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Vacancies

Primary Care Connect is an innovative and supportive Community Health Service and provide services in City of Greater Shepparton, Moira Shire, Strathbogie Shire, Mitchell Shire and Murrindindi Shire. Primary Care Connect offers outstanding career and work opportunities in:

  • Professional Development
  • Opportunities to shape the way we deliver services
  • EFT flexibility and
  • Employee benefits such as salary packaging and employee wellbeing program

Join our Primary Care Connect team and enjoy contributing to the health of our communities today.

The Orange Door

The Orange Doors brings together different workforces and practices to create an integrated Orange Door team and a consolidated intake point in each Orange Door area to create a new way of support for:

  • Women, children, young people and families experiencing family violence
  • Perpetrators of family violence
  • Families in need of support with the care, development and well-being of children.

The Goulburn Orange Door team includes a mix of staff employed by Department of Health and Human Services, Family Safe Victoria, FamilyCare, Nexus Primary Health, Primary Care Connect and Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative and will operate from a number of sites within Greater Shepparton, Mitchell and Moira Shires.  

Practitioner – Specialist Family Violence Services

FULL TIME – 75 Hours p/f
The Orange Door Position
(Multiple Positions)

Auspiced by Primary Care Connect within The Orange Door network, The Practitioner – Family Violence Services will provide screening, assessment, triage and short-term response to all incoming referrals for women and children through an Integrated Practice Framework.

The Practitioner will work in close partnership with other  Practitioners to work towards increasing the safety of women and children experiencing family violence whilst complying with the Information Share Legislation and utilising the MARAM Framework.

This role is based at The Orange Door Shepparton and outreach to other access point as required including Moira and Mitchell Shire Sites.

We expect that all candidates who are interested in the position to include in their application the following;

  • Cover letter
  • Key Selection Criteria Statement
  • Resume
  • At least two professional references

Contact Person – Sheree Monteleone – Manager Clinical Services on (03) 5823 3200.

This is a rolling advertisement until vacancies are filled.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as practicable as the first round of shortlisting and interviews will be held from 8th December 2020. Successful applicants will commence on 15th February 2021.

Practitioner – Perpetrator Services

FULL TIME – 75 Hours p/f
The Orange Door Position
(Multiple Positions)

Auspiced by Primary Care Connect within The Orange Door network, The Practitioner – Perpetrator Services will provide screening, assessment, triage and short term response to all incoming referrals for men who use violence, keeping perpetrators in view and accountable for their actions and behaviour.

The Practitioner will work in close partnership with other Practitioners to work towards increasing the safety of women and children experiencing family violence whilst complying with the Information Share Legislation and utilising the MARAM Framework.

This role is based at The Orange Door Shepparton and outreach to other access point as required including Moira and Mitchell Shire Sites.

We expect that all candidates who are interested in the position to include in their application the following;

  • Cover letter
  • Key Selection Criteria Statement
  • Resume
  • At least two professional references

Contact Person – Sheree Monteleone – Manager Clinical Services on (03) 5823 3200.

This is a rolling advertisement until vacancies are filled.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as practicable as the first round of shortlisting and interviews will be held from 8th December 2020. Successful applicants will commence on 15th February 2021.

CARE RECOVERY & COUNSELLING CLINICIAN

Part Time – 60 Hours p/f
Fixed Term Until 8th October 2021

Care and Recovery (C&R) Coordination
C&R will be provided to clients that are assessed as complex at the Intake and Assessment function. These clients will account for around 30% of the proposed Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) clientele and will supplement other AOD treatment services over a long period whilst also supporting clients requiring enhanced support during treatment.

Clients will have an established Individual Treatment Plan (ITP) which will be developed by the Assessment function. The ITP will be the foundation from which the Clinician will develop and implement an appropriate course of treatment and develop a more comprehensive longer-term care coordination response and plan based on the client assessed needs and in consultation with the client and family, carer, significant other. The Clinician will be engaged with clients throughout the recovery journey and post exit for up to 12 months.

