Clinical Practice Coordinator

Employer: Centacare Queensland

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 28 October 2019

Job Description:

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Clinical Practice Coordinator

Centacare Family and Relationship Services

12 Months Fixed Term – with possible extension

Working closely with  the Manager of Practice Governance and Research you will help support the effective compliance and practice governance, service delivery and client risk management priorities within the framework of Centacare Family and Relationship Services’ (CFRS’) mission, values and vision.

The position will focus on strengthening Centacare’s focus on quality service delivery and practice, whilst ensuring those who deliver services to vulnerable members of our community receive high quality supervision, resourcing and guidance regarding best practice.

The role is Brisbane based in Fortitude Valley with some travel required on a limited basis.

Principle responsibilities of this role include:

  • Conduct case & service reviews as required to evaluate practice effectiveness and opportunities for systems improvement.
  • Work with the Directorate Leadership Team to formulate learning and development platforms to support implementation of leading practice.
  • Undertake research into best practice and evidence based service delivery and support in line with CFRS’ strategic priorities.


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications for a position of this nature.
  • Knowledge, skills and extensive experience in crisis intervention and risk management.
  • Experience in successfully developing and implementing organisational or system level clinical and practice governance.

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated record of achievement in clinical and practice oversight and governance.
  • Significant understanding of relevant legislation (Privacy, Family Law, Child Protection, Domestic and Family Violence), Regulations and Standards.
  • Knowledge of a variety of theoretical frameworks and intervention strategies in family therapy or relationship counselling.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and skills in any or a combination of the following: domestic and family violence; sexual assault; child safety; crisis intervention and risk management; family dispute resolution; brief solution-focused counselling; psycho-educational and therapeutic groups; individual, couples and family counselling, and case management services.
  • Knowledge and experience in change management principles and practices as it applies to the development and effective governance of service delivery in a not-for-profit environment.
  • Demonstrated capacity in the governance of a client-focused, values and mission driven service, combined with a proven record in clinical and practice complexity with a high level of ethical practice. This includes the ability to work within the ethos of the Catholic Church which includes the principles of Catholic Social Teaching (a brief summary is attached to the Position Information Sheet).
  • Proven collaborative and interpersonal skills to support effective and innovative working relationships and partnerships with all internal and external stakeholders at both organisational and sector levels.
  • Demonstrated written, reporting and computer literacy skills and strong track record in contractual compliance, relevant to a senior position.


Salary Range – SCHDSIA Award Level 7.

Submission and Closing

Applicants who meet the requirements only need apply.

Please submit your résumé, including 2 current referees and a Cover Letter, emailed by no later than 12:00 pm on Monday  28th October 2019 to [email protected] and marked ‘Clinical Practice Coordinator’ in the Subject Heading.

You can download the Position Description here.


Suburb: Brisbane
Postcode: 4000


Name: Ned Gulliford

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