- Job posted on: 10th Sep 2019
- Applications close:
Support the implementation and expansion of youth mental health service, as well as other Commonwealth funded mental health services in our region.
As one of six Primary Health Networks (PHNs) in Victoria, we are a 'for-benefit' social enterprise working on behalf of the Federal Government to improve local health care.
We want everyone in our community to be able to access the right care, in the right place, at the right time.
We work to achieve this goal by improving access to existing services, commissioning new services to improve health outcomes and encouraging General Practitioners and other primary health care providers to innovate and further improve local health care.
There are around 1.5million residents in our catchment, which stretches from St Kilda to Sorrento, and as far east as Bunyip, including the major population hubs of Clayton, Dandenong, Moorabbin, Caulfield, Cranbourne, Frankston and Pakenham.
Our seven key priority areas are mental health, alcohol and other drugs, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, population health, health workforce, digital health and aged care.
The successful candidate will be flexible and a confident self-starter, with excellent project management skills, an ability to engage with and build strong relationships with diverse stakeholders, and with experience/education in the Mental Health sector (Youth Mental Health sector an advantage).
You will join a cohesive, supportive Service Development team. This role will focus on supporting Youth Mental Health services and you will work closely with providers as new innovative approaches to delivering mental health services within our region are commissioned.
The Service Development Officer works with internal and external stakeholders to:
To be successful in this fantastic opportunity you must have the following qualifications, skills and experience: