Job Details
  • Reference364601C_1602824926
  • LocationAdelaide
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted14 days ago
  • ConsultantChandler Macleod

Chandler Macleod is partnering with candidates and clients alike to unleash their full potential. Successfully working with leading operations throughout Australia, the team at Chandler Macleod is actively sourcing and placing candidates in the right roles using our 'Best Fit Methods'

Chandler Macleod are seeking an experienced Outreach Coordinator to work within the Federal Government.

In accordance with the principles of workplace diversity, Occupational Health & Safety, participate work practices and values, and under limited supervision and within the standards for positions at this level, the Outreach Coordinator is responsible to the Director for these duties:

1. Collaboratively manage and coordinate the regions Outreach Program through liaison and negotiation with management and staff through;
a) Contribution to the continuous quality improvement of the Outreach Program at both region and national levels
b) Coordination and participation in the selection, orientation and resourcing of suitably qualified and experienced outreach counsellors in line with the policies
c) Facilitation of the delivery of high quality clinical outreach services for eligible clients in rural and outer metropolitan areas in conjunction with other staff by;

  • ensuring referrals are appropriate, timely, and accompanied by relevant written client and administrative documentation
  • applying quality assurance procedures to ensure all aspects of outreach counsellors' clinical practice, reporting and invoicing meet contractual requirements
  • providing information, debriefing and support, but not clinical supervision, to contracted service providers as appropriate
    d) Ensuring staff with outreach area coordination and/or administrative responsibilities are informed of national and region policy and procedure updates
    e) Further development, maintenance and management of a database of contracted counsellors

    2. Direct provision of high quality clinical services including initial intake, assessment and referral, evidence based counselling, case management and case coordination as required

    3. Liaising and forming partnerships with government departments, ex-service organisations, community health and welfare agencies, and all other organisations involved in meeting the identified needs of veteran and defence force communities and families

    4. Participation in and contribution to ongoing learning and development activities and maintenance of professional status

    5. Participation in community development and service promotion activities

    6. Participation in programs evaluation and research activities, contributing to project management activities that implement strategic directions and quality improvement recommendations, and providing feedback for the ongoing development of clinical policy and procedures
    7. Applying the principles of cooperative and safe work practices consistent with APS Values and the Department's mission, vision, approach and values

  • Qualifications must be that of a Psychologist, Accredited Mental Health Social Worker.
  • Qualified Psychologists 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.

    You must be an Australian citizen and willing to undergo a pre commencement checks.

    Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.

    Due to the amount of applications please do not call the office, we will contact you should you be shortlisted.