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Specialist Assessment and Service Plan Practitioner – Indigo

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Organisation : cohealth via BigSplash

Location : Melbourne (Sunshine)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Health – General

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 14 Oct, 2018

About the Role

  • 0.8 – Full time + ADO (1 EFT) Negotiable – ongoing
  • Based across Sunshine and Collingwood


What We Offer

We put our people first, not just our clients. We recognise that our success is a direct reflection of our people, so we’ve created an environment that facilitates professional development, knowledge exchange and learning. This is so our people can confidently deliver exceptional service and care as experts We offer:

  • Not for Profit “Salary Sacrificing”‘ benefits on top of your salary, highly competitive compensation;
  • Keeping your work-life balance in check, with flexible work arrangements available
  • A professional, committed workforce within a highly supportive company; and
  • Ongoing professional development and career progression opportunities.


About the role

This role aims to stabilise housing, health, social connection and safety; pursuing planned and consistent therapeutic goals for everyone. As well as providing a platform for long term engagement in the service system.

Our talented staff undertake three main roles within the program, Assessment and Service Plan Development, Care Plan Coordination and Facilitation and Capacity Building, through the provision of training to service providers.

As our Specialist Assessment and Service Plan Practitioner, your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure best practice by consulting with clients, current service providers and key stakeholders to ensure: a collaborative, responsive and planned support system for clients that delivers high quality interventions in accordance with the service plan;
  • With the support of the Indigo Program Practice leader, prepare and provide high quality reports and documentation; in addition to verbally presenting at DHHS MACNI (Multiple and Complex Needs Initiative) Panels;
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with key stakeholders; including DHHS services, DHHS MACNI Panels, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the Transport Accident Commission (TAC);
  • Work effectively with outcome measures. Embed work practices that meet accountability and reporting requirements and actively participate in regular supervision and reflective practice.


To be considered for this position you will have;

  • Completion of a University degree level qualification or equivalent qualifications. Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to- Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, and Nursing;
  • Extensive experience working with people with complex needs; including mental illness, homelessness, disability, substance abuse, ABI or clients with current or previous involvement in the forensic system;
  • Appropriate IT skills and experience with electronic client management systems and Outlook, plus the ability to adapt quickly to new systems;
  • Excellent report writing skills, proven administrative and organisational skills and the ability to manage competing priorities within specified and tight timelines; and
  • Be a dedicated team player that takes initiative, acts with confidence and works well under own directions.


If you are dedicated to improving service access and developing service capacity to respond to complex individuals; and are a reliable professional committed to implementing best practice interventions with complex cohorts, please apply.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : cohealth via BigSplash

For more information about cohealth and the services provided, please visit our website: www.cohealth.org.au

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Please quote in application: Specialist Assessment and Service Plan Practitioner – Indigo via Pro Bono Australia.


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