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Psychologist or Social WorkerChandler Macleod
Chandler Macleod is working with a Federal Government client for a Psychologist or Social Worker for an initial 12-month contract with possible extension of up to 4 years. FULL time and PART time opportunities available Location options available: Mount Pleasant Long Term Contract Positions Excellent remuneration The Department of Veterans' Affairs supports those who serve or have served in the defense service. This federal government service is responsible for the delivery of mental health services to Veteran and Defence force communities and their families.
You will be working within the counselling program providing high quality clinical services. The role Responsibility for clinical counselling and case management as you assist individuals, couples and families. Facilitate the delivery of the counselling program to veterans, ADF personnel and their families.
Contribute to the development of the program and ensure you participate in ongoing learning for your own professional status. Liaise with other government departments and welfare agencies in order to meet the needs of the veteran and defence force communities. Maintain all clinical records and data Manage your own case load and ensure you are providing therapeutic based counselling in line with best practice Mandatory Qualifications and Working with Children/Vulnerable PeopleQualifications must be that of a mental health professional.
Qualified health professionals must have current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA). Mental health accredited social workers must be registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). Preference is for mental health professionals including Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, Mental Health Occupational Therapists or Mental Health Social Workers Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance must be obtained prior to commencing in the position.
As a Federal Government organization, you must be an Australia Citizen to be considered for this role. For further information, please call Orla on 08 9217 0589 or email: orla.gillespiechandlermacleod.