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Koolin Balit Children's Clinic Coordinator

  • Part time (0.2 FTE), fixed term role
  • $40.76 per hour + super
  • Work for a multi-award-winning iconic community health organisation
  • Generous salary packaging options to reduce your cohealth taxable income

Want to support closing the gap in healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children?

So why cohealth?

Cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. Named Premier's Health Service of the Year (Primary) and the Supporting LGBTIQ+ Health Service at the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards, cohealth's 1000 staff demonstrate courage, leadership, innovation, and agility in their commitment to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural backgrounds, faiths, and abilities.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their role. Please click here to find out more.

About the role

Cohealth's Aboriginal Health Team - Yakeen Tharn - are looking for a KB Children's Clinic Coordinator to join the team.

The KB children's clinic is a specialist multidisciplinary service supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out of home care to provide early intervention assessments and referral. The KB Clinic Coordinator manages the referral intake process and coordinates documentation and briefing for the paediatrician, speech pathologist, counsellor and Aboriginal Health Worker to ensure the clinic runs smoothly.

A position description is attached.

About you

This role would be ideal for someone with experience in practice management, health service administration, allied health assistant or support worker in Aboriginal Healthcare.

Crucial to the role is an interest in working with the Yakeen Tharn team to lead culturally safe practices in healthcare. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply however please note this role will involve access to private information and supporting Aboriginal children and families involved in out of home care living in north west regions of Victoria. The coordinator will be involved in the re-design of the new clinic and ongoing coordination of the delivery of the clinic and work in an Aboriginal lead team.

The position is 1 day per week and will commence in February and will be available to end of June 2024, with ongoing opportunities pending funding. This program has been regularly refunded since 2017.

What cohealth offers:

  • Generous salary packaging options to suit you - tax free amount of up to $15,900 p.a (mortgage, rent, or credit cards) and a further $2,650 p.a (meal, entertainment expenses and holiday accommodation). Salary packaging reduces your cohealth taxable income, meaning you pay less tax on your cohealth income
  • A generous rewards program from our salary packaging provider
  • Exciting Parental leave benefits
    • cohealth offers primary carers 14 weeks paid parental leave upon completion of only 6 months of continuous service
    • Eligible co-workers will continue to receive superannuation on unpaid parental leave as well
  • Novated Leasing available
  • Discounts for health and wellbeing activities, such as gym memberships, health clubs products, and spas
  • Free staff Immunisations and Vaccines
  • Counselling services for you and your immediate family through our EAP-Access provider, and mindfulness, resilience, and wellbeing programs
  • We offer inclusion, equality, and opportunity in a workplace where making a difference counts (based on our guiding principles and values)
  • Career development and continuous learning opportunities/mentoring with senior clinicians

Our ideal candidate:

  • Minimum equivalent to a VET Certificate IV in Disability, Community, Management, Social or Human Services
  • Proof of qualification to be sighted
  • Demonstrated experience with case management in social or clinical settings where referrals and service coordination were central to the role
  • Demonstrated experience in administration managing critical documents and data management systems

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Check, a Working With Children Check (WWCC), complete a Statutory Declaration, evidence of legal rights to work in Australia, and evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses). Additionally, some roles will also require current AHPRA registration and/or NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.

Roles that are determined to be Risk Category A or B [staff that have direct and/or indirect contact with body substances and are at higher risk of occupational exposure to infections] will be required to provide evidence of immunisation assessment including Influenza prior to commencement [A] or within 12 weeks of commencement [B]. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

Application Process

If you are interested please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.

We will be interviewing as applications come through so encourage you to apply asap.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Jaimee Sweet [email protected], using the subject line: Koolin Balit Children's Clinic Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs / 0418 222 401

Ref code: 6537479.

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