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Advocate - Aged Care

About the Position

Due to continued growth ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Advocate for a role in the aged care sector (full-time or part-time) based in our 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/ client centered role will be highly regarded.

Applicants will be based at our Dulwich office for up to six weeks for induction and training, after which they will be based at our Nuriootpa office.

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 and provides advocacy and related services across South Australia. Our main office is located in Dulwich with regional offices located in the Barossa Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula and Riverland.

The ARAS website provides more information about the range of work ARAS undertakes.

View and/or download the position description. Applicants must clearly address the requirements of the person specification in their application.

Specific Employment Requirements

  • A bachelor degree qualification in a humanitarian/ social science discipline, or similar.
  • National Police Clearance and  working with Vulnerable Persons clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • Up to date COVID-19 vaccination and current season Influenza vaccination is mandatory.
  • Current driving license and willingness to drive for work purposes.

Applications must be made through SEEK and addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager. 

Applications will be assessed as they are received and applications close on 15 February 2024. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Advocate - Aboriginal (Full Time or Part Time)

About the Position

Due to continued growth ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Aboriginal Advocate, in the aged care sector (full-time or part-time).

Candidates must identify as Aboriginal, and ideally have an interest and experience in aged care, aged rights, human services, and social justice with experience in delivering programs in community.

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 and provides advocacy and related services across South Australia. Our main office is located in Dulwich with regional offices located in the Barossa Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula and Riverland.

The ARAS website provides more information about the range of work ARAS undertakes.

View and/or download the position description. Applicants must clearly address the requirements of the person specification in their application.

Specific Employment Requirements

  • Candidate must identify as Aboriginal.
  • COVID-19 and current influenza vaccination is mandatory.
  • Working with Vulnerable Persons clearance.
  • Current drivers license and ability to drive for work purposes.
  • A tertiary qualification in a humanitarian/ social justice discipline would be an advantage.

Applications must be made through SEEK and addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager. 

Applications will be assessed as they are received and applications close on 15 January 2024. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Advocate - Aged Care

About the Position

Due to continued growth ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Advocate for a role in the aged care sector (full-time or part-time) based in our Dulwich 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/ client centered role will be highly regarded.

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 and provides advocacy and related services across South Australia. Our main office is located in Dulwich with regional offices located in the Barossa Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula and Riverland.

The ARAS website provides more information about the range of work ARAS undertakes.

View and/or download the position description. Applicants must clearly address the requirements of the person specification in their application.

Specific Employment Requirements

  • A bachelor degree qualification in a humanitarian/ social science discipline, or similar.
  • National Police Clearance and  working with Vulnerable Persons clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • Up to date COVID-19 vaccination and current season Influenza vaccination is mandatory.
  • Current driving license and willingness to drive for work purposes.

Applications must be made through SEEK and addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager. 

Applications will be assessed as they are received and applications close on 15 January 2024. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Compliance & Quality Support Officer - Part-time | $47 – $50 per hour

About the Position

ARAS is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Compliance & Quality Support Officer for a role in the aged care sector (Part-time 0.5FTE).

The purpose of the Compliance & Quality Support Officer role is to provide support to the Executive Team in the strategic and operational component of the organisation's policies, the continuous improvement processes and ongoing accreditation.  

As our Compliance & Quality Support Officer, you will be responsible for accurate regulatory compliance including ARAS' accreditation with Australian Services Excellence Standards [ASES], in addition to compliance against various legislation and regulations including, but not limited to Australian Charities & nor-for Profits Commission Act 2012 [ACNC], and Associations Incorporations Act 1985. 

The Compliance & Quality Support Officer will work with staff to support good policy and practice, continuous quality improvement, ensuring policies and procedures across the organisation are monitored, developed, reviewed and implemented in a timely manner. 

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 and provides advocacy and related services across South Australia. Our main office is located in Dulwich with regional offices located in the Barossa Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula and Riverland.

The ARAS website provides more information about the range of work ARAS undertakes.

View and/or download the position description. Applicants must clearly address the requirements of the person specification in their application.

Specific Employment Requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree qualification in Quality Improvement, Public Policy, Risk Management, Business Administration, or related discipline.
  • Experience in researching policy and legislative change, including submission and abstract preparation and drafting.
  • Experience in Quality Accreditation, systems and processes with experience in ASES accreditation process desirable.
  • Experience in researching policy and legislative changes and a demonstrated ability to understand and apply legislation and regulations.
  • Experience and knowledge of the current age care sector environment
  • National Police Clearance (less than 12 months old).
  • COVID-19 vaccination and current Influenza vaccination is mandatory.

Applications must be made through SEEK and addressed to ARAS Corporate Services Manager. 

Applications will be assessed as they are received and applications close on 15 December 2023. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

For additional information, please email recruitment@agedrights.asn.au