The Opportunity This is an amazing opportunity to join our thriving community health care organisation, which has been supporting our communities for over 150 years now. At Access Health and Community we pride ourselves on delivering equitable accessible quality care to all. We value our people and pride ourselves on having built a collaborative, respectful and engaging team culture. The role is based in Doncaster East and involves arranging Allied Health appointments across Inner East and North East Melbourne. Utilise your excellent communication skills providing an initial point of phone contact for clients requiring Allied Health services for their improved quality of life. Intake provides support and information to the wider community regarding Access HC’s integrated services. We provide a timely and client centred service which is critical when processing referrals, linking our clients with services, booking appointments and providing clients with additional, relevant information where required. Responsibilities Liaise with Internal and External referrers  Book Initial & Review appointments for clients Complete Initial needs identification assessments for new clients Answer Incoming telephone enquiries Accurately provide clients with verbal and written communication regarding services Register client information into TRAKCare  Create episodes of care Support clients with linking in with alternative supports where required Liaising with Interpreter services  Skills and Experience Experienced in operating cloud based telephone systems  Ability to establish rapport and develop respectful, professional relationships with clients, staff and partner organisations. Have a high level of energy, enthusiasm and flexibility, along with a commitment to team work Demonstrated ability to work independently while managing a range of tasks Understanding of Community Health and Allied Health Services Strong communication and computer software skills, such as Microsoft Office.  Culture & BenefitsPeople love working at Access Health & Community because we offer:Generous salary packaging opportunities (up to $15,990 per annum + meals/entertainment expenses)Professional development through our Leadership Capability Framework, which includes tailored leadership training and mentoring programs.A commitment to staff well-being, including a range of wellbeing initiatives such as a staff peer support program, Personal Resilience Plans for staff, psychological first aid training for managers, Annual Wellbeing Leave Day and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Commitment to work-life balance with flexible working conditionsOpportunity to purchase additional leave or accrue additional days off (full time staff)Paid parental leave and annual leave loading About Access Health & CommunityAccess Health and Community are a not-for-profit registered community health organisation operating in multiple locations across Eastern Melbourne. Our services include medical, dental, allied health, child and family and community programs, in addition to our broad range of AOD and mental health services. We currently have over 300 employees and have an engaged, dynamic and active workforce. Access Health and Community has a strong reputation as an employer of choice in the Eastern region, and our team are highly regarded. How to Apply Please submit your application here including your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.  Please refer to the position description on the website for the key selection criteria and further information:   For more information regarding your application please email Zoe Connors –  Remuneration:  $35:50 per hour plus superannuation plus access to salary packaging. Applications close DATE:  30th September 2022 Access Health and Community is a Child Safe Organisation Access Health and Community is committed to protecting the health and safety of our workers and those who attend our services.  As per Access policy and the Victorian Government public health order, successful applicants will need to provide evidence of their COVID Vaccination prior to appointment. Access Health and Community is a provider of disability services. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a NDIS Screening Check and if necessary, an International Police check prior to any appointment.  Access Health and Community actively encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples and people from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background  Position Description AUD Doncaster East 3109