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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.

Aboriginal Health Coach

FULL TIME (75 hours p/f)

FIXED TERM JANUARY 2021

The Aboriginal Health Coach position works with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people who are living with a chronic condition. The position provides health coaching, smoking cessation, exercise programs and advocacy and support for specialist health care. The target population is ATSI people;

  • With a diagnosed chronic disease/s especially diabetes, chronic heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and asthma, and or
  • With complex needs, particularly in the elderly, and who are
  • Assessed as at risk of progressing towards hospitalisation and requiring a managed and planned approach to reduce risk

The program aims to;

  • Improve access to quality integrated multidisciplinary care across the care continuum.
  • Facilitate client centred care, empowerment and health literacy through self-management programs and approaches
  • Promote and encourage protective behaviours (e.g. health eating, physical activity)
  • Reduce inappropriate demand on the acute health care system

    Applications close 31st January 2020.

Indigenous Family Violence Worker

PART TIME (67.5 hours p/f)

FIXED TERM DECEMBER 2020

 This position works within the Family Violence Team with the aim to provided services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who have experienced or are affected by Family Violence and are at risk of being unsafe in the family environment, in a culturally safe and sensitive manner. The Indigenous Family Violence Support Worker provides education, information, short term support, advocacy and referrals. The service also aims to raise community awareness regarding family violence and its effects within the community.

The target group of this program includes those for whom family violence contributes to circumstances that threaten or adversely affect the adequacy, safety, security and affordability of housing and maintenance of the family environment. This also includes those who are no longer in abusive relationships, those who are currently in an abusive relationship and those who have not previously accessed police or crisis services for family violence related matters.

The Indigenous Family Violence Support Worker does not provide diagnosis or specialised psychological treatments, immediate or after hours crisis response, long term counselling or case management. Clients will be referred onto these specialist services as required
Applications close 31st January 2020.

Supported Accommodation Womens Recovery Worker

FULL TIME (75 hours p/f)

FIXED TERM JUNE 2020

The Supported Accommodation Womens Recovery Worker will provide sustained support to women in transitional housing. Transitional housing is for a period of three to twelve months.

The Worker will work with women and their children to provide specific transitional support including liaising and attending any relevant appointments with the client and DHHS housing, Beyond Housing and any other external accommodation agencies.
Applications close 31st January 2020.