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Job Number : 27555
Type and Location : Psychologist / Brisbane
Listed By : 4 Aussie Heroes Foundation Limited on 16 May 2019
Manager - Clinical Services

 

MANAGER – CLINICAL SERVICES (PART TIME)

             2 days per week + residential programs up to 12 days in duration - initial 12 month contract

             Based in Brisbane

 

THE FOUNDATION

4 Aussie Heroes is a charitable Foundation established to support and assist those military and first responder personnel, past and present, who are suffering with PTSD and other related mental health issues.

The Foundation is currently seeking a MANAGER – CLINICAL SERVICES with demonstrated experience in developing and delivering group therapeutic programs targeting psychological conditions, particularly Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

 

JOB DESCRPTION

Support the activities of the Foundation through lead facilitation and management of the group mental health programs. This will be done through the following:

Clinical activities:

  • Respond to potential participant enquiries and referrals
  • Conduct psychological assessments and screening with potential participants
  • Facilitate psychological group interventions in line with program manuals
  • Conduct brief individual sessions (including goal setting) with program participants
  • Develop clinical resources including updating program manuals and presentations as required
  • Supervise and work with multi-disciplinary program facilitators/presenters
  • Write post-program clinical reports for participants’ health providers
  • Collect and store consent for participants 

 

Outcome evaluation and reporting activities: 

  • Review policy and procedures for the program, including intake assessment, program delivery, and outcome measures
  • Administer pre and post outcome measures (i.e. DASS-21, PCL-5)
  • Maintain an Excel database of outcome measures
  • Score and interpret outcome data for both individuals and group
  • Provide summary reports on outcome measures to General Manager/Board of Directors 

 

Administration & Liaison activities: 

  • Liaise with additional program presenters
  • Attend and contribute to the Foundation ‘Health and Wellbeing Committee’ meetings to guide development and ongoing management of policies, procedures and program delivery
  • Meet with external referrers and organisations/stakeholders to provide information on program as required

     

SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential: 

  • Registered psychologist with AHPRA 
  • Experience in the treatment and assessment of trauma related conditions including Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Experience facilitating group psychological interventions
  • Effective time management and the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable: 

  • Clinical endorsement with AHPRA 
  • Post-graduate qualifications in clinical psychology (masters or doctorate/PhD)
  • Experience managing/supervising allied health practitioners
  • Experience working with first responders and/or military veterans

 

FURTHER DETAILS

Hours are negotiable with a 2-day week required as a start. The role will also require live-in attendance at residential programs. 

This position is available for 12 months initially with prospects of renewal. Remuneration is by negotiation, based on qualifications, skills and experience. Being a charitable Foundation with taxation concessions and benefits, tax effective salary sacrificing arrangements will be available.

The position incumbent will be responsible to and report to the General Manager, with some dialogue with the Clinical Psychologist on the Board and the Clinical Psychologist on the Health and Wellbeing Committee. 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

If you would like further information about this position, please contact the Chairman of the Foundation at E:  info@4aussieheroes.com.au, Ph: 0418 735 257

Or 

The Chairman,

      4 Aussie Heroes Foundation

      PO Box 208

      CORINDA  Qld  4075

All applicants must supply the following documents: cover letter, resume, and selection criteria responses. 

Applications close 31 May 2019. 

Contact Details
Gerry Garard

M: 0418 735 257




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