APS6 Technical Advisory

Posted 21 June 2022
Salary$58.50 per hour, Benefits: Flexible Arrangements, Federal Government,
Job type Temporary
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

APS6 Technical Advisory
  • Office located in Midland
  • Federal Government Opportunity
  • 12 Month contract - 01/08/22 Proposed Start Date
The Technical Advisory Branch is responsible for providing specialist technical, clinical and operational advice in relation to complex cases and support requests. The branch drives consistency in the application of reasonable and necessary planning decisions and access decision-making frameworks to facilitate the achievement of Participant and Scheme Outcomes.
The Role and Responsbilities:
The APS6 is a team membership position and will have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across a range of activities.
The APS6 Technical Advisory will provide detailed technical, policy, and operational support in relation to complex problems.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Providing subject matter expertise using a coaching and mentoring approach, advising on the most appropriate supports to achieve participant outcomes.
  • Manage complex and sensitive conversations and situations associated with approval of funding.
  • Liaising and working cooperatively with stakeholders, delegates, partners and providers to ensure consistent decision making and outcome achievement.
  • Supporting staff conducting internal and Administrative Appeals Tribunal review of decisions.
  • Contribute to provision of subject matter expertise to inform Agency guidance and policy.
  • Providing high quality written and telephone advice and record keeping, including competency with IT systems. 
Required qualifications in any of the below:
These are acknowledged as covering degree, advanced or other diploma qualifications in the following areas: 
  • Occupational Therapy  
  • Psychology  
  • Social Work  
  • Mental Health Practitioners  
Must be eligible to be registered with the appropriate registration body or have attained the appropriate certification level as required by the professional association where there is no registration requirement.
In addition, candidates must be able to demonstrate:
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • The ability to analyse and synthesise detailed information within tight time frames.
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information
  • Adaptable communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work within the team and adapt quickly to a changing environment
Please note: Applicants are required to hold Australian Citizenship.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please APPLY NOW.

Please include a cover letter addressing the above criteria to demonstrate your suitability.

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.