs and preferences and are able to provide services tailored to the needs of individual clients, delivered within budget and service expectations.

The position is responsible for service development, ongoing client assessment, and the development and review of care plans, in consultation with clients and key stakeholders. The Care Manager is also responsible for leading, supporting, and mentoring their team. The Care Manager also works in partnership and consultation with the Clinical Care Manager and Client Liaison Manager, where required.

The essence of this role:

  • Provide professional and competent day-to-day delivery of services to clients in line with service expectations and HammondCare’s Mission and Mission in Action.
  • Provide professional, capable and aligned leadership for your team in support of HammondCare’s Mission and Mission in Action
  • Ensure there are sufficient capable and aligned staff in your team to serve clients.

About you

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • Certificate IV in Aged Care, or other equivalent and relevant qualification.
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant industry experience.
  • Knowledge of the Home Care Packages Program, Aged Care Quality Standards and Commonwealth Home Support Programme.
  • Experience managing a team.
  • Experienced in operating effectively in a multi-site environment.
  • A current driver’s licence and safe driving record. Willingness to travel between HammondCare’s clients, sites, and services (salary package can include a packaged motor vehicle on request)
  • Strong administrative and computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Empathy and patience.

About HammondCare

  • HammondCare is an independent Christian charity that exists to improve quality of life for people in need.
  • We specialise in aged and dementia care, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health services for older people, and other related health and aged care services. HammondCare seeks to embed evidence based best practice in its services and we provide these services through home care, sub-acute hospitals and residential aged care. 
  • Bringing these health, hospital and aged care services together, HammondCare has been able to develop innovative, flexible care models designed to serve people with complex health or aged care needs, regardless of their circumstances.
  • HammondCare works to provide its staff with support, career development opportunities, education, responsibility and recognition, work/life balance, and satisfying roles.

Why HammondCare

  • Career progression is promoted for all our HammondCare staff
  • Training is provided, with peer mentoring and ongoing education;
  • Salary Packaging is offered to all of our staff (increasing take-home pay) and we also provide an exclusive employee benefits program; 
  • A supportive environment

Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

For an information pack and key responsibilities, please click on the attachment below:

Care Manager Blue Mountains Info January 2020

If you are interested in this position then click on the "Apply Now" button.

For queries not answered by the information pack, please contact Rahni Mayne on 1800 826 166.

Closing Date; 4 March 2020

All short listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check.