- Job posted on: 6th Sep 2019
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The General Practitioner role requires primary healthcare assessments, diagnosis and treatment plans within a recovery-oriented framework. The primary target groups for the service are homeless people sleeping rough, including young people, Indigenous Australians, people with diagnosed and undiagnosed mental illness, and people with little or no income.
Neami Street to Home service provides culturally appropriate, assertive outreach and case management to homelessness people sleeping rough in the Adelaide CBD within a Housing First approach. Street to Home will provide people sleeping rough in the inner city access to primary health, drug and alcohol and other support services both by clinicians at the Street to Home hub and via street patrols with the street outreach teams.
The assertive outreach model is aimed at providing integrated services that focus on consumer identified goals, improved health outcomes and transition from homelessness to safe, secure and sustainable long-term accommodation. We persist and work with people over the medium to long term supporting people to maintain their tenancies once they are in housing.
In collaboration with Regional Manager of the service you will be responsible for oversight, management and adherence to, the clinical governance framework and approach
You will be supported by a Clinical Coordinator and Registered Nurse who both have extensive experience in the homelessness health sector and who have strong connections to other CBD based services who support people sleeping rough.
Collaborate with the Street to Home multidisciplinary primary health care team to provide culturally appropriate and non-judgemental services