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.
- Permanent - Full-time position
- Classification - HS5
- New and exciting role at Alfred Health
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identified position
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.
This is an exciting new role at Alfred Health. As the Aboriginal Team Leader, you will provide strategic leadership and operational management to the Aboriginal Hospital liaison officers at Alfred Health. This unit plays a key role in supporting Alfred Health to better meet the health and wellbeing needs of our local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities who present to our health service.
This role will be integral to building upon initial links that Alfred Health has already established with local Aboriginal elders and community service providers. You will work with key staff to ensure appropriate systems are in place for culturally responsive service provision for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and their families when accessing The Alfred, Caulfield, and Sandringham sites. The Team leader will provide dedicated high level clinical support when required to Alfred Health Aboriginal patients and work with the Aboriginal hospital liaison officers to deliver optimum patient care. The role also offers assistance to the whole of health service to provide secondary consultations as needed in order to improve access and care for Aboriginal patients.
This role will provide you with opportunities for improving service delivery and working towards developing quality improvement projects to support the delivery of services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients. You will be expected to work collaboratively with local service providers such as Access and Star Health, Launch Housing and Ngwala to develop efficient and coordinated services in response to the needs of the local ATSI community.
The ability to support a workforce and set up innovative processes to support patient care in a health-based setting will also be a requirement of this role. A relevant understanding of mental health services available for Aboriginal patients or mental health experience would also be advantageous to this role.
Flexible working arrangements may be considered for this role.
- Hospital experience is essential for this role.
- A good understanding of the local Aboriginal community will be essential to this role.
- An understanding of working with an Electronic medical record is also an essential component of this role
- Previous experience working within a hospital setting.
- Knowledge of local Aboriginal community services and supports will be required for this role
- Project management would be advantageous
- Salary Packaging
- Discount Health Insurance
- Car Parking (subject to availability)
- Onsite Gym
- Childcare services
Enquiries to: Devereaux de Silva, Manager, Social work and Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officers, on tel 9076 3026.
Closing date: 30 October 2021
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.