Positions Vacant

                                             

Aboriginal Care Coordinator

Manjimup – part time

GP down south is a not for profit organisation providing health and wellbeing services to the South West regions of WA. The Down South Aboriginal Health team assist Aboriginal community members access culturally appropriate services to promote and improve better health outcomes.

An opportunity exists for a qualified Aboriginal Health Worker or an Enrolled or Registered Nurse who would like to develop their career further in Primary Healthcare, through the delivery of Aboriginal Care Coordination services.

A minimum qualification of Certificate IV in Aboriginal Health Work or qualifications as an Enrolled or Registered Nurse is essential for this position, with a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of determinants of health within Aboriginal communities.

GP down south is specifically seeking a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent in accord with section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).

The role of the Care Coordinator is to develop preventative focussed health care to assist ATSI clients involved in the Integrated Team Care (ITC) program. You will also be required to deliver culturally appropriate clinical services working in partnership with other service providers such as General Practitioners, primary outreach services, and the local community.

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

  • An up to date copy of your Resume, cover letter and answers to the essential and desirable criteria in the Application package available from our website.
  • Head to 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 Thursday 19 July 2018.

 

Community Partnership Officer (incorporating Mental Health Social Work)

Fixed Term Contract to 30 June 2019 - 52.50 hours per Fortnight

GP down south has partnered with the Shire of Augusta Margaret River to map existing service providers and identify gaps to improve integration and resources and help overcome barriers to services to assist families living in the Margaret River region. This initiative presents an opportunity for a passionate and experienced community coordinator / mental health social worker to work alongside key agencies such as GP down south mental health team and other external providers. This dual focused role requires a qualification in social work and demonstrated competencies in community liaison and development, relating directly to service programs and outreach activities.

Although the role is primarily focussed on community liaison and development you will be required to work 1 day per week managing a small case-load of clients with severe and persistent mental illness. 

For more information about the position and to download an application package head to our website www.gpdownsouth.com.au or click here, call Sharron Kamp Human Resources Officer on 08 9537 5500 to arrange a copy.

Applicants will need to provide a current CV, cover letter and answers addressing the Essential and Desirable criteria in the Application Package.

Applications close at 4.30pm on Monday 16 July 2018.

                                                          

Practice Nurse

Peel Youth Medical Service (PYMS)

PYMS is a fully accredited, holistic, youth friendly, primary health care service based at the Billy Dower Youth Centre in central Mandurah and moving to the new Peel Health Hub in November 2018.  A part time position has recently become available (2 days per week) for a passionate and forward thinking Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse to join our team.

As part of the PYMS team, you will contribute to the delivery of high quality clinical nursing care to youth aged between 12 and 25 years.  Focusing on youth issues, strong communication skills are essential as well as empathy in relation to the issues facing young people. A solid understanding of community services and networks and a willingness to develop and maintain relevant community relationships is also required.

Working with other health professionals within the team,  and reporting to the Practice Manager, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:  

  • Providing clinical services to clients as required and as directed by the GP
  • Supporting GPs in the development of chronic disease management plans, ATSI health checks and/or mental health care plans.
  • Providing comprehensive sexual health advice and support 
  • Attending health promotion and/or community events

Occasional after hours work may be required to attend community events.

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,call Sharron Kamp on 9537 5500 to receive a copy.

Applications close at 4.30pm on Friday 20 July 2018.