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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 22900
Position Title ACCESS WORKER
Employment Status Limited Term Part Time
Location All Sites
Advertisement text About Peninsula Health
Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

Position Summary
Peninsula Health (PH) currently has an opportunity for an experienced and person centred clinician to join our ACCESS team on a fixed term part time basis.
Collaborating closely with a range of services and teams, the registered nurse/ health professional will provide information, advice and referrals to a range of Peninsula Health community, rehabilitation and specialist services
ACCESS Workers contribute to the provision of an integrated intake and referral service providing information and assistance to service providers and consumer/ community enquiries

Key Responsibilities
• Develop a strong knowledge of services available both within Peninsula Health and within the community sector and provide relevant information to consumers.
• Complete initial safety screening, provide information and referral to services in accordance with funding guidelines and established service guides.
• Conduct initial needs identification with the specific purpose of clarifying the clients’ needs, eligibility and priority for all service referrals.
• Develop and maintain an up-to-date knowledge of eligibility and admission criteria and waiting list times for Peninsula Health services to ensure the best service to meet consumer needs is identified.

How to apply
To apply, please click on the APPLY NOW button to forward you current resume and covering letter for consideration

Other Information
•Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
•Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
•Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

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Selection Criteria Essential: A relevant tertiary qualification and/or significant experience in the health, welfare or community service sector
Essential: Sound knowledge of relevant health and community services
Essential: Demonstrates advanced computer and keyboard skills
Essential: Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
Contact Person Rachel Malas
Contact Number 97842799
Closing Date 26/04/2018
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