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APS6 Clinical Care Coordinator (Lismore, NSW)

Hays | Healthcare


Base pay $60 - $65/hr
Temporary Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company
This highly regarded federal government service is responsible for the delivery of mental health services for veteran and defence force communities and their families. You will be working as part of an Australian wide team who provide face to face counselling, telephone based support and case management to individuals and their families. You would be joining a large team of passionate and highly professional specialist staff, within a supportive working environment which provides clinical supervision, professional development opportunities and peer and management support.

Your new role

  • Direct provision of high quality, evidence informed clinical services including intake, assessment and referral, complex case management, and case coordination to a caseload of clients (veterans, serving defence force members, and eligible family members) with identified complex and/or multiple needs. Provide other evidence informed clinical services relevant to professional qualification as required.
  • Maintain clinical records according to Open Arms standards, collating and analysing data from client records, and preparing reports as required to assist in evaluating and improving service delivery.
  • Liaise and form partnerships with DVA, the ADF, other government departments, ex-service organisations, community based mental health and welfare agencies, and all other organisations involved in meeting the identified needs of veteran and defence force communities and families, in particular where there is a need for both acute care and longer term rehabilitation of clients. This includes the development of a shared knowledge base that helps inform appropriate practice and referral pathways for service access.
  • Work systemically with key internal and external stakeholders to influence a recovery approach to service delivery within a stepped care model for vulnerable or at risk veteran and defence force communities and families, in accordance with Open Arms policy and procedures. Participate in internal and external meetings as directed
  • Participate in and contribute to ongoing learning and development activities and the maintenance of professional status.
  • Participate in Open Arms program evaluation and research activities, contribute to project management activities that implement strategic direction and quality improvement recommendations, and provide feedback for ongoing development of clinical policies and procedures, particularly in relation to case management development activities.
  • Apply the principles of cooperative and safe work practices consistent with APS Values and the Department’s mission, vision, approach and values.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualifications as a registered Psychologist / Mental Health Occupational Therapist / Mental Health Registered Nurse with full AHPRA registration, OR
  • Qualification as a Social Worker eligible for membership of the Australian Association Social Workers (AASW) and be eligible to apply for Mental Health accreditation.

AND

  • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance
  • Candidates must have extensive and relevant clinical and case management experience.

What you'll get in return

  • Chance to develop your career in mental health services for veteran's and their families
  • Opportunity to work in a highly supportive environment with regular supervision with training and on-going development opportunities
  • Open Arms was founded by Australia's Vietnam War Veterans and is now a service available to all Australian Veteran's and their families - joining them is sharing your knowledge and service with those who have served us

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

Linda McGovern D: +61 (0)2 8860 1693
E: linda.mcgovern@hays.com.au [mailto:linda.mcgovern@hays.com.au]

LHS 297508 #2652245

Pay comparison
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Job details
Date posted
17 May 2022
Category
Healthcare & Medical
Occupation
Psychology & Counselling
Above avg.
$60 - $65/hr
Work type
Temporary
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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