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Job Number : 31560
Type and Location : Other / Perth, WA - Other
Listed By : UM on 15 Oct 2020
EL1 Assistant Director Clinical Operations

An opportunity exists at Open Arms – Veterans & Families Counselling for an Executive Level 1, Assistant Director, Clinical Operations located in either Mt Pleasant WA or Rockingham WA.

In collaboration with the Regional Leadership Team, the Assistant Director Clinical Operations will oversee the provision of clinical services across the region, within a stepped-care model and be responsible for the following activities. 

Duties include:


• Undertake line management responsibilities for clinical staff and be responsible for the recruitment, selection, induction, supervision, and performance management of clinical employees to ensure their ability to meet service delivery requirements.
• Ensure all clinical work undertaken in the region is conducted in accordance with the governance requirements of OPEN ARMS. 
• Actively contribute to OPEN ARMS National projects, clinical policies and procedures, research initiatives and Quality Assurance activities as required;
•  Provide clinical leadership in regional application of Open Arms programs and services to ensure Open Arms clients are afforded appropriate services and to ensure clinical standards and practices are maintained;
• As a member of the regional leadership group, provide supportive leadership to the region, contribute to the National Management Team, and Deputise and act for the Regional Director as required.




• Applicants must be an Australian citizen to apply.
• Qualifications must be that of a psychologist or accredited mental health social worker.
• Qualified psychologists must have current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA).
• Mental health accredited social workers must be registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
• Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance must be obtained prior to commencing in the position.
• Both psychologists and mental health social workers must have extensive clinical and relevant management experience




Opportunity Status: Ongoing/Non-ongoing

A merit pool will be established that may be used to fill similar positions within the next 12 months.

Non-ongoing may be offered for a period of 18 months with the possibility of extension.

DVA embraces and fosters a culture that supports diversity, inclusion and respect, where people are empowered to fulfil their potential. We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds, and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people that identify as LGBTIQ+, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

DVA is committed to improving the data skills and capability of our workforce to underpin our goal of becoming a leading data-driven organisation.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see: 

Contact Officer: For any job related information required after reading the selection documentation, please contact Marcus Schmidt on 08 8935 1450,


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

Closing Date: 11.30pm Thursday 29 October 2020.

Contact Details and complete the on-line application. For further enquires, e-mail or phone 1300 555 246.

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