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Clinical Coordinator Youth Program - CAAPS

CAAPS is a community controlled Aboriginal Corporation that supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, their families and youth who are experiencing issues related to substance use. Our staff work closely with our clients to facilitate positive change.

Its hard work – but extremely rewarding and what we do, really matters.

Are you ready to join us?

We are seeking 2 Clinical Coordinators who are enthusiastic, people focused and passionate about ensuring quality, individualised support that enables people to have choice and control over their lives.

You will have experience working in an Adult AOD and /or Youth AOD program as part of a multidisciplinary team, providing day to day site coordination, effectively engaging with and coordinating care and clinical interventions.

Just some of your responsibilities will be: 

  • Providing clinical guidance and workplace supervision for staff reporting to you.
  • Participating in intake processes.
  • Ensuring the programs, activities and support provided are evidence based, trauma informed and culturally safe.
  • Working with the senior management team to model our values and support strategic direction

Your skills, experience and qualifications include: 

  • Sound knowledge of the issues impacting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Extensive understanding of current issues impacting the delivery of AOD services to Clients affected by substance use
  • Sound knowledge of trauma informed approaches to service delivery
  • A tertiary degree or a postgraduate qualification in Social Sciences, Psychology, Counseling or equivalent and other relevant qualifications

It would be preferred if you had current full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) or current full membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
Advanced level of clinical and interpersonal skills (and demonstrated experience) in a range of mental health and/or community health service settings, which includes managing clients at risk of suicide and/or family violence/other abuse.

Why work for the CAAPS?

  • You are committed to the health and wellbeing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples
  • You will receive immense job satisfaction working for a values-based organisation.
  • Work in a family friendly and supportive work environment
  • Receive training and mentoring with the opportunity to improve and learn new skills.
  • Take advantage of Salary Packaging Benefits that increases your take home pay!
  • Receive 6 weeks annual leave!

For a detailed job description visit www.caaps.org.au  Please click APPLY NOW and include your resume and 1 page cover letter.

Applications close:  30th June 2020