APS6 Clinical Care Coordinator

Exciting opportunity to work with a Federal Government Department in a healthcare role. 12-month assignment.

Your new company
Open Arms – Veterans & Families Counselling is currently seeking a Clinical Care Coordinator to join their team on an APS6 level for 12-months.

Your new role
The position of Clinical Care Coordinator entails working collaboratively with clients and internal and external stakeholders to enhance the Department’s ability to identify and respond to the needs of vulnerable and at-risk clients and/or their families. The position takes a strengths-based, recovery approach to supporting vulnerable and/or at-risk consumers to enhance wellbeing and participation in their community through community engagement, collaborative recovery work, case coordination, complex case management and linkage with group programs and external services. 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.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • 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 the 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, organisations, community based mental health and welfare agencies.
  • 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 clients and their communities and families.
  • Participate in community development and service promotion activities as required.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the Open Arms group programs as required.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Extensive and relevant clinical and case management experience.
  • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance
  • Willingness to obtain a national police clearance and undergo a security clearance
  • Australian Citizenship

What you'll get in return
  • An initial 12-month assignment with possibility for extension based on operational requirements
  • An attractive hourly rate
  • Contribute to the wellbeing of people who need mental support

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Nicole.Bielawski@hays.com.au or call now on 0889436029. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job Type
Government & Public Services
NT, Darwin

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Nicole Bielawski, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Darwin
Level 2, Darwin Central, 21 Knuckey Street

Telephone: 0889436048