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Reference Number 14039
Position Title ACFI Specialist | 12 month fixed term contract
Employment Type Fixed Term Contract
Division Residential
Region REGIONAL
Site Juniper Regional
Position Summary

What's on offer?

  • Attractive remuneration level
  • 12 month fixed term contract with possible extension
  • Salary packaging of up to $15,900
  • Free parking on site

Juniper is now looking for experienced and passionate Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) Specialists to join our team on a 12-month secondment. These roles will provide support and advice to our Residential teams on all aspects relating to ACFI management, enabling Juniper to maximise funding and effectively resource outstanding levels of care for our residents.  

The successful applicants will work closely with Residential Managers, Clinical and Administrative staff, utilising their advanced expertise to assist their sites with all aspects of their ACFI programs.

The ideal candidates for these roles will have a clinical background with a thorough knowledge and understanding of ACFI and resident care plans, coupled with outstanding communication and organisational skills. Success in this hands on role will result in measurable improvements in ACFI claims and an increased understanding of ACFI amongst all staff.

 Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Mentor and train relevant staff within your region in all aspects of the ACFI claim process, ensuring all staff acquire a full understanding of assessed need and ACFI principles.
  • Perform internal ACFI audits and assist staff with implementing your recommendations of how to optimise funding and improve their processes, ensuring ACFI claims are maximised to support the needs of the residents.
  • Support and guide your sites through ACFI validations and assist Residential Managers with providing responses and resubmissions following validation reports.
  • Assist sites with tracking/planning their ACFI claims and ensure they complete and submit them in a timely manner.
  • Work with broader team to identify issues relating to ACFI Management and develop and implement interventions to ensure quality outcomes for residents.
  • Motivate and encourage all staff members to get ‘on board’ with the importance of ACFI and the benefits that come with running an excellent ACFI program.

  The Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (desirable)
  • Currently work as Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist or have extensive experience within the aged care industry
  • The principles of OH & S including manual handling
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ACFI Funding processes and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to deliver training programs relating to ACFI
  • Experience in an aged care environment
  • Experience in preparing and submitting ACFI claims
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with various levels of staff
  • Demonstrated high level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated report writing skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Demonstrated high level of computer literacy and information management
  • Intermediate Excel Skills

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

Contact Person Megan Hayes
Contact Number (08) 9240 0308
Alternate Contact Person Fran Rafferty
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0316
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