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About the businessAustralian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that provide services including Residential Care, Community Care, NDIS, School Nutrition and Early Learning Childhood programs in the Northern Territory.Our Vision is passionately pursuing new ways to care where people and communities flourish and lead meaningful lives. ARRCS provides regional care and support to people and their communities throughout the Northern Territory from Darwin to Docker River with our purpose is to genuinely connect with the communities we serve, and enable our clients with agency, pride and dignity.Our people are at the centre of our organisation and ensuring we have the right people in the right roles is the key to the success of our Consumer Centered Service Delivery. About the roleAn exciting opportunity has come available to join ARRCS as our resident Regional Assessment Service Team Leader. Based in our Darwin Head Office, this role will see you conducting assessments and referrals for Home Service support. These assessments are for people who may need entry-level support to help them stay at home.This role is at a team leader level and will also include mentoring and management of a small team of officers.As the successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate previous experience in a similar role and have an understanding of the legislation requirements of Aged and Home Care and more specifically of the My Aged Care guidelines outlined by the Federal Government and the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) funding methods. You will have strong communication skills, ability to pick up new computer systems quickly and able to commit to full-time hours.In addition, you will have a strong mentoring and leadership ability as you will be supporting a small team. Benefits of working for usARRCS is the largest Aged Care Provider in the NT - your career can take you all over the NT including Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine or if you relocate interstate ARRCS are a pathway to Uniting Care QLD.4 Weeks Annual LeaveSalary Packaging through CBB (Approx. an additional $200 extra per fortnight in your bank!)Access to 70,000 Training and Development Courses through our Learning PlatformBenestar Employee Wellbeing & Emotional Support Skills & experienceTo be considered for this role, we will be looking at the following experience and qualifications:Understanding of clinical needs assessments; including the requirements of ACAT’s and comprehensive understanding of clinical terminology in relation to assessments.Demonstrated effective interpersonal and written communication skills, including intermediate computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suites and Databases).Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislative frameworks, standards and government funding requirements and guidelines.Experience in leadership and mentoring and management of a small team.Experience in aged care and / or community care related field Before applying, you need to have the following All ARRCS employees are required to have the following. These are not required at time of application, however, must be lodged and or received at commencement.A current resume demonstrating the required experience and 2 x references.A National Police Check dated within the last 3 months.Current Influenza Vaccination and COVID -19 Vaccination including boosters.A current Ochre Card (Working with Children) or NDIS Screening check or proof of application. Our staff and volunteers are compassionate and knowledgeable members of the local community, who are committed to providing personalised care and support. More than a service provider, we understand that we are an important part of the regional and remote communities we work in and acknowledge our responsibility to ensure our people are connected to those communities, people and cultures. So why not join our team today to benefit the local community that you work in! ARRCS is committed to engagement with people of all ages, from varying backgrounds, cultures and nationalities and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with lived experience of disability, people from CALD and the LGBTQI+ communities to submit their applications. To discuss this opportunity further, please contact our Talent Acquisition team via people@arrcs.org.au or phone 08 8982 5222.  Position Description - RAS Team Leader AUD Darwin 0800