Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS) Officer 115

  • Fixed Term Contract till June 2022
  • Part Time (0.8 EFT) / 4 days per week
  • Based in Wodonga

The Commonwealth Aged Care Assessment Program (ACAP) has the responsibility for approving people for Australian Government subsidised care and is delegated under the Aged Care Act. The ACAP is an important and integral part of Australia’s aged care system. The objective of the ACAP is to comprehensively assess the care needs of frail older people and to facilitate access to available care services appropriate to their needs. In meeting this objective, ACASs determine eligibility for a range of Australian Government subsidised aged care services.

The ACAS at GH - provides comprehensive assessment, information, advice, and assistance to referred clients including carers. The Assessment Service covers the Northeast Hume Region incorporating the Alpine Shire, City of Benalla, Indigo Shire, Mansfield Shire, Towong Shire, Rural City of Wangaratta and City of Wodonga.

Both the ACAS and the Regional Assessment Service (RAS) for Indigo Shire and City of Wodonga are integrated in the ACRAS at GH.

Both assessment programs operate using the My Aged Care Assessor Portal.

The Commonwealth Aged Care Assessment Program which incorporates both ACAS and RAS programs is funded at GH to 30/6/2022 at which time the Commonwealth envisages a transition to a yet to be determined assessment model.

To Apply

For the full details of the position Select here to view the Position Description.  Contact person for enquiries is Helen Batey on 03 5723 2000.

Applications close Sunday 25th April 2021

  • Your attachments must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Qualifications
  • Address to Selection Criteria
  • Proof of Current Victorian Employee Working with Children clearance
  • Employment Disclosure Application Form