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Job Number : 22138
Type and Location : Manager / QLD - Other
Listed By : Department of Veterans Affairs on 10 Aug 2017
EL1 Deputy Director VVCS North Queensland

Non-ongoing, Full Time

(18 months with the possibility of extension up to two years)
Salary $104,571 - $114,833 per annum

Location: Townsville, QLD

Reference No: DVAN110


Veterans & Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS) is seeking a highly experienced psychologist or social worker to join the leadership team of the North Queensland region.

The Deputy Director role is responsible for the day to day management of a team of clinicians providing counselling and case management services to Australian veterans and their families. The successful candidate will have substantial clinical and leadership skills and be able to demonstrate that they can work in a collaborative and positive way to support the staff of the region in delivering high quality mental health services.

Take this opportunity to be part of an organisation doing valuable work where you will benefit from flexible working conditions and a competitive remuneration package. Our workplace values diversity and offers a range of career prospects and provides learning and development opportunities. 

Mandatory qualifications:
• Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency as a Psychologist or accreditation as a Mental Health Social Worker with the Australian Association of Social Workers.
• Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance for Queensland.
• Current drivers licence and ability to travel.

Note: An order of merit will be established that may be used to fill similar positions within the next 12 months.

Contact Officer: For any job related information required after reading the selection documentation, please contact Dr Melody Fudge on 07 4721 7336.


For selection documentation and other information visit: and complete the on-line application, including your responses to the selection criteria. For further enquires, e-mail or phone 1300 555 246. 


Applicants must be an Australian Citizen to apply.


Closing date: 11.30pm AEST Thursday, 24 August 2017.

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