4. Attend relevant meetings, conferences and training programs related to the field as
negotiated with management.
5. Attend monthly management supervision reviews, external supervision and peer
supervision sessions as scheduled.
6. Promptly report any potentially problematic client-related issues if/as they arise.
7. Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to determine areas of collaboration and
develop a solution focused approach.
8. Ensure that clients and community members are included in the decision making and
work of GCH programs and projects.
9. Use well developed communication, consulting and negotiation skills, and a flexible
approach when dealing with issues and people, based on sound risk management.
10. Write and present reports as requested and ensure up to date and accurate collection,
recording and reporting of statistical and service data as required by the Department of
Health and Human Services, Primary Health Network and GCH.
11. Provide supervision and support to students as required.
12. Other duties commensurate with current skills and experience as agreed with the
Program Leader, Manager, General Manager or the Chief Executive Officer.
Key selection criteria
- Registered Nurse/Psychiatric Nurse, Psychologist, Social Worker or Counsellor
qualifications and experience.
- Relevant Undergraduate Degree with appropriate post graduate qualifications or
extensive empirical knowledge and work history.
- Membership with AHPRA, ACA, APS, ASWA etc.
- Clinical and forensic experience, knowledge of therapeutic interventions.
- Resilience to work with and support clients who present with a range of presenting
complex issues, challenging behaviours and persons involved with the criminal justice
Demonstrated skills, experience and/or understanding of:
- Knowledge and implementation of a range of evidence based holistic and evidence
based therapeutic interventions to support clients to achieve optimal psychological and
- Specific therapeutic interventions for a range of mental health issues including
depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss and co-occurring mental health and
substance misuse issues.
- Client centred practise including counselling, trauma informed care, case management,
complex assessment skills, care planning, collaborative shared care planning and
conducting care planning meetings.
- Demonstrated attention to detail with well-developed administrative and organisational
skills to effectively manage high volumes of work and determine priorities, meet targets
- Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
- Demonstrated knowledge and application of computer software, including Microsoft
Office and the Internet.