NDIS Assessment and Support Clinician Peninsula Health

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Immerse yourself in an inclusive, diverse and supportive culture
  • Play a key role in the implementation of a new and exciting service that will lead to better outcomes for people with a disability
  • Limited term part time (32 hours a fortnight)
  • Access to salary packaging and annual leave loading
  • Flexible work arrangements available
  • Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

    Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

The Grade 2 NDIS Assessment and Support Clinician will be part of the establishment of a new and exciting service at Peninsula Health. The role, funded by the Department of Family, Fairness and Housing, via the Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC ? PYP) will work across the network to assist people with a disability, their family and health professionals to navigate the NDIS. The NDIS Assessment and Support clinician provides expert assessment, advocacy and transdisciplinary advice to these groups.

Key responsibilities include health service wide NDIS capacity building, maintaining expert knowledge of the NDIS and its interface with health, transdisciplinary assessment and collection of evidence to support access and planning processes, building relationships with NDIS key stakeholders, and data collection and reporting.

The position reports operationally to the Disability Liaison and Assessment Team Leader, and professionally to the Head of Discipline.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Maintaining expert knowledge of the NDIS and health interface
  • Clinical assessment to ascertain functional impact of disability and eligibility to the NDIS
  • Collection of transdisciplinary evidence to support people with a disability to navigate the access and planning stages of the NDIS pathway
  • NDIS capacity building for both the NDIS Assessment and Support Team and wider Peninsula Health network
  • Provision of transdisciplinary clinical liaison support to all staff at Peninsula Health
  • Building relationships with NDIS key stakeholders
  • Linkages/referrals into alternative supports as indicated through holistic assessment
  • Data collection and reporting

    What You Will Need

    We anticipate you will have

  • Understanding and experience of working within the NDIS and health interface
  • Skills and experience navigating complex healthcare systems for people with a disability who present with a broad range of needs
  • Established skills in completing transdisciplinary holistic assessments with a functional impact focus
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the range of general and specialist service options available to people with a disability including but not limited to: physical, emotional and mental health, accommodation, legal matters, employment and education
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous and innovative improvement through quality and research activities
  • Current Working with Children Check and current Victorian Driver?s license
    Discipline specific bachelor degree. AHPRA registered/professional body registered as applicable

    What Next

    If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us – the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

    Additional Requirements

    Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

    To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

    https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/

    This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

    Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

    • JOB SUMMARY

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      Peninsula Health

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