Positions Vacant

                                                   

Administration / Receptionist - Collie

Immediate Start

GP down south is a leading not for profit organisation providing community-based health and wellbeing programs in the Peel and SW Regions of WA. A full time position is available to work with our Down South Aboriginal Health Team (DSAH) to 30 June 2018 (with the possibility of extending the contract after this), with hours reducing to 45 hours thereafter. The DSAH team focuses on providing a range of primary health care services to ATSI communities, including management of chronic conditions and promotion and awareness of available health resources.

This position is exempted under 50(D) legislation of the Equal Opportunity Act, specifically seeking a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.

You will be the first point of contact in reception and by telephone with a minimum of 12 months experience in a similar role and ideally a certificate qualification in Business Administration. Most importantly you will demonstrate a welcoming and positive manner towards clients, a good work ethic and be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds.

About the role

  • Provide a high standard of front desk reception services to all DSAH clients
  • Attend to phone and email enquiries, mail, stationary, petty cash, supplies, orders and maintain office and kitchen areas
  • Assist in the frontline management of client transport to medical appointments and accommodation when required
  • *Maintain client records and statistical data using Communicare and MMEX programs
  • Document preparation and data entry using a good eye for detail and accuracy for inclusion in reports
  • Promote services offered to clients and direct them to the most appropriate service
  • Provide support to DSAH team and Program Manager
  • Assist in the organisation of program events and catering

*Training will be provided to ensure competency in clinical software.

Applicants will need to provide the following when applying for the position:

  1. An up to date copy of your Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Your answers addressing the Essential and Desirable criteria in the Application package.

Head to our website www.gpdownsouth.com.au to download an application package or click here, or call Sharron Kamp on 9537 5500 to receive a copy.

Applications close at 4.30pm on Friday 27 April 2018

 

                  

 

Parenting Program Coordinator – (0.80FTE) - (1 position)

We require a Registered Nurse with a postgraduate qualification in Child and Community Health and who is currently registered with APHRA.

The launch of our new Parenting Program requires the skills of four passionate and professional people to lead and implement intensive parenting support to families so that children 0-5 years (birth to school entry) successfully achieve all significant health and developmental milestones and are ready for school.

This position is a fixed term contract to 31 March 2019, (with provision to extend employment beyond this date). The team will be based in Bunbury with an option to locate one support worker position in Busselton. Travel will be required throughout the South West region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct intake and assessment of referrals and management of caseloads in collaboration with parent support team members.
  • Ensure effective clinical leadership and consultancy to the support workers to ensure coordination of care and service delivery to meet program principles.
  • Develop innovative techniques for complex problem solving, whilst maintaining standards that meet clinical and procedural guidelines.
  • To download an application head to our website www.gpdownsouth.com.au or click here, call Sharron Kamp, HR Officer on 9537 5500 to request a copy.

    Applicants will need to provide a current CV, cover letter and criteria responses in the Application Package, to be considered for the roles.

    Applications close at 4.30pm on Friday 20 April 2018

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Parent Support Worker – (1.0FTE) - (3 positions)

We require relevant qualifications in Childcare or approved related equivalent, with 5 years minimum experience in child health.

These positions are fixed term contracts to 31 March 2019, (with provision to extend employment beyond this date). The team will be based in Bunbury with an option to locate one support worker position in Busselton. Travel will be required throughout the South West region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Visit families in their homes and reinforce existing family strengths.
  • Work as a positive role model to develop safe and practical strategies to improve participation and promote a secure and nurturing home environment.
  • Provide practical assistance within a family setting and as part of the wider parent support network.

To download an application head to our website www.gpdownsouth.com.au or click here, or call Sharron Kamp, HR Officer on 9537 5500 to request a copy.

Applicants will need to provide a current CV, cover letter and criteria responses in the Application Package, to be considered for the roles.

Applications close at 4.30pm on Friday 20 April 2018

                              

 

 

Mental Health Clinician

Busselton (0.80 FTE)

This role is offered as a fixed term contract to 30 June 2019, with a strong likelihood employment will extend beyond this time, subject to ongoing program funding.

The Mental Health Clinician is responsible for providing intake, assessment, and evidence-based psychosocial intervention therapies, via telehealth and face to face support for people with mild to moderate mental health issues. Working as part of a caring professional team of clinicians and across a broad range of service providers and health professionals, you will use your expertise to contribute to the continuous improvement of our service. There is a requirement for some outreach work and travel as part of the role.

You will need to be a qualified and experienced mental health professional and a registered member of a relevant professional association.

In addition to this position, applicants are encouraged to register their interest in potential part time positions based in Busselton or Bunbury as they become available in the future.

Application Packages can be downloaded from our website www.gpdownsouth.com.au or click here, by phoning Sharron Kamp, HR Officer on 9537 5500.

Applicants must address each of the selection criteria outlined in the Application Package and provide a current Resume in order to be considered for the role.

For more information about this position, please contact Jackie Bowser on 08 9754 3662

Applications must be received by 4.30pm on Friday 4 May 2018.

 

 

 

Mental Health Clinician

Bunbury  (1.0FTE or 2 part time positons)

This role is offered as a fixed term contract to 30 June 2019, with a strong likelihood employment will extend beyond this time, subject to ongoing program funding.

The Mental Health Clinician is responsible for providing intake, assessment, and evidence-based psychosocial intervention therapies, via telehealth and face to face support for people with mild to moderate mental health issues. Working as part of a caring professional team of clinicians and across a broad range of service providers and health professionals, you will use your expertise to contribute to the continuous improvement of our service. There is a requirement for some outreach work and travel as part of the role.

You will need to be a qualified and experienced mental health professional and a registered member of a relevant professional association.

Please call our Busselton office on 9754 3662 to obtain a copy of the correct application package.

Applicants must address each of the selection criteria outlined in the Application Package and provide a current Resume in order to be considered for the role.

For more information about this position, please contact Jackie Bowser on 08 9754 3662

Applications must be received by 4.30pm on Friday 4 May 2018.

 

                                                     

 

Mental Health Nurse/s

(75 hours per fortnight or 2 part time positions)

GP down south is a leading not for profit organisation providing mental health services in the Peel and South West regions of WA. Due to ongoing growth we have opportunities for qualified and experienced Mental Health Nurse/s to join our team of professionals based in Greater Bunbury area.       

The Mental Health Nurse will work in collaboration with GP Practices to provide coordinated clinical care for people with severe and complex mental illness. The role involves supporting clients to manage their symptoms, maximise their quality of life and avoid unnecessary hospitalisations.  The GP Practices will be located in Bunbury and Greater Bunbury with occasional travel necessary as part of the role.

This role/s is a fixed term contract to 30 June 2019, with a strong likelihood employment will extend beyond this time subject to ongoing program funding. Consideration will be given to making this (two) part time positions.

Please call the Busselton office on 9754 3662 to obtain the correct application package for the position.

Applicants must address each of the selection criteria outlined in the Application Package and provide a current Resume in order to be considered for the role.

For more information about these positions, please contact Jackie Bowser on  08 9754 3662

Applications must be received by 4.30pm on Friday 4 May 2018.