About Access Health and CommunityWith a 150-year history and caring at our centre, our vision 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.About the role Key Responsibilities The Project Coordinator – Integrated Care will be responsible for the leading the Integrated Care Pilot across mental health and alcohol and other drug (AOD) services at Access Health and Community (lead agency) and Banyule Community Health (partner agency). The Integrated Care Pilot is a one year project funded through Eastern Melbourne PHN to implement the CCISC (Comprehensive, Continuous, Integrated System of Care) model across mental health and AOD services in two community health services within the EMPHN catchment. The Project Coordinator will develop and deliver a project plan for the implementation of the Integrated Care Pilot, and ensure all contract deliverables are delivered on time, within budget and to a high standard.What you will be doing Key ResponsibilitiesEngage and consult with consumers and family/carers throughout the project to ensure that the perspectives of mental health and AOD service users, family/carers and other people with lived/living experience of mental health or AOD challenges remain central to the project’s aim and outcomesWork collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders at Banyule Community Health and AccessHC to support the implementation of the CCISC model, including establishing a Continuous Quality Improvement team within both agenciesConduct an audit of existing integrated care practices within AccessHC and Banyule mental health and AOD services using the CompassEZ toolDevelop and deliver a project plan and evaluation framework in line with the project proposal and contractConduct project risk assessments and implement risk mitigation strategies to ensure effective program and clinical governance, including reporting on any significant program risks to the Executive Lead Mental Health & AOD ServicesWhat you will bringThe skills and experience you will bring to this role as the successful candidate you will have: Key Selection CriteriaTertiary qualification in public health, health promotion, mental health, AOD, or other related fieldExperience in managing and delivering projects within a mental health, AOD or community health contextDemonstrated experience with stakeholder engagement and partnerships management in a healthcare settingProven ability in managing and reporting on program budget, performance targets and key deliverablesUnderstanding or experience with the CCISC model (highly desirable) AttributesStrong communication and interpersonal skillsDemonstrated ability to work safely and respectfully with people from a diverse range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and the LGBTIQA+ communityEffective time management and prioritisation skillsWell-developed presentation and report writing skillsStrong analytical and problem solving skillsProficiency in Microsoft Office and relevant software applicationsGenuine interest and commitment to improving outcomes, experience and integrated care for people with mental health and AOD concernsDemonstrated behaviours consistent with AccessHC valuesAccess Health and Community Culture and BenefitsAt 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: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 NowSubmit your application including your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria.Please refer to the position description on our website for the key selection criteria information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/For further information and to arrange the opportunity to discuss this role: Please contact Sally Chick Acting Executive Lead Mental Health and AOD Services Email: Sally.Chick@accesshc.org.auApply now so you do not miss this opportunity, as we will be assessing applications when submitted.Applications close date:  14th April 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 Hawthorn 3122

Project Coordinator - Integrated Care

  • Part-time, 0.6 FTE, 12 month Fixed-Term position
  • Not for Profit, salary packaging benefits, flexible work life balance
  • Work across AccessHC & Banyule Community Health Services

About Access Health and Community

With a 150-year history and caring at our centre, our vision 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.

About the role

Key Responsibilities

The Project Coordinator – Integrated Care will be responsible for the leading the Integrated Care Pilot across mental health and alcohol and other drug (AOD) services at Access Health and Community (lead agency) and Banyule Community Health (partner agency). The Integrated Care Pilot is a one year project funded through Eastern Melbourne PHN to implement the CCISC (Comprehensive, Continuous, Integrated System of Care) model across mental health and AOD services in two community health services within the EMPHN catchment. The Project Coordinator will develop and deliver a project plan for the implementation of the Integrated Care Pilot, and ensure all contract deliverables are delivered on time, within budget and to a high standard.

What you will be doing

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage and consult with consumers and family/carers throughout the project to ensure that the perspectives of mental health and AOD service users, family/carers and other people with lived/living experience of mental health or AOD challenges remain central to the project’s aim and outcomes
  • Work collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders at Banyule Community Health and AccessHC to support the implementation of the CCISC model, including establishing a Continuous Quality Improvement team within both agencies
  • Conduct an audit of existing integrated care practices within AccessHC and Banyule mental health and AOD services using the CompassEZ tool
  • Develop and deliver a project plan and evaluation framework in line with the project proposal and contract
  • Conduct project risk assessments and implement risk mitigation strategies to ensure effective program and clinical governance, including reporting on any significant program risks to the Executive Lead Mental Health & AOD Services

What you will bring

The skills and experience you will bring to this role as the successful candidate you will have: Key Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualification in public health, health promotion, mental health, AOD, or other related field
  • Experience in managing and delivering projects within a mental health, AOD or community health context
  • Demonstrated experience with stakeholder engagement and partnerships management in a healthcare setting
  • Proven ability in managing and reporting on program budget, performance targets and key deliverables
  • Understanding or experience with the CCISC model (highly desirable)

 Attributes

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely and respectfully with people from a diverse range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and the LGBTIQA+ community
  • Effective time management and prioritisation skills
  • Well-developed presentation and report writing skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and relevant software applications
  • Genuine interest and commitment to improving outcomes, experience and integrated care for people with mental health and AOD concerns
  • Demonstrated behaviours consistent with AccessHC values

Access Health and Community Culture and Benefits

At 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:

  • Supportive and values-based culture and engaged workforce
  • Culture of trust and empowerment for people to grow and thrive
  • Commitment to a work-life balance with flexible working conditions
  • Focus on staff wellbeing and health - Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and career growth
  • Paid parental leave and opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Annual leave loading
  • Generous 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-benefits

Apply Now

Submit your application including your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria.

Please refer to the position description on our website for the key selection criteria information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/

For further information and to arrange the opportunity to discuss this role: Please contact Sally Chick Acting Executive Lead Mental Health and AOD Services Email: Sally.Chick@accesshc.org.au

Apply now so you do not miss this opportunity, as we will be assessing applications when submitted.

Applications close date:  14th April 2024

Access 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.