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Senior Manager - Mental Health and AOD


Employer: Access Health & Community
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time, Part Time
Classification/s: Alcohol & Other Drugs, Executive & Senior Management, Management, Mental Health & Counselling
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 11 January, 2019.
Applications close: 01 February, 2019.

The Opportunity

The Senior Manager, Mental Health and AOD will provide oversight to three teams- headspace Hawthorn, Mental Health and AOD, with a focus on service development, innovation and growth and partnership maintenance and development.

With four direct managers reporting into the Senior Manager, the position is well-supported and involves an exciting combination of service development, stakeholder engagement and operational support within a multidisciplinary community health organisation.

This is a 6-month maternity replacement role and AccessHC is willing to consider either part-time or full-time applications from suitable candidates. At the end of the 6-months duration, this role could potentially offer job-share options for the incumbent to continue on part time basis.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and manage the Mental Health, AOD and headspace budgets and work-plans
  • Support the Mental Health, AOD and headspace teams to adapt to more effective models of service delivery
  • Ensure that all clinical operations comply with quality and safety requirements and deliver high levels of clinical care

Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience and management responsibilities within the mental health sector
  • Tertiary qualification in a mental health or AOD discipline
  • Experience in managing in a multidisciplinary setting where care is coordinated across clinical disciplines

Culture & Benefits

People love working at Access Health & Community because we offer:

  • Generous salary packaging opportunities
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Commitment to work-life balance
  • Paid parental leave

About Access Health & Community

We are a not for profit community health organisation operating in twelve locations across Melbourne. With caring at our centre, our mission is to build healthier lives together with our communities and deliver excellent health services for all. AccessHC delivers medical, health and community services for all ages. We employ over 250 employees across Eastern Melbourne.

Access Health and Community is a Child Safe Organisation

Access Health and Community actively encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples and people from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background

Access Health and Community is a provider of disability services. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check prior to any appointment.

How to apply for this job

Please submit your application to recruitment@accesshc.org.au, using the subject line: Senior Manager - Mental Health and AOD application via EthicalJobs, including your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria. Please refer to the position description on the website for the key selection criteria and further information: accesshc.org.au/careers.

Further information:

Michael Falloon
General Manager, Clinical
michael.falloon@accesshc.org.au

Supporting materials  PD_ Senior Manager Mental Health and AOD_Fixed term.pdf