Enhanced Care Coordinators - “Enrich"

Full time and part time Senior Allied Health and Mental Health Nursing positions available at two sites.

In 2018, the North Western PHN provided funding to respond to the identified local need of four local government areas of Macedon Ranges, Melton, Moorabool and Sunbury in response to a growing need of support to young people, aged 12-25 years who are experiencing difficulty with mental health issues and co-occurring complexity such as alcohol and drug issues. The target group seeks to engage those who are most vulnerable to ongoing and enduring mental health issues and disadvantage.

Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health leads a consortium of partners (Cobaw Community Health, Sunbury Community Health,Djerriwarrh Health services) who will employ local teams to deliver a combination of face to face, outreach and integrated online moderated programs. They will be supported by consultant psychiatrists and in partnership with local primary care and tertiary mental health services to develop a consistent regional service model. 

All clinical positions will be embedded within the nominated organisation of Cobaw Community Health, Djerriwarrh Health Services or Sunbury Community Health, focusing on their identified catchment area.

Currently available positions will be focused on the Macedon Ranges, Melton and Moorabool regions and based at Cobaw Community Health and Djerriwarrh Health Services.

The clinicians will assist in engaging and support young people with complex needs to seek and maintain their treatment within an enhanced primary care setting. This role will work within a range of organisations and health services to respond to the needs of young people with a range of mental health and situational issues. The roles will seek to engage in a community of practice and service development amongst the other three areas. 

To apply:

Individual links to the advertising organisations are below, please apply directly to the organisation.

Applications must include a resume and address the key selection criteria in the position description. Applicants will need to demonstrate previous experience of 3 or more years within a mental health setting.

Advertising organisations:

Cobaw Community Health.

Djerriwarrh Health Service website.

Enquiries: Susie Hansen, Regional Manager - Enrich, at Susie.hansen@orygen.org.au or on 0467 700 778.

Closing Date: 8pm, Sunday 24 February 2019.