15 March, 2022

Care Coordinator

●Rapid Creek location, Full Time, Fixed term●Have a real impact on the health and wellbeing of our Indigenous communities. ●Work with a down to earth team, dedicated to what we do If you are passionate to provide quality care coordination to our clients whilst maintaining a culturally appropriate approach. This is the role for you!Take on an important role where you’ll improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career. About UsEstablished in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service is a community organisation providing comprehensive primary health care to Biluru communities in the Yilli Rreung Region of the Northern Territory. We aim to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and social wellbeing of our clients through innovative comprehensive programs based on principles of equity, access, empowerment, determination and collaboration. About the roleYou will facilitate the delivery of acute care and emergency management of clients presenting to clinics. You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, one helping hand at a time. You’ll be PROUD, both of the work you do and who you work for. You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what we do. You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to progress your career – follow your path at Danila Dilba. Some of your responsibilities include: •Work in the clinic team context in undertaking a range of care coordination activities for DDHS clients with a chronic conditions and complex needs in accordance with their management plan including:•Working effectively with Indigenous outreach workers to engage with clients. •Arranging services outlined in the client management plan (e.g. specialist and allied health appointments, arrangements for home help, connections with support groups, etc.)•Assisting clients to adhere to treatment programs and develop chronic condition self-management skills.•Assisting the client to participate in regular reviews by primary care providers.•Providing appropriate clinical care consistent with the requirements of the role (this may be in the client’s home or clinic setting)•Maintaining quality client medical records•Expedite client access to urgent and essential allied health or specialist services, necessary transport, and GP-approved medical aids through appropriate use of the Supplementary Services Funding Pool for eligible DDHS clients.Are you the right person? You will have: 1.Qualification as a health professional (e.g., Nurse or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner) and current registration with AHPRA. [Consideration may be given to other appropriate qualifications/ training in specific circumstances and in consultation with the Department of Health.2.Proven well-developed knowledge and experience working with clients with chronic health conditions and relevant management strategies.3.Demonstrated ability to use culturally sensitive ways to ensure improved client access to DDHS and/or other health services.4.Proven teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to constructively negotiate outcomes with a diverse range of people and service providers.5.High level of personal resilience and flexibility with the ability to deal with challenging situations.We want you to be proud of both the work you do and of who you work for! Follow your path at Danila Dilba – where every person matters!Interested? For further information, please contact Andrea Roe on 08 8942 5354 or at recruit@ddhs.org.auClosing DateApplications must be submitted by COB 28 March 2022 via the online portal.To be considered all applications must include:•Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria, and•Current Resume (CV)If you experience any issues, please contact hr@ddhs.org.au