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HIP Counselor, Part Time , Fixed Term

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Job Listing Date
4 Jan 2019
Melbourne, Northern Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Fix term – June 2019

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DPV Health is a not-for-profit organisation that offers exceptional health care services to people of all ages. DPV Health is an inclusive organisation that celebrates the diversity of all people within our communities. We are passionate about helping to support people to lead happy healthy lives. DPV Health (DPV) is registered with the NDIA to work with people who have an NDIS plan and their families.

This position sit in the HIP program and is a collaborative strategy between Northern Health and DPV Health. This position seeks to provide timely and quality clinical and social assessment treatment and planning support to reduce the incidence of clients with complex care presenting at Northern Hospital Accident and Emergency, via an effective outreach community mental health support service

Applicants must have:

Applicants must hold tertiary qualification as a Social Worker (Grade 3) or a Psychologist (Grade 2) combined with a Post graduate qualification and/or experience in mental health. Your knowledge and demonstrated skills in the crisis intervention for people in social and psychiatric crisis along with your experience in a Community Health setting will be highly valuable for this position. A working with Children’s Check is required for this position.

Proven ability/high level of interpersonal skills to effectively liaise, consult, negotiate, communicate and collaborate with clients, their families and other agencies and service providers.

For a copy of the position description and to find out more about DPV Health, please see our “getting involved” page on our website

Please apply via the seek website and submit a covering letter, your CV and address the key selection criteria for consideration for this position.

You can also email your application to

Applications close: 17 January 2019

Successful applicants will be required to undergo or hold a National Police Check, Working with Children Check, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check, Full Drivers Licence and work rights for Australia.

DPV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring we have an inclusive, diverse and safe workplace for our staff and clients. To us diversity means people of any age, family situation, cultural and linguistic background, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical sex characteristics, ability or disability, health, life experience, socio-economic situation, faith, spirituality and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.  We encourage all individuals to apply.

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