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Eating Disorder Carer Coaches x2

  • Fixed term (12-months)
  • 0.4EFT (two days per week)
  • Pay rate: Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SCHADS): Level 3

Thanks to funding from the Department of Health and Human Services, EDV will be providing a new innovative program to support families with young people newly diagnosed with eating disorders at commencement of the treatment journey.

The carer coaches will provide a structured program of one on one carer coaching sessions with families over 6-8 weeks, drawing on both their own lived experience as a carer doing family led refeeding and recovery, and the experiences of others. They will be also involved in supporting a weekly online information/support group for families on waitlists to commence treatment.

The carer coaches will receive comprehensive training and peer supervision, and have access to a range of expertise in the EDV team and in the broader eating disorders sector.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Carry a caseload of families receiving weekly one on one coaching sessions for 6-8 weeks, including planning sessions and recording notes on sessions.
  • Co-facilitate weekly online information/support group
  • Assist Director, Strategic Programs, with development and collection of key indicators for evaluation
  • Liaise with EDV team members as required (especially Telehealth Nurse and Wellbeing Program Coordinator)
  • Contribute to other EDV activities that support carers
  • Other duties consistent with position as directed by the Director, Strategic Program.
KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

Essential

  • Experience as a carer, who has undertaken a family led refeeding and recovery approach with a young person who has achieved recovery
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Curiosity, enjoyment of learning and eager to implement growth-oriented feedback Capacity to incorporate other family’s different experiences into your working knowledge base.
  • Ability to build rapport and strong collaborative relationships with strong interpersonal skills
  • Enjoy working both collaboratively within a team and independently as needed

Desirable

  • Previous experience providing formal or informal support to families undertaking a family led refeeding and recovery approach
  • Experience in program development
  • Understanding of central tenets of Family Based Treatment, and key components of success.

How to apply

Please read the position description before applying.

Send a cover letter addressing the essential and desirable selection criteria, and a current resume to:

Belinda Caldwell, EDV CEO
belinda.caldwell@eatingdisorders.org.au

Applications close Dec 16th 5:00PM AEDT

Manager - Intensive Community Support

  • Fixed term (12-months)
  • 0.8 EFT (days/times negotiable)

The newly developed role of Manager, Intensive Community Support has carriage of our newly developed DHHS COVID 19 funded Wellbeing and Carer Coaching programs, as well as management of our well-established telehealth health nurse program.

This role will have the responsibility of developing, delivering and managing a new service – the EDV Carer Coaching program in response to the increase in new cases in young people during the COVID 19 Pandemic. The program is aiming to assist families and carers to get off to a good start with family led refeeding and will comprise a weekly online support program for families waiting to commence treatment and intensive peer-to-peer coaching of families with newly diagnosed young people. The role will involve development of an implementation plan, development of resources, training of carer coaches and promotion through relevant services.

This role will also include some direct carer support work through our Wellbeing Check Program and may provide support to our telehealth nurse when she is assisting carers in crisis.

An essential part of this role will also require development of collaborative relationships with key services and clinicians e.g. CAMHS/CYMHS, Paediatric Eating Disorder Programs, private clinics.

As Manager, the successful applicant will provide supervision and support to the Wellbeing Program Coordinator, Telehealth Nurse and two Carer Coaches who will be lived experience expert carers.

How to apply

Please read the position description before applying.

Send a cover letter addressing the essential and desirable selection criteria, and a current resume to:

Belinda Caldwell, EDV CEO
belinda.caldwell@eatingdisorders.org.au

Questions? Please contact Belinda on 03 99940354 ext 219

 

Contract mental health and dietitian workers

• Minimum 12-month commitment
• 1-2 days per week
• Work with a leader in eating disorder services

About the role

Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) is seeking contract dietitian and mental health workers to provide high quality services for people with eating disorders and those who support them. EDV is looking to grow the clinical service to offer appointments to the public across weekdays, between the hours of 9am and 6pm (days and times negotiable).
Successful applicants will be provided with ongoing referrals, administrative support and supported to work via telehealth before we all return to site.

About you

Interested applicants should be committed to delivering services as part of a multidisciplinary team supporting those impacted by eating disorders. You will need to work independently with strong organisation and time management skills, and have a commitment to ongoing
professional development.
This position is not suited for new graduates.

Key Selection Criteria

To be eligible all Contract Psychologists must have:

• Approved Tertiary qualifications and hold professional registration
• A minimum of two years’ experience working as a psychologist, preferably with eating disorders experience
• Eligibility to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Schedule and be registered with a Medicare provider number
• Professional indemnity insurance
• Clinical Supervision in place
• A current Working with Children Check
• An ABN

Benefits

Advantages of this role include:
• Receive ongoing referrals
• Reception support – including appointment management and accounting
• Work within a leader in the eating disorder community
• Flexibility with working hours, minimum of half-day commitment
• Be a part of a community hub in an inner metropolitan location (when able)

 

About Eating Disorders Victoria

EDV is a not-for-profit Victorian based organisation that provides comprehensive support and information on all aspects of eating disorders. EDV incorporates a unique approach through a blend of qualified professionals and lived experience of employees and volunteers with a mission to reduce the duration and severity of eating disorders.

How to apply

Send a brief cover letter and CV (including two referees), and response to the Key Selection Criteria outlining your experience working with eating disorders, and your eligibility to kelly.edwards@eatingdisorders.org.au

If you would like further information about this opportunity contact Kelly Edwards, EDV Director, 9994 0354 / kelly.edwards@eatingdisorders.org.au

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