PATS Assessing Officer

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Job no: 800825

Work type: Full time

Location: Eyre and Western, Country SA – Location negotiable

Categories: Administration and Clerical

Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Rural Support Service – Location to be in Port Lincoln

Salary: ASO2 $56,145 – $60,396 p.a.

Temporary Full Time position working up to 28/7/2023

The assessing officer, Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS) is responsible for providing an efficient and effective service to clients eligible for financial assistance through the scheme.

The assessing officer is responsible for examining applications against criteria and approving payment of subsidies under the scheme within delegated authority.

Interact with other regional PATS assessors to provide a comprehensive subsidy payment service to regional South Australian clients needing to travel for approved medical specialist treatment. This encompasses clients travelling both intra-state and interstate for treatment.

Responsible for an advance payment system with nominated advance offices and accommodation payments via direct billing processes.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 800825

Advertised: 05 Aug 2022 Cen. Australia Standard Time

Applications close: 19 Aug 2022 Cen. Australia Standard Time

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