Job Details
  • Reference368560A_1611710689
  • LocationElizabeth
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted29 days ago
  • ConsultantBrooke Phelps

Chandler Macleod are seeking a Clinical Care Coordinator for an as soon as possible start with our Federal Government Client. This position is conveniently located in Elizabeth and on a Monday to Friday roster.

This is initially a 12-month casual contract, with possible extension.

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

  • 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 client's 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, ex-service organisations, community based mental health and welfare agencies, and all other organisations involved in meeting the identified needs of veteran and defence force 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 the clients 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 the clients group programs as required.
  • Participate in and contribute to ongoing learning and development activities and the maintenance of professional status.
  • Participate in the client's program evaluation and research activities, contribute to project management activities that implement strategic direction and quality improvement recommendations, and provide feedback for ongoing development of clinical policies and procedures, particularly in relation to case management development activities.
  • Apply the principles of cooperative and safe work 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).
  • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance held and maintained while employed


If successful for the role, applicants will be required to complete a 1 page pitch to 1000 words, covering the duty statement and selection criteria.

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