APS6 Clinician

Posted 04 May 2022
Salary$60 per hour
LocationBrisbane
Job type Contract
DisciplineHealth Professionals
ReferenceJO-2112-479195-4

Job description

  • Attractive hourly rate - $60 per hour + 10% super
  • Located in Brisbane
  • 24/7 Contact Centre Roster
DFP Recruitment is seeking experienced Clinicians to work with our Federal Government department to improve the lives and wellbeing of members within our community.  The first three weeks you would need to available between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive team & provide a service to the community who have given so much.

As a Clinician, some of your duties will include:
  • Triaging and coordinating intakes and referral of clients to the regions for allocation to services. This will include referrals of individuals, couples, families and complex and potentially high risk cases via a number of referral pathways.
  • Provision of high-quality clinical services including assessment and referral, evidence based individual, couple and family counselling, and case management to eligible clients in order to achieve outcomes identified in care planning processes.
  • Provision of specialised counselling intervention tools and models dependent on client needs and ensuring work is carried out to a high standard of professionalism, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provision of specialised counselling intervention tools and models dependent on client needs and ensuring work is carried out to a high standard of professionalism, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensuring risk assessment and safety planning is completed during intake calls and appropriate follow up action taken.
  • Applying quality assurance principles and procedures to ensure the clinical practice, reporting and invoicing activities of outreach counsellors meet contractual requirements
  • Participation in and contribution to ongoing learning and development activities and maintenance of professional status.
To be successful you will have:
  • Qualifications as a Registered Psychologist / Mental Health Occupational Therapist / Mental Health Registered Nurse / Social Worker
  • Qualifications must be that of an accredited health profession
  • Qualified health professionals must have current registration with AHPRA; or
  • Social workers must be registered with the AASW
  • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance must be obtained prior to commencement
  • Health professionals and social workers must have extensive clinical experience
  • Trained and experienced in the treatment of PTSD. Ability to conduct couples and family therapy would also be desirable.
  • Competent level of MS Office Suite.
  • Flexibility to work shifts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • 5 days (8 hrs p/d) or 4 days (10 hrs p/d)
  • An Australian Citizen and willing to undertake a National Police Clearance
In return you will receive:
  • An attractive hourly rate of $60 + 10% super
  • Located in Brisbane CBD
  • Extensive training and ongoing support & professional development
  • 12 month assignment with a potential of extensions of up to 3 years
If you’re interested and have the relevant skills and experience please apply now or contact Mel Ireland at DFP Recruitment on 0406 436 464.



DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.