Wellbeing Coordinator Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Organisation

The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) is a member-based Specialist Medical College that sets, maintains and promotes high quality professional standards for rural and remote medicine. This helps to ensure that rural and remote communities have access to safe and accessible healthcare.

ACRRM is the only College in Australia entirely dedicated to training and supporting General Practitioners to serve rural and remote communities. The College is undergoing an exciting period of growth, and over the next few months we’ll be putting more of our people on the ground throughout regional Australia, to better serve members and our rural and remote communities. 

The Role

In this new role, you will contribute to the development and delivery of a program of health promotion, wellness and resilience initiatives, individual counselling, and workplace mediation services, uphold and champion the ACRRM Building Respectful Workplaces Framework, and related objectives in support of the strategic direction of ACRRM.

You will:

  •  provide confidential holistic pastoral, coaching and mentorship support to registrars, supervisors, ACRRM membership, staff and relevant others through either direct contact or referral
  • constructively assist in addressing problems of a personal and workplace nature affecting training
  • contribute to the development of and provide coordination and direction to a national network of clinicians in the role of ‘Wellbeing Peer-Support’
  • by agreement, provide and/or facilitate a workplace mediation service as a member benefit
  • provide guidance and support regarding appropriate escalation to counselling services, professional bodies, agencies of jurisdiction, alternative dispute settling providers, and other relevant channels as appropriate
  • proactively work to educate (e.g., webinars and workshops, resource library development etc.) and promote respectful workplace cultures within the College and wherever ACRRM training occurs.

To be successful, you will have

  • a tertiary qualification in a relevant field and/or significant experience in providing a client-focused approach in a health, education, or community related setting 
  • Excellent communication, experience, and superior skills in provision of pastoral support, case management and referral services to clients 
  • Demonstrated counselling and mediation skills in a complex working environment.

Please contact Mark Bradley, ACRRM HR Manager at [email protected] if you would like to discuss the role.

To apply, please provide your resume along with a covering letter briefly detailing your suitability for the role as soon as possible. Please note that as this is a critical operational role for ACRRM, interviews may be conducted as applications are received.  

About ACRRM

ACRRM is a national College with a rural heart. We are focussed on training and supporting rural General Practitioners to provide high quality healthcare to their communities. This is the purpose of our staff, the calling of our members, and it’s a lifeline for rural and remote communities. 

As part of living our values, we are visionary, courageous, experts and inclusive.  We respect, inspire and support each other and we believe in an inclusive workplace reflective of communities in which we live and serve. We are an open and welcoming group of diverse individuals, unified by a common purpose. As a core deliverable of our Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan we welcome and encourage applications from people who identify as part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community. 

ACRRM is growing and we are putting our footprint in the regions where members need us most. Be part of an organisation where you can make a real difference – and grow with us. Find out more about ACRRM here.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

Job Salary

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