Job Details
  • Reference400633D_1667362434
  • LocationDarwin
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantSarah Weekly

About the company:

As one of Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals. Our client is a large federal government agency focused on providing high quality mental health assessment and clinical counselling services. They take pride on meeting client needs through a combination of proven clinical practices and new and emerging evidence-based approaches. A great opportunity for an experienced leader with mental health experience to join an expanding Federal Government Agency.

About the role:

  • Oversee regional triage and allocations of clients referred to the region.
  • Manage the allocations and case loads
  • Provide advice on escalations applying a holistic risk assessment framework
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Identifying clients in need of escalated intervention and ensure relevant response are undertaken - liaise where indicated - emergency services, hospital, security and other organisations as required
  • Maintain clinical records and client status reports in a timely manner
  • Supporting staff involved in matters requiring escalation
  • Providing support and direction to outreach program coordination team - including relevant training, consultation or advice
  • Regional contact in terms of policy, procedures and training
  • Staff supervision and support - training, development, management and performance management

About you:

  • You will have previous experience working in a leadership or management role
  • You will have current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA) or Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • You will have Working with Children (WWC) ideally, or have it granted before commencing the role
  • You will have experience in a similar clinical role
  • You will have extensive case management experience
  • You will be passionate about clinical psychology and social work to support mental health initiatives


  • ASAP start (pending Federal Police Check)
  • 12-month temporary assignment
  • Full time hours - Monday to Friday
  • Darwin location
  • $70 to $80 per hour + super

**** Please note the successful candidate for the role must hold Australian Citizenship, and willing to complete a Federal