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Allied Health Services Manager

Branch: Canberra

 Interested in a management role that offers diversity? Our Allied Health services are growing and we’re looking for an enthusiastic manager to lead our multidisciplinary team of allied health professionals!

Full time position with competitive salary and benefits

Based in Canberra

Manage a team of highly skilled psychologists, social workers, and occupational therapists

We’re growing and we’re looking for a passionate and talented Manager to join our Allied Health services in Canberra. Overseeing a team of psychologists, social workers and Occupational Therapists, you’ll manage the day to day delivery of CatholicCare’s Allied Health services, and ensure the provision of high quality services to vulnerable and at times disadvantaged people within the community.

The Role

Your key responsibilities as a manager will include overseeing the day to day management and delivery of our Allied Health Services including Stepping Stones, Better Access, NDIS Counselling, Cognitive Assessments, Positive Behaviour Support and therapeutic groups. Collectively these services provide evidence based interventions to adults, children and young people experiencing mental health issues. As well as ensuring the delivery of high quality, evidence based therapeutic services, you will ensure contractual obligations including KPIs are met, provide support to staff and liaise with key stakeholders. You will also work closely with the portfolio Director to grow our profit for purpose services. If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives and be a part of our clinical services team, we want to hear from you!

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a new and innovative program. CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, and professional development in a family friendly environment. A large group of highly skilled and specialist clinicians provide a great team environment, supporting learning and excellence.

About us

CatholicCare is the social services arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration.

Selection Criteria

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications in a human services field such as Psychology, Social Work or Occupational Therapy.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience working in the mental health sector with adults, youth and children with complex needs.
  • Commitment to and proficiency delivering evidence-based practice
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to supervise, develop and manage a team
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and ability to manage your time well
  • Current Driver’s Licence and Working with Vulnerable People Card


  • 2 or more years of management experience within a clinical team
  • Registration as a Psychologist through AHPRA, Mental Health Accredited Social Worker, Mental Health Occupational Therapist.

To Apply

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Include covering Letter (no more than one page)
  • Address each Selection Criteria above (no more than 2 pages)
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check. To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card

Please download the selection criteria:Allied Health Services Manager PD

Please send your applications to:

Closing Date: 18th August 2021  

*Please note shortlisting and interviews will be ideally undertaken within two weeks of the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.