About the Role

The After Hours Outreach Service Coordinator is a dynamic role that forms part of a multidisciplinary team based in Melbourne’s CBD.  The After Hours Outreach Service (AHOS) team utilises an assertive outreach model to assist adults with complex health needs who are primarily vulnerable, sleeping rough, living in insecure accommodation or accessing services in the City of Melbourne  The role requires specialist skills and experience in community nursing and servicing people who have complex needs.

This is a part time role that requires 36 hours per week.

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What you'll do

  • Lead a multi-disciplinary team of community and mental health nurses and outreach staff to ensure high clinical standards.
  • Conduct assertive clinical outreach to engage and assess people sleeping rough in Melbourne’s CBD utilising appropriate nursing interventions.
  • To provide clinical support and expertise to members of the AHOS team, including the provision of comprehensive nursing assessments, joint care planning and discharge planning.
  • Actively participate in relevant networks and external meetings, by providing clinical leadership and expert knowledge of community resources and processes.
  • Develop and monitor care coordination processes for people engaged through the program interventions with a focus on linkages with Living Room services and programs.
  • Develop practice partnerships with outreach services, emergency departments, homelessness service to improve health and housing outcomes for people sleeping rough in Melbourne’s CBD.
  • Develop a model of integrated care with the existing service system to ensure enhanced service coordination and collaboration.

What you'll bring:

  • Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration with further qualifications in Community, Mental Health or other relevant qualification/s
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering health outcomes for vulnerable clients
  • Experience working in community health and a strong commitment to social model of health and trauma informed care principles
  • Understanding of the issues and implications of homelessness on clients with complex health and social needs
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and leading a team of professional staff
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing health pathways and coordinated care for clients

Must Have’s

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Valid Passport/Australian Working Rights
  • Police Check
  • Working with Children Check

What's in it for YOU!

  • Flexible work environment
  • Access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, training and professional development opportunities
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Continuous growth in owning your own space?
  • Diverse and collaborative team culture. Your success is our success!

About Youth Projects

Youth Projects is an Australian-based independent, registered charity who recognise the complex and varying needs of our clients and offer a holistic model of care and provide pathways into our award winning employment, education and social enterprise programs. Located at two sites (Hosier Lane and the vibrant, northern region of Melbourne) Youth Projects provides front line support to individuals experiencing disadvantage, unemployment, homelessness, alcohol and other drug issues and young people looking to re-engage with learning and employment. Our mission is to provide high impact support, no judgement, full stop.

Our commitment to diversity

Youth Projects values diversity and we promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions and encourage applications from candidates with a disability, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and indigenous candidates.

Safety screening

Youth Projects has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation. All Youth Projects staff must undergo a Police Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

How to apply

Please apply through the Seek website. 

For any questions or enquiries, please email us.