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Community and Youth Coordinator

The Community and Youth Officer will be responsible for overseeing the expansion and delivery of the GPs in Schools program in local secondary schools.
In addition to this, the role will work with local providers to further identify, develop and implement targeted health promotion and prevention activities and campaigns that address the youth at risk.

  • Deliver high quality, evidence based youth activities in the SNPHN region
  • Expansion of GPs in Schools program across Private and Public Secondary Schools in the region.
  • Evidence of well-developed strategic partnerships and collaborations with other key providers to ensure maximum reach and depth.
Accountabilities
  • Formulate realistic and measurable program plan with achievable goals
  • Incorporate suitable evaluation
  • Actively build partnerships which enhance youth health program delivery
  • Provide timely, high quality reports and other written communication for a variety of audiences
  • Collaborate with other providers in the region to provide strategic, collaborative high quality and appropriate activities to youth.
  • Represent SNPHN at relevant forums
  • Active Support of the wider Commissioning and Partnerships Business Unit
The ideal candidate has

Essential

  • Health or health program delivery
  • Experience formulating measurable goals and objectives to inform a health promotion program
  • Experience in establishing successful partnerships with relevant organisations and facilitating collaborative action
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of community based education projects which utilise evidence based strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to write reports and other written communication for a variety of audiences
  • Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team across multiple projects with the ability to apply effective interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of health promotion theory and practical application.

Desirable

  • Tertiary qualifications in health promotion, public health, social science (with a health promotion major), health education or related
    field.
  • Qualifications in a health related field e.g. Health Science, Nurse etc
  • Experience in the Australian health care sector.
  • Knowledge of Australian Health Care Reform and key stakeholder
Remuneration

A base salary commensurate with skills and experience.
As a not-for-profit organisation, we also offer attractive salary packaging options.

Special conditions
  • Some out of hours work on weekends or evenings may be required, for example, attendance at community forums or meetings, for which time off in lieu may be taken.
  • Intrastate, interstate and/ or international travel may be required.
How to apply

If this exciting new role is for you please forward your resume and covering letter addressing the essential and desirable criteria within this advertisement to recruitment@snhn.org.au.

Sydney North Primary Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

To view the job description for this role please click here.

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Mental Health Triage Clinical Lead

As part of the Stepped Care stream, the Mental Health Triage Clinical Lead will work in a collaborative team supporting the screening, assessment and triaging of clients referred into a range of mental health and suicide prevention services commissioned by SNPHN. The Clinician will also provide in-practice support to General Practitioners to understand and utilise the range of SNPHN commissioned mental health and drug & alcohol services.

Located on the SNPHN site (currently St Leonards but to be relocated later this year to Chatswood), with some flexibility to work offsite, the clinician will use information provided by referrers, primarily General Practitioners, to assess, clinically stage and make recommendations for clients referred to SNPHN for mental health treatment and support.

The role will liaise with, and provide treatment pathway recommendations to, General Practitioners and other referrers as required, supporting a stepped care approach to mental health in the region.

Primary Accountabilities:

  • Provide direction and supervision to the Mental Health Intake team.
  • Oversee the operations of the Intake team, ensuring referrals are triaged and managed within established timeframes and within a stepped care approach to mental health.
  • Proactively engage with General Practice staff and other referrers and providers to promote an understanding of the eligibility and intake process for SNPHN Commissioned mental health services and other relevant services including appropriate referral pathways for clients.
  • Screen, assess and appropriately triage and stage clients referred to SNPHN mental health services.
  • Ensure risk information is received and responded to within treatment pathway.
  • Liaise with referring providers, clients and family members to gather required referral information
  • Undertake activities to support mental health stepped care and service integration, including development of decision support tools and referral algorithms.

Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Must hold a recognised degree in Psychology or other mental health-related discipline including:
    • Nursing,
    • Social Work or
    • Occupational Therapy
  • Be eligible for membership of the relevant professional association and full registration through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency where legislated
  • Demonstrated commitment to consumer and carer focused clinical practice which is collaborative and provided in a holistic and respectful way.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to engage with stakeholders to promote mental health services and build capacity to make appropriate referrals
  • High level of:
    • interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Proficiency in computer skills such as:
    • the use of Client Information Management Systems and
    • Microsoft applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • conduct a thorough Mental Health Screening/Assessment and
    • clinically stage and triage clients referred with mild to acute presentations.
  • Knowledge, skills and experience in the assessment of a range of treatments relevant to working with adults, children and adolescents with mental health issues (particularly CBT-based interventions);
  • Demonstrated ability to comply with protocols in relation to:
    • staff safety,
    • maintaining patient records,
    • reporting and,
    • following clear lines in relation to clinical accountability.
  • Ability to stay calm in stressful situations and challenging circumstances.
  • Experience and commitment to working as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Understanding of the mental health service system including referral pathways

Remuneration

A base salary commensurate with the not-for-profit sector will be provided and as a not-for-profit, attractive salary packaging options are available.

Special conditions

Some out of hours work on weekends or evenings may be required, for example, attendance at community forums or meetings, for which time off in lieu may be taken. Intrastate and/or interstate travel may be required.

Successful candidates will be required to consent to a National Criminal Record check, and potentially a Working with Children check (if a requirement of the role).

How to apply

If this exciting new role is for you please forward your resume and covering letter addressing the essential and desirable criteria within this advertisement to recruitment@snhn.org.au

If you would like to know more about this role, please call, Craig Parsons, Mental Health Commissioning Manager on 9432 8248 or email: cparsons@snhn.org.au

 Sydney North Primary Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

 To view the job description for this role please click here.

Please submit your application as soon as possible, as SNPHN may take the opportunity to progress applications prior to the nominated closing date where appropriate.

 Applications close Friday 27th July, 2018.

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IT Support Officer

The Information Technology Support Officer is responsible for the day to day operation of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure (hardware, software, vendors) that enable SNPHN’s people to perform (and ideally excel) in their roles. Therefore, delivering the support services necessary to enable ICT efficiently and effectively, is the key purpose of the role.

Accountabilities

To ensure the organisation works as effectively as possible to achieve its annual business plan, each team member has responsibility for a range of activities and outcomes. These accountabilities and their outcomes are reviewed at least annually formally and on an ongoing basis informally with team members and managers.

Key outcomes for the role are:

  • Productivity tools (CRM, databases, websites, file systems, business intelligence, telephony, email etc.) are accessible to internal stakeholders with minimum downtime and disruption to operations and programs.
  • SNPHN’s data is protected and secure from unauthorised access.
  • Effective ICT business systems and infrastructure to support SNPHN’s operations and programs, in compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Effective management and monitoring of outsourced service level agreements for all ICT services.
  • Assist the IT Service Delivery Manager in the effective implementation of an information technology and communications (ICT) strategic plan roadmap leveraging ICT to ensure alignment to SNHN’s overall strategic plan.
The ideal candidate has

Essential

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or similar or working towards one.
  • Demonstrated high level of communication skills, both written and oral, including interpersonal and consultation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with non-technical managers and employees.
  • A minimum of 2 years of ICT experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with stakeholders and supplier in the delivery, configuration and maintenance of information systems.
  • Experience in identifying employee training needs and sourcing / creating appropriate training to meet those needs.
  • Conceptual understanding of databases and data integrity.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Avaya PABX / handset management.
  • Experience with cable and patch panel management
  • Knowledge of IT governance frameworks such as ITIL.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and improving business systems, policies and procedures.
Special Conditions
  • Some out of hours work on weekends or evenings may be required, for which time off in lieu may be taken.
  • Intrastate, interstate and/ or international travel may be required.
How to apply

If this exciting new role is for you please forward your resume and covering letter addressing the essential and desirable criteria within this advertisement to recruitment@snhn.org.au.

Sydney North Primary Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

To view the job description for this role please click here.

All * fields are required.

First Name (*)

Last Name (*)

Your Email (*)

Your Phone (*)

Position you are applying for (*)

Your Message

Upload Resume (*)

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No larger than 5MB.


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