About Access Health and CommunityWith a 150-year history and caring at our centre, our mission at Access Health and Community (AccessHC) is to build healthier lives together. We have a dedicated and experienced team of over 400 employees and 200 volunteers operating across 18 locations. Our people are the centre of everything we do and contribute to improving the wellbeing of the community every day.The OpportunityWe are seeking a motivated Chronic Disease Health Coach to join our dedicated multi-disciplinary adult Allied Health and Nursing team. With at least three years' experience in a client-facing health role, you will be instrumental in supporting clients enrolled in our Diabetes Connect and Chronic Disease programs. Your primary responsibilities will include health coaching clients to implement individual care plans to enhance self-management, and improve health and quality of life measures. Under the guidance and delegation of Chronic Disease Wellbeing Care Coordinators, you will work closely with clients to support access to health and social services, and enhance client confidence to self-care and achieve their health goals.What you will be doingKey ResponsibilitiesSupport clients to action their agreed care plans with regular health coachingGuide clients to build on their skills and confidence to enhance self-management of their health conditionsWork with Wellbeing Care Coordinators to coordinate referrals to health and community services, including social prescribingRegularly review current health status and progress toward goals with clients, and escalate any concernsCollaborate with clients and relevant health professionals as part of a multidisciplinary model of careLiaise with internal and external service and program providers relevant to client referrals and careWhat you will bring The skills and experience you will bring to this role as the successful candidate you will have: Key Selection CriteriaMinimum 3 years’ experience working as an Allied Health Assistant or Enrolled Nurse in a client facing role in a health care settingDemonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary service and team environmentEffective time management and task prioritisation skillsProven ability to relate to people from a diverse range of social, cultural and ethnic backgroundsProficiency in Microsoft Office and aptitude for learning and using relevant software such as TrakCare and Microsoft TeamsAttributesWillingness to develop and use health coaching or motivational interviewing techniquesInterest to incorporate social prescription and understand the importance of social connection for wellbeingWillingness to learn about the contemporary health landscape and funding models relevant to community health setting and chronic diseaseStrong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsDemonstrated behaviours consistent with AccessHC values Access Health and Community Culture & BenefitAt AccessHC, we offer more than just a fulfilling career; we invest in our people and provide an environment where you can thrive in a culture of collaboration and support. Our team members share commitment and passion to make a positive impact and this ethos creates a range of benefits for our people from opportunities for personal and professional growth to a sense of purpose and belonging.Our culture promotes an environment of success and fulfilment. Join us and experience a career where you truly make a difference.The position encompasses an extensive range of benefits that are on offer: Supportive and values based culture and engaged workforceCulture of trust and empowerment for people to grow and thriveCommitment to a work-life balance with flexible working conditionsFocus on staff wellbeing and health - Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Commitment to ongoing professional development and career growthPaid parental leave and opportunity to purchase additional leaveAnnual leave loadingGenerous salary packaging opportunities(up to $15,990 per annum + $2,650 meals/entertainment expenses)Read more about our culture and benefits: https://accesshc.org.au/culture-and-benefitsApply Now Please submit your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.For more information or to discuss this opportunity contact:Tanith Lamaro, Manager, Podiatry, Dietetics and Diabetes Nurse EducationE: Tanith.lamaro@accesshc.org.auPlease refer to the position description on our website for the key selection criteria information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/We will be reviewing applications as they are submitted and may appoint the role before the end of date of the advertisement.Applications close date:  27th May 2024Access Health and Community (AccessHC) is a Child Safe Organisation that values inclusivity and diversity. We encourage applications from people with disabilities, those with lived experience of mental health and/or alcohol and other drugs (AOD) challenges, and those with diverse genders and sexualities. At AccessHC, our vision for reconciliation is an Australia where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples experience equitable health and social outcomes. Our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) will contribute to achieving reconciliation. We will seek an understanding of and acknowledging histories and injustices, support the active expression of culture, build strong, trusting relationships, and apply culturally appropriate practices within our work.  We will work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to create a welcoming and safe place for everyone at our services. AccessHC acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people, who are the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to Wurundjeri Elders past, present, and future, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and we acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded. As a vaccine positive organisation, we encourage COVID-19 vaccinations and require successful applicants to undergo a NDIS Check, Working With Children Check, Police Check and potentially an International Check.  Position Description AUD Doncaster 3108