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Practice Excellence Coach - Enhanced CBD Outreach


Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge in community health?

Would you like to grow and develop a team to engage with the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in the community?

Join us today and contribute to a shared goal of health and social equity!

cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. We are committed to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural backgrounds, faiths and abilities.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their roles.

About the role

The role of Practice Excellence coach sits within the AOD and Homelessness team and is responsible for the leadership and clinical governance of the outreach team. With a focus on supporting staff with lived experience, the Practice Excellence Coach will mentor the team to deliver programs which are evidence based, client centred, holistic, innovative, responsive and based on a harm reduction, trauma informed and recovery orientated framework and seek to empower and educate the client group to make informed decisions about their health.

Additional information can be obtained from the attached position description.

Who are we looking for?

  • Extensive experience and tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (Counselling, Social Work, Psychology, AOD or equivalent), eligibility to join the relevant professional registration body with experience working in community or public health with marginalised populations including those who use substances and a lived experience is highly valued.
  • Post graduate qualifications will be highly regarded.
  • Sound understanding of the key issues affecting people with multiple and complex needs including mental illness, alcohol and other drug issues, housing insecurity, health and safety issues and social disconnection.
  • Understanding of the philosophy and principles of recovery, trauma informed care, consumer directed care, community development and harm reduction
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, effective clinical governance and continuous quality improvement, accreditation, discipline standards and codes of practice within health care
  • Experience and demonstrated skills in the provision of supervision for staff including those with a lived experience

All Healthcare workers in Victoria are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, you will need to provide evidence before commencing employment with Cohealth.

Why join us?

As part of our team, you will thrive through a culture of professional growth, workplace flexibility and staff health & wellbeing initiatives, flexible roster and hours to provide a work life balance.

Application process

To apply for this job click Apply Now & enter ref code: 5702911.

You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume, and answer the questions provided on Talent Propeller.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Leanna Helquist by email on leanna.helquist@cohealth.org.au, using the subject line: Practice Excellence Coach - Enhanced CBD Outreach enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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