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Regional Coordinator - Mental Health - COORDINARE - Wollongong / Queanbeyan / Nowra / Moruya


Employer: NGO Recruitment & Consulting
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health, Mental Health & Counselling, Project Management, Health Promotion
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW

Job posted on: 03 September, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

COORDINARE is the South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network (PHN), working with a broad range of ‘system’ stakeholders to transform the health system in the region by building synergies, streamlining approaches, and creating momentum for population health improvement.

The organisation has adopted an innovative business model that is data-driven, using epidemiological information, practice-based evidence and local knowledge to set clear priorities for improving health outcomes, achieving better experiences for people and value for money.

Benefits & Culture

  • Competitive salary and generous salary packaging benefits
  • Professional development encouraged for all employees
  • Culture focused on innovation and driving system change
  • Role could be based in Wollongong, Queanbeyan, Nowra or Moruya

The Role

The Regional Coordinator will drive the implementation of the SENSW Regional Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan aiming to reduce fragmentation, address shared priorities and establish cohesive systems and pathways based on population needs.  

Working closely with and being guided by an Implementation Coordination Committee, which includes representatives from COORDINARE, Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD and Southern NSW LHD, you will support the implementation of the Regional Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan.  The Regional Coordinator will report to COORDINARE’s Mental Health Service Development and Performance Manager.

The key challenge in this role is supporting stakeholders to understand and implement mental health reform and an integrated mental health stepped care approach with a stronger emphasis on consumer outcomes and satisfaction.

Key accountabilities in these roles include:

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously as described in the Regional Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan and associated Implementation Plan
  • Organise and support the Regional Plan Implementation Coordinating Committee
  • Work collaboratively with COORDINARE and the LHDs in the SENSW region to ensure the implementation of key strategies and actions of the implementation plane
  • Contribute to and facilitate the development of service mapping and scoping for the region
  • Support consultation with key stakeholders including consumers and carers
  • Contribute to and coordinate regular monitoring and review of the Regional Plan

Skills Required

You have extensive experience in mental health service delivery and project management. You will have:

  • Extensive experience working closely in collaboration with diverse stakeholders
  • The ability to present information persuasively to different audiences, in particular those with mental health or drug and alcohol lived experience
  • A track record of successfully delivering system change and delivering better outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to work across teams and operate in a person centred environment.
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