Job Details
  • Reference374844B_1624861782
  • LocationAdelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantChandler Macleod

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Chandler Macleod are seeking an Outreach Program Coordinator for a temporary 12 month assignment. This position is conveniently located in the CBD and on a Monday to Friday roster.

In accordance with the principles of workplace diversity, Occupational Health & Safety, participative 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 the client's 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 client's policy
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 the client, the ADF and other 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 program 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, 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).

Successful applicants will be require to complete a 1 page pitch up to 1000 words, covering the duty statement and selection criteria.

Please note: Successful applicants will be contacted only

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