Practitioner, CART (VPSG4)

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 28/09/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 31st December 2022

Organisation: COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/CQV/CCO/1566388

Reference: VG/CQV/CCO/1566388

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria, we're looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We're all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our organisation, we'd love to hear from you.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please email project.recruitment@justice.vic.gov.au

About COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria

COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria (CQV) is responsible for Victoria's COVID-19 accommodation response, including quarantine for returned overseas travellers and emergency accommodation for people unable to safely isolate in their homes.

Infection prevention and control is our primary objective and is supported by a proud and committed workforce across frontline operations and corporate functions. Together, we work hard to keep Victorians safe during this global pandemic.

About The Role

The Complex Assessment and Referrals Team (CART) is responsible for facilitating an integrated approach to health service planning and service delivery, leading infection prevention and control activities, and facilitating the assessment and informing accommodation pathways based on health and welfare risk assessments.

You will support the provision of wellbeing and specialist support services to allocated hotel residents with complex needs, ensuring they are suitably cared for during their quarantine period.
Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Support the Senior Practitioners, and Clinical Managers to manage and balance program needs.
  • Provide support in assessments and interventions to a cohort of clients with complex needs and consult relevant stakeholders in the development of response and treatment plans.
  • Respond to critical incidents and manage risks to control the spread and infection of COVID-19 by ensuring appropriate standards, governance and policy compliance.
  • Provide advice and reporting on resident welfare matters to the Senior Practitioner, Welfare.

About You

You will have the ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced and changing environment, as well having excellent written and verbal communication skills. This successful candidate will also offer:

  • Qualifications in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent are essential.
  • Demonstrated experience working within a diverse, high risk operational environment.
  • Experience in developing strategies to assist and manage the personal impact of work-related stress, vicarious trauma, anxiety and depression.
  • It is a requirement that you travel to various locations in this role, therefore a full and current driver's license is required.

Develop your assessment and intervention skills within a high profile State Government office with excellent career develop opportunities.

You will need to be vaccinated for coronavirus and remain compliant with IPC procedures which includes participating in staff COVID-19 testing, if required.

Out of hours contact, and weekend work, will be required from time to time.

Working At COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria

We believe in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and are committed to ensuring our workplaces reflect the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our employees and in turn, encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities, and identities to apply for our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability and others from under- represented backgrounds to apply.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks, which may include work eligibility and national police checks.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or for a confidential discussion, please call Terri from the CQV Recruitment Team on 0448 151 815.

Practitioner, CART (VPSG4)

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Full time / 31st December 2022

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Terri Kennie | Terri.Kennie@cqv.vic.gov.au

Practitioner, CART (VPSG4)