Job Details
  • Reference376961A_1625544763
  • LocationMelbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
  • SalaryAU$55 - AU$65 per hour + + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted18 days ago
  • ConsultantVedangi More

Job Title: Outreach Program Coordinator - Veterans Support - 12-month contract

Location: Melbourne

Rate: Up to $65 per hour excluding super

  • Design & Implement Engaging Veterans Support Activities and Approaches
  • Lead and Coordinate Clinical Engagement by Building Strategic Stakeholder Relationships
  • Be Part of Something Meaningful that Makes a Positive Impact in Peoples' Lives

About the organisation:
Our Federal Government client supports a better life for thousands of current and former defence force members and their families taking on a strengths-based, recovery approach to supporting vulnerable and at-risk clients to foster wellbeing.


About the role:
An unparalleled opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to help shape and lead an engagement and support strategy for a Federal Government department that makes genuine positive impacts in the lives of veterans and their families. The position entails working collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders to enhance the Department's ability to identify and respond to the needs of vulnerable and at-risk veterans, current and former defence force members and/or their families.


Key Duties:

  • Direct provision of high quality clinical services including initial intake, assessment and referral, evidence based counselling, case management and case coordination
  • Forming partnerships with DVA, the ADF and other government departments, ex-service organisations, community health and welfare agencies
  • Participation in ongoing learning and development activities and maintenance of professional status
  • Participation in community development and service promotion activities
  • Participation in Open Arms 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
  • Applying the principles of cooperative and safe work practices consistent with APS Values and the Department's mission, vision, approach and values

Skills & Experience:

  • 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


Culture & Benefits:

  • A highly competitive contracting rate will be available to the successful candidate.
  • Opportunity to work with a team making a incredible impacts on peoples' lives Unparalleled career development opportunities domestically.



How to Apply
*Only Australia Citizens may apply*


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.


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