Job Details
  • Reference358176A_1589929686
  • LocationBrisbane CBD, Queensland
  • Salary$80 per hour plus super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted8 months ago
  • ConsultantCraig Moffat

Our client, a federal government agency is looking to recruit an Assistant Director of Clinical outreach & Groups to join the team based in Brisbane.

The ultimate responsibility of this role will be to work in collaboration with the Regional Leadership Team to oversee the provision of quality clinical services by external providers and the implementation and delivery of relevant treatment and psychoeducational groups and workshops to the clients and stakeholders in the region and be responsible for the following activities:

  • Provide advice to the Regional Director on service delivery opportunities, and requirements within the local jurisdiction to enhance client outcomes and to ensure effective service delivery.
  • Provide clinical leadership in regional delivery of programs and services, including the treatment and psychoeducational group suite of programs and the clinical outreach program to ensure clients can access relevant services.
  • Undertake Quality Assurance activities, which may include audits, case file reviews, risk reviews, and contract compliance reviews to ensure clinical governance is upheld for the work undertaken by Outreach Program Counsellors providing services across the region.
  • In accordance with organisational goals and identified regional demand, ensure a program of treatment and psychoeducational workshops are developed, promoted, and delivered to targeted populations and areas to achieve maximum client and stakeholder access.
  • Undertake line management responsibilities for staff including Outreach Program Coordinators and Group Program Coordinators within the region, and be responsible for the recruitment, selection, induction, supervision, and performance management of clinical employees to ensure their ability to meet service delivery requirements.
  • As a member of the regional leadership group, contribute to the National Management Team, and act for the Regional Director as required.

Applications will be assessed against the Executive Level 1 Leadership System (ILS) and to be considered you must have the following:

  • Qualifications of an accredited health profession or social worker.
  • Qualified health professionals must have current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA).
  • Social workers must be registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
  • Preference is for mental health professionals including Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, Mental Health Social Workers or Mental Health Occupational Therapists with extensive clinical and relevant management experience.
  • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance must be obtained prior to commencement.
  • Health professionals and social workers must have extensive clinical and relevant management experience.

In order to be considered, please send an updated resume to Craig Moffat at Chandler Macleod. Candidates will be required to submit a 'statement of claims', which will be discussed upon application.