Care Coordinator - CCCP

Job No: VIN2589
Location: Newcastle

 

  • SCHCADS Award, Level 5, $85K+Super.
  • Work as part of a supportive team making a difference to people's lives! 
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging tax-free benefits, increase your take-home pay

 

 The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, who’s key values is to shape a more just and compassionate society

We believe our employees are key to our success and offer Learning and Development programs to enhance and grow your career across a range of teams and services.  Our staff are recognised for their achievements and are offered promotional opportunities on a meritocracy basis within a collegiate and values driven team environment and culture.

 

The Role 

The Care Coordinator will deliver the services in accordance with the Continuing Coordinated Care Program. Your knowledge and skills in the AOD sector will be key to being able to effectively provide tailored care support to individuals experiencing drug and alcohol issues.  

The Care Coordinator will:

  • undertake person centred comprehensive assessment and care planning in conjunction with persons seeking support
  • work in partnerships with referring staff and agencies
  • develop, promote and implement referral pathways and facilitate access to range of community-based health and non-health service providers.
  • ensure treatments are targeted and culturally appropriate for Indigenous Australians including linkages to appropriate services.
  • maintain accurate client records, case notes and other data as directed and required.
  • provide direct support and referral in the particular focus areas of employment, training/education, daily living skills, homelessness/housing, social engagement and participation and family and community reconnection.

This role will report to the Team Leader, CCCP HNE and Central Coast.  

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s or VET sector qualification and significant ongoing experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating care for persons with complex support needs (including in particular AOD support needs co-occurring with serious mental health issues and other issues such as homelessness, trauma, contact with the criminal justice system and family and cultural separation).
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake assessment including utilising standardised tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to work therapeutically with clients (e.g. provide therapeutic (treatment) interventions).
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct self in a professional, ethical and non-judgmental manner.
  • Willingness to work within the established CCCP, the Society’s AOD Model of Care and the Society’s Client-centred Service Delivery Model.
  • Knowledge of, and ability to access, a range of relevant community resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to work independently and unsupervised.
  • Computer literacy skills including experience in computerised data collection.
  • NSW driver licence.
  • St Vincent de Paul (NSW) has a COVID- 19 vaccination policy that has identified this role as requiring a full COVID-19 vaccination.  Medical exemptions with the NSW government contraindication form will be considered, subject to a satisfactory risk assessment

 

If this sounds like you, don’t wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume and cover letter which addresses the key requirements of Position Description.

 Information on how to apply. 

If you have questions about this role, please email Belinda Strotz (Team Leader, Health Services) Belinda.Strotz@vinnies.org.au

 

The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check, Working with Children check. 

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.

 

 

 

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