Social Worker – Clinical Lead

Social Worker – Clinical Lead

About the Role
  • Permanent full-time employment in an established company
  • An attractive remuneration package with the ability to salary package
  • TSS (482) and 484 work visa sponsorship available

The Company        

This is for a well-established and a leading provider/centre of social and community services across the New England North West area (Armidale, Tamworth, Narrabri, Gunnadah)
The Role
An exciting opportunity became available for a Clinical Lead to provide leadership and supervision to staff and assist in managing the delivery of Clinical Services within Tamworth and outpost sites.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate clinical service delivery, in collaboration with the headspace Program Manager, for young people aged 12 to 25 years accessing headspace programs.
  • Coordinate and provide Supervision to a multi-disciplined clinical team, providing strong leadership to staff within a recovery framework.
  • Provide higher level of clinical intervention as required for young people at risk or with higher complexity and ensuring clients who are inappropriate for headspace services are properly referred to and engaged with an alternate appropriate service
  • Provide recovery-orientated counselling and psychology services to improve the mental and social wellbeing of young people, including administering specialist assessments, formulating individualised treatment plans drawing on appropriate conceptual and theoretical models, conducting intake and assessment appointments and providing active Case Coordination
  • Work autonomously, being responsible for meeting KPIs and adhering to company’s policies and procedures.

The Ideal Candidate

To be considered for this role, the following are the essential criteria:
      Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Worker or equivalent and current registration with the relevant Registration Board and be an AHPRA registered Supervisor.
  • Has the ability to work independently as a practitioner delivering both individual and group counselling
  • Experience managing and supervising a clinical team
  • Ability to maintain clinical service delivery standards and manage risk across a range of services.
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership within Community Services field  

The Benefits

Working in this role would give all the benefits of living and working within a rural/regional area including a relaxed and flexible lifestyle options, lower living costs and reduced stress, pollution and traffic. Applicants may also be eligible for rural relocation allowances through the state government.
Other Benefits:

  • Salary within market standards and commensurate with the skills and experience
  • Supportive management and strong teamwork environment
  • The opportunity to work alongside a committed and professional team
  • Access to training and development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging of up to $16,000

The Centre is an approved employer sponsor. Therefore, while local candidates will be given priority, outstanding international candidates, ideally with current or pending AHPRA registration and extensive experience may also be considered for employment with TSS/482/484 work visa sponsorship.  

Who Can Apply

  • TSS/482 visa applicants
  • Australian and New Zealand permanent residents
  • Australian and New Zealand citizens

TSS/482 Visa Sponsorship Available

This client is willing to offer sponsorship through the 482/TSS visa for experienced applicants. You must meet the visa requirements set out by the Department of Home Affairs Immigration.

To be considered for TSS/482 sponsorship, in addition to the job requirements you will need to:

  • Hold a Recognised International Trade Qualification in Mechanics (i.e Red Seal, City and Guilds, FETAC etc)
  • Hold an approved English Test Certificate (i.e IELTS 5.0 Minimum in all 4 sections), or be a citizen of UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, or New Zealand
  • Be in a financial position to support your application and associated costs
  • Be able to move to Australia as soon as your Visa is granted (preferred)

Only applicants that are able to prove you have gathered all of the required documents, will be considered. You must be financially able to pay for your visa lodgement, as soon as the employment contract has been signed.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email a copy of your CV to we will then send it on to our recruitment partner who is managing this job vacancy.

In your email, please include If you require TSS/482 visa sponsorship or if you already have an approved Australian visa with work rights.

If you require TSS/5482 visa sponsorship, please include the answers to the following questions. 

Have you:

  1. gathered all of the documents needed for the visa application?
  2. had all of your documents checked and organised?
  3. got the required funds to apply for your visa once offered the job?

Please note: This job vacancy has been advertised by Visa Jobs on behalf of the employer or one of Visa Jobs recruitment partners. We are unable to answer any specific questions you might have. 

Due to COVID and the Australian borders remaining closed, it is up to the employer or recruiter to decide if they will consider offshore applications at the moment. Good Luck!




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