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Care Coordinator, South Eastern NSW

Location: Coniston
Company: Vinnies
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  • Maternity Leave Cover Max-term Contract - Starting November 2021.
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging tax-free benefits!
  • SCHCADS Award Level 5, hourly rates range from $42.94-$44.88
  • The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission  it is to shape a more just and compassionate society.

The role:

The Continuing Coordinated Care Program (CCCP) provides specialist support and is part of the Health Team that is responsible for state-wide management of excellent health services. The Care Coordinator CCCP will Provide enhanced coordination of care and direct high-level support for clients with complex support needs including substance use.

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 South Western and South Eastern NSW.

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).
  • Willingness to work within the established CCCP, the Society’s AOD Model of Care and the Society’s Client-centred Service Delivery Model.
  • 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.

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 the position description

Information on how to apply.

Applications close at 11:00 pm on 14th October 2021

If you have questions about this role, please email to Kelly Lane (Team Leader) on kelly.lane@vinnies.org.au, quote: Care Coordinator – South Eastern NSW/VIN2521.

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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