HACC PYP and CHSP Coordinator

  • Base/Location:Njernda Medical Centre, Echuca
  • Reports To:Medical Manager- Anne Munzel
  • Hours:Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Scope:

    The HACC PYP and CHSP Coordinator will oversee the provision of Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC PYP) and Commonwealth Home Support Programs (CHSP) to Aboriginal clients in the community.

Organisational Values:

  • Professional Integrity – We treat all our people with dignity and respect.
  • Quality – We always strive to do our best and improve the way we do things.
  • Responsibility – We commit to the actions we take to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.
  • Client Focus – We work toward improving the health and wellbeing of our clients and community.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure HACC PYP and CHSP services are provided to Aboriginal clients in compliance with the guidelines.
  • Liase with assessment officers and support clients through the enrolment and assessment processes for HACC, CHSP, NDIS and aged care packages.
  • Enter data daily and prepare monthly statistical reports for the Medical Manager.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Aged Care Service providers and other Aboriginal and mainstream services.
  • Prepare and monitor invoices for HACC CHSP services provided to Aged Care or NDIS clients.
  • Roster HACC PYP and CHSP workers to meet demand.
  • Outsourcing services as required.
  • Develop and implement a calendar of Planned Activities.
  • Other duties as directed within the scope of the employee’s skill level and training with negotiation.
  • Attend network meetings and forums relevant departmental change.
  • Develop consumer care plans designed to enhance client’s wellbeing and health in line with a wellness and reablement approach and or person-centred care.
  • The ability to lead and manage staff and volunteers including induction, supervision and coaching.


Key Selection Criteria:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal people and Aboriginal Culture and health issues.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal people and handle issues in a sensitive manner.
  • Sound negotiation skills and well-developed communication skills.
  • The ability to maintain records and manage time effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a multi-skilled team.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to lead and manage staff.
  • Experience in providing HACC PYP and CHSP services in compliance with the guidelines.
  • Knowledge of the Wellness and Reablement approach.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence.
  • Experience working in the HACC PYP or CHSP or Aged or Disability services.


Other Relevant Information:

  • Appointment is subject to a satisfactory Police check & Working with Children check.
  • Commitment to equal opportunity and occupational health and safety principles and practices are required.
  • You will need to disclose any pre-existing illness or injury you know about which could be affected by the described work duties. Under section 82 (7) of the Accident Compensation Act, failure to disclose such a pre-existing illness or injury will mean that, if employed, you will not be paid compensation for that condition.
  • Remuneration will be in accordance with industry standards.
  • Performance KPIS will be set on commencement with a review conducted annually.
  • Salary packaging benefits are available.
  • Njernda Aboriginal Corporation enforces a smoke free environment.


All applications close: 6th Mar 2020

To be eligible for an interview applicant MUST address the Key Selection Criteria and include a recent resume.

Written applications should include a covering letter. Please include the names and telephone contacts of at least two referees.

Address your application marked: “Private & Confidential”

To: HR Manager
Njernda Aboriginal Corporation
84 Hare Street,
(PO Box 201)
Echuca Vic 3564
Email: jobs@njernda.com.au


Please check the closing date to ensure your application is received within the specified time. Applications may be posted, emailed, hand delivered or faxed (provided that a hard copy is posted on the same day). 

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