Residential In Reach Lead

Job posted: 06/05/2024
Applications close: 28/07/2024 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Mount Alexander

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Dhelkaya Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/1791961

Reference: VG/1791961

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Mount Alexander

Dhelkaya Health is a fresh approach to healthcare that is deeply human. Our name, 'Dhelkaya,' derived from Dja Dja Wurrung language, translates to 'being healthy’. It embodies our mission to foster health and wellbeing within our community. Our deep understanding of local knowledge and community needs allows us to address the unique challenges faced by our diverse population. Our history is rich, but our commitment to innovation and evidence-based care ensures that we're constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of our community. Dhelkaya Health’s main campuses are in Castlemaine and Maldon. We also run an Information Hub in central Castlemaine and the Tarrengower Health Service in Maldon. From these locations and across the community, we deliver personalised patient services, residential care, maternity services, NDIS, and community wellbeing services. We value diversity and our staff are encouraged to draw from their identity and culture in being part of a workforce that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive. Dhelkaya Health - Healthier Together.

Position Title: Residential In Reach Lead

Employment Type: Ongoing full-time

Award: Proposed Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024

Role description

The Dhelkaya @Home Program is a new service that has been established to lead and coordinate care options for patients to receive appropriate levels of clinical care within their own homes, when safe to do so. 

The RiR Team Lead is a leadership position that will provide operational and clinical leadership to the RACFs staff, @Home Program and RiR Coordinators and other relevant Dhelkaya health programs to ensure high quality delivery of evidence-based care to residents, providing early intervention for acute illnesses associated with chronic disease and aging.   The RiR Team Lead will manage day to day clinical operations including coordination of RACF work runs, allocation of workload and support with managing demand and act as a contact and liaison person for RACF staff.  The RiR Team Lead will manage a clinical caseload for the RiR program directly providing triage advice, specialist assessment and implement clinical management of residents of RACFs in order to prevent avoidable presentations for acute and emergency care. 


About you

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Nursing with current AHPRA registration.
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience working professionally in a relevant clinical area.
  • Current valid drivers' licence.


  • Significant experience working in residential aged care settings
  • Relevant clinical and leadership experience in a clinical or community services setting.

Please refer to the relevant attached position description and address the key selection criteria on your cover letter when applying.


Culture and Benefits

  • Stress-free parking: at no-cost close to your place of work. 
  • Salary packaging: to maximise your earnings with options to package meals, entertainment, rent/mortgage repayments, and more. 
  • Healthy and active lifestyle: through access to a free onsite gym and Fitness Passport membership for your family to use in a wide range of gyms, pools, and fitness facilities across the region
  • Health and wellbeing: through a supported work environment that prioritises work-life balance and a health and well-being program that includes an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Building meaningful connections: through the Dhelkaya Health Social Club and a variety of staff events and activities throughout the year held in a friendly, inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome.
  • Home share - If lack of housing is stopping you from applying for a job here, consider Home share. It may help you get started at Dhelkaya Health. See this link for obligation free information.


*All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check, NDIS (if required) and compliance with Dhelkaya Health Vaccination Policy.


For further information about this position, please contact Sarah Hall – Manager @ Home Services on 0499092398.


Residential In Reach Lead

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Sarah Hall | 0499092398

Residential In Reach Lead