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Position Title: Community Clinical Needs Assessor
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Fixed Term, 0.5 FTE
Date Posted: 02/08/2017
Application Closing Date: 14/08/2017 11PM
Job #: 054547
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Community Clinical Needs Assessor

Care Coordination Centre



  • Part-time 0.5 FTE (40 hours per fortnight)
  • Fixed term to 1.5.18


The Care Coordination Centre (CCC) is looking for a flexible and motivated team member to work within the Clinical Needs Assessment (CNA) team.


Your role will be to assess clients in a variety of health settings using the interRAI assessment tool and create a plan of care that is client centred and goal focused including developing support packages in a holistic and culturally appropriate manner for older people who require long term support in the community.


You’ll be working with older people and their family/whanau to achieve the best outcomes for them. You will also need a high level of verbal and written communication skills and experience working with electronic systems and be confident using a computer.


You will need to be a registered Health Professional under the Health Practitioners Assurance Act or Social Work Registration Act, a current practising certificate and have excellent interviewing, assessment and problem solving skills.


Ideally you will have experience working with older people in either a hospital, community or aged care environment.  You will need an excellent knowledge of community resources and services that are available to the older person.


Previous experience with the use of interRAI is preferred but not essential.  Training in interRAI is available and on-going support in the use of interRAI is provided.


Closing Date: Monday, 14 August 2017


For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Older Persons Health, Clinical Support and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:


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