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
Reporting to, and in collaboration with the, Assistant Director Clinical Coordination, the position incorporates the development and maintenance of internal relationships within Open Arms, as well as external relationships with key community services stakeholders, through the provision of direct evidence informed support to individuals and/or their families with complex needs. The role will also involve providing phone or in person assessment, support and linkage to internal and external services to clients presenting with immediate needs.
- 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.
What you'll need to succeed
- 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.
- Participate in community development and service promotion activities as required.
- Contribute to the development and delivery of Open Arms group programs as required.
- Participate in and contribute to ongoing learning and development activities and the maintenance of professional status.
- 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.
- Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance
What you'll get in return
- Candidates must have extensive and relevant clinical and case management experience.
What you need to do now
- Opportunity to work within a small close knit experienced clinical team
- Work within a federal agency which has been providing support for veterans and their families for over 35 years.
- Opportunity to work in a highly supportive environment with regular supervision and development opportunities
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Linda McGovern via email@example.com or contact me directly on: 0288601693
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