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Available Positions

Home Care Worker
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We have a vacancy in our Home Care team for workers in the southern region of Melbourne. This team provides support to clients living with HIV, enabling them to keep living independently in their own homes. It also works with people who have an aged care home support package and clients of the National Disability Insurance Scheme who need help at home or assistance with community participation. The work is flexible, with casual shifts usually over three to four days a week, depending on each worker’s availability. You need to have a Certificate III in Individual Support, Home and Community Care, Aged Care or similar, or to be studying for such a qualification. Workers also need their own car, as some client transport is involved.

Click here for a detailed position description, including selection criteria.

For more information, call Campbell Smith, Team Leader, Community Support, on 9863 0421.

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

How to apply

Written applications addressing the selection criteria and including a resume and the names and contact details of two professional referees should be sent to recruitment@thorneharbour.org using the subject: 'Confidential Recruitment: Home Care Worker application'

Applications close: Sunday, March 7, 2021.

Important: it is essential that applicants specifically address the selection criteria. Where selection criteria have not been addressed, applications will not be considered.

GENERAL PRACTITIONER AT EQUINOX & PRONTO!
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Equinox is a Thorne Harbour Health 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.

Click here for the full Contract Role Description.

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

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.

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