Counselling
The Counsellor will operate from an ‘evidence-based’ approach which assumes that the basis for the treatment approach adopted with a particular client should be based on an integration of best existing research evidence; clinical wisdom and expertise; and client circumstances, needs and expectations.

Counselling will be provided to clients in most instances via face to face appointments, with the options of online, ‘Skype, phone, group and day programs. Phone and Skype appointments will be provided for remote clients between scheduled face to face appointments. Clients will be assessed as either standard or complex and this will result in either brief interventions or longer term interventions including group work. For those that are complex, they will already have an ITP and a Care Recovery Plan which will be used to inform the clinical assessment in order to determine the client’s evidence based counselling requirements.

This role will work the following hours;

  • Tuesday – 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • Wednesday – 11.00am to 7.00pm
  • Thursday and Friday – 9.00am to 5.00pm

We expect that all candidates who are interested in the position to include in their application the following;

  • Cover letter
  • Key Selection Criteria Statement
  • Resume
  • At least two professional references

Contact Person – Debbie McDonald – Manager Clinical Services on (03) 5823 3200.

Applications will close at 5.00pm on Friday 29th January 2021.

CARE RECOVERY & COUNSELLING CLINICIAN

Full Time – 75 Hours p/f
Fixed Term Until 8th October 2021

Care and Recovery (C&R) Coordination
C&R will be provided to clients that are assessed as complex at the Intake and Assessment function. These clients will account for around 30% of the proposed Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) clientele and will supplement other AOD treatment services over a long period whilst also supporting clients requiring enhanced support during treatment.

Clients will have an established Individual Treatment Plan (ITP) which will be developed by the Assessment function. The ITP will be the foundation from which the Clinician will develop and implement an appropriate course of treatment and develop a more comprehensive longer-term care coordination response and plan based on the client assessed needs and in consultation with the client and family, carer, significant other. The Clinician will be engaged with clients throughout the recovery journey and post exit for up to 12 months.

Counselling
The Counsellor will operate from an ‘evidence-based’ approach which assumes that the basis for the treatment approach adopted with a particular client should be based on an integration of best existing research evidence; clinical wisdom and expertise; and client circumstances, needs and expectations.

Counselling will be provided to clients in most instances via face to face appointments, with the options of online, ‘Skype, phone, group and day programs. Phone and Skype appointments will be provided for remote clients between scheduled face to face appointments. Clients will be assessed as either standard or complex and this will result in either brief interventions or longer term interventions including group work. For those that are complex, they will already have an ITP and a Care Recovery Plan which will be used to inform the clinical assessment in order to determine the client’s evidence based counselling requirements.

This role will work the following hours;

  • Monday and Tuesday – 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • Wednesday – 11.00am to 7.00pm
  • Thursday and Friday – 9.00am to 5.00pm

We expect that all candidates who are interested in the position to include in their application the following;

  • Cover letter
  • Key Selection Criteria Statement
  • Resume
  • At least two professional references

Contact Person – Debbie McDonald – Manager Clinical Services on (03) 5823 3200.

Applications will close at 5.00pm on Friday 29th January 2021.

REFUGEE TRAUMA COUNSELLOR

Full Time – 75 Hours p/f
Fixed Term Until 30th June 2021

The Refugee Trauma Counsellor will work with referrals from a range of service providers and will be required to work with people from all demographic groups and may specialise in the following areas:
• Asylum seekers
• Children from refugee families
• Young people from refugee families
• Families from refugee background

The Refugee Trauma Counsellor will deliver effective and appropriate assessment, counselling and advocacy services to clients of PCC who are survivors of torture and trauma. The Counsellor will provide a wide range of interventions designed to assist survivors of torture to address the psychological effects and any social consequences arising from their past experiences of human rights violations. The emphasis in this position will predominately be on the provision of high quality counselling for complex trauma. The service areas for this position include Greater Shepparton.

This role will work the following hours;
• Monday and Tuesday – 9.00am to 5.00pm
• Wednesday – 11.00am to 7.00pm
• Thursday and Friday – 9.00am to 5.00pm

Contact Person – Broni Paine – Executive Manager Community Services on (03) 5823 3200.

Applications will close at 5.00pm on Friday 29th January 2021.