DGCH provides a range of primary health and community services to the Cities of Melbourne and Moonee Valley. Services include allied health, health promotion, counseling, community development, medical, dental, psychiatric disability support, complex needs programs, residential accommodation programs and HARP.
An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Practitioner to work as part of a dynamic multi disciplinary team in the HARP Aged and Complex Care Services. The position is based at Doutta Galla Community Health Service in Chester St Moonee Ponds.
The HARP PIH Program represents a partnership between Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), Doutta Galla Community Health, Merri Community Health Service (MCHS), Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS), and the Inner North West Medicare Local (INWMML).
This position is a dual role to the HARP Falls Prevention and Care Facilitation teams. It’s primary responsibility is to provide key worker assessment and care coordination for persons who are at high risk of falls and who frequently present to RMH. It will also provide support to the Care Facilitation team for persons with complex care and psychosocial needs
You will have opportunities to work within a client-centered framework, undertake holistic assessments; support clients to develop self-management skills, link clients to appropriate community services, participate in community programs and initiate quality improvement activities. Please refer to the position description for more details.
Doutta Galla Community Health is an innovative organization and can offer you peer support, training, staff development and salary packaging. Secondments may be considered for applicants from HARP partner agencies.
For further information or a copy of the position description, please contact: Anne West via email or on 0425 854 442.
Applications addressing the key selection criteria and including current CV should be forwarded to Anne West, Acting Team Leader, HARP Aged and Complex Care Services.
Applications close Midday 12 Dec 2013.
Doutta Galla is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is a smoke free workplace that is committed to the Prevention of Violence against Women.