APS6 Counsellor/Case Coordinator
Ongoing, Full Time
Salary $84,374 - $95,809 per annum
Location: Canberra City, ACT
Reference No: DVAO1030
This Counsellor/Case Coordinator role
is based in Canberra Regional office of Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling
Service will ensure provision of high quality clinical services to the region
including assessment and referral, evidence based individual, couple and family
counselling, and case management to eligible VVCS clients.
1. Provision of high quality clinical services including assessment and
referral, evidence based individual, couple and family counselling, and case
management to eligible VVCS clients in order to achieve outcomes identified in
care planning processes.
2. Contribution to the development and delivery of VVCS group programs as
3. Maintaining clinical records according to VVCS standards, collating and
analysing data from client records, and preparing reports as required to assist
in evaluating and improving service delivery.
4. Facilitating the delivery of VVCS counselling and other programs to
veterans, ADF personnel and their families in rural and outer metropolitan
• applying quality assurance principles and procedures to ensure the clinical
practice, reporting and invoicing activities of outreach counsellors meet
• ensuring VVCS contracted counsellors and other providers are accessing
relevant services, resources and supports for VVCS clients.
5. Liaising and forming partnerships with DVA, the ADF, other government
departments, ex-service organisations, community health and welfare agencies,
and all other organisations involved in meeting the identified needs of veteran
and defence force communities and families.
6. Participation in and contribution to ongoing learning and development
activities and maintenance of professional status.
7. Participation in community development and service promotion activities as
8. Participation in VVCS program evaluation and research activities,
contributing to project management activities that implement strategic
directions and quality improvement recommendations, and provide feedback for
ongoing development of clinical policies and procedures.
9. Applying the principles of cooperative and safe working practices consistent
with APS Values and the Department’s mission, vision, approach and values.
Eligibility: Mandatory qualifications apply and applicants must be an
Australian Citizen. Working with
Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance must be obtained prior
to commencing in the position.
Note: An order of merit will be established that may be used to
fill similar positions within the next 12 months.
DVA supports the principles and
practices of workplace equity and diversity.
Contact Officer: For
any job related information required after reading the selection documentation,
please contact Kate Gimson on 02 6225 4620.
For selection documentation and other information visit: https://dvajobs.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.home
and complete the on-line application. For further enquires, e-mail PSGRecruitment@dva.gov.au or phone
1300 555 246.
Closing date: 11.30pm
Thursday, 27 September 2018.