Assistant Director - Mental Health Clinical Psychologist / Social Worker
If you have previously applied for this position, please do not re-apply. Thank you ACM Healthcare is working on behalf of a commonwealth government agency to source a Mental Health Accredited Clinical Psychologist, Psychologist, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist. DUTIES In accordance with the principles of workplace diversity, Work Health and Safety, participative work practices, APS values and APS Employment Principles the Assistant Director, Clinical Outreach and Groups will: Work in collaboration with the Regional Leadership Team to oversee the provision of quality clinical services by external providers and the implementation and delivery of relevant treatment and psychoeducational groups and workshops to the clients and stakeholders of ACM’s client in the region and be responsible for the following activities; Provide advice to the Regional Director on service delivery opportunities, and requirements within the local jurisdiction to enhance client outcomes and to ensure effective service delivery.
Collaborate with the regional clinical leadership team to mitigate risk to client safety, and to enhance client access to quality evidence-based treatment and support services. Provide clinical leadership in regional delivery of ACM’s clients programs and services, including the treatment and psychoeducational group suite of programs and the clinical outreach program to ensure ACM’s clients patients can access relevant services. Develop and maintain partnerships with service providers contracted to ACM’s client to increase service delivery capacity and to ensure clinical governance standards and practices are maintained.
Undertake Quality Assurance activities, which may include audits, case file reviews, risk reviews, and contract compliance reviews to ensure clinical governance is upheld for the work undertaken by Outreach Program Counsellors providing services across the region. Contribute to the ongoing improvement of the policies and procedures related to ACM’s client Outreach Counsellor Program and oversee the implementation of related contract management practices at the local level. In accordance with organisational goals and identified regional demand, ensure a program of treatment and psychoeducational groups and workshops are developed, promoted, and delivered to targeted populations and areas to achieve maximum client and stakeholder access.
This will include; Developing and maintaining strategic relationships with key stakeholders including Defence and ex-service organisations; Providing strategic regional input to the National Director Clinical Programs and Communications teams; Collaborating in relevant research activities and trials and identifying new evidence-based program initiatives to support emerging client needs. Undertake line management responsibilities for staff including Outreach Program Coordinators and Group Program Coordinators within the region, and be responsible for the recruitment, selection, induct....