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Clinical Team Leader

  • Treatment & Support Services Team
  • CSE Level 6/7
  • Full time*

Directions is a progressive non-profit organisation offering a range of health interventions, services and programs aimed at maximising the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities affected by Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) issues.

Our Treatment & Support Services offer innovative, client centred community-based services using a harm minimisation approach and stepped model of care for people in all stages of change, and their family members. As the ACT’s largest provider of community-based services, the TSS team’s therapeutic experience and clinical capacity is vast, as is the range of interventions and groups offered.

The Position:

The Clinical Team Leader is a key position within Directions’ clinical and leadership workforce, offering an exciting mixture of clinical leadership, management and influence, alongside direct clinical work.

This is a full-time* position, working collaboratively within the Treatment & Support Services (TSS) team, based in Woden, ACT. This position will provide clinical leadership and oversight to the TSS Team’s centre-based and outreach activities with consideration of safety, quality and risk management; and deliver high quality AOD services to clients and family members impacted by drug and alcohol use.

In this role you will:

  • Provide leadership, mentoring and support to the TSS Team
  • Development and oversight of community-based individual and group therapeutic services for clients and their families impacted by alcohol, tobacco and other drug use
  • Work with the Organisational Team Leader to ensure that the Team has adequate support across all service components and operating hours
  • Monitor Team and program performance through accurate data collection
  • Ensure the provision of high-quality person-centred services that meet expected standards through continuous quality improvement, safety and risk management processes including promoting a continuous quality improvement and safety framework

What we offer:

  • A flexible and supportive work environment
  • Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • 17½% leave loading
  • Additional paid leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Professional development and training opportunities

Candidate Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in Counselling/Social Work/Psychology/Nursing/other relevant field
  • Cert IV or AOD Skill Set in Alcohol and Other Drug Work or willingness to obtain
  • Leadership or management experience, qualification, or willingness to obtain
  • Significant experience working in the Alcohol and Other Drug field
  • A current Senior First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Employment is subject to a satisfactory AFP National Police Check and Working With Vulnerable People Registration
  • Australian Citizenship or suitable rights to work in Australia
  • Current Driver’s Licence is desirable

Some after-hours work will be required.

*Part time may be negotiable for a suitable candidate.

All appointments will be conditional upon a satisfactory National Police Check, Working with Vulnerable People registration and Australian citizenship or suitable rights to work in Australia.

Please review Position Description at www.directionshealth.com/career-opportunities for more detailed information or contact Stephanie Stephens on 02 6132 4800 or email stephanie.stephens@directionshealth.com, using the subject line: Clinical Team Leader enquiry via EthicalJobs

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