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Advocate (full-time or part-time)

About the position

ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Advocate in the aged care sector (full-time or part-time, multiple positions) for our new Nuriootpa office. 

Ideally, successful candidates will have an interest and experience in aged care, aged rights, human services, and or social justice. Previous experience in an advocate role will be highly regarded.

Specific employment requirements

  • A tertiary qualification in a humanitarian/ social justice discipline.
  • National Police Clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • Working with Vulnerable Persons clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • COVID-19 vaccination and current Influenza vaccination is mandatory.
  • Work outside of normal office hours may be required from time to time.
  • Current driving license and willingness to drive for work purposes.

Job benefits and perks

Flexible, family-friendly workplace, Not for Profit Organisation - salary sacrifice packaging, SCHADS Award Classification Level 5 

The position description can be viewed/downloaded by clicking here.

Applications can be addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager by email via humanresources@agedrights.asn.au. 

For additional information, please phone 0436 283 818.

Only applicants shortlisted will be notified. 

Advocate - Finance Specialist

About the role

ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the Advocate - Finance Specialist role. This role requires extensive knowledge of CHSP home care funding packages as well as the ability to interpret financial statements.

You will assist aged care consumers to understand home care service costs, financial statements and invoicing, pricing schedules and pay arrangements, including self-managed packages.

You will support and educate fellow advocates on home care funding as well as deliver individualised advocacy and community group information sessions relating to home care service costs.

Specific employment requirements

  • Bachelor qualification in a finance related discipline.
  • Experience working in aged care or with vulnerable groups, operating within a social justice framework.
  • National Police Clearance (less than 12 months old)
  • Working with Vulnerable Persons Clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • Be fully vaccinated against COVID and Influenza.
  • Work outside of normal office hours may be required from time to time.
  • Current driving license and willingness to drive for work purposes.
  • Extensive travel will be required within South Australia.

About the organisation

The ARAS website provides more information about the range of work that ARAS undertakes, including advocacy, information and education sessions.

A full position description is available here

Applications can be addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager by email via humanresources@agedrights.asn.au. 

For additional information, please phone 0436 283 818.

Only applicants shortlisted will be notified. 

Advocate - Aboriginal (full time or part-time)

About the position

ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Aboriginal Advocate in the aged care sector (full-time or part-time) from candidates who identify as Aboriginal. 

Ideally successful candidates will have an interest and experience in aged care, aged rights, human services, and social justice with experience in managing Aboriginal programs in community.

Advocates are responsible for ensuring that all information and services provided are consistent with the purpose, vision, and values of ARAS and comply with relevant legislation, quality standards, contemporary research and practice. 

About the Organisation

The Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS) offers a free, confidential and state-wide service to older people, or their representatives, who are:

  • Consumers or potential consumers of aged care services including community aged care packages;
  • Living in a Retirement Village;
  • Consumers or potential consumers of services in Australian Government subsidised aged care facilities; or
  • At risk of, or experiencing abuse.

ARAS is the South Australian component of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program and is funded by the Australian Department of Health.

The ARAS website provides information about the range of work that ARAS undertakes, including advocacy, information and education sessions. A position description is available on our website www.sa.agedrights.asn.au and applicants must clearly address the requirements of the person specification in their application.

 Specific employment requirements

  • Candidates must identify as Aboriginal
  • A tertiary qualification in a humanitarian/ social justice discipline.
  • National Police Clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • Working with Vulnerable Persons clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • COVID-19 vaccination and current Influenza vaccination is mandatory.
  • Work outside of normal office hours may be required from time to time.
  • Current driving license and willingness to drive for work purposes.
  • Travel within South Australia, including overnight stays may be required from time to time. 

Job benefits and perks

Flexible, positive workplace culture, Not for Profit Organisation - salary sacrifice packaging, SCHADS Award Classification Level 5 

You can view/download the PD here

Applications can be addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager by email via humanresources@agedrights.asn.au. 

For additional information, please phone 0436 283 818.

Only applicants shortlisted will be notified. 

Home Care Check-In Project Officer

ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Home Care Check-in Project Officers in the aged care sector (new positions, full-time or part-time, multiple positions). 

About the position

The Home Care Check-In Project will undertake safety checks in a preventative manner, and refer to support Organisations as an extended linkage service, when clients have been deemed to be vulnerable due to social isolation, risk of harm or neglect. 

The project is a consent-driven, rights-based approach, but a pro-active preventative model, for older people in the community that may not access services, nor have strong family and community support, isolating them with minimum personal contact. 

The activity seeks to engage with the older person, gain an understanding of the circumstances impacting their overall well-being, and provide safeguarding options linking them to relevant services and support to live a productive and connected life.  To build rapport and trust with the individuals through this transitional period, the service will provide follow up calls and/or meet in person until the individual has achieved greater community connection and support services in their life.

