Manager – Home Care Packages

Job Category: Home Care
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bellarine Peninsula
  • Do you have experience in the management and delivery of Home Care Package Programs?

  • Do you excel when leading committed, motivated and professional people?

  • Are you passionate about helping others to live safely and independently at home?

Bellarine Community Health is excited to offer this full time, ongoing opportunity to join our team as Manager, Home Care Packages. This is a fabulous chance to share your managerial oversight of Home Care Packages, and to work on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula!

About the region

The Bellarine Peninsula is a short 30-minute drive from Geelong, ‘where the weekends are a little longer and the flavours a little fresher’. A perfect mix of sleepy coastal towns and reinvented urban precincts, on your way to work you will pass wineries, beaches, and a sheep or two.

About us

Bellarine Community Health (BCH) is the major provider of primary health care services to the Bellarine Peninsula. BCH is a not-for-profit health care provider with close links to our community operating from five sites – in Drysdale (two sites), Ocean Grove, Point Lonsdale and Portarlington and in community settings across the Bellarine.

If you’d like to know more about us look at our website http://www.bch.org.au/ and social media (Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn) or call us to learn more about this role.

About the team

The Home Care Package (HCP) team works in partnership with our clients, to achieve positive outcomes that optimise health and wellbeing in accordance with their needs, goals and preference, and to help them to live safely and independently at home.

About the role

The Manager, Home Care Packages will provide managerial oversight of the BCH Home Care Package team to:

  • Lead the implementation of the HCP Program Growth Strategy.
  • Ensure the provision of cost effective, evidence based, consumer directed and goal orientated HCP management services for BCH Home Care Package clients.
  • Ensure HCP delivery is compliant with HCP program guidelines as well as all relevant legislation, Acts, and quality standards.

These objectives will be achieved by reviewing and establishing any new operational procedures required to support BCH’s HCP case management team achieve targeted outcomes.

The Manager, Home Care Packages will be required to take on a limited case management load to support the HCP Program Growth Strategy.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Minimum 2 years exp. in a similar role, including proficiency in case management and consumer directed care principles.
  • Relevant tertiary level health industry qualification.
  • Highly developed assessment skills and the ability to creatively problem solve complex care situations.
  • An innovative and dynamic approach to the provision of care.
  • Demonstrated skills in networking, liaison and the development and maintenance of strong links with relevant service providers and users.
  • Ability to manage a budget effectively, working in a team environment and autonomously when required.
  • Ability to build rapport and trust with clients and colleagues.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to prioritise competing workloads and tasks.
  • Excellent computing skills including Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
  • Highly motivated with well-developed leadership skills, with the ability to manage/influence others.

What we offer

To support you to balance your work/life commitments, grow your skills and expertise, enjoy work and feel valued we offer the following:

  • Generous salary packaging benefits – you can access some of your annual salary tax free each year
  • Living Expenses capped at $15,900 annually (includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans, and rental payments)
  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650
  • Discounted gym memberships at six sites across the region
  • A supportive, positive and inclusive workplace culture
  • Flexible work environment with ability to work some hours from home
  • Generous leave arrangements including annual leave, parental leave, professional development
  • Employee Assistance Program; up to 5 counselling session per year

Conditions of Employment

  • A current National Police Check (within 6 months from date of application)
  • A current Working with Children Check – Employee check nominating BCH
  • A current Victorian Driver’s Licence
  • Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination)

How to Apply

To find out more, please contact Kathy Russell, Chief Financial Officer, at kathy.russell@bch.org.au or by phone on 03 5251 4677.

Applications must include cover letter, response to key selection criteria, application form (via the BCH website), and resume in PDF format.

The Position Description is available here: PD – Manager Home Care Packages

Submit your application to recruitment@bch.org.au – applications will be assessed as they are received, with final applications closing at 5pm Friday 23rd September. We look forward to receiving your application!

Bellarine Community Health Ltd is committed to protect children and reduce any opportunities for abuse or harm to occur.

Bellarine Community Health acknowledges the Wadawurrung people as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which our sites are located and across which we provide services and programs for the diverse community. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace and welcome people from all cultures and backgrounds to our service.

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