Job Details
  • Reference366049B_1606872280
  • LocationVictoria
  • SalaryUp to AU$51.50 per hour + Super (9.5%)
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 2 months ago
  • ConsultantCarly Sherry

Technical Advisor - National Government Agency

This leading Government agency supports those in need and provides tools for Australians with Disabilities to achieve their goals. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can be a part of the difference that they make in this role.

What will your duties include?

You will use your Psychology qualifications and experience to provide tehcnical advice on requests for services and health care approaches for a range of complex Disabilities.

  • Providing subject matter expertise using a coaching and mentoring approach, advising on the most appropriate supports to achieve participant outcomes.
  • Managing complex and sensitive conversations and situations associated with approval of funding.
  • Liaising and working with stakeholders, delegates, partners and providers to ensure consistent decision making and outcome achievement.
  • Supporting staff conducting internal and Administrative Appeals Tribunal review of decisions.
  • Contributing to provision of subject matter expertise to inform Agency guidance and policy.
  • Assume responsibility for the identification of risks, including the evaluation, management and control of all risks relevant to your area of responsibility.
  • Providing high quality written and telephone advice and record keeping.

What will you bring to the role?

  • The ability to use assessment tools to make conclusions on services for participants
  • Proven experience in Psychology or Social Work
  • Previous experience in the Public Sector is highly regarded
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Psychological Science or Social Work is essential
  • An understanding of the NDIS Legislations and Frameworks is highly regarded
  • A focus on problem solving skills
  • Have outstanding communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain networks within
  • You MUST be an Australian Citizen or Permantent Resident to apply

    How to apply?
    Please click 'APPLY" to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role.