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Manager ACAS and TCP

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 27/09/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 49488

Reference: 49488

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.


About Monash Health


Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 19,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.


About Kingston Aged Care Assessment Service


The objective of the Kingston Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS) is to provide a comprehensive, holistic assessment of an older person or a younger person with an age-related needs. The assessment is to identify the resources, strengths and problems of the person and to develop an individualised, coordinated support plan which focuses on client goals and re-ablement. ACAS assesses a person’s eligibility for Commonwealth funded care such as home care packages, restorative care, transition care, respite and residential care


About Transition Care Program


The Transition Care Program (TCP) is a major policy initiative between the State and Commonwealth Governments. The TCP aims to minimise the number of older people experiencing inappropriate extended hospital lengths of stay, being prematurely admitted to residential care and/or prevent unnecessary presentations or admission to the Emergency Department. The program provides short term support and active management for older people at the interface of the acute/subacute and aged care (i.e. Community and residential) sector. The program is goal orientated to optimise the patient’s functional capacity and to finalise and access their longer term care arrangements or maintenance at home.


The TCP can be provided as a bed based or as a home based service. By offering case management, low intensity therapy and personal support, TCP allows older people more time and support in a non-hospital environment to complete their restorative processes, optimise their functional capacity and finalise their long term care arrangements.   


About The Role


We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and accomplished clinical leader who is ready to take the next step in their clinical career to join the Sub Acute & Residential Care leadership team. This managerial role will facilitate excellence in care by working with the team to support clients.


About You


You are a dynamic, experienced clinical leader. You are experienced in acute, aged and community care environments, and have an interest or experience in access and flow.  You are also highly organised with well-developed critical thinking and analytical skills. You are passionate about client centred care and able to work collaboratively within a dedicated and compassionate team.


You Are Also:



  • Autonomous & able to lead a team by example to ensure patient safety & clinical best practise

  • Articulate & a clear commutator focused on problem solving, creatively & effectively

  • Supportive & able to drive a team

  • An advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles


What You Need:



  • Proven post graduate experience

  • Demonstrated operational management experience

  • Current Victorian drivers licence essential

  • Understanding of home based services an advantage


What Monash Health offers:



  • Salary packaging

  • On-site Fitness Centre

  • On-site subsidised car parking

  • Free lifestyle management seminars (superannuation, retirement, etc)

  • Discounts on Private Health Insurance


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.


Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.


Offers of employment can be made once probity checks have been completed. These include:



  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation.


A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Manager ACAS and TCP

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Contact:

Neil Gunn - 03 9265 1949

Manager ACAS and TCP