job description NEWCASTLE: EL1 ASSISTANT DIRECTOR CLINICAL COORDINATION Here is your chance to give back! Working under the Department of Veteran Affairs, this role is based in Newcastle. Open Arms provides mental health services to veterans and their families. ABOUT THE ROLE: As Assistant Director, you will oversee the quality of client care by providing clinical oversight and complex case management, within a stepped-care model of service provision, reporting to the Regional Director. Duties include:Line management such as recruitment, selection, induction, supervision, and performance management of Complex Case Management & Community Engagement TeamActively contribute to Open Arms National projects, clinical policies and procedures, case management practices and Quality Assurance activitiesEstablish and maintain effective strategic relationships with specialist service providers and develop relevant referral pathways within the regionRepresent Open Arms at stakeholder events; participate in clinical and team meetings, and contribute to the management, departmental projects and committees.Ensure all clinical work undertaken in the region is conducted in accordance with the governance requirements of Open ArmsABOUT YOU:AASW registered Social Worker, OR AHPRA registered Psychologist, OR Mental Health Registered Nurse or Occupational TherapistExtensive mental health clinical experienceRelevant management experience within clinical settingsExperience in mental health complex case managementAustralian citizen (federal government requirement)THE BENEFITS:$70 to $80 p/h + 9.5% superannuation, paid weeklyMonday to Friday 9am to 5pm (37.5 hours / week) 1 year initial contract with view to extendThe team is “lived experience” informed and resourcedThis role is one of two Assistant Director positions in the region, overseeing a dedicated teamIf this position appeals to you, apply today! If you have any questions or would like to know more, please contact Suman either via email - or call 07 3864 4966 Refer a friend and you could earn $250Are you looking for a permanent position in health, care or support or know someone who is? Sign up with us or refer a friend and you could earn a $250 voucher each! Conditions apply. skills mental health | clinical services | veterans | government | registered nurse | psychologist | social worker qualification Bachelor in Social Work with AASW & Mental Health Accreditation OR Bachelor in Psychology with full AHPRA OR Registered Mental Health Nurse OR Bachelor in Occupational Therapy with AHPRA educational requirements Bachelor Degree
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