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Reference Number 14080
Position Title Care Coordinator | Kununurra
Employment Type Full Time
Division Residential
Region KIMBERLEY
Site Juniper Kununurra
Position Summary

What's on offer: 

  • A Monday – Friday, business hours role, enabling work-life balance
  • A salary of between $84,104- $88,798
  • Option to salary package a Vehicle
  • Generous salary packaging options

Located in the town of Kununurra, in the heart of the famous WA Kimberley Region, Juniper Gerdewoonem delivers high quality residential accommodation and care services designed to provide a full continuum of care to frail, older Western Australians. Comprising of 30 beds and skilfully purpose built for the region, Gerdewoonem aims to meet the needs of the community in a culturally appropriate manner, utilising local knowledge and the experience Juniper has acquired as a leading aged care provider for more than sixty years. 

As the Care Coordinator, you will be responsible for clinical leadership, coordinating resident care and facilitating the provision of person centred assistance. The successful applicant will ensure all services are provided in a manner that recognises the importance of enabling residents to maintain or enhance their quality of life and adheres to the core values and guiding principles of Juniper. 

 Key Responsibilities of this role: 

  • Comprehensive clinical assessment and review of residents' care needs
  • Provide leadership and promote a collaborative approach to clinical and care staff to ensure delivery of person-centred care
  • Actively supporting and working cohesively with the clinical care team
  • Support the Residential Manager in identifying training needs and performance management of clinical and care staff
  • Facilitate and coordinate the admission process for new residents
  • Review ACFI appraisals prior to being submitted to Medicare, analysing and reporting any anomalies to the Residential Manager 

 The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required 

  • Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Previous experience leading clinical and/or care teams
  • Comprehensive knowledge of evidence based clinical and care practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of continuous improvement, accreditation requirements, ACFI funding requirements and documentation
  • Experience with clinical problem solving and a commitment to delivering high quality, resident focused care 

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 Chris Corder
Contact Number (08) 9240 0335
Contact Email chris.corder@juniper.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Gail Marley
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
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