An-Acc officer

About the Job

About Us

Heritage Care is a leading residential aged care provider with 11 aged care home and 1077 beds across Victoria and New South Wales. Founded in 2002, Heritage Care is an Australian independently owned provider of quality residential aged care.

Heritage Care offers an engaging lifestyle and consciously nurtured community for residents in aged care. Our residents receive attentive, tailored care backed by highly skilled and caring staff. We have over 20 years' experience in cultivating communities that brighten our residents' lives and help them maintain an active and enriching life. We take a people centred approach to care which means our residents benefit from clinical care, participation in stimulating activities and nourished with wholesome and culturally accepted meals that are individualised to their needs and tastes.
We also preserve their autonomy by involving them in daily-decision making, and offer complete transparency for families and loved ones.


Heritage Care is currently recruiting for An Acc Officer to join our team based in Victoria working across our homes located in NSW and Victoria.


Benefits and Culture

  • Ongoing professional development
  • A positive and supportive workplace culture
  • Employee Assistance & Well Being Program
  • Grow Your Own Staff Referral Program (Opportunity to earn extra $$$$)
  • Discounts and Benefits through our Rewards Program, including vehicle financing through novated leasing and salary packaging for work related expenses and superannuation.
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance

The Opportunity on Offer

You will be part of an innovative and rapidly growing organisation in the aged care sector. We believe that to create the best, we require the best people.

You will report to the AN ACC Manager and be a key member of the team. Some of the key responsibilities of the role are:

  • To work co-operatively with the AN-ACC Coordinator / Manager to ensure relative classification.
  • Maintain a sound knowledge of AN-ACC and its implications.
  • Ensure AN-ACC knowledge is current and contemporary.
  • Discuss any discrepancies with AN-ACC Coordinator / Manager
  • Encourage substantial daily Progress notes when there is a classification or reclassification required.
  • Have regular communication with the General Manager / AN-ACC Manager & Coordinator regarding identifying the changes in residents care for potential reclassifications of resident's status.
  • Identify any education requirements at the facility level and report to AN-ACC Manager / Coordinator.
  • Ensure the charts / assessments / care plans are being completed with support from the RNs when required for classification.
  • To be available and when possible, on-site for AN-ACC assessors to support the facility.

About You

  • Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse with current registration through the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA).
  • Knowledge and experience of the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC).
  • Sound Microsoft office computer skills.
  • The ability to identify funding opportunities as stated under the    AN-ACC business rules.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills, including written, verbal and computer literacy.
  • Sound problem solving skills and a willingness to seek assistance when necessary.
  • Self-motivated and well organised, with the ability to work unsupervised.
  • The ability to work cooperatively with stakeholders.
  • Current Driver's License.
  • Ability to travel between sites as / if required.
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Current Covid-19 Vaccination (highly recommended)

Should you want to be work in a fully supported environment, where you have the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of others, please submit a Cover Letter and Resume via the APPLY NOW Link.
Due to high volume of candidates, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Additional Information

Location – Melbourne

Job Type – 12 Months contract with possible view to extend

Job Position – Support

Salary – 50 – 60

Position Close Date – 10/02/2024

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