Best Start Facilitator

Best Start is a prevention and early intervention program that aims to improve the health, development, learning and wellbeing of all Victorian children from conception through to transition to school (up to eight years old).
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Department: Maryborough District Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Central Goldfields
Reference: VG/19066
Closing Date: 08-Sep-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Best Start Project Facilitator August 2019.pdf (PDF, 400KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Anne Watson
5461 0300

Position Details

MDHS services the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees Shire with campuses in Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough. The strong clinical and social links between the three campuses ensure that the community is cared for by qualified staff who are committed to high standards of person-centred care. MDHS is one of the largest employers in the region, providing the perfect setting to become part of our team and community.

Best Start Facilitator

Permanent Part Time or Full Time available – up to 80 hours per fortnight

Classification: Depending on qualifications

Award: Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Officers) Multiple Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 and subsequent agreements.

Best Start is a prevention and early intervention program that aims to improve the health, development, learning and wellbeing of all Victorian children from conception through to transition to school (up to eight years old).

The Best Start program operates in 30 locations across Victoria. There are 24 mainstream sites and six Aboriginal Best Start sites in rural and metropolitan locations.

It is based on formal partnerships of local agencies and service providers to improve the outcomes for children.

 To achieve this, we are seeking a Project Facilitator with project management experience and working knowledge of the developmental needs of 0 to 8 year olds and associated services. 

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Strong communication and engagement skills
  • Liaise with a range of stakeholders and families within the scope of the project
  • Basic Life Support Certificate

What's in it for you?

  • Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a permanent contract. Opportunity to join the Social Club, offering a wide range of social events and local retail discounts.
  • Supportive Culture with Continuous Improvement Opportunities – Culture that promotes and embraces the organisational values of GREAT (Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Togetherness) and encourages and supports employees to engage in professional development with access to the Centred of Inspired Learning and Simulation Lab.

For further information, please contact Anne Watson on 5461 0300.

Applications for this position close on Sunday, 8th September 2019.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume and written response to the key selection criteria (find in the attached position description), and be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

MDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check, Working with Children Check and Disability Worker Screening.

 


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