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Senior Manager - Complex Mental Health & Disability Services - Bendigo / Geelong / NW Melbourne

  • Promote independence, development and confidence in others
  • Leadership of complex mental health and disability services in Geelong, Bendigo and NW Melbourne
  • Permanent role, attractive salary package, work from home flexibility (Geelong home base)

About You

With a passion for seeing people achieve their potential combined with a drive and determination to lead teams, this is a role not to be missed. While the challenges are great, the reward is also great as you seek to provide the voice and choice to thrive for those who are experiencing a mental disorder and/or disability.

Proven leadership experience across multiple programs of work combined with exposure to a growth environment will be matched by the following attributes:

  • Knowledge in a major area of expertise and/or multi-disciplinary understanding from within the mental health / disability sector
  • A track record of operational leadership
  • The ability to balance and manage risk with the achievement of strategic and operational outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, lead and inspire teams
  • Diplomacy, influence and relationship-focus in collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Tertiary qualifications in Mental Health, Disability, Social Work, Psychology or other relevant qualification

It is a requirement of this position to acquire and maintain a satisfactory NDIS Worker Screening Check, Working With Children’s Check and possess a current & valid driver’s license. There is an expectation of working from home, travelling to regional locations (Geelong, Bendigo and NW Melbourne) and head office in Dandenong South periodically.

About the Role

As the Senior Manager, Complex Services (VIC Regional region) you will have responsibility for the development & delivery of multi-discipline complex programs that provide intensive, recovery-oriented support for people with a persistent mental illness and/or and drive person centred practice for those with a disability who will often have a history of homelessness, addiction, dual disability, social dysfunction, aggressive and inappropriate behaviours. To achieve this the role entails:

  • Team leadership, ensuring staff maintain a focus on client directed needs to achieve client directed outcomes & service delivery objectives
  • Ensure appropriate plans are in place to meet organisation and funding-body requirements
  • Providing leadership ensuring the vision, mission and values are embedded into practice
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with all relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure compliance with all internal & external requirements including reporting and accreditation requirements
  • Local leadership in the areas of employee health, safety & wellbeing, office leadership and stakeholder engagement

While ermha365 continues to operate services through COVID-19 we are taking appropriate actions to ensure that our staff and the people we support are as safe as possible. You will be expected to adhere to all COVID-19 standards, requirements and processes including (but not limited to) wearing appropriate PPE and regular hygiene and cleanliness practices.

What we can offer you

ermha365 is an agile and innovative nonprofit with a growth agenda across Australia. As an employee you will be offered:

  • Opportunity to have a career that changes lives
  • On the job training and development
  • Flexibility in working hours to suit work life balance
  • A supportive team environment that is engaging and inspiring
  • A competitive total package including salary packaging

Who are we

ermha365 exists to ensure that people experiencing mental illness and cognitive disability, and their carers, can thrive in and become part of the community. We choose to work with people experiencing mental illness and cognitive disability who have fallen through the gaps in the system and where there is no obvious support. We are often considered the provider of last resort.

We are a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

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