23d ago

Aged Care Assessment Team Assessor

Northern Territory Government

Base pay $86k - $103k
Permanent Full time Standard business hours
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Full job description

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Central Australian Region

Professional 2 - Remuneration Package $100,477 - $120,181
(including salary $86,204 - $103,377, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave). In addition to above Package Range; professional development allowances and salary sacrifice provisions apply.
Aged Care Unit
Primary Health Care Central Australia – Alice Springs
Fixed vacancy available until 30/06/2023

We are a friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary team seeking an enthusiastic professionally qualified Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Social Worker, Registered Nurse or other relevant health professional to become part of the Aged Care Unit in Alice Springs as an ACAT Assessor.

The ACAT assessor conducts comprehensive clinical assessments for remote and urban aged clients who have been referred to the Aged Care Assessment Team. The Aged Care Assessment Program (ACAP) is a Commonwealth funded program, which has delegated authority to approve client placements for Residential Aged Care, Respite Care, Home Care Packages, Transition Care and Short Term Restorative Care.

The ACAP is part of the Aged Care Unit, which incorporates the Aged Care Assessment Program, Memory Service, the Transition Care and Short Term Restorative Care Programs, Aboriginal Liaison and Psychogeriatric Service.

Alice Springs is a place of great natural beauty and has a thriving sporting, arts and cultural community. Come and join the friendly and relaxed environment of the Northern Territory!

For further information please contact Alyson Kennedy, Clinical Leader Aged Care on 08 8951 6735 or email alyson.kennedy@nt.gov.au

Quote vacancy number: 13971
Vacancy closing date: 04/08/2022


Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.jobs.nt.gov.au

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ https://forms.pfes.nt.gov.au/safent) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

Positions may be subject to pre-employment checks such as immunisation requirements, working with children clearance notice and criminal history checks. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history. For immunisation requirements - Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances) or Category B (indirect contact with blood or body substances), check with contact person for requirements.

Department of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace


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Job details
Date posted
21 Jul 2022
Healthcare & Medical
Physiotherapy, OT & Rehab
Base pay
$86k - $103k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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