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APS6 Technical Advisor

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Working within the technical advisory branch of a Federal Government Agency Your new company Our client is a Federal Government Agency responsible for delivering a national scheme. Our client's primary focus is ensuring the inclusion and support of those affected by disabilities. They work with many organisations in the community in order to achieve this goal.

This opportunity lies within the technical advisory branch of the agency and is well suited to allied health clinicians with specialist experience within the disability sector. Your new role In this new role you will provide expert clinical advice and support to staff in relation to complex disabilities and health related supports. You will support partners and planners to approve NDIS support plans in specific areas that require specialist knowledge.

You will also participate in improving service delivery and ensuring correct support is being provided to those with complex disabilities. Key responsibilities include: Provide subject matter expertise on the most appropriate supports to achieve outcomes Provide solutions and support delegates with advice when complex responses are required Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure consistent decision making Contribute to policy and operational guidelines to maximise performance Ensure high quality written advice and record keeping Promote a supportive and positive work environment What you'll need to succeed In order to succeed in this role you will hold an allied health qualification with experience in complex clinical advisory. Your expertise and experience in the disability industry will allow to achieve in this role as you provide your expertise to other staff.

Key requirements include: Preferred Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Qualifications in the following areas are also accepted: Occupational Therapy, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Psychology, Registered Nurse, Social Work, Mental Health Practitioners, Behaviour Support Practitioners or Medico Legal Allied Health Proven understanding and knowledge of disability and its impact on individuals Strong interpersonal skills – strong report writing skills are essential Ability to provide coaching and training to staff including presentation of evidence An understanding of insurance and compensation systems Competency in applying assessment tools to identify relevant supports What you'll get in return In return for your commitment to this role you will receive an initial 12-month assignment to work in a rewarding position with this Federal Agency. You will also receive an excellent hourly rate at an APS6 level. This position allows work from home flexibility and is looking for immediate starts pending clearances.

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Date09 April 2021

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