Full Time
Location:
Tamworth

Aged Care Connector

Tamworth
Full Time

Tamworth Aboriginal Medical Service-Aboriginal Corporation (TAMS-AC) is recruiting for an Aged Care Connector Position under the new “Trusted Indigenous Facilitations Program”.

About Us

TAMS-AC is the leading provider of a comprehensive range of culturally appropriate primary healthcare services to enhance the health and emotional well-being of the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal community of Tamworth and surrounding districts. TAMS-AC is an Aboriginal community-controlled health service on the land of the Gomeroi people, based in Tamworth NSW. TAMS-AC has successfully delivered culturally appropriate primary healthcare services for First Nations People for close to 30 years. In addition to primary healthcare and day to day health services provided by a team of onsite doctors and nurses, TAMS-AC coordinates access to a range of visiting specialist services and community programs.

About the Role

The Aged Care Connector (ACC) has the primary responsibility of connecting with local Elders, older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families to raise awareness of their aged care entitlements.

The main function of the ACC is to ensure that support for clients is organised  and supported to enable effective access to appropriate aged care services both internal and external to TAMS-AC.

The ACC will work closely with the Aged Care Support Coordinator. They will also help determine the level of local demand for aged care services, identify existing aged care services, any service gaps in the area and continue advocacy work with clients as required.

Qualifications

There are no essential qualifications. People with Aged Care experience and/or a passion for Aged Care are strongly encouraged to apply.

Aboriginal people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closes: 7th of March, 2024.