Clinical Care Coordinator

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Clinical Care Coordinator

Reference No: Clinical Care Coordinator

Women's & Girls' Emergency Centre

Applications Closing: Friday, March 22, 2019 - 17:00

As the Clinical Care Coordinator, you will provide leadership and coordination of all aspects of clinical care within all WAGEC services. The Clinical Care Co-ordinator will work with a team of practice managers and case managers to deliver high quality clinical care and support services to clients and their families supported within WAGEC services.

The Clinical Care Co-ordinator will use their clinical expertise to coach, mentor and support the case management teams to deliver support and care in accordance with WAGEC’s policies, procedures and processes. Furthermore, ensuring it aligns with WAGEC’s mission, vision and principles.

As the clinical care matter expert, you will provide clinical expertise to the Case Management Team and the Leadership Team and other WAGEC staff so that there is an increased organisational understanding of therapeutic interventions and evidence-based practices for working with women and families experiencing homelessness, escaping domestic and family violence and complex trauma histories.

You will be working in a very supportive and collaborative team, reporting to the Clients Services Manager and working closely with the case management team and leadership team.

Details
Category: Psychology & Counselling
Field: Housing & Homelessness, Mental Health & Counselling, Women
Employment basis: Contract
Job Location: Inner City Sydney, Inner West Sydney
About us

Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre (WAGEC) provides safe spaces for women and families impacted by the effects of homelessness, domestic and family violence and systemic disadvantage. We create enduring change in the lives of others through access to safety, housing and support. 

We work with our communities to advocate for social change and are working towards a safe future for all women and families.

Position details
Qualifications:

ABOUT YOU

To excel in this role, you will have experience in one or more of the following areas of work; excellent knowledge and competence in mental health and clinical care, compassionate to needs of women and families at risk in the community, demonstrated experience in supervision to direct the delivery of clinical practice, comprehensive knowledge of evidence based clinical and care practice and a strong understanding of trauma informed practice and delivering trauma informed services

You are a creative professional, who works to high standards and wants to make your own mark on the development of our case management and leadership teams to be able to deliver the upmost services for the children, young people, women and families we support.

You love to support teams to reach their full potential. You are a critical thinker with a hands-on approach and want to work for a dynamic organisation that values its staff and truly makes a difference in the lives of women and children.

You have strong leadership skills that enable you to work autonomously under a broad direction from management.

Essential Selection Criteria:

To be considered for this role it is important that you have:

  • Recognised qualifications in Psychology with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Registration to practice as a psychologist with AHPRA for at least 2 years
  • Excellent knowledge and competence in mental health and clinical care
  • Compassionate to needs of women and families at risk in the community
  • Experience leading clinical and/or care teams (desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience in supervision to direct the delivery of clinical practice, to make a significant contribution to clinical education and training of case managers and build capacity within our organisation’s teams.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of evidence based clinical and care practice
  • A strong understanding of trauma informed practice and delivering trauma informed services
  • Demonstrated knowledge of continuous improvement
  • Well-developed report writing and analytical skills
  • Experience with clinical problem solving and a commitment to delivering high quality, client centered focused care
  • Knowledge of Homelessness Sector, domestic and family violence and child protection (desirable)
  • Current unrestricted NSW Driver’s Licence (P2 licence accepted).
  • Recognised qualifications as a Social Worker, preferred; Mental Health Social Worker qualifications, with 3 years' experience in social work.
  • Recognised qualifications of Masters of Counselling and 3 years' professional experience.
  • Eligible and willing to be a member of relevant professional bodies.
Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Elise Higgins
Contact Email: elise.higgins@wagec.org.au
Contact Phone: 0432397572
How to apply

If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you, APPLY NOW!

To apply; email your CV and cover letter outlining why you would be perfect for this role to

ATT: Recruitment – Clinical Care Coodinator elise.Higgins@wagec.org.au

Applications closes:  22nd March 2019

For more information please contact Elise Higgins: elise.Higgins@wagec.org.au   0432 397 572

Date posted: 22 February 2019

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