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Regional Assesment Service, Locum Assessor

Aged & Disability Care
Location: VIC
Work Type: Full Time contract
  • Based in Yarra Ranges region
  • 3 - 5 days per week
  • ASAP start, ongoing assignment

About the organisation

Based in Melbournes north eastern suburbs, you will be working on a dynamic multi-disciplinary RAS Team, assessing elderly, frail and disabled clients, providing clients with services to allow them to remain living independently at home and feeling supported and socially connected. The Home Support Assessor is an exciting role undertaking the assessment of older people in their homes and supporting their access to needed services.


Home Support Assessors provide basic home-based face-to-face assessments of clients referred via the My Aged Care Gateway using the National Screening and Assessment Form (NSAF). Working with each client, the Home Support Assessor establishes goals specific to the client; develops appropriate strategies and actions, including referral to age care and non-aged care services; and develops a Support Plan. The Home Support Assessor completes the NSAF and matches and refers clients to appropriate service(s).

Skills and experience

If you have had prior assessment experience in Community Care, performing home based RAS or HACC PYP Assessments within the Aged Care sector, either in Local government or not for profit organisations, we would love to speak with you about how we can help you to achieve your career or lifestyle goals. You will need a sound understanding of MAC portal use, knowledge of the NSAF assessment tool, HACC PYP/CHSP funding, and hold a degree level (minimum) tertiary qualification in Allied Health, Nursing or Social Sciences. You will need to be able to to commit to three days per week. A police check dated within the last twelve months is essential


Community Care is a great place to be working if you have the relevant skills and background. There are varied, long and short term roles presenting on a weekly basis at McArthur that offer our staff the chance to really diversify their skills, share their knowledge of how different organisations work and network across a wide range of community services providers. At McArthur, we pride ourselves in being the industry leader in providing roles for our staff that educate, allow them to use their skills and even offer an opportunity for permanent roles from time to time. Working with McArthur allows you to have a work / life balance, work within your community and share ideas and knowledge. You will be supported by consultants with many years of Aged Care knowledge and experience, who take your career seriously, and help you to achieve your goals.

We offer weekly pay, above award casual rates and have fantastic social events for our locum staff!

How to apply

For further information, please call Renae Volz on 9828 6565

or email your CV to

" What a fabulous organisation McArthur is to work with. Right from the start when I commenced working with McArthur I was impressed by the variety of assignments whereby I could utilise my professional skills and expertise, which was extremely rewarding professionally. I have had the pleasure to work with McArthur in numbers of diverse roles and positions which have been positive and fulfilling which I have valued.

McArthur has given me the opportunities to utilise my professional skills with a variety of organisations in the Community Care area, both in private organisations and in the public sector. There also been opportunities to take up permanent roles when working on assignments.

McArthur are great to work with, if you are looking for diversity of roles, or looking for a change or try out a different role in your career path I would recommend working with this organisation, fabulous people fabulous organisation." (Anne-Maree)

135,735 Posted On:03/01/2020