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Care Navigator & Data Administrator- Eating Disorders Access Trial

Organisation Name Butterfly Foundation
Location Sunshine Coast
Date Posted 2021-02-18
Job Type Contract / Part-Time
Job Number 671169
  • First trial of its kind in Australia for people living with eating disorders
  • Facilitate early detection and appropriate eating disorders treatment pathways
  • 3-4 days p/wk - suits healthcare services, client & data management background


The Organisation
Butterfly Foundation is Australia’s national charity for eating disorders and body image issues, providing a voice for those affected and the people who care for them. Eating disorders are severe and complex mental illnesses with physical complications, and the medical, psychological, physical and social consequences can be long term and for many, life threatening.
The Sunshine Coast Eating Disorders Access Trial (SCEDAT) is Australia’s first trial of a best practice evidence-based approach to eating disorders treatment in a primary health network. SCEDAT is an initiative of the Butterfly Foundation, working in partnership with local primary health networks to provide increased access to dedicated treatments for people in the region, increased information and support to front-line health professionals and to influence future policy on care pathways for people living with eating disorders. 

Benefits & Culture
  • Generous salary packaging provisions
  • Flexibility around hours, days and working from home
  • Work with autonomy within a small collaborative team
  • Opportunity to contribute to progressive outcomes
The Role
Working as part of an integrated project team, you will support participants of the trial; both local people living with eating disorders and health professionals within the region, and you’ll provide administration support to enable research data collection and collation. You will conduct the majority of your work via phone/video conference and specifically you will:
  • Support participants with on-boarding through screening, referral and triage processes
  • Maintain liaison with both clients and their assigned treatment teams
  • Collate and review case data to monitor client progress and trial exit feedback, ensuring compliance and accuracy
  • Ensure proactive engagement with the PHN, local referral channels and clinical practices
Skills Required

You are a health professional (nurse, social worker, psychologist, counsellor, case manager) with experience in mental health, clinical care coordination and clinical administration. You have current working knowledge of the Queensland health system and:
  • Experience in the delivery of services coordinated across multiple providers
  • Proven ability in stakeholder engagement, establishing and maintaining relationships
  • Familiarity with the mental health system, services, and providers
  • Strong computer literacy and proficiency in data collation, review and reporting
Compliance checking will include Police Clearance and Working with Children (WWCC).

If you’re passionate about contributing to improved outcomes for people with eating disorders, please click apply to submit your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above. Alternatively, please call Louise Furlong on 07 5530 8066 to discuss.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.