APS6 Outreach Program Coordinator

Posted 19 July 2022
Salary$65 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineHealth Professionals

Job description

Our client has an exciting opportunity for an Outreach Program Coordinator in Newcastle.  This role would see you collaboratively managing and coordinating the regions Outreach Program through liaison with management and staff through various avenues.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive team & provide assistance to the community.

As an Outreach Program Coordinator some of your duties will include:

  • Promoting services to potential new contract counsellors
  • Direct provision of high quality clinical services including initial intake, assessment and referral, evidence based counselling, case management as required.
  • Coordinating and participating in selection, orientation and sourcing of experienced counsellors
  • Compliance checking and continuous improvement activities
  • Organise training and professional development for Open Arms contract counsellors to value add to their experience of working with the organisation.
  • Liaising and forming partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
  To be successful you will have:
  • Experience as a fully registered mental health clinician as either a Psychologist, Social Worker (or eligible to apply for Mental health accreditation), Mental Health Registered Nurse or Occupational Therapist (must be AHPRA or AASW registered)
  • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance held and maintained while employed
  • Australian Citizen
In return you will receive:
  • A competitive hourly rate of up to $65 per hour + super
  • Strong supportive team culture
  • Full time hours – Monday to Friday – 37.5 hours per week
  • 12 month contract with the view to extend of up to 3 years
 If you're interested in applying but have a few more questions, please don't hesitate to contact Mel Ireland at DFP Recruitment on 0406 436 464 for a confidential discussion. Otherwise click apply now to express your interest.

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.