Available Positions (October 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 

Inspiro values diversity and encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where individual differences and intersecting identities are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, from culturally linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, all members of the LGBTQIA+ community and people living with disability.

Considering a career in the Yarra Ranges?

The Yarra Ranges – all the benefits of a tree change with the convenience of being close to the city. With its open spaces, opportunities for adventure, vibrant entertainment options and the choice of exceptional schools, the Yarra Ranges should be considered by those serious about combining a meaningful career with an enjoyable lifestyle.

Here’s where you’ll find a supportive community, a multitude of sporting choices and some of the very best restaurants and wineries in the state if that is more your thing. Definitely worth leaving the city commute and cramped housing behind, it might be time to think about how a career move to the beautiful Yarra Ranges might work for you.

Positions Available:

 

Counsellor, Lilydale Youth Hub

Do you love working with and providing support to young people?

We have a great opportunity to join the team as the Counsellor for the Lilydale Youth Hub. We have a vibrant, diverse and enthusiastic team. You will be a key role in the clinical team and will work collaboratively within our team and with our external partners and stakeholders.

This part-time, fixed-term role is 3 days per week (0.6 FTE). Flexible days and hours are on offer with the role contracted until the end of 2022. You will be based at our Lilydale site, with flexibility to work from home upon negotiation.

You will possess a passion for helping young people and be a team player.  You will be a vital part of this team, supporting the young people of the Yarra Ranges.

This key clinical role will be integral to the mental health services at the Hub. You will:

  • Provide high quality counselling services to Lilydale Youth Hub clients
  • Identify, assess, plan and implement effective intervention for clients and, where relevant their families, which:
    • is client directed, collaborative and consultative.
    • aims to promote independence, resilience and enhanced quality of life
  • Participate in the planning, delivery and evaluation of group programs as appropriate including co-facilitation of groups with other members of the team
  • Provide services at the Hub, telehealth and outreach services as necessary
  • Provide service coordination, consultation and ongoing feedback to referring agents and other relevant agencies through case liaison, preparing high quality assessment, review and discharge reports and communicating with external agencies
  • Be available to provide non-clinical support and social connection to young people at the Hub through casual interactions and structured activities.

 About you!

We are looking for a friendlyyouth focused counsellor, who has excellent communication skills and thrives in a busy team environment

  • You have qualifications in counselling, social work, psychology or related discipline and eligibility for membership of the relevant professional body
  • Current Mental Health accreditation or actively working toward is desirable
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in assessment, care planning, service provision and advocacy
  • Previous experience working with young people
  • You will contribute to the development of a positive, safe and inclusive culture at the Hub
  • You will work creatively and safely with young people from diverse backgrounds, including LGBTIQ, CALD and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • You will be empathetic, innovative and professional, with excellent organisational and problem-solving skills.

 

To Apply:

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

Data Support Assistant

 

Do you love working with data and systems? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with others and helping people to navigate systems effectively? 

We have a great opportunity to work in a newly created data systems support position and being the ‘go-to’ person for systems supporttroubleshooting and the training of new and existing staff in our client management systems.

This part-time permanent role(3 days per week (0.6 FTE), flexible days and hours available) 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 possess a passion for helping people and be a team player.  You will support our allied health clinicians with systems support to enable them to provide high-quality services to our clients.

The Data Support Assistant will provide data administration and data systems support across the Primary Care team. This role will play a key role in maintaining data integrity, engaging with and training users of various digital literacy in the use of digital systems and contributing to client data system related projects. 

  • Manage data quality: Implement data quality control measures to ensure Primary Care data integrity is maintained at a high level
  • Attentively monitor data management systems (TrakCare, Pracsoft and Medical Director) to ensure integrity, applying strategies to user understanding and compliance as required
  • Develop training materials (admin/user procedure manuals) and provide staff training / education in the use of the data management systems and data reporting requirements
  • Responsible for undertaking system administrator rights for the data management systems
  • Provide user support including system and code table maintenance, user and provider schedule configuration and monitoring
  • Plan and project manage the implementation of the My Health Record (MHR) implementation at Inspiro Community Health
  • Liaise with users to understand their needs in relation to the systems and collaborate with stakeholders to problem solve these needs being met
  • Coordinate the testing of all new electronic business systems software releases and upgrades
  • Contribute to improving the overall user experience by assisting users with the development of new reports and data extracts
  • Champion ongoing learning and education of Inspiro client data systems and strive to improve users perceptions of data systems and reporting.

About you!

We are looking for a friendlyexperienced systems administrator who loves data, has excellent communication skills and thrives on maintaining quality systems and information.

