Carer Liaison Officer

  • Respite Coordination and Support
  • Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre, Metro North
  • Casual Position (up to 37.5 hours per week)
  • Based in Westminster

The Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) is a leading provider of  information, advice, assessment, training, funding and hire services that enable Western Australians of all ages and abilities to live more independent and fulfilling lives.

We are currently recruiting a Carer Liaison Officer within our Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centre programs (CRCC). Managed by ILC, the CRCC delivers information and assistance to carers seeking access to short term or emergency respite care that supports them to continue caring for their family member or friend with disability, mental illness, aged care needs, or terminal illness requiring palliative care.

The Role:

You will join a small team that provides information; assessment of carer needs; coordination of short term or emergency respite care using a brokerage model of service; and where required referral to other appropriate supports. This role is primarily phone based with some networking and community engagement opportunities. It is likely the casual position will be needed through to April 2020.

The Candidate:

The successful applicant will be passionate, dynamic and innovative. Highly developed communication, problem solving, initiative and time management skills are essential to be successful in this role. Experience working with carers of a person with mental illness, disability and/or aged care needs will be highly regarded

To Apply:

Register your interest today by submitting your resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the selection criteria to SEEK.

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Carer Liaison Officer Position Description

Before an offer can be made ILC requires a National Police Clearance, not older than 6 months.

We encourage you to contact  Sarah Easton, CRCC Service Coordinator on (08) 9382 0235 or, to discuss the specifics of the position.

Closing Date: COB Monday 7th October 2019 (WAST)

Only those with the right to live and work in Australia need apply.

No agency applications at this time.

Please note short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.