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Client Liaison and Service Support Worker – Alcohol and Other Drug Services
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Are you an early career health services professional with alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector experience looking to develop your skills and work in the LGBTI community?

VAC, Victoria’s largest provider of LGBTI health services is now recruiting a qualified Client Liaison and Service Support Worker to provide information, referral, intake services to clients and communities including comprehensive assessments for AOD services. The successful candidate will have experiencing in intake, assessment and risk identification.

The position is also responsible for the smooth functioning of the program’s information and administrative requirements and will be required to liaise with clients, clinicians and service providers to support effective client pathways.

Applications close midnight Sunday, 2nd July 2017 and should be marked ‘Confidential Recruitment’, addressed to Johann Ruth and emailed to recruitment@vac.org.au  or visit www.vac.org.au

Members of the LGBTI community and people living with HIV are encouraged to apply.

We offer generous salary packaging and a commitment to quality improvement and professional development

Applications must directly address the selection criteria within the position description.

VAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information contact Jackson Fairchild, Manager of Counselling, Family Violence and AOD Services, (03) 9865 6700

General Practioner at Equinox & PRONTO!
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Equinox is a VAC operated health centre that caters exclusively to the Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) community.  General Practice, Counselling and Care Recovery Co-ordination  services are currently being offered on site.   The primary objective of Equinox is to reduce the barriers that TGD people face in accessing primary health care services and to contribute to the health and well being of this community. We offer mental health, sexual health, hormone management and a full range of GP services.  Equinox is currently in the process of gaining AGPAL Accreditation.

PRONTO! is a peer driven, community based shop front approach to reduce barriers to testing and early HIV detection. PRONTO! was established to reduce the barriers faced by the Gay and men who have sex with men (MSM) communities. PRONTO! Services include Peer Rapid HIV testing and STI screening and medical practitioner facilitated Pre – Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) access clinics.  Medical practitioners interpret STI test results and offer treatment services on site.

We are currently seeking contractor General Practitioners / Sexual Health Physicians who are interested in working in this unique space.  Our existing team of GPs are happy to provide mentoring and support to interested medical practitioners who are interested in developing their skills and working with TGD and/or Gay/MSM communities.

Our current team consists of GPS that provide services to both Equinox and PRONTO! clients, and some who just work with the PRONTO! program.  We are interested in hearing from registered medical practitioners interested in working with either or both programs.

We offer bulk billing services to clients of both programs. Clients without Medicare are billed at the Medicare Rebate Schedule rates.  We offer our contractor GP’s a fee split of 70% of all income received.  

For further information, contact Program Manager, Peter Locke on 0419 913 062 or peter.locke@vac.org.au.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a tertiary qualification enabling eligibility for registration with the Medical Board of Victoria. Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners or Royal Australian College of Physicians (Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine) is required.

GP Equinox / PRONTO! - CONTRACT ROLE DESCRIPTION

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Client Liaison and Service Support Worker

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