Care Coodinator CC7

The Opportunity 

 First Step is looking for an exceptional individual to join our growing team.  This person will play an integral role in the co-ordination of our highly collaborative, team centred model of care.   

Seamless coordination of services for the highly vulnerable cohort of clients at First Step will be the key focus of this important new role. They will work in partnership with clients, their caregivers/families and with the clinical & non-clinical team to identify their goals, support them with chronic disease self-management including the development of care plans (led by the GP team) and to coordinate services and service providers in order to meet those goals. 

At all times the focus of this role will be to deliver high-quality, patient and family centred care.    

This is a rare opportunity for the right individual to work alongside the highly experienced addiction medicine practitioners of First Step that includes: doctors, mental health nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, caseworkers, family therapists and lawyers among others.   

This position is suitable for an experienced care coordinator or an enrolled nurse with project management experience.

Applications should include:  

  1. A cover letter that addresses the following Key Selection Criteria (see below),  
  2. An up-to-date resume 
  3. 2 professional references  

*Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered. 


Key Selection Criteria 

  1. Outline your qualifications and experience working in a care co-ordination setting. 
  1. Outline any AOD experience or qualifications that you may have. 
  1. Compare and contrast your values with those of First Step (as you understand them to be). 
  1. Articulate your ability to collaborate enthusiastically and professionally within a multidisciplinary team.   Describe your ability to move between different treatment modalities (including addiction medicine).  
  1. Outline your recent or ongoing professional development goals. 



This role is offered on a part-time (3 or 4 days/week negotiable) contract basis for two years until the end of March 2023. 

Competitive Salary Sacrifice options apply 

Please note:  It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement 


To Apply 

 Applications should include:  

  1. Cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria* 
  1. Up to date resume 
  1. 2 professional references 

*Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.  

Applications should be emailed as follows:  

TO: [email protected] 

REF: Care Coordinator CC7 



Note: First Step is a independent not-for-profit organisation that provides a safe and nurturing work environment for people of all backgrounds, genders, religions, sexualities, ethnicities or any other factor.