- Melbourne > Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne
- Job posted on: 24th Jun 2022
- Applications close:
The SMRPCC is an alliance of palliative care services in the Southern Metro Region of Melbourne with the aim to collaboratively implement the Victorian End of Life and Palliative Care framework in the region. The consortium is committed to improve access to palliative care for people with motor neurone disease and other progressive neurological conditions.
Motor Neurone Disease is a life limiting disease and because of its nature, people diagnosed with MND may benefit from palliative care services throughout their disease trajectory.
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) funds Shared Care Worker roles in all eight-palliative care regional consortia established as part of the Victorian Government’s Strengthening palliative care: a policy for health and community care providers 2004-09. This Shared Care Worker program has been in operation since 2009.
In 2021, the consortium established an extension to the position in order to include attention to Parkinson’s disease in the role. The position is for 1 year. Extension depends on funding.
The MND PNC Shared Care Worker position purpose:
Provide secondary consultation to palliative care workers in the region when they are caring for a client with MND and other PNCs
Please contact Tanja Bahro, consortium manager for further information and a position description.
firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: MND and Parkinson's Shared Care Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs or phone 0418584106