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Community Engagement Coordinator

Job Description
The position of Community Engagement Coordinator entails working collaboratively with key 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 also focuses on team leadership, service design, delivery, and evaluation

  • Coordinate the activities of the Community Engagement Team, including line management, operational supervision, and provision of information, debriefing and support, to the positions of Community and Peer Advisor. Provide oversight of the activities of the Community Engagement Team.
  • Using a community engagement framework, work in partnership with the Assistant Director Clinical Coordination and Community and Peer Advisors to develop and deliver strategic initiatives that contribute to enhanced access to support services for veterans, defence force members and their families.
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key internal and external stakeholders in a range of settings to enhance support options for clients.
  • Coordinate participation of the Community Engagement Team in evaluation activities and monitor progress of the team, including development of outcomes monitoring and delivery of reports.
  • Provide feedback on policies and procedures, particularly in relation to community engagement and development activities.
  • Undertake direct provision of evidence informed clinical services, including intake, complex case management, case coordination, and facilitation of group programs.
  • Lead and foster a team culture that values the backgrounds and experiences of all members of the team.
  • Identify and appropriately deploy the skills of Community and Peer Advisors both in the delivery of community engagement and peer support activities.
  • Participate in community development and service promotion activities.
  • Participate in internal and external meetings as directed.

Commencement Date
End Date 
12 Months  
Either Rockingham OR Mt Pleasant, Western Australia
Mandatory 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  

Highly desirable Clinical Qualifications

  • Relevant experience within hospital and acute mental health settings
  • Management experience within clinical settings 
If interested, please apply directly through the links provided. Alternately, contact Kalpana Palaniyappa for more information.

Kalpana Palaniyappa
0403 200 666  

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