Disability and Complex Care Coordinator

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Disability and Complex Care Coordinator


Job Description

ACT Corrective Services

Offender Reintegration

Disability and Complex Care Coordinator

Health Professional Level 4

Salary Range: $114,928 - $123,710 (PN: 52834)

ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) is seeking a highly motivated, suitably qualified and experienced person to fill the position of Disability and Complex Care Interventions Coordinator (HP4), within the Offender Reintegration Unit.

The successful applicant will foster a shared approach to providing pathways for people with disability, ageing, mental health and other complex needs in the justice system. Working closely with allocated case manager/s, Disability Liaison Officer/s and other relevant work units, the Disability and Complex Care Interventions Coordinator will lead the development and implementation of specialised client pathways in custody.

In addition, you will provide both organisational and individual support related to increasing capacity of individuals with complex needs within the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC).

Further to this, you will identify and implement actions to address systemic barriers to service delivery access for detainees with complex needs in the custodial setting and coordinate complex NDIS referrals and complex assessments to ensure detainees access required support upon release.

To be successful, you will possess excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills necessary to build rapport with a diverse range of clients and stakeholders, in addition to demonstrating sound knowledge of disability, ageing, mental health and/or relevant sectors within the ACT.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other requirements: 

  1. Postgraduate qualification in Occupational Therapy is mandatory.
    • General registration with the relevant Board of Australia (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency [AHPRA]).
    • Professional membership or demonstrated eligibility for professional membership with a relevant professional body.
  2. Applicants must have a minimum of five years paid work employment, post qualification, in a relevant role.
  3. Demonstrated experience and/or willingness to work with detainees is essential.
  4. A current driver’s license is essential.
  5. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record check.
  6. Current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Check) Act 2011 is required.

How to apply: For further information, please visit www.jobs.act.gov.au 

Contact Officer: Daniella Posavec (02) 6207 3581 Daniella.Posavec@act.gov.au 

Applications Close: 26 August 2022

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