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Client Liaison Officer

Job Title: Client Liaison Officer
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Port Macquarie, New South Wales
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Reference: BBBH20190_1599194316
Contact Name: Wendy Donovan
Contact Email: wendyd@peoplefusion.com.au
Job Published: September 04, 2020 14:38

Job Description

 

  • Transfer your aged care knowledge to the growing in-home care industry
  • Work with a locally owned and operated business that truly values you
  • Brand new, full time office-based role in Port Macquarie

About the company

Home Instead Senior Care is part of a global franchise network providing high quality, personalised, care to help seniors live well in their own homes. Established in 2015, the Mid North Coast office is providing high quality in-home care across a footprint including Port Macquarie Forster/Tuncurry, Kempsey and Bellingen. This locally owned and operated business encourages a very supportive, inclusive and customer-focused team environment with a commitment to ongoing learning. With a growing team and more than 400 Clients, there are plans for expansion, which will result in the opportunity for you to grow as they grow!

About the role

The Client Liaison Officer is a brand new role created due to growth, and is responsible for managing new client enquiries over the phone with the aim of scheduling in-home consultations with a Care Consultant. The role also supports the Care Consultants in a variety of ways particularly being the "backstop" when urgent and immediate care management phone support is required for existing clients on occasions when assigned Care Consultants are unavailable. This role will suit someone that loves being on the phone talking to clients, assisting them with initial information about the range of Home Instead services.

Reporting to the Team Leader Care Consultants, day-to-day you will manage the following responsibilities:

  • Manage new incoming client enquiries over the phone to assist them to find the most suitable home care option for their needs and circumstances
  • Follow-up within 24 hours on all client leads and referrals
  • Proactively follow-up on all active prospects and leads
  • Book in Care Consultant in-home consultations with clients
  • Accurately document all interactions held with clients
  • Report on new clients, sharing information with Team Leader
  • Build relationships and communicate regularly with nursing staff connected to clients
  • Manage hospital & respite care admission and discharge of clients, liaising with relevant hospital staff
  • Maintain current knowledge and expertise about the requirements of home care packages program including changes in aged care legislation, aged care standards and best practice requirements

About you

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related field or equivalent combination of education
  • Compassion about helping others and a customer service mindset
  • Strong engagement skills over the phone with a customer service/sales call centre background or "inside" sales background
  • Previous and relevant aged care or NDIS experience; an understanding of Home Care Packages is desirable
  • Experienced in identifying appropriate services or resources, building relationships across multidisciplinary teams in the health and community services sector
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • High level administrative/computer skills with attention to detail

Our client will offer you a very competitive salary, including laptop and relevant onboarding and training provided.

How to apply

If you are keen and interested in such an opportunity please contact Wendy Donovan wendyd@peoplefusion.com.au or 0407 525 949 for a full position description. Alternatively, click "apply for this job" to submit your covering letter and CV. Close date for applications will be midnight 20th September 2020,

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