APS 6 Technical Advisory

Posted 13 June 2024
Salary$60.26 per hour
Job type Full time
DisciplineGovernment FederalGovernment Local

Job description

 APS 6 – Technical Advisor
  • $60.26/Hourly (excluding super)  
  • Canberra
  • Contract (12-months, possible extension)
  • Start Date Immediate 
About the role
The APS6 Technical Advisory has reasonable autonomy and accountability to exercise both initiative and judgment to interpret legislation and policy, in the application of practices and procedures to achieve outcomes within the functions.

  • Providing Health and Allied Health clinical and technical expertise using a coaching and mentoring approach, advising on the most appropriate supports to achieve participant outcomes.
  • Managing complex and sensitive conversations and situations associated with approval of funding.
  • Liaising and working with stakeholders, delegates, partners and providers to ensure consistent decision making and outcome achievement.
  • Supporting the agency staff conducting internal and Administrative Appeals Tribunal review of decisions. (AAT)
  • Contributing to provision of Health and Allied Health clinical and technical expertise to inform Agency guidance and policy.
  • Providing high quality written and telephone advice and record keeping.
Must possess relevant academic qualifications with currency of accreditation and membership with Professional Peak Bodies. Must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or be a member under Allied Health Professional Australia (AHPA), together with extensive professional clinical experience in health, allied health or disability sectors.

Qualifications (any of the following)
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Speech Pathology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Registered Nursing (must be eligible for AHPRA registration)
  • Social Work
  • Mental Health Practitioners
  • Specialists Behavioural Support Practitioner
Desirable experience
  • Proven clinical experience in specific allied health expertise.
  • Sound professional / clinical knowledge.
  • Experience working with people with a disability and/or chronic health conditions.
  • Familiar with agency legislation and funding framework.
Application Requirements 
  • Applicants must hold Australian citizenship.
  • National Criminal History Records Check and completion of the Agency’s screening checks
Applications close 24/06/24
For further details, please contact Mishael Solomon on 02 6162 7317 or email via MSolomon@dfp.com.au

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