Outreach Program Coordinator. - Perth City Of Perth Western Australia

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Location: Perth City Of Perth Western Australia, Australia
JOB DESCRIPTION

Outreach Program Coordinator


Mt Pleasant
12 month temporary contract
Full time hours


Duties and Responsibilities

Collaboratively manage and coordinate the regions Outreach Program through liaison and negotiation with Open Arms management and staff through;
Contribution to the continuous quality improvement of the Open Arms Outreach Program at both region and national levels
Coordination and participation in the selection, orientation and resourcing of suitably qualified and experienced outreach counsellors in line with Open Arms policy
Facilitation of the delivery of high quality clinical outreach services for eligible Open Arms clients in rural and outer metropolitan areas in conjunction with other Open Arms 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 , reporting and invoicing meet contractual requirements
providing information, debriefing and support, but not clinical supervision, to contracted service providers as appropriate
ensuring Open Arms staff with outreach area coordination and/or administrative responsibilities are informed of national and region policy and procedure updates
further development, maintenance and management of a database of Open Arms contracted counsellors
Direct provision of high quality clinical services including initial intake, assessment and referral, evidence based counselling, case management and case coordination as required
Liaising and forming partnerships with DVA, 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
Participation in and contribution to 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


MANDATORY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Qualifications must be that of a Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, or Nurse with mental health experience.r>Qualified Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Nurses must have current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency AHPRA.r>Mental health accredited Social Workers must be registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers AASW.r>Working with Children WWC and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance held and maintained while employed


SELECTION CRITERIA
To apply for this role, you must be an Australian citizen
The successful candidate will hold or have the ability to possess and maintain a Baseline Australian Government security clearance.r>
If this contract could be of interest, please apply ASAP.or a confidential discussion, Please apply through this site.n 0589 or
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JOB TYPE
Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable


JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimal experience: No experience



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