APS 6 Clinical Care Coordinator
The position of Clinical Care Coordinator entails working collaboratively with clients and internal and external stakeholders to enhance our client’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. 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.
Reporting to, and in collaboration with the Assistant Director Clinical Coordination, the position incorporates the development and maintenance of internal relationships within the department, as well as external relationships with key community services stakeholders, through the provision of direct evidence informed support to individuals and/or their families with complex needs. The role will also involve providing phone or in person assessment, support and linkage to internal and external services to clients presenting with immediate needs.
- 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 (veterans, serving defence force members, and eligible family members) with identified complex and/or multiple needs. Provide other evidence informed clinical services relevant to professional qualification as required.
- Maintain clinical records according to our 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 other government departments, ex-service organisations, community based mental health and welfare agencies and all other organisations involved in meeting the identified needs of veteran and defence force communities and families.
- 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.
- Participate in community development and service promotion activities as required.
- Contribute to the development and delivery of group programs as required.
- Participate in and contribute to ongoing learning and development activities and the maintenance of professional status.
- Participate in 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.
Order Term/End Date (noting any extension options)
12-month contract (with a possible extension up to 36 months based on operational requirements).
- 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.
If interested, please apply directly through the links provided. Alternately, contact Kalpana Palaniyappa for more information.
0403 200 666
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