Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Social Work
Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Hospital Admissions Risk Program Complex Care (HARP CC) is HHIP program and in Alfred Health sits within Alfred Home - Acute and Community (HAC).The role of HARP as described by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is to “provide hospital substitution and diversion by supporting people in the community, in ambulatory settings, and in people’s homes.” Alfred Health’s HARP Complex Care Service is comprised of a multidisciplinary workforce working in an interdisciplinary model of care.
The HARP CC Case Manager is responsible for providing short-term case management and care co-ordination to clients who have complex psychosocial issues and chronic health conditions that place them at risk of potentially avoidable hospital presentations. Case Managers work in a multidisciplinary team utilizing an interdisciplinary approach to care. On a day to day basis, the role is overseen by the relevant site based HIP Complex Care Clinicians (HIP CCC). Direct Care, including comprehensive social work assessment and clinical intervention, is delivered within the context of an individual care team for each client. Clinical interventions that require medical management are overseen by the relevant site based team and HARP registrar. The Case Manager holds a caseload of clients and works directly with the client to develop client-centered SMART goals. In collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, the CM develops a holistic approach to achieving these goals set out in the client’s care plan. Clinical interventions and case management strategies are individualised and flexible to ensure effective and efficient service delivery.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Approved degree in Social Work, other Allied Health discipline or Nursing
Four years of experience post-qualification
Working with children's check
Advanced Social Work skills and experience as evidenced by a demonstrated commitment to professional development
Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Hannah Byrne on 0428 645 237.
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.