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Administration Support

Advertiser: Canberra Health ServicesMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
12 Jan 2021
Location
ACT
Salary
$65,976 - $71,004
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Administration & Office Support, Administrative Assistants

Canberra Health Services

CHS Chief Operating Officer Clinical Services

CHS Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services

 

Administration Support

 

Administrative Services Officer Class 3

Salary Range: $65,976 - $71,004  (PN: 37323)

 

Our Vision: Creating exceptional health care together.

Our Role: To be a health service that is trusted by our community.

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400, 000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.

CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:

  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Three Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including early childhood services, youth and women’s health, dental health, mental health and alcohol and drug services.

Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services provides health services directly and through partnerships with community organisations. The services provided range from prevention and treatment to recovery and maintenance and harm minimisation. The participation of the people who use the service, including families and carers, is encouraged in all aspects of service planning and delivery.

The Division works in partnership with a range of government and non-government service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for clients.

The Division delivers services at a number of locations, including hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, community health centres, detention centres, other community settings including people’s home. These services include:

  • Adult Acute Mental Health Services;
  • Adult Community Mental Health Services;
  • Alcohol & Drug Services;
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS);
  • Justice Health Services; and
  • Rehabilitation and Specialty Mental Health Services.


Overview of the work area and position:

The Justice Health Services, Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) and the Extended Care Unit (ECU) provides high quality inpatient mental health care to people from 18 to 65 years of age.

The Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) is a secure mental health facility that first opened in November 2016. DMHU provides 24-hour, contemporary, evidence-based clinical mental health care for people who require secure inpatient treatment. DMHU provides a therapeutic and recovery-based approach, focused on individually tailored treatment programs to maximise mental health care outcomes for patients. The service aims to provide collaborative care involving the person, their carers and other key services.

The Extended Care Unit (ECU) is a specialist mental health facility adjacent to Calvary Hospital in Bruce. The ECU sits within the Stepped Care Model of mental health care, providing medium term residential care for people who require rehabilitation and support to transition into the community setting. The ECU provides a range of contemporary, community focused rehabilitation interventions, programs and services.

DMHU offers 10 acute care beds and 15 rehabilitation beds and the ECU has 5 beds for community transition. Both units are managed by the Justice Health Services (JHS) program in the MHJHADS Division.

Reporting to the Administration and Data Manager it is expected that in this position you will provide administrative support to the clinical team with a focus on providing quality customer service. All staff are required to undertake professional development activities, and participate in supervision, quality initiatives and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes.

The working hours for this position are 8.30am – 4.51pm.  This position is not required to wear a Uniform.

 

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

Mandatory

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite

 

Desirable

  • Understanding and experience in dealing with persons affected by mental illness.
  • Knowledge of Canberra Health Service internal software packages
  • Current driver’s licence

 

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.


Notes: this is a temporary position available for a period of six months.

 

 How to Apply: For further information, please visit www.health.act.gov.au  (Ref 01TSM)

 

Contact Officer: Casey Shaw (02) 5124 1853 Casey.Shaw@act.gov.au

 

Applications Close: 26 January 2021

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