Job Details
  • Reference398690A_1663573364
  • LocationAdelaide
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted17 days ago
  • ConsultantTeresa Zanatta

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability, and culturally and linguistic diverse candidates are always encouraged to apply.

***Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government***

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage in APS6 Counsellor for a 12-month assignment with potential extension in Adelaide CBD.

DUTIES

In accordance with the principles of workplace diversity, Work Health and Safety, participative work practices, APS Values and APS Employment Principles:

  • Provision of high-quality clinical services including assessment and referral, evidence based individual, couple and family counselling, and case management to eligible Open Arms clients in order to achieve outcomes identified in care planning processes.
  • Contribution to the development and delivery of Open Arms group programs as required.
  • Maintaining 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.
  • Facilitating the delivery of Open Arms counselling and other programs to veterans, ADF personnel and their families in rural and outer metropolitan areas by;
  • applying quality assurance principles and procedures to ensure the clinical practice, reporting and invoicing activities of outreach counsellors meet contractual requirements.
  • ensuring Open Arms contracted counsellors and other providers are accessing relevant services, resources and supports for Open Arms clients.

  • Liaising and forming partnerships with DVA, the ADF, other government departments, ex-service organisations, community health and welfare agencies, and all other organisations involved in meeting the identified needs of veteran and defence force communities and families.
  • Participation in and contribution to ongoing learning and development activities and maintenance of professional status.
  • Participation in community development and service promotion activities as required.
  • Participation in Open Arms program evaluation and research activities, contributing to project management activities that implement strategic directions and quality improvement recommendations, and provide feedback for ongoing development of clinical policies and procedures.
  • Applying the principles of cooperative and safe working practices consistent with APS Values and the Department's mission, vision, approach and values.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

  • Qualifications must be that of a Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, or Nurse with mental health experience.
  • Qualified Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Nurses must have current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA).
  • Mental health accredited Social Workers must be registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

AND

  • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance.

What's on Offer?

  • Position located in Adelaide
  • APS6 $55.00 to 60.00/ph + super
  • Temporary contract for 12 months, with possibility to extend
  • Standard Hours or work - Monday to Friday, 8:30 am till 5:00 pm

****Applications close by 10am Monday 26th of September 2022.****

It is highly desirable that the successful applicant understand or lived experience in the field of disability.

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below. CM123W