Job Details
  • Reference396444A_1659492371
  • LocationSydney
  • SalaryAU$55 - AU$66 per hour + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted10 days ago
  • ConsultantZoe Eagles

Chandler Macleod is the leading provider of temporary contractors to the Federal, NSW and local Government and has partnered with these Departments and Agencies for more than 25 years.

At Chandler Macleod our mission is to recruit using the BestFit™ methodology which is tailored to providing the most suitable candidate for every position at every level for every Government Department and Agency.

The Opportunity

Chandler Macleod is currently recruiting for an experienced Clinical Care Coordinator to join a leading Federal Government agency. This is an ASAP start with a contract term of 12 months.

Job Title: APS6 Clinical Care Coordinator

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: 12 months

Pay Rate: $55 - $66 per hour + Super

Location: Sydney, NSW

The position of Clinical Care Coordinator entails working collaboratively with clients and internal and external stakeholders to enhance the Client's ability to identify and respond to the needs of participants and their families.

The position takes a strengths-based, recovery approach to supporting vulnerable and/or at risk consumers to enhance wellbeing and participation in their community through community engagement, collaborative recovery work, case coordination, complex case management and linkage with group programs and external services.

Key Accountabilities:

In this position you will be expected to:

  • 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 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 government departments, ex-service organisations, community based mental health and welfare agencies, and all other organisations involved in meeting the identified needs of the participants 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 Client's 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 Client's 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.

About You:

To succeed in this role, you will be a team player, highly organised and motivated with a demonstrated ability to work flexibly and to tight deadlines. Further to this, to be considered for the role you will also need:

  • Qualifications as a registered Psychologist / Mental Health Occupational Therapist / Mental Health Registered Nurse with full AHPRA registration,
            • OR
  • Qualification as a Social Worker eligible for membership of the Australian Association Social Workers (AASW) and be eligible to apply for Mental Health accreditation.
  • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance
  • Candidates must have extensive and relevant clinical and case management experience.

Please note that to be eligible for this position you must be an Australian Citizen and if successful will need to undergo x2 reference checks and a hold a current Baseline clearance or be willing to obtain one,

If you are interested in the position the please click on the APPLY BELOW button or alternatively you can email your CV to zoe.eagles@chandlermacleod.com