Clinical Manager | Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Clinical Manager | Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Act Government | canberra, ACT, AU

Posted 11 days ago

Apply Now


Closes: 28 November 2022

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 2
Salary: $100,957 - $107,000 plus superannuation
Position No: 26407 - 026SF
Advertised (Gazettal date): 14 November 2022
Contact Officer: Brad O’Donnell on or

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together

Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person-centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary, and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:

The position is situated within Adult Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS), which is a specialist mental health service that provides services for people aged over 18 years. The Service has teams operating from Gungahlin, City, Tuggeranong, Phillip and Belconnen Community Health Centres.

Within the service there is strong focus on the provision of timely and effective mental health interventions that are collaborative and inclusive of families and carers. People are supported to achieve their personal recovery goals as identified in their Care Plan.

The program recently implemented a new model of care which aims to improve the responsivity and diversity of services offered to people. The new MoC is underpinned by principles of recovery and aims to:

Increase standardisation of procedures, processes, and practices to promote more internal consistency in service delivery and best practice interventions

Clarify and delineate of the role and service functions to reduce duplication and inefficiencies, reduce administrative burden on staff and promote more direct clinical contact

Provide optimal treatment for people in their homes and community as effective hospital diversion

The successful applicant/s will enjoy working as a member of the multidisciplinary team providing assessment and care planning for people experiencing mental illness. They will be highly motivated to engage in consultative and educative practices with families, carers and other agencies.

The successful applicant will also be required to undertake professional development and clinical supervision, participate in quality initiatives, and contribute to multidisciplinary team processes.

Importantly the new MoC will allow greater opportunity for clinicians to deliver discipline specific interventions, with case-loads reflecting strengths based models of care.

The position reports to a Team Leader who is on site in the health centre. The position is supported by a cohesive multidisciplinary team, including other Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Psychiatrists and Allied Health Assistants.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who may be interested in a working in a program that comprises access, hospital diversion, assertive outreach, and community recovery and therapy services.


CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information whilst working towards achieving positive outcomes for people who access the service
  • Ability to respond to and prioritise competing and often urgent requests in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Position Requirements/Qualifications:


  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Have an understanding of how the indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the , , and .
  • Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening, and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.
  • Hold a current driver’s licence
  • Note: This is a temporary position available for six months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

    For more information on this position and how to apply ""

    This is a temporary position available for six months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

    Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services