Aged Care

Aged Care

The aged care industry is growing in Australia as well as in many other countries as we face a demographic cliff with an ageing population. Due to the increasing need for expert carers and increasing acute skills shortages in this area mean that the opportunity to recruit from an overseas cohort of skilled workers for a temporary or longer period of time could be a very viable option. MMRecruitment is able to assist employers find suitable candidates to fill these crucial skills gaps.

Aged Care Related Visas

A visa that allows candidates to study in a related field whilst working part-time in an aged care centre and full-time during the course holidays

Training visa 407

A visa that permits candidates from outside or inside Australia to be upskilled towards a higher level within the industry.

TSS 482

This is a temporary skills shortage work visa that permits employers to sponsor candidates who have sufficient levels of work experience and appropriate studies in the area.

186 ENS

Employer Nomination Scheme allows companies to sponsor for permanent residence for those candidates whose occupations appear on the long-term list (MLTSSL)

 

The 494 Employer regional sponsored visa allows companies to sponsor a candidate with 3 years related work experience for a 5 year visa.

191 Regional Skilled Visa

This visa is a permanent visa allowing those with 3 years of regional work experience and a minimum threshold salary of $53,900 over this 3 year period to apply for PR

Labour agreements

The recent horticulture labour agreement is just one agreement that allows ag employers sponsor skilled workers into their workforce allowing for salary and skills concessions as well as English concessions to some degree.

DAMA

DAMA or Designated Area Migration Agreement allows employers to sponsor for occupations that do not appear on other occupation lists.

This is a visa that allows international student graduates work full-time for a period of between 18 months to 4 years. This visa also allows employers to employ without the responsibility of sponsorship, but in addition provides an opportunity to sponsor later.

Anzco Code

Residential Care Officer 411715

Description
Provides care and supervision for children or disabled persons in group housing or institutional care.

Skill Level 2
Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:
– NZ Register Diploma or
– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks
– Assessing clients’ needs and planning, developing and implementing educational, training and support programs

– Interviewing clients and assessing the nature and extent of difficulties

– Monitoring and reporting on the progress of clients

– Referring clients to agencies that can provide additional help

– Assessing community need and resources for health, welfare, housing, employment, training and other facilities and services

– Liaising with community groups, welfare agencies, government bodies and private businesses about community issues and promoting awareness of community resources and services

– Supporting families and providing education and care for children and disabled persons in adult service units, group housing and government institutions

– Supervising offenders on probation and parole

– Assisting young people to solve social, emotional and financial problems

– Preparing submissions for funding and resources, and reports to government bodies and other agencies

Nursing Clinical Director 134212

Description 

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates nursing programs and clinical services in a hospital, aged care or other health service facility, maintains standards of nursing care, provides leadership to ensure an appropriately skilled nursing and midwifery workforce, and contributes to health service planning. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Providing overall direction and management for the

– Service, facility, organisation or centre

– Developing, implementing and monitoring procedures, policies and standards for medical, nursing, allied health and administrative staff

– Coordinating and administering health and welfare programs and clinical services

– Monitoring and evaluating resources devoted to health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment, training and other community facilities and centres

– Controlling administrative operations such as budget planning, report preparation, expenditure on supplies, equipment and services

– Liaising with other health and welfare providers, boards and funding bodies to discuss areas of health and welfare service cooperation and coordination

– Advising government bodies about measures to improve health and welfare services and facilities

– Representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums

– Controlling selection, training and supervision of staff

Disabilities Services Officer 411712

Description 

Works in a range of service units which provide education and community access to people with intellectual, physical, social and emotional disabilities.

Skill Level 2

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Assessing clients’ needs and planning, developing and implementing educational, training and support programs

– Interviewing clients and assessing the nature and extent of difficulties

– Monitoring and reporting on the progress of clients

– Referring clients to agencies that can provide additional help

– Assessing community need and resources for health, welfare, housing, employment, training – and other facilities and services

– Liaising with community groups, welfare agencies, government bodies and private businesses about community issues and promoting awareness of community resources and services

– Supporting families and providing education and care for children and disabled persons in adult service units, group housing and government institutions

– Supervising offenders on probation and parole

– Assisting young people to solve social, emotional and financial problems

– Preparing submissions for funding and resources, and reports to government bodies and other agencies

Family Support Worker 411713

Description 

Assists the work of Social Workers and Welfare Workers by providing services and support to families.

Skill Level 2

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Assessing clients’ needs and planning, developing and implementing educational, training and support programs

– Interviewing clients and assessing the nature and extent of difficulties

– Monitoring and reporting on the progress of clients

– Referring clients to agencies that can provide additional help

– Assessing community need and resources for health, welfare, housing, employment, training and other facilities and services

– Liaising with community groups, welfare agencies, government bodies and private businesses about community issues and promoting awareness of community resources and services

– Supporting families and providing education and care for children and disabled persons in adult service units, group housing and government institutions

– Supervising offenders on probation and parole

– Assisting young people to solve social, emotional and financial problems

– Preparing submissions for funding and resources, and reports to government bodies and other agencies

Community Worker 411711

Description 

Facilitates community development initiatives and collective solutions within a community to address issues, needs and problems associated with recreational, health, housing, employment and other welfare matters.

Skill Level 2

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Assessing clients’ needs and planning, developing and implementing educational, training and support programs

– Interviewing clients and assessing the nature and extent of difficulties

– Monitoring and reporting on the progress of clients

– Referring clients to agencies that can provide additional help

– Assessing community need and resources for health, welfare, housing, employment, training and other facilities and services

– Liaising with community groups, welfare agencies, government bodies and private businesses about community issues and promoting awareness of community resources and services

– Supporting families and providing education and care for children and disabled persons in adult service units, group housing and government institutions

– Supervising offenders on probation and parole

– Assisting young people to solve social, emotional and financial problems

– Preparing submissions for funding and resources, and reports to government bodies and other agencies

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