Project Description

The Opportunity 

The Executive Manager – Clinical Services is an important role leading Bright Now’s Clinical division overseeing the effective management and guidance of the Casework teams and the Behaviour Support Practitioners and overall clinical governance for Bright Now. This role will lead the integration of a relevant therapeutic care model and steer casework, behaviour support practitioners, and therapeutic specialists to ensure adherence to the new governance framework and where appropriate, supporting in house development of the teams.

Key responsibilities

  • Establishment of the Clinical Governance framework for the organisation.
  • Provide guidance for the development of Behaviour Support Plans for high risk children and young people, whilst reviewing the teams work ensuring plans meet standards expected in line with the Clinical Governance framework.
  • Research and evaluate new model/s of care and service delivery models against Bright Now’s model aiming to refine Bright Now’s model to meet and/or exceed best practice industry standards.
  • Mentor, advise, coach and support Bright Now employees to improve practice outcomes and ensure compliance with model of care.
  • Manage stakeholder engagement, networking and business development activities.
  • Establish and lead restrictive practice panel, whilst overseeing internal process and ensuring alignment to policy, legislation and standards.
  • Encourage innovative multidisciplinary response to the individual needs of children and young people and advocacy for both individual and organisational needs.
  • Participate in Child Safety Committee (CSC) – overseeing client incidents, risks, safety and training across the organisation.
  • Guide client and quality compliance linked to relevant legislation and OCG standards.
  • Contribute to strategy and organisational growth as a member of the executive team.

Our ideal candidate will have

  • Degree qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Behavioural Science or Mental Health Nursing.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a Therapeutic Care setting or working in clinical environment with children and young people OOHC.
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical governance and writing key documentation for organisations.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and train team members, to establish priorities and manage competing deadlines for self and others.
  • Demonstrated technical writing capabilities including research skills, data collection and analysis and report writing.
  • High level of interpersonal skills in engagement of stakeholders and networking.
  • Possess a working knowledge of service pathways, networks and initiatives.
  • Current registration with the professional body relevant to their qualification.
  • Willingness to undertake a National Police Check.
  • Current Working with Children Check for NSW.
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence.

As a bonus, you will

  • Specialist training and expertise in behaviour support.
  • Post graduate qualification in relevant field.
  • Ability to register with Behaviour Analysis Board or a similar professional association.
  • Five years senior leadership experience.

What we can offer you

Bright Now is committed to supporting its workforce and strives to create a working environment that allows people to do their best work. In this role, you will be rewarded with:

  • Salary packaging (up to $15,899 pa approx.)
  • In-house and paid professional training
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Hybrid arrangements -in office and working from home
  • Gym and retail discounts
  • Paid parent and partner leave for eligible employees
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • A supportive work culture with a passionate & fun team

If you are interested in joining the Bright Now team click ‘Apply for this job’ below.  Please ensure you include a cover letter and an updated resume.
To learn more about us, our story and what we visit our website at https://brightnow.org.au/careers

Bright Now is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds to be part of an organisation that promotes a diverse and safe work environment.

For more information or a confidential discussion regarding this role please email our Talent Team at [email protected]

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