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Siobahn Condie

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Canberra
Human Resources
Hourly Rate Contract
Learning and Development

POSTED 7th Jun, 2022   REF NO. BBBH16472

APS6 Group Program Coordinator

Our client is Australia’s leading provider of high-quality mental health assessment and clinical counselling services for Australian veterans and their families. They focus on meeting client needs through a combination of proven clinical practices and new and emerging evidence-based approaches.

The Opportunity

We are recruiting for an APS6 Group Program Coordinator who will work in collaboration with the Assistant Director, Clinical Outreach and Groups and the clinical team to coordinate the provision of psychoeducational workshops and treatment groups by external providers to the clients and stakeholders

Be a part of a team that is Australia’s leading provider of mental health services to Australia’s military community who understand the common issues facing serving and non-serving members and their families.

The Role

As part of your responsibilities as an APS6 Group Program Coordinator you will:

  • Engage with in-centre counsellors and Outreach Program counsellors to support promotion and delivery of group programs.
  • Engage with community stakeholders, ex-service organisations, and contacts in collaboration with the community engagement team
  • Liaise with the GP engagement/Practice Support teams of Primary Health Networks.
  • Engage with military bases to promote group programs. This includes Health Centres, Medical Officers, Mental Health and Rehabilitation Providers, DCO, DTSS, Chain of Command, and OBAS
  • Deliver presentations on group programs to internal and external stakeholders
  • Source appropriately qualified and experienced Group Program Facilitators and provide onboarding
  • Undertake regular skills and competencies audits of group program workforce and adherence to group facilitator protocols

Your Background and Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in teaching, training and facilitation, ideally within a mental health/community sector or have qualifications as a registered Psychologist / Mental Health Occupational Therapist / Mental Health Registered Nurse with full AHPRA registration.

You will also require the following capabilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to build positive working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and to work across boundaries to achieve positive outcomes
  • Significant understanding of the challenges faced by those who have served in the Australian Defence Force
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a range of strategic and operational issues simultaneously, and resolve complex and sensitive issues effectively
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to provide clear and accurate advice to stakeholders including providers, employers, industry bodies and partner agencies
  • Relevant management experience

Salary / Rate

  • APS6: $55-$65/hr + 10.5% super
  • 12 Month contract
  • Australian citizenship required
  • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Siobahn Condie on 02 6108 4878 quoting ref no. 16472.


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