• Part time 0.4 EFT to 0.8 EFT (30.4 hours per fortnight up to 60.80 hours per fortnight)
  • Professional development, study leave opportunities and salary packaging available
  • Flexible days and hours and start date
  • Based in Kyneton or Sunbury

About Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health

Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health is a not-for-profit community health organisation providing a comprehensive range of free and low-cost health, wellbeing and community services in early childhood, youth, families, adults, aged and disability.

Covering an area of over 1700 km2 from Sunbury to beyond the borders of Macedon Ranges Shire our 280 staff and 100 volunteers are based across three sites at Kyneton, Romsey and Sunbury.

The organisation has a proud history of delivering community health services to the region for over 40 years.

Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health builds the social fabric of our communities through diverse services and programs that help people support themselves and each other.

About the Role

This position is part of our Primary Care unit, which delivers a wide variety of services and programs through Commonwealth and State Government block funding, ‘fee for service’ programs including NDIS participants and Home Care Package clients as well as Primary Health Network funding for chronic and complex clients in the Macedon Ranges and Sunbury region.

Work in the Sunbury and the Macedon Ranges community through a range of flexible funding schemes including:

– Community Health
– School Readiness
– HACC-PYP
– NDIS

Applicants who are seeking a substantial School Readiness Funding caseload are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key areas of responsibility of this role include:

  • Providing assessment and management of speech pathology clients (birth to 18 years), using a range of service delivery models including face-to-face, group programs and telehealth in environments including the home, within the community and at one of our sites.
  • Making appropriate referrals for clients whose service requirements are more suitably catered for by an alternative service provider, or whose requirements necessitate access to other specialist services.
  • Providing information and support to parents/caregivers of children/adolescents receiving speech pathology services.

Required:

  • Experience in the delivery of occupational therapy services to children and/or adolescents.
  • Experience in working with families using a strengths-based approach.
  • Knowledge of the early childhood and/or education sector.
  • Experience and/or knowledge in the delivery of community education programs and a clear understanding of confidentiality and privacy requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to review and develop programs and service delivery models that enhance the operations of the Child and Youth Allied Health unit and Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health.
  • Ability to operate in a consultative manner, within the organisation, community and with key stakeholders.

About you:

  • Respect difference and value diversity.
  • Listen actively and inspire confidence and trust.
  • Have the flexibility to innovate within a changing environment.
  • Have the ability to plan work and establish appropriate priorities.
  • Have a passion for delivering success in multiple accreditation systems.

Benefits and Perks

Our benefits enhance everyday wellbeing and encourage you to take time to make a difference in the community:

  • Supervision embedded and valued within the team and support with your professional development.
  • The option to access purchased leave.
  • Free professional counselling from our world class employee assistance program.
  • In addition to your salary and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and access to the full $15,900 salary packaging benefits plus up to $2,650 meals and entertainment packaging benefits.
  • Access to the Fitness Passport program (subsidised access to selected gyms across Victoria) and organisational-led employee wellbeing initiatives such as virtual challenges and all-staff development day.
  • Free parking and fresh fruit on-site for all employees.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake and maintain a National Criminal History Check, an NDIS Safety Screening check and hold a current valid Working With Children Check.

Further Information

Position Description Grade 1

Position Description Grade 2

For any queries or discussion regarding this role, please contact Madison Roffey, Team Leader of Children’s and Youth on 0492 829 189.

To be considered for the role, your application must include a cover letter, resume (including three referees) and responses to the key selection criteria (found within the position description), which needs to be submitted via email to Madison Roffey, madison.roffey@scchc.org.au.

How to Apply

As an employer, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all cultures and backgrounds.

To be considered for the role, your application must include a cover letter, resume (including 3 referees) and responses to the key selection criteria (found within the position description), which needs to be submitted via email to Madison Roffey, madison.roffey@scchc.org.au

Applications Close:  Thursday 23 May 2024