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16 10, 2020

Support Coordinator

By |2020-10-16T11:44:45+11:00October 16th, 2020|

0.6 EFT 12 months Fixed Term Kyneton As Support Coordinator you will be responsible for coordinating supports for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) eligible participants that have Support Coordination listed on their plan. The role will work with participants within the Macedon Ranges and beyond the boundaries of the shire within a reasonable distance. This position is expected to focus on providing positive experiences for NDIS participants by working with their support network and assist the participant to link in to new supports with the aim of meeting the goals set out in their NDIS plan. About you The personal [...]

25 09, 2020

Merger Update

By |2020-09-25T11:55:12+10:00September 25th, 2020|

We are pleased to announce that our merger with Sunbury Community Health was endorsed at a meeting of Cobaw Members on Wednesday 23 September 2020.  The new organisation, to be known as Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health, will formally launch on 1 January 2021. More information can be found in the attached media release. We have also developed a list of questions and answers around the merger and an information flyer with the key messages about what this news means for the community. For media enquiries: Sarah Turner, Cobaw Community Health 0448 294 835 Jeremy Hearne, Sunbury Community Health 0400 [...]

7 09, 2020

Women’s Health Week

By |2020-09-07T23:18:19+10:00September 7th, 2020|

Dr Anne Peterson GP Describe your role and how you support the health of women in the Macedon Ranges Shire.     “I have had a special interest in Women’s Health for years now in my principal practice at Ranges Medical in New Gisborne but I also work as a Specialist Women’s Health GP at Jean Hailes in East Melbourne and from the end of this month will also be working as a Specialist Women’s Health GP at Epworth Geelong’s Women’s Health Clinic. I see my role as a Specialist Women’s Health GP to bring my intellect and passion to help women [...]

7 09, 2020

Women’s Health Week

By |2020-09-07T23:03:44+10:00September 7th, 2020|

Jeandanielle Evans Maternal and Child Health Coordinator Describe your role and how you support the health of women in the Macedon Ranges Shire.     “I coordinate the Maternal and Child Health Service across the Macedon Ranges Shire.  All Victorian Maternal and Child Health Nurses are required to be a Registered General Nurse and Midwife with additional qualifications in Family and Child Health.  Many of the team also have other experience and formal qualifications in areas such as psychiatry, lactation, and remote health. The Macedon Ranges Maternal and Child Health team consists of nine part-time Maternal and Child Health Nurses working across [...]

7 09, 2020

Women’s Health Week

By |2020-09-07T22:30:14+10:00September 7th, 2020|

Anne Moriarty Mental Health Nurse Describe your role and how you support the health of women in the Macedon Ranges Shire I am a Mental Health Nurse at Cobaw Community Health and have worked as a member of the counselling and well-being team for the past 10 or so years.  I mostly support women who are under stress and struggling to manage their mental health as a result.   Many of the women I see have competing or multiple stressors such as grief and loss, family violence or relationship problems, and financial and/or care-giving demands.   Stress impacts upon people in different [...]

7 09, 2020

Women’s Health Week

By |2020-09-07T21:47:47+10:00September 7th, 2020|

Jenny Holmes Fitness Instructor Describe your role and how you support the health of women in the Macedon Ranges Shire. "I wear a number of hats in the support of women’s health in the Macedon Ranges Shire; all in the area of sport and recreation and all with the intention of empowering women through building strength in their bodies and confidence in their minds. The word health means different things to different people.  We have physical health, medical health, mental health, emotional health, financial health, the list goes on.  At the fitness centres in which I work, we start by [...]

7 09, 2020

Women’s Health Week

By |2020-09-07T07:58:43+10:00September 7th, 2020|

Chrissy Giles Nurse Counsellor for BreastScreen Victoria Describe your role and how you support the health of women in the Macedon Ranges Shire and the broader community. "In my role as a Nurse Counsellor for BreastScreen Victoria, I talk to clients over the phone and explain the necessity of having a further assessment, after they have had their breast screen. I also assist the multidisciplinary team in undertaking further investigations, including biopsy, which, in some cases results in a breast cancer diagnosis.  I meet some incredible clients at an extremely stressful and difficult time and every week, I am in [...]

4 09, 2020

Women’s Health Week

By |2020-09-21T13:35:11+10:00September 4th, 2020|

Women's Health Week runs from 7 to 11 September and to celebrate we are showcasing women who work in and support women’s health in the Macedon Ranges Shire.  Click on the photographs below to hear their story.

14 08, 2020

Free Masks Available

By |2020-08-14T14:28:32+10:00August 14th, 2020|

Thanks to the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, we are giving out free masks to community members who are at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19, or who may be unable to source or afford their own masks. If you would like to access this support, help yourself to the packs of masks available during business hours at the front of Cobaw’s office at 1 Caroline Chisholm Drive, Kyneton.

13 08, 2020

Speech Pathologist – Children’s

By |2020-08-14T12:53:53+10:00August 13th, 2020|

Woodend location (1 hour from Melbourne) 0.8 EFT Maternity Leave 1 October 2020-1 October 2021 (possibility for ongoing employment) Working from home and other flexible working arrangements available Salary Packaging (Up to $18,550 per year) About the role We are seeking a passionate Speech Pathologist to join our multi-disciplinary Paediatrics team.  Based in Woodend you will provide services to children mainly in the 2-7 year age group through on-site and telehealth appointments. You will be working collaboratively with other Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, ECIS Practitioners and Paediatrician and participate in neuro-developmental assessment clinics. About you Key to your success, and [...]

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