Clinical Care Coordinators - SA & WA
The position of Clinical Care Coordinator entails working collaboratively with clients and internal and external stakeholders to enhance and respond to the needs of vulnerable and at risk persons. 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, as well as external relationships with key community services stakeholders, through the provision of direct evidence and informed support to individuals and/or their families with complex needs.
Typical duties of the Intake Clinician will include:
- 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 with identified complex and/or multiple needs.
- Maintain clinical records, 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 communities and families, in particular where there is a need for both acute care and longer term rehabilitation of clients. This includes the development of a shared knowledge base that helps inform appropriate practice and referral pathways for service access.
- 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.
- Qualifications must be that of a psychologist, accredited mental health social worker, mental health nurse or occupational therapist.
- Qualified psychologists, registered or mental health nurses, and occupational therapists must have current, unrestricted registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA).
- Mental health accredited social workers must be registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
- Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance must be obtained prior to commencing in the position.
- Candidates must have extensive and relevant clinical and case management experience
If you are available for an October 2020 start and meet the above criteria - Apply Now