Position Details

Reference Number 20164
Position Title Intake Worker
Position Number
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Directorate Community and Integrated Care
Location Community Health @ GV Health
Award Classification Health Professionals - XV10 - Comm Dev Wkr Cl2A Y1
Health Professionals - ON14 - Community Devlopment Worker CI 2A Yr 11
Hours per fortnight 72.00
Position Summary

Community Interlink Case Manager Intake

  • Shepparton, Community Care @GV health
  • Part time Permanent
  • 0.9 FTE 72 hours per fortnight

About GV Health

GV Health is a leader in healthcare delivery in the Hume region.  Our services include an Emergency Department, Surgery, Medical, Women’s and Children’s Services, Rehabilitation, Palliative Care, Mental Health and community based health programs. Our main sites are at Shepparton, Tatura and Rushworth, with additional services at Seymour, Benalla and Wodonga. 

The Department and Team

Goulburn Valley Health is the main Health Care provider in the Hume Region.  The Shepparton Campus has 280 beds - providing acute medical, surgical, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatric, rehabilitation, intensive/coronary care, emergency care, mental health and geriatric care.  Goulburn Valley Health has additional campus’s, including Tatura (23 beds - providing 8 acute and 23 nursing home care), Waranga (22 beds - providing 12 acute and 10 nursing home care, acute and residential care and the Waranga Hostel providing 32 residential aged care beds), Seymour (Community Psychiatric Service) and a Community Health building in Shepparton (Hospital in the Home, diabetes education, continence and aged care assessment, home based nursing and allied health).

GV Health are currently undergoing a $169 million redevelopment, this redevelopment will include a new renal dialysis unit, an expanded emergency department including satellite medical imaging, inpatient wards, extended theatre space, intensive care unit, a new kitchen, mortuary and the establishment of a Women’s and Children’s precinct featuring a new, special care nursery, paediatric ward and refurbished maternity ward.

The role

We are seeking a Case Manager to Join the Community Interlink team. The Intake role is situated in Shepparton and is the first point of contact for potential consumers.  This position also provides support to other team members on leave and provides a "duty" service to current Community Interlink clientele. The Intake role also promotes community interlink services and provides advice and support to consumers and families at their request including guidance through the My Aged Care system and signing up to receive Community Interlink services.

To be successful in the role you will need:

  • A Tertiary qualification in an appropriate Health and/or Human Services field, or extensive, relevant experience. 
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to initiate and maintain contacts with a broad range of service providers and community agencies.
  • Ability to prioritise the competing needs of consumers their families and service providers.
  • A Sensitive approach that reflects the GV health Values and empowers consumers and their families to thrive.
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage a diverse range of services for consumers that may be located in regional and rural settings.

Some of the great benefits of working with us:

  • Wide range of specialties for clinical staff and career development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging
  • A collaborative and supportive team environment, while making an important contribution to the health of our community
  • Training and Professional Development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave (maternity and paternity leave)
  • Discount gym & pool memberships

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police check and Victorian ‘Employee’  Working with Children’s Check. Completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration is required prior to commencement. GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged. 

Recruitment agencies should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies. 

Selection Criteria Essential: Commitment to the GV Health Values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Ethical Behaviour
Essential: A Tertiary qualification in an appropriate Health and/or Human Services field, or extensive, relevant experience
Essential: Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to initiate and maintain contacts with a broad range of service providers and community agencies
Essential: Sound experience of the knowledge and skills required in working with frail older people, people with disabilities and their carers and a sensitive approach to working with individuals and a philosophy of empowerment when working with vulnerable individuals
Essential: The ability to exercise independent judgement and innovative problem solving skills in day-to-day case management and proven organisational and time management skills and ability to prioritise and manage a diverse caseload
Essential: Knowledge of the Case Management approach to service delivery, in a rural community setting
Essential: Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Essential: Satisfactory National History Criminal Check and satisfactory Victorian ‘Employee’ Working with Children Check and completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration prior to commencement of employment
Desirable: Knowledge of delivering services to people from diverse backgrounds including culturally and linguistically diverse and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
Desirable: An understanding of the brokerage model of service delivery
Desirable: Knowledge of local providers and available services
Desirable: Competent computer skills, specifically in Windows based packages
Contact Person Tricia Van De Paverd
Contact Number 0438570402
Alternate Contact Person Jan McRae
Alternate Contact Number 58710908
Closing Date 07/02/2020
Position Description
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