Tabatha Gallaway

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Government Policy Programs and Projects
Hourly Rate Contract
Program Management
Project Support

POSTED 7th Jun, 2022   REF NO. BBBH16476

APS6 Program Coordinator

Open Arms – Veterans & Family Counselling was founded by Australia’s Vietnam veterans. It is Australia’s leading provider of mental health assessment and counselling for Australian veterans and their families.

The Opportunity

There is an APS6 Outreach Program Coordinator contract available in Spring Hill, Queensland. This is a 12-month contract with the option to extend.

You will join the Open Arms Outreach Program which has been designed to increase service accessibility for Open Arms clients. It establishes a network of accredited mental health clinicians, engaged through statutory registration, to support the delivery of services on behalf of Open Arms across Australia.

This is an opportunity to:

  • Contribute to a program that will improve the lives of Australian Veterans and their families
  • Secure a long-term contract in the APS
  • Work in a fast-paced and rewarding operational environment
  • Join a supportive team environment with a positive work culture

The Role

As an APS6 Outreach Program Coordinator you will be responsible for:

Direct provision of high-quality clinical services including initial intake as well as;

    • Assessment and referral
    • Evidence based counselling
    • Case management
    • Case coordination as required
  • Contribution to the continuous quality improvement of the Open Arms Outreach Program at both region and national levels
  • Coordination and participation in the selection, orientation and resourcing of suitably qualified and experienced outreach counsellors in line with Open Arms policy
  • Facilitation of the delivery of high quality clinical outreach services for eligible Open Arms clients in rural and outer metropolitan areas
  • Providing information, debriefing and support, but not clinical supervision, to contracted service providers as appropriate
  • Participation in Open Arms program evaluation and research activities, contributing to project management activities that implement strategic directions and quality improvement recommendations

Your Background and Experience

You will also require the following capabilities:

  • Qualifications as a registered Psychologist / Mental Health Occupational Therapist / Mental Health Registered Nurse with full AHPRA registration, OR
  • Qualification as a Social Worker eligible for membership of the Australian Association Social Workers (AASW) and be eligible to apply for Mental Health accreditation.


  • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance.

To be eligible for this role, you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen
  • Be willing to undergo a police check
  • Have a Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance

Salary / Rate

  • $55 – 65 per hour + 10% super (includes casual loading)
  • 12-month contract with the option to extend
  • Spring Hill, Queensland

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Tabatha Gallaway on 02 6108 4878 quoting ref no. 16476.

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