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Clinical Quality Improvement Officer | Open Arms

Hays Healthcare - Canberra, ACT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Your new company
Open Arms is the leading provider of mental health services for veteran's and their families - they are a service founded by Vietnam war veterans which now provide essential services to all veteran's and their families.
As an Australia wide team they provide face to face counselling, telephone based support and case management to individuals and their families through a combination of proven clinical practices and new evidence based approaches.

You would be joining a large team of passionate and highly professional specialist staff, within a supportive working environment which provides clinical supervision, professional development opportunities and peer and management support.

Your new role
The Senior Clinical Quality Improvement Officer is a key role in supporting the design and implementation of clinical quality improvement and risk reduction activities, to ensure that Open Arms delivers the highest quality clinical care to Australian Veteran’s and their families. As a member of the Clinical Safety and Quality section, and reporting to the Assistant Director, Clinical Quality Improvement, this role is responsible for carrying out a range of organisational assessments and interventions, focused on understanding, assessing and improving the services provided by Open Arms. In doing so, this role will operate with a national remit, supporting the development, improvement and assurance of Open Arms’ services across the country.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualifications and relevant registration with AHPRA as a Psychologist, Mental Health Nurse or with AASW as a Mental Health Social Worker, OR a minimum of 3 year’s clinically relevant experience.
  • Current Police Check, or ability to obtain one
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with and develop productive working relationships with other teams and organisations
  • Experience in clinical service provision
  • Experience in the conduct of continuous quality improvement activities or organisational development focused on clinical services
  • Community or Defence mental health team experience
  • Experience in treating substance abuse, mood, and anxiety disorders (including PTSD)

What you'll get in return

  • 12 month fixed term contract with potential to extend 4 years
  • Canberra, ACT location
  • Opportunity to work within a small close knit experienced clinical team
  • Working environment that is highly supportive with regular supervision and development opportunities
  • Open Arms was founded by Australia's Vietnam War Veterans and is now a service available to all Australian Veteran's and their families - joining them is sharing your knowledge and service with those who have served us

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Leyla Sezen
[email protected]
02 8226 9879

LHS 297508 #2457792

Canberra, ACT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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