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Clinical Practice Manager

Advertiser: Luke Priddis FoundationMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
20 Nov 2019
Location
Sydney, Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Clinical Practice Manager

 

Luke Priddis Foundation  (LPF) is in a growth phase and is seeking for an experienced Clinical Practice Manager for our Foundation based in Penrith.

 

About Luke Priddis Foundation

The Luke Priddis Foundation is a non-profit organisation formed in 2006 to support children, adolescents and adults on the autism spectrum.

 

We believe in a world of awareness, understanding and support for children, adolescents and adults living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other special needs. We seek to provide intervention excellence through the LPF Centre for Autism, providing support and services in Western Sydney.

 

Our mission is to:

·         deliver a wide range of health, welfare and educational services within a safe and respectful environment for individuals with autism, their families, carers and the professionals who support them; and

·         to implement intervention programs that empower individuals and their families reach their full potential through acceptance, education, and inclusion.

 

“The Centre for Autism” paves the way to:

·         lifelong individualised therapies & support, delivered with compassion and purpose; and

·         to establish Community Service Networks and strategic alliances that is aligned with our core values.

 


About the role

Reporting to the General Manager, a Clinical Practice Manager will:

·         be responsible for providing leadership and mentoring to staff and overseeing the clinical processes within its growing organisation;

·         ensure service delivery is compliant with National Disability Standards.
be an advocate for clients and their families to foster community service networks;

·         ensure all interventions and programs are implemented in a timely manner; and

·         provide best practice evidence-based services to clients and their families.

 

About you

Our business is rapidly growing and we are searching for proactive and motivated talent to join our Foundation.

 

To step into this role, you must be passionate about managing staffing needs (eg. case-loads to meet required outcomes), manage stakeholder, team expectations and outcomes. You are a processed focus who will ensure that staff complete appropriate paperwork in a timely manner. You will be rewarded with an opportunity to manage a multidisciplinary team and balance competing demands to ensure deliverables are achieved.

Typical week for you - (3 days clinical caseload and 2 days clinical practice manager)

·      Ensure clinical processes are effectively managed including adherence to NDIS processes, allocation of referrals, appointments, clinicians’ caseloads, client service plans and reviews.

·      Manage regular team meetings, group peer supervision and staff professional development. Where appropriate provide clinical mentoring and supervision of novice staff and other team members.

·      Lead and oversee the implementation of interventions and programs in order to provide best practice evidence-based services to clients.

·      Ensure the team effectively engage with clients and their families to collaboratively identify and develop treatment goals reflective of their needs.

·      Ability to lead staff in being advocates for clients and to teach, support and guide carers, teachers, day programs and community organisation as required.

·      Contribute to the development and maintenance of community partnerships with external stakeholders.

·      Ensure clinical practices meet National Disability Insurance Standards and procedures.

 

What we are looking for

§  Qualifications in a relevant area of practice- Psychology, Occupational Therapy or speech pathology. Full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA)

§  Have a Medicare provider number or be eligible

§  High level of expertise and experience working with individuals and their families providing clinical assessment, evidenced-based treatment and therapeutic approaches to children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental and intellectual disabilities and a other mental health disorders. 

§  Proven clinical leadership, training and supervision of a multidisciplinary allied health team (desirable not essential)

§  Advanced communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work both co-operatively and independently in a multidisciplinary team.

§  Sound understanding of NDIS - knowledge of the eligible supports to people with ASD and intellectual disabilities and a sound understanding of the different support categories.

§  Current NSW Working with children check

§  Drivers Licence – use of own vehicle

 

Operating hours 8.30am-5.30pm

 

Remuneration is based on experience. Previous experience in this type of role would be high regarded

Want to know more?

Please click here to review Job Description

 

For more information about the role or the recruitment process, please contact John Thain via email john@lukepriddisfoundation.com

 

How to apply:

If you want to make a difference in the life of young people with autism then come and join the Luke Priddis Foundation.
 

To apply for this role you need to submit an application that should include a covering letter and resume (maximum of 5 pages) that details your experience and how you meet the capabilities of the role to John Thain at john@lukepriddisfoundation.com

 

 

Applications Close

04th December @ 11.59pm. However, if we receive a higher than expected volume of applications, we may close the role earlier.

 

Additional information

The talent pool created will be valid for a period of up to 12 months. Employment to Luke Priddis Foundation is subject to pre – employment checks.

 

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?
  • Do you have professional indemnity insurance (pii)?
  • What's your preferred work type?
  • Do you have experience working with children with special needs?

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