Director - Clinical Services

Director - Clinical Services

Job Title: Director - Clinical Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lane Cove, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH1058_1610087216
Contact Name: Lizzie Ocampo
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2021 21:14

Job Description

The Organisation:

With a vision to help children get more out of life, this organisation supports over 180 clients to do so in a meaningful and measurable way. Working across Australia, with centres in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, the organisation is looking to continue growing their services. With a team of over 45 clinicians, the organisation's programs address skill deficits faced by children with autism in a fun and rewarding was in all developmental areas.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Director Clinical Operations to leverage their skills and experiences to provide strategic and operational leadership for all clinical services delivered by the organisation nationally. As a key member of the National Leadership team, the Director will be responsible for developing and achieving business plans in line with organisational goals. This will include overseeing the implementation and monitoring of clinical programs and services to ensure the provision of effective, quality person centred care to families and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Developmental delay.

Reporting to the General Manager and leading a team of 14, the Director Clinical Services will;

  • Strategically plan, implement, manage and review programs, projects and initiatives with a focus on achieving outcomes and leading continuous improvement and change across the organisation nationally.
  • Consult on clinical policy and program development to ensure that the organisation operates within a best practice model.
  • Ensure that the level and type of services and support offered by the organisation meets the needs of families and children under relevant funding models.
  • Develop, coach and mentor senior clinicians to build high performing teams with a commitment to shared goals.
  • Lead, manage, monitor, review and evaluate clinical team and individual clinical performance providing regular feedback.
  • Ensure that all services are adequately resourced across all sites, responsive to the needs of clients and families and employ sound service behaviour support practices.
  • Deliver on time NDIS Compliance and Reporting.

About You

As an experienced leader, you will have a demonstrated track record working in a management position within the Behaviour Analysis space to deliver organisational goals. In addition, you will have;

  • Qualifications as a clinical psychologist with current professional registration and current Working with Children Check.
  • A sound understanding of practices of Applied Behaviour Analysis and Early Intervention. This includes knowledge across restrictive practices and incident reporting requirements.
  • Provide oversight and expertise in decision making around complex clinical cases and issues; ensuring the implementation of contemporary best practice and compliance with relevant legalisation, policies and clinical practice requirements.
  • An ability to lead, coach, mentor and develop high performing teams, embedding and promoting a collaborative and client focused culture.
  • Strong communication skills, with an ability to engage, liaise and negotiate with a range of both internal external stakeholders.
  • Significant experience in the delivery of allied health services.

What's on Offer

This is a rare opportunity to step into a senior leadership role with a national remit and deliver positive change to children and families. Working with a dynamic team of like-minded special needs teaching professionals, there is continued opportunity for continued professional development and progression.

For a confidential conversation, please contact Lizzie Ocampo at or 0406 832 212.

To apply for this position, please follow the link via SEEK. Please not that applicants must have a legal right to work in Australia.

Applications close 11:59pm Sunday, 31 January 2021.

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