Ideally successful candidates will have an interest and experience in aged care, aged rights, human services, and social justice with the ability to listen and draw out information and 'triage' to both external and internal referrals. Reporting and working closely with the Operations Manager and maintaining a collaborative and productive working relationship with all other staff.

About the Organisation

ARAS is the South Australian component of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program and is funded by the Australian Department of Health, 

The ARAS website provides more information about the range of work that ARAS undertakes, including advocacy, information and education sessions. A position description is available on our website www.sa.agedrights.asn.au and applicants must clearly address the requirements of the person specification in their application.

Specific employment requirements

  • A degree qualification in a humanitarian/ social justice discipline.
  • Experience in the aged care sector or working with vulnerable persons is an advantage 
  • National Police Clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • Working with Vulnerable Persons clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • COVID-19 vaccination and current Influenza vaccination is mandatory.
  • Current driving license and willingness to drive for work purposes.
  • Travel within South Australia, including overnight stays may be required from time to time.  

Job benefits and perks

Flexible, family friendly workplace, Not for Profit Organisation - salary sacrifice packaging, SCHADS Award Classification Level 5 

You can view/download the PD here

Applications, which must be made through SEEK, and can be addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager. Applications will be assessed as they are received, and will close on 31st July 2022. Only applicants shortlisted will be advised.

For additional information, please phone 0436 283 818.

Advocate - Victor Harbor (Full-time & Part-time)

About the position

ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Advocate in the aged care sector (full-time or part-time, multiple positions) to be based at Victor Harbor. 

Ideally successful candidates will have an interest and experience in aged care, aged rights, human services, and social justice with the ability to listen and draw out information and provide 'triage' and internal referrals.

About the Organisation

The Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS) offers a free, confidential and state-wide service to older people, or their representatives, who are:

  • Consumers or potential consumers of aged care services including community aged care packages;
  • Living in a Retirement Village;
  • Consumers or potential consumers of services in Australian Government subsidised aged care facilities; or
  • At risk of, or experiencing abuse.

ARAS is the South Australian component of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program. After initial period of training and onboarding  based in Adelaide  opportunities exist for Advocates to be based at Victor Harbor 

The ARAS website provides more information about the range of work that ARAS undertakes, including advocacy, information and education sessions. A position description is available on our website www.sa.agedrights.asn.au 

Applications, which must be made through SEEK, can be addressed to the HR Manager. Only applicants shortlisted will be advised. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Specific employment requirements

  • A tertiary degree qualification in a humanitarian/ social justice discipline.
  • Experience in the aged care sector or working with vulnerable persons.
  • National Police Clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • Working with Vulnerable Persons clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • COVID-19 vaccination and current Influenza vaccination is mandatory.
  • Current driving license and willingness to drive for work purposes. 

Job benefits and perks

Flexible, family friendly workplace, Not for Profit Organisation - salary sacrifice packaging, SCHADS Award Classification Level 5 

You can view/download the PD here

Applications, which must be made through SEEK, and can be addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager. Applications will be assessed as they are received. Only applicants shortlisted will be advised.

For additional information, please phone 0436 283 818.

Advocate - Berri (Full-time & Part-time)

About the position

ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Advocate in the aged care sector (full-time or part-time, multiple positions) to be based at our new Berri office. 

Ideally successful candidates will have an interest and experience in aged care, aged rights, human services, and social justice with the ability to listen and draw out information and provide 'triage' and internal referrals.

About the Organisation

The Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS) offers a free, confidential and state-wide service to older people, or their representatives, who are:

  • Consumers or potential consumers of aged care services including community aged care packages;
  • Living in a Retirement Village;
  • Consumers or potential consumers of services in Australian Government subsidised aged care facilities; or
  • At risk of, or experiencing abuse.

ARAS is the South Australian component of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program. After initial period of training and onboarding  based in Adelaide  opportunities exist for Advocates to be based at Victor Harbor 

The ARAS website provides more information about the range of work that ARAS undertakes, including advocacy, information and education sessions. A position description is available on our website www.sa.agedrights.asn.au 

Applications, which must be made through SEEK, can be addressed to the HR Manager. Only applicants shortlisted will be advised. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Specific employment requirements

  • A tertiary degree qualification in a humanitarian/ social justice discipline.
  • Experience in the aged care sector or working with vulnerable persons.
  • National Police Clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • Working with Vulnerable Persons clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • COVID-19 vaccination and current Influenza vaccination is mandatory.
  • Current driving license and willingness to drive for work purposes. 

Job benefits and perks

Flexible, family friendly workplace, Not for Profit Organisation - salary sacrifice packaging, SCHADS Award Classification Level 5 

You can view/download the PD here

Applications, which must be made through SEEK, and can be addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager. Applications will be assessed as they are received. Only applicants shortlisted will be advised.

For additional information, please phone 0436 283 818.