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SPECIALIST FAMILY VIOLENCE WORKER
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Are you an experienced clinician interested in supporting LGBTI individuals and families impacted by family violence?

Thorne Harbour Health is seeking an experienced clinician to join its expanding Family Violence Team as a Specialist Family Violence Worker. This role will deliver a range of services, including counselling and case management for victim/survivors, and victim/survivor oriented case management for perpetrators of family violence.

The successful candidate will be an experienced clinician with an understanding of LGBTI affirmative practices, an awareness of the impact of family violence and related risks, a client centred approach and a passion for working with the LGBTI community.

For a detailed position description, including selection criteria click on the attachment below.

For further information, contact Jessica Hunter, Team Leader – Family Violence, on 9865 6700

Applications close Monday, 27 August 2018 and should be marked ‘Confidential Recruitment: Specialist Family Violence Worker application’, addressed to Jessica Hunter and emailed to recruitment@thorneharbour.org

Applications must directly address the selection criteria within the contract description.

CLIENT LIAISON & SERVICE SUPPORT WORKER - FAMILY VIOLENCE
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Are you an experienced clinician interested in supporting LGBTI individuals and families impacted by family violence?

Thorne Harbour Health (formerly Victorian AIDS Council) is seeking an experienced clinician to join its expanding Family Violence Team as the Client Liaison and Service Support Worker. This new role will play a key role in coordinating referrals and assessments, supporting other clinicians in the team, and providing direct services to clients.

The successful candidate will be an experienced clinician with an understanding of LGBTI affirmative practices, an awareness of the impact of family violence and related risks, a client centred approach and a passion for working with the LGBTI community.

For a detailed position description, including selection criteria, click on the attachment below.

For further information, contact Jessica Hunter, Team Leader – Family Violence, on 9865 6700

Applications close Monday, 27th August 2018 and should be marked ‘Confidential Recruitment: Client Liaison & Service Support Worker application’, addressed to Jessica Hunter and emailed to recruitment@thorneharbour.org

Applications must directly address the selection criteria within the contract description.

SAMESH Health Promotion Officer
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You are a highly motivated leader who is passionate about, and experienced in working to improve the sexual health and wellbeing of LGBTI communities. You’re a collaborative team player who is focused and outcome oriented.

The South Australia Mobilisation and Empowerment for Sexual Health (SAMESH) program delivers a range of health promotion strategies targeting gay men, people living with HIV and/or affected communities. The program is a partnership between Thorne Harbour Health (formerly VAC) and Shine SA.

The Health Promotion Officer will work with a small team to design, implement and evaluate a diverse range of health promotion and community development projects in Adelaide and regional South Australia.

For a detailed position description, including selection criteria, click on the attachment below.

For further information, contact Matthew Tyne, Team Leader, on 0429 188 733

How to apply

Applications close Monday, 3rd September 2018 and should be marked ‘Confidential Recruitment; SAMESH Health Promotion Officer application’, addressed to Matthew Tyne and emailed to recruitment@thorneharbour.org

Members of the LGBTI community, people living with HIV and those with past lived experience of recovery from alcohol and other drug issues and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

We offer generous salary packaging and a commitment to quality improvement and professional development.

Applications must directly address the selection criteria within the position description.

PRIMARY MENTAL HEALTH/ATAPS CLINICIAN
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Are you an experienced mental health professional eligible for Medicare registration looking to work in the LGBTI community?

Equinox is a VAC operated health centre that caters exclusively to the Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) community. General Practice, Counselling and Care Recovery Coordination services are currently being offered on site. The primary objective of Equinox is to reduce the barriers that TGD people face in accessing primary health care services and to contribute to the health and well being of this community. We offer mental health, sexual health, hormone management and a full range of GP services.

VAC is seeking ATAPS eligible clinicians to work as part of the Equinox and the broader LGBTI and HIV counselling programs to provide high quality one-on-one mental health support as part of the CAREinMIND™ ATAPS program in partnership with the North West Primary Health Network. The successful candidate will deliver services as a private contractor whilst also receiving the support of our clinical governance framework and referral pathways. We offer our contractor clinicians 70% of all income received.

The successful candidate will be an experienced clinician with an understanding of LGBTI affirmative practices, a broad understanding of evidence based interventions for supporting high prevalence mental health issues such as depression and anxiety, a client centred approach and a passion for working in these communities.

For further information, contact the Manager of Counselling, Family Violence and AOD Service Programs, Jackson Fairchild on (03) 9865 6700.

Applications should be marked ‘Confidential Recruitment’, addressed to Jackson Fairchild and emailed to recruitment@vac.org.au.

Applications must directly address the selection criteria within the contract description.

VAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

GENERAL PRACTIONER AT EQUINOX & PRONTO!
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Equinox is a VAC operated health centre that caters exclusively to the Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) community. General Practice, Counselling and Care Recovery Co-ordination services are currently being offered on site. The primary objective of Equinox is to reduce the barriers that TGD people face in accessing primary health care services and to contribute to the health and well being of this community. We offer mental health, sexual health, hormone management and a full range of GP services. Equinox is currently in the process of gaining AGPAL Accreditation.

PRONTO! is a peer driven, community based shop front approach to reduce barriers to testing and early HIV detection. PRONTO! was established to reduce the barriers faced by the Gay and men who have sex with men (MSM) communities. PRONTO! Services include Peer Rapid HIV testing and STI screening and medical practitioner facilitated Pre – Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) access clinics. Medical practitioners interpret STI test results and offer treatment services on site.

We are currently seeking contractor General Practitioners / Sexual Health Physicians who are interested in working in this unique space. Our existing team of GPs are happy to provide mentoring and support to interested medical practitioners who are interested in developing their skills and working with TGD and/or Gay/MSM communities.

Our current team consists of GPS that provide services to both Equinox and PRONTO! clients, and some who just work with the PRONTO! program. We are interested in hearing from registered medical practitioners interested in working with either or both programs.

We offer bulk billing services to clients of both programs. Clients without Medicare are billed at the Medicare Rebate Schedule rates. We offer our contractor GP’s a fee split of 70% of all income received.

For further information, contact Program Manager, Peter Locke on 0419 913 062 or peter.locke@vac.org.au.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a tertiary qualification enabling eligibility for registration with the Medical Board of Victoria. Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners or Royal Australian College of Physicians (Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine) is required.

Applicants from LGBTI communities including those living with HIV, those from CALD communities, Indigenous Australians and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Thorne Harbour Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Specialist Family Violence Worker (Counsellor/Case Worker) Position Description

PDF 258.9 KB

Client Liaison & Service Support Worker (Family Violence

PDF 74.1 KB

SAMESH Health Promotion Officer PD

PDF 426.0 KB

GP Equinox / PRONTO - CONTRACT ROLE DESCRIPTION

PDF 66.2 KB

Primary Mental Health / ATAPS Clinician CONTRACT ROLE DESCRIPTION

PDF 334.3 KB

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