Clinical Assessor – Metro Brisbane


As a Clinical Assessor you will travel extensively across your region to conduct assessments in various residential facilities. This is a brand new role helping to implement and trial a new funding tool on behalf of the department of health. These assessments will have a focus on identifying the attributes of residents that drive the cost of care, as opposed to the clinical assessments contributing to care plans performed by residential care staff.While your clinical experience in aged care will contribute to your understanding of the assessments, of equal importance will be your confidence to represent yourself as an external clinical assessor with the internal residential care staff. You will also bring your skills to assess the complex relationship between cognition, behaviour and function in older people.This role will also see you fully trained in performing community based Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessments after the 6 month trial ends. These assessments are community based in client’s homes. You will work with the client to conduct a holistic assessment, put together a support plan and link them to services and supports in the local area.This is a full time position on an initial 12 month contract. Applicants will need to reside nearby to the metro Brisbane area. What will I be doing as a clinical assessor?Working on behalf of the department of health in residential facilities in your regionCapturing resident information and submitting using a tabletCommunicating with residents who have limited ability to verbalise and interpreting non-verbal aspects of communicationRepresenting the trial and confidently and sensitively communicating with staff, facility management and family of the residentsWorking closely with other assessors to complete assessments and receive trainingConducting community based assessments for the Regional Assessment Service, visiting older Australian’s in their homesNeed to be/have:A minimum of five years’ experience working in the aged care industryDemonstrated experience in aged care assessment and/or coordination of servicesConfident communication with the ability to develop strong internal and external relationshipsThe ability to attend up to 2 weeks of full time training (all costs covered) at our head office in Coolangatta, QLD.Some local knowledge and/or the ability to network with community aged care service providers and stakeholder within your regionLocated in the Brisbane area, within reasonable distance of the city centreComfortable travelling long distances by car What to bring?Tertiary qualification as a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or PhysiotherapistUnrestricted drivers licenceWorking with Vulnerable People registrationInfluenza Vaccination RecordBrownie Points:Specific dementia or cultural awareness trainingPrior experience in promoting services through profile building opportunities (i.e. events and forums)Use of My Aged Care systems and National Screening and Assessment Form (NSAF)Current first aid certificateAbout aspire4life:aspire4Life, powered by Feros Care, is a leading assessment and case management agency delivering world-class assessment, planning, coordination, restorative and wellbeing services. Our mission is to make a difference and provide genuine and valuable care and attention for everyone we work with. What we care most about is helping people live bolder lives. Better connected. More active. More fulfilling.We place a strong importance on our culture and strive to create an environment where staff are able to do their best life’s work.  We love diversity within our teams, it brings richness in ideas, perspectives.  It makes us a better organisation and allows us to achieve more than we could have imagined. Apply Now! We encourage people with disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this job.When successful, you will be required to undertake a criminal records check in accordance with legislation and have the right to work in Australia. Australia - QLD Brisbane

Clinical Assessor - Metro Brisbane

  • Join the most innovative and energetic company in assessment services
  • Work out of residential facilities in the metro Brisbane region
  • Additionally perform in home assessments under RAS

As a Clinical Assessor you will travel extensively across your region to conduct assessments in various residential facilities. This is a brand new role helping to implement and trial a new funding tool on behalf of the department of health. These assessments will have a focus on identifying the attributes of residents that drive the cost of care, as opposed to the clinical assessments contributing to care plans performed by residential care staff.

While your clinical experience in aged care will contribute to your understanding of the assessments, of equal importance will be your confidence to represent yourself as an external clinical assessor with the internal residential care staff. You will also bring your skills to assess the complex relationship between cognition, behaviour and function in older people.

This role will also see you fully trained in performing community based Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessments after the 6 month trial ends. These assessments are community based in client’s homes. You will work with the client to conduct a holistic assessment, put together a support plan and link them to services and supports in the local area.

This is a full time position on an initial 12 month contract. Applicants will need to reside nearby to the metro Brisbane area.

 

What will I be doing as a clinical assessor?

  • Working on behalf of the department of health in residential facilities in your region
  • Capturing resident information and submitting using a tablet
  • Communicating with residents who have limited ability to verbalise and interpreting non-verbal aspects of communication
  • Representing the trial and confidently and sensitively communicating with staff, facility management and family of the residents
  • Working closely with other assessors to complete assessments and receive training
  • Conducting community based assessments for the Regional Assessment Service, visiting older Australian’s in their homes


Need to be/have:

  • A minimum of five years’ experience working in the aged care industry
  • Demonstrated experience in aged care assessment and/or coordination of services
  • Confident communication with the ability to develop strong internal and external relationships
  • The ability to attend up to 2 weeks of full time training (all costs covered) at our head office in Coolangatta, QLD.
  • Some local knowledge and/or the ability to network with community aged care service providers and stakeholder within your region
  • Located in the Brisbane area, within reasonable distance of the city centre
  • Comfortable travelling long distances by car

 

What to bring?

  • Tertiary qualification as a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist
  • Unrestricted drivers licence
  • Working with Vulnerable People registration
  • Influenza Vaccination Record

Brownie Points:

  • Specific dementia or cultural awareness training
  • Prior experience in promoting services through profile building opportunities (i.e. events and forums)
  • Use of My Aged Care systems and National Screening and Assessment Form (NSAF)
  • Current first aid certificate

About aspire4life:

aspire4Life, powered by Feros Care, is a leading assessment and case management agency delivering world-class assessment, planning, coordination, restorative and wellbeing services. Our mission is to make a difference and provide genuine and valuable care and attention for everyone we work with. What we care most about is helping people live bolder lives. Better connected. More active. More fulfilling.

We place a strong importance on our culture and strive to create an environment where staff are able to do their best life’s work.  We love diversity within our teams, it brings richness in ideas, perspectives.  It makes us a better organisation and allows us to achieve more than we could have imagined.


Apply Now!

We encourage people with disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this job.

When successful, you will be required to undertake a criminal records check in accordance with legislation and have the right to work in Australia.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Abbey Gray on 07 5669 0559 (option 3), quoting Ref No. 876754.