  • You are a great communicator and are comfortable sharing your knowledge and training others
  • You have an analytical and user focused approach to solving technical problems
  • You like working with numbers and embrace new IT and data systems
  • You have an understanding of or have worked with IT systems within the community health sector (Experience with TrakCare, Pracsoft/ Medical Director or similar data systems highly desirable)
  • You take a customer centric approach and can liaise effectively with stakeholders at all levels across the organisation
  • You seek to understand the ‘big picture’ and how systems integrate, but you can also dive into the detail and have a great attention to detail
  • You manage your time well and can be flexible or adaptable when managing multiple tasks
  • You can talk to your ability to be able to interpret data from systems and databases
  • You have an engaging and approachable style
  • You can demonstrate initiative and have the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • You have experience in planning and delivering on business projects.
  • Intermediate computer skills in MS Word, Excel and electronic recording systems and data management tools, along with a capacity to learn new clinical software packages essential
  • You possess curiosity and take initiative to continuously improve business systems and processes.

To Apply

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

 

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 (Full time and Part time roles available)

About the role

We are seeking skilled General Dentists to work full time or part time in our Lilydale dental clinic. An experienced 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 are 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 - FriendlyClient Focused and Local.

Working as a part of a close-knit team in a 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 general dental service to Inspiro clients
  • Provide general guidance and support for clinical staff as directed by the Senior Dentist to drive clinical capability and service outcomes
  • Deliver safe, ethical and high-quality dental services, accurate diagnosis and client centred treatment planning
  • 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 and comply with Inspiro’s best practice infection Control Guidelines
  • Provide professional guidance and support for dental auxiliaries, assistants, clerical staff, less experienced dentists and any volunteers/students assisting the dental program
  • Ensure the appropriate referral of clients for specialist services
  • Meet agreed individual targets and key performance indicators
  • Ensure all equipment is well maintained including diagnosis of common faults
  • Participate in dental staff meetings and other activities as required
  • Support the development of new service delivery models

Key Selection Criterion 

Qualifications, knowledge & experience:

Essential

  • Current unrestricted APHRA registration
  • Ionizing Radiation Apparatus Operating License in Victoria
  • 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
  • A great communicator and demonstrates empathy and good interpersonal skills
  • Can demonstrate their problem-solving ability and takes an evidence-based approach to decision making
  • Can demonstrate their ability to be well organised and is able to set priorities
  • Can be a team player and has experience working in small to medium sized oral health teams
  • Current Working with Children Check valid for employment purposes
  • Employment is subject to a satisfactory police check.

Desirable

  • Experience as a dentist within the public oral health system

Why work for us?

  • Attractive remuneration - Generous salary and benefits, including NFP salary packaging, meal and entertainment and novated lease
  • Great team culture - We have a flexible, family-friendly and outcome-focused culture
  • Professional development - We understand the importance of developing our workforce and as such provide opportunities for our staff to grow
  • Onsite car parking and close to Lilydale train station
  • Rights of Private Practice will be considered for the appropriate person
  • Strong Executive support and advocacy for public oral health

Why the Yarra Ranges

The Yarra Ranges – all the benefits of a tree change with the convenience of being close to the city. With its open spaces, opportunities for adventure, vibrant entertainment options and the choice of exceptional schools, the Yarra Ranges should be considered by those serious about combining a meaningful career with an enjoyable lifestyle.

Here’s where you’ll find a supportive community, a multitude of sporting choices and some of the very best restaurants and wineries in the state if that is more your thing. Definitely worth leaving the city commute and cramped housing behind, it might be time to think about how a career move to the beautiful Yarra Ranges might work for you.

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

Speech Pathologist

Are you looking for a change in your work environment; to learn and grow in a different speech pathology area?

This role would suit a speech pathologist with community experience OR a hospital speech pathologist who is ready to transition to a community role. Support in learning the NDIS requirements will be provided.

About the role

We have a full-time or part-time (minimum three days, with flexibility) permanent position for a qualified Grade 2 Adult Speech Pathologist who is experienced in working with adult clients.

Working with a range of other experienced professionals you will work with NDIS participants and will be supported to expand your experience. You will also work with people under HACC funding who may not qualify for the NDIS.

To be successful in this role you will have a good understanding of the NDIS, or a willingness to learn, and a focus on goal-based care.

Key responsibilities

  • work in partnership with adult clients whose goals relate primarily to managing their condition and maintaining independence
  • develop and implement treatment/intervention plans based on clinical assessment, client centred goals and evidence-based practice for people with a range of needs, including, but not limited to those:
    • with complex communication needs
    • who present with dysphagia
    • have changing or deteriorating health conditions
    • require assistance to achieve a diagnosis or evidence to meet NDIS requirements
  • complete documentation and write reports in accordance with the organisational standards and funding requirements, including 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. Training and support in the area of NDIS requirements will be provided if necessary.

About you

An experienced Adult Speech Pathologist you will have demonstrated ability to:

  • assess individuals with complex communication needs resulting from acquired disability due to accident, illness or health condition
  • assess and implement therapy for individuals whose goals relate to managing their condition and maintaining independence
  • work with NDIS requirements, or have a willingness to learn

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
  • a desire to transition to or continue to work in the community health space
  • 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.

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