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Senior Clinician Enhanced Care Co-ordinator


Reference: 4736930

  • Senior Clinician Enhanced Care Co-ordinator
  • 2 Fixed Term positions, funding based until 31st March 2020
  • Service Design and Implementation

We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills and compassionate in caring for our community. As part of our team we will support you and help you develop your career with us.

We are offering an opportunity for the right person. We are committed to providing an environment that fosters and develops your existing skill sets and hopefully some new ones. We can offer you a role that will cement your knowledge and provide you opportunities to grow and broaden your professional portfolio.

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a values-based organisation. Our values are:

Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Accountability and Respect.

The Role.

In 2018, the North Western Primary Health Network NWMPHN) provided funding to respond to the identified local need of four local government areas of Bacchus Marsh, Macedon Ranges, Melton and Sunbury in response to a growing need of support to young people, aged 12-25 years who are experiencing difficulty with mental health issues and co-occuring complexity such as alcohol and drug issues. The target group seeks to engage those who are most vulnerable to ongoing and enduring mental health issues and disadvantage.

The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health (Orygen) leads the consortium of partners from the identified regions, formed to collectively respond to the growing need for young people. These partners include:

  • CoBAW Community Health
  • Djerriwarrh Health Services
  • Odyssey House Victoria
  • Orygen Youth Health Service
  • Sunbury Community Health
  • Youth Support and Advocacy Service
  • Headspace Melton

This position will be embedded within Djerriwarrh Health Services, focusing on our identified catchment area. The role will seek to engage in a community of practice amongst the other three areas and existing Enhanced Care Coordinators within the NWPHN region, with supervision and oversight by the Lead Psychiatrist.

Successful applicants will have:

  • Approved tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline
  • Extensive experience in the planning and provision of mental health care, as it relates to young people, their families and communities.
  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, government policies and strategic directions in relation to mental health and alcohol and other substances, particularly as it relates to young people.

About Us:

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a dynamic and rapidly expanding public health service providing Acute, Community, Maternity and Aged Care to the City of Melton and Shire of Moorabool in Melbourne's Western suburbs.

This role includes many challenges combined with many chances to shine!

How to apply:

Applicants will be required to complete a questionnaire which will include responses to the Key Selection Criteria when applying for this position. To obtain more information and the Key Selection Criteria please refer to the position description.

Applications Close: 29th June 2019

Applications must be submitted online - to apply for this position click: Apply Now

The successful applicant will be required to provide a current Police Check and Working with Children Check prior to the commencement of employment.

Djerriwarrh Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applications Close: 29 Jun 2019