Available Positions (July 2021):

 

Why work with us?

Inspiro exists to inspire healthier lives. We do this by enhancing health and well-being for all people in the Yarra Ranges community through responsive, low-cost, accessible and high-quality health care.   

 

Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Salary Packaging                    
  • Novated Leasing     
  • Generous salary and benefits under various Enterprise Bargaining Agreements
  • Employee Reward and Recognition Program
  • Employee Scholarships up to $10,000 annually
  • Learning & Professional Development opportunities
  • On-site parking 
  • Subsidised on-site Pilates classes
  • Flexible, family friendly and outcome focused culture
  • Individualised supervision and professional development coaching
  • Volunteer leave available 

Positions Available:

Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Counsellor

About the role

We are seeking a passionate, suitably qualified and experienced Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Counsellor, to provide counselling and support services to people with alcohol and other drug problems in the Yarra Ranges Community, supporting them on their pathway to recovery.

This is a full-time or part-time position, on a fixed-term basis until June 2022, with a possibility to extend further based on funding. The position will be based at our Lilydale site with some work from our Belgrave location.

As part of a team and using best practice principles, the position will provide assessment, risk analysis, treatment, family inclusive practice and referral to support services for individuals. This includes a combination of direct therapeutic clinical work, assessments and individual treatment planning, secondary consultation and training support. The successful applicant will be required to work collaboratively with other health and welfare service providers to enhance outcomes for the clients and their families.

The position aims to provide evidence based, high quality, safe, patient/client centred care that meets current professional best practice standards.

Position Responsibilities

Inspiro has as a principle part of its philosophy an emphasis on illness prevention, early intervention and health promotion.  To enable this, the role will work cooperatively within a team of dedicated professionals, to provide high quality, comprehensive and multi-disciplinary health services.

Clinical Service Delivery

In this role you will:

  • Provide high quality engagement, treatment and support services to individuals and their families, using best practice principles.
  • Case manage and provide counselling interventions to complex clients, facilitate, coordinate and support clients throughout the life cycle of their treatment and recovery plan.
  • Provide flexible Care and Recovery service coordination and support to clients and family members.
  • Build strong and effective relationships with clients and their families, creating positive expectations and confidence in treatment.
  • Source and facilitate access to support networks, aftercare and self-help groups and community activities, and assist clients to build these networks
  • Provide and facilitate a range of support and intervention programs for families and carers, including engaging them in individual client AOD treatment.
  • Consider the needs of and identify any risks to vulnerable children, working with families to develop safety plans and facilitating referrals to partner Child First and Family service agents when indicated.
  • Undertake facilitation of group work programs established to support all clients.
  • Participate in Inspiro’s continual quality improvement program including the development of new practice models and community development approaches.

 

Key Selection Criterion 

Qualifications, knowledge & experience

  • Diploma of AOD preferred, but minimum requirement is Certificate IV in AOD working towards Diploma qualification
  • A demonstrated understanding of current Australian alcohol and drug treatment philosophy of “harm minimisation” is essential.
  • A minimum of three years experience in the provision of counselling services with AOD clients with complex needs, including clients within the criminal justice system.
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate treatment plans and implement interventions with clients / families, addressing their range of alcohol and/or other drug use issues, including clients with complex psychosocial needs.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Capacity to develop collaborative and productive working relationships with internal and external service providers and stakeholders.
  • Capacity to maintain up to date file records and data collection processes as required.
  • Current Working with Children Check valid for employment purposes

To Apply: 

Please apply via employment@inspiro.org.au and include your cover letter and resume. 

Inspiro values diversity and encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and from culturally linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Senior Dentist (Full time)

The Senior Dentist is a newly created, full-time permanent position, responsible for providing clinical leadership to the Oral Health Team to ultimately drive improvement to clinical care and team culture. The position will work collaboratively with all members of the dental team (Dentists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants and Administration) to ensure our community has access to respectful, high quality and efficient public dental services.

The Senior Dentist position is a clinical role and provides general and complex dental services to clients of Inspiro in line with all clinical and funding policies, procedures, and guidelines.  The role also oversees treatment to clients with more complex conditions to ensure they receive appropriate services and care.  The role will also advise on clinical matters that drive program expansion and service quality and safety.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Clinical Leadership & Service Provision:

  • Provide clinical leadership, supervision and support for clinical staff to drive clinical capability and service outcomes
  • Manage all difficult clinical situations, complex medical histories and those with disabilities.
  • Provide a highly advanced range of efficient dental services
  • Act as a mentor and/or supervisor to less experienced staff or students
  • Adhere to and comply with best practice Infection Control Guidelines as implemented across Inspiro services
  • Meet agreed individual targets and key performance indicator
  • Support the development of new service delivery models

 Program Management and Administration:

  • Drive a positive performance-based culture with open and transparent communication and decision making as key components of the culture
  • recruitment, orientation & supervision
  • coaching and mentoring
  • annual performance reviews
  • Directly manage and lead the Oral Health team including:
    Participate actively in quality and risk management including developing systems that encourage excellence in clinical practice.

Teamwork, Quality Improvement and Professional Development

  • Achieve dental accreditation against State and National Standards
  • Lead and support Inspiro’s continuous quality improvement program including the evaluation and review of current dental services
  • Comply with the annual audit schedule which contributes to meeting quality and safety standards
  • Be a source of advice and expertise in relation to oral health service development in response to community need and demand

ESSENTIAL:

  • Current unrestricted APHRA registration
  • Radiation License
  • Registered Medicare Provider
  • Significant clinical leadership experience
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving and organisational ability
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a small team environment
  • Current Working with Children’s Check

DESIRABLE:

  • Experience as a senior dentist within the public oral health system

To Apply: 

Please apply via employment@inspiro.org.au and include your cover letter and resume. 

Dentist (Part time)

We are seeking a skilled Dentist to work 3 to 4 days per week. Acting as a senior member of the team you will provide evidence based high quality, safe, patient/client centred care that meets best practice standards within a Community Health setting.

The Dental team is committed to providing the best possible care they can. Working in a fast-paced environment, our team's approach to service is shaped by Inspiro's Values.

Working as a part of a close-knit team in a fast-paced and rewarding environment, you will treat clients with a diverse range of needs in accordance with Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) Community Dental Program Guidelines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide a general dental service to clients of Inspiro, in line with all policies, procedures, and guidelines for practice and Award level
  • Ensure high levels of customer service by undertaking duties in a professional and timely manner when dealing with clients and the public
  • Maintain and process patient records in accordance with DHSV Clinical Record Standards and the Health Records Act 2002
  • Adhere to Inspiro’s and comply with best practice Infection Control Guidelines
  • Provide professional guidance and support for dental auxiliaries, assistants, clerical staff, less experienced dentists and any volunteers assisting the dental program.
  • Ensure the appropriate referral of patients for specialist services
  • Meet individual targets set and provide feedback to the Dental Unit Manager on issues related to clinical performance.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Registered as a dentist with AHPRA.
  • Working with Children Check
  • Ionizing Radiation Apparatus Operating License in Victoria
  • Police Check
  • Demonstrated experience and skill in a wide range of dental assessment procedures, treatments and activities for children and adults.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and supervision to clinical support staff and work as part of a team.

TO APPLY:
Please apply via employment@inspiro.org.au and include your cover letter and resume.

Speech Therapist

We have a full-time or part-time (minimum three days) permanent position for a qualified Grade 2 Adult Speech Pathologist who is experienced in working with adult clients with NDIS funding.  Part-time days are flexible and there is potential to offer later appointments on a Tuesday if required. 

 

You will work with a range of other experienced professionals working with the NDIS and will be supported to expand your experience.  To be successful in this role you will have a good understanding of the NDIS, and goal-based care.

Key responsibilities

  • work in partnership with NDIS clients across a variety of ages whose goals relate primarily to communication and social skills
  • complete complex assessments using both dynamic assessments and a range of assessment tools/frameworks
  • develop and implement treatment/intervention plans based on clinical assessment, client centred goals and evidence based practice
  • provide best practice assessment and intervention for augmentative and alternative communication, language and social pragmatics across the life span
  • provide assessment and management of clients presenting with dysphagia
  • write reports for the NDIS, being able to convey assessment results in a clear and easy to understand format for readers who are not familiar with speech pathology specific terminology

About you

An experienced Speech Pathologist you will have demonstrated ability to:

  • assess individuals with complex communication needs
  • assess and implement non electronic and electronic augmentative and alternative communication with a range of client ability and ages
  • assess and implement therapy for individuals whose goals relate to social skills improvement

You will also have

  • a passion for helping people and their families, making a positive impact in their lives
  • excellent communication skills
  • tertiary qualifications in speech pathology and eligibility for practicing membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • current Victorian Driver's Licence and ability to drive a range of vehicles
  • current Working with Children Check valid for employment purposes
  • an NDIS Worker's Screening check (or willingness to obtain one)

The successful applicant will also be required to undertake a Police Check. Applicants who have resided overseas will be required to provide an international police record check prior to commencement of work.

To Apply 

Please apply via employment@inspiro.org.au and include your cover letter and resume

 

Case Managers, Youth Health Hub (full-time or part-time by negotiation)

We have a fabulous opportunity to work in an exciting new case management program known as the Integrated Youth Health Hub (IYHH).  The IYHH is an Australian Government funded initiative, through the Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (EMPHN) and is a partnership between key community agencies: Anchor, Cire Services, Eastern Community Legal Centre, and OONAH Belonging Place, with Inspiro being the lead of the consortium. 

The IYHH provides young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families and carers with improved access to primary health care, community and social services, to improve access, service coordination and integration.

The program is designed for young people who are at-risk, disadvantaged and with complex needs, with a specific focus on providing support to young people with mental ill-health.

Check out our video about the role here: 

case manager recruitment vid

About the role

We have several Case Manager positions available on a full-time or part-time/job-share basis,( 0.6 FTE to 0.8 FTE), hours by negotiation for the suitable applicant/s).  The roles are for an immediate start and are fixed-term contracts until the end of 2022, with the possibility of extension. Reporting to the Manager – Client Services, you will contribute to a multi-disciplinary team of psychosocial and health professionals, engaging with young people in the community to achieve the best possible health outcomes.

In this position you will:

  • deliver high quality, inclusive and flexible outreach-based case management services including client engagement, intake and assessment, case plan, intervention, review and case closure
  • engage with local young people, their families and health/community services to deliver integrated ‘evidence based’ client-directed and meaningful change
  • participate and deliver effective work processes to ensure the delivery of program throughput, outputs, and KPI’s

About you

An experienced Case Worker with a background working with young people and/or families, you will bring to the role a flexible and adaptable way of working as well as a genuine enthusiasm to be part of this new and exciting venture. 

To be successful in the role you will:

  • demonstrate experience delivering goal-orientated case management to young people and their families/carers, specifically targeting clients with high vulnerability and mental health issues
  • demonstrate experience connecting with outreach services including schools, recreational and leisure facilities, and support within the home or young person’s living arrangements
  • have experience working in collaboration with other services to ensure integrated care for the young person
  • have knowledge and understanding of the Melbourne community health sector, preferably in the outer Eastern suburbs region

In addition, you will enjoy working independently, while also contributing to a highly collaborative team, enjoying the challenge of contributing to a new and evolving program.

You will have:

  • excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • a friendly, approachable disposition
  • high level interpersonal skills, connecting with people with ease and sensitivity
  • a collaborative and personable approach in your practice and manner
  • a high degree of flexibility with a positive outlook
  • an ability to thrive in an innovative working environment and work with ambiguity
  • ability to demonstrate a high level of initiative and contribute meaningful ideas to a new service
  • ability to embrace complexity and can think strategically

You will also need:

  • a minimum Bachelor qualification or other relevant qualification (including counselling)
  • a valid and current Victorian driver’s licence and access to own vehicle
  • a current employee Working with Children’s Check (or willingness to obtain one)
  • to undertake a Police Check
  • membership with AASW or relevant body

This position is a unique opportunity to contribute to developing and implementing a newly created service with an aim to provide positive physical and mental health outcomes for young people and their families and carers.

Due to the nature of outreach and engagement with young people, flexibility to work within the 12.00pm - 8.00pm timeframe is required, with occasional weekend work from 10.00am - 2.00pm on a rotational basis. 

To Apply: 

Please apply via employment@inspiro.org.au and include your cover letter and resume. 

Administration and Data Support Assistant,  (full-time permanent)

About the role

Great opportunity to work in a newly created and varied position, providing administration support to a range of services and being the ‘go-to’ person for systems support, troubleshooting and the training of new staff.

This full-time permanent position will be based at our Lilydale site, with flexibility to work at our Belgrave location if required.

Working in a fast-paced dynamic environment, you will posses a passion for helping people and being a team player.  You will support our allied health clinicians by performing a range of administrative and support functions that enable them to provide high-quality services to our clients.

Responsibilities include:

Administration tasks

  • Provide support and back-up to the Integrated Diabetes Education & Assessment Service (IDEAS) Clinic
  • In conjunction with the relevant clinicians, provide administrative support and review the management and processes of the Diabetes Annual Cycle of Care (DACCC) to increase efficiency and improve the client experience
  • In partnership with the Alcohol and Other Drug (AoD) Team Leader, coordinate the Needle Syringe Program (NSP) supplies
  • Provide support to Clinical Operations Managers by preparing contracts for new service providers
  • Regularly monitor and review the part-time Allied Health electronic diaries to ensure late cancellations are re-filled and appointments re-scheduled
  • Provide monthly reports to clinicians to assist with caseload management and productivity
  • Various administrative tasks including appointment bookings for groups; photocopying and keeping handouts current; and mail outs

Data Systems Support

  • Maintain, monitor, review and train staff in data management systems (TrakCare, Pracsoft and Medical Director)
  • Ensure the primary care data integrity is maintained at a high level through the monitoring of the data management systems
  • Provide staff training and education in the use of the data management systems and data reporting requirements
  • Create, update and maintain all data management systems and other relevant training, user and procedure manuals
  • Provide user support including system and code table maintenance, user and provider schedule configuration and monitoring
  • Liaise with users to determine their needs and ensure that these needs are being met
  • Coordinate the testing of all new electronic business systems software releases and upgrades

About you!

We are looking for a friendly, skilled and experienced administration assistant who has excellent communication skills and thrives on variety, no two days are the same!

To be successful you will need to enjoy working in a fast paced team environment, supporting staff in an admin and IT capacity.  You will be highly organised, self-motivated and enjoy working with a variety of people and tasks.  Ideally you will have:

  • Previous administrative and IT data support experience in the community health sector/ allied health/ medical sector
  • Experience with TrakCare, Pracsoft/ Medical Director or similar data systems, or the demonstrated capacity to learn new clinical software packages
  • Intermediate computer skills in MS Word, Excel and electronic recording systems and data management tools
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and a proven track record in problem solving and effective decision making with the ability to interpret data from databases
  • Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess curiosity and initiative for improving systems and process'
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to work across multiple areas
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to work in a busy environment with time pressures whilst managing multiple tasks
  • Ability to work effectively both autonomously and as part of a team

To Apply: 

Please apply via employment@inspiro.org.au and include your cover letter and resume. 

Inspiro values diversity and encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and from culturally linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as undertake a current Police Record Check and gain an Employment Working with Children Check. Inspiro may request additional background checks subject to current legislation.

Mental Health Clinician  (0.4 FTE Fixed Term)

 

About the role

Inspiro is partnering with Access Health & Community, Carrington Health and Oonah Belonging Place to deliver the Outer East Mental Health Stepped Care Program funded by Eastern Melbourne Primary Healthcare Network (EMPHN).

Our team deliver mental health care and support in the Inner and Outer East catchment as part of a community-based mental health service.

We are seeking a credentialed  Mental Health Clinician 2 days per week (0.4 FTE) to provide mental health services and clinical care coordination to consumers with complex needs based in the Yarra Ranges Community. This is a fixed term contract until June 30, 2022, after which time the program will be reviewed.  

The Mental Health Clinician will deliver individual and group-based psychological interventions to consumers in the Mental Health Stepped Care program.

The Mental Health Clinician will work as a part of the multidisciplinary Stepped Care team using the clinical staging model to assess and deliver evidence-based treatment to consumers. This includes undertaking mental health assessments, developing goals and treatment plans, providing psychological interventions and working with parents/carers/family members and other professionals in a shared care approach.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake comprehensive assessment of consumers which includes mental health, Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD), psychosocial, functional, and physical assessment domains
  • Use the clinical staging model in the assessment and development of treatment plans
  • Work collaboratively with consumers, family/carers and other health professionals to develop and implement Collaborative Care Plans
  • Undertake initial and ongoing risk assessments of consumers and develop risk management plans (including the provision of Quick Response Suicide Prevention Services under Stepped Care)
  • Provide evidence-based psychological interventions and support to consumers under the Stepped Care program
  • Liaise with referrers and GPs in relation to reviewing consumer progress and ensure all consumers have a regular clinical review
  • Develop and co-facilitate group based therapeutic interventions
  • Provide services in both face-to-face and telehealth modalities
  • Participate in shared care with internal and external services, including attendance at care team meetings, case coordination and clinical reviews.

Key Selection Criterion 

Qualifications, knowledge & experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work or psychology
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced role that values supporting the local community through an evidence-based practice model
  • Current registration with AASW as a Mental Health Social Worker or current registration with AHPRA as a Psychologist
  • Demonstrated experience in mental health assessment, formulation and therapeutic interventions
  • Experienced in a range of evidence-based psychological therapies, such as CBT, ACT, mindfulness, motivational interviewing and solution-focused therapy
  • Demonstrated experience and training in clinical risk assessments and implementing risk management plans with consumers
  • Current Working with Children’s Check valid for employment purposes
  • Employment is subject to a satisfactory police check.

Why work for us?

  • Attractive remuneration- Generous salary and benefits
  • Employee incentives- Subsidized on-site Pilate classes, Volunteer leave available, annual scholarships and novated leasing and more!
  • Great team culture- We have a flexible, family-friendly and outcome-focused culture. We also have an Employee Reward and Recognition Program.
  • Professional development- Individualised supervision and professional development coaching.
  • Onsite car parking and close to Lilydale train station.

To Apply: 

Please apply via employment@inspiro.org.au and include your cover letter and resume. 

Inspiro values diversity and encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and from culturally linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

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