Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation (RDAC) was established as an Aboriginal Community Controlled organisation in 1992 to improve the social, health and economic outcomes for Aboriginal people. RDAC is a leading provider of primary health care and related social and family support services to Aboriginal people and communities across Gippsland. RDAC’s services are provided at the following locations: Sale and Morwell. RDAC’s services include: general practice; health assessment and education; dental, audiology; chronic disease management; drug and alcohol counselling; child and family services; child and maternal health; home and community care; immunisation and vaccinations; social and emotional wellbeing support and counselling; allied health; client transport and corporate services; child care service and Aboriginal Best Start program.
About the team
The Primary Health Care Team aim to provide holistic quality health care services, which meet the health care needs of the communities in which we deliver services. All Ramahyuck clinic’s are accredited against the RACGP Standards and registered with GPA+. Our health team professionals provide a comprehensive range of health care services inclusive of: health checks, general medical complaints, immunisation, diabetes education, venepuncture, maternity care and chronic disease management.
About the role
Positions available across Sale VIC 3850 and Morwell VIC 3840 locations!
Full time – 38 hours per week (part time negotiable)
This position is responsible for providing Aboriginal people and families with a range of prevention, early intervention and group support services including counselling, intervention, referral to appropriate services including withdrawal and rehabilitation treatment, care coordination and ongoing support to both Sale and Morwell clinical sites.
Duties include but are not limited too:
- Deliver educational programs and offer support, advocacy and referral, by referring clients appropriately to other services both internal & external to the organisation.
- Provide clients with information about the services they are being referred to and provide support as necessary to clients attending other services
- Ensure access to a comprehensive range of treatment and support services across the continuum of care including prevention and health promotion, planning and evaluation of client programs and service delivery options.
- Provide high quality assessment and intervention for clients within the context of Primary Health care in a professional, confidential and culturally safe manner, in keeping with accepted best practice standards through clinic-based appointments, group programs and home visits.
- Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to support regular tracking of progress in monitoring client progress and care, ensuring feedback is provided to staff and supporting implementation of changes in response to identified gaps
- Participate in case management and service coordination practices with other professionals, supporting the clients’ journey through relevant treatment services
- Participate in case allocation, case review and exit planning processes
- Contribute to the support of clients who are waiting for service provision and assist in the management of waiting lists and service allocation
- Ensure information is recorded accurately and in a timely manner in the electronic health record system and that records are maintained in accordance with the Corporations standards obligations.
- Relevant qualification in psychology, social work, mental health nursing or related field with specific skills and experience in case management
Benefits and perks
- Enjoy working within a community based organisation and a supportive and friendly team
- Key role
- Further your career working in a regional setting close to rivers, ocean and mountains
- Salary packaging benefits available, including general PBI salary sacrifice and meal entertainment
- Work for a well-respected not-for-profit organisation that is developing some exciting projects and is in a growth phase
- Professional development opportunities
How to apply
Application will be shortlisted as they are received.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply