Job Details
  • Reference363431A_1600416307
  • LocationAdelaide
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantChandler Macleod

Chandler Macleod have an upcoming temporary assignment with our Federal Government client for experienced Clinical Care Coordinator. This assignment is conveniently located in the CBD and on a Monday to Friday roster, full time hours with possible overtime.

The position of Clinical Care Coordinator entails working collaboratively with clients and internal and external stakeholders to enhance ability to identify and respond to the needs of vulnerable and at risk veterans, current and former Defence Force members and/or their families.

Typical duties of the Intake Clinician will include:

  • 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, 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 other government departments, and ex-service organisations, community based mental health and welfare agencies, and other organisations involved in meeting the identified needs of client, 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.
  • 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 veteran and defence force communities and families, in accordance with Open Arms policy and procedures. Participate in internal and external meetings as directed.
  • Participate in community development and service promotion activities as required.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of group programs as required.
  • Participate in and contribute to ongoing learning and development activities and the maintenance of professional status.
  • Participate in evaluation and research activities

    Mandatory qualifications and skills
  • Qualifications must be that of a psychologist, accredited metal health social worker, mental health nurse or occupational therapist.
  • Qualified psychologists, registered or mental health nurses, and occupational therapists must have current, unrestricted 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).
  • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance must be obtained prior to commencing in the position.
  • Candidates must have extensive and relevant clinical and case management experience

    Please note: all applicants will require pre-employment checks prior to commencement and if shortlisted must be prepared to prepare a 1000 word statement of claims.

    If you have the skills required and are available for an immediate start, please follow the "apply now" link below.