- Job posted on: 3rd Jun 2021
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Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN (The PHN) is a dynamic organisation with a pivotal role in influencing transformational change in the Australian Health sector. The PHN has a reputation within the sector for being innovative, forward thinking and leading change.
Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN (The PHN) is an independent not-for-profit organisation funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health to improve the health outcomes of the region. It covers over 169,500 km2.
The PHN is a culturally safe place to work and embraces diversity in all its forms.
The PHN coordinates primary and preventative healthcare – that is, the healthcare that takes place outside of a hospital, such as General Practitioners (GPs), allied health, chronic disease management, aged care, mental health and Indigenous health.
The key objectives of the PHN are to:
Based on the Sunshine Coast, this role will be instrumental in delivering reforms in primary care Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs (MHAOD) services to improve the delivery of connected care for consumers.
Reporting to the Senior Manager MHAOD, the role will lead and manage the PHN's Mental Health Intake and Service Navigation teams. The Manager will work with primary care, low intensity and psychological therapy providers to assist people to connect to the MHAOD services they need and ensure services are of high quality. The Manager will lead the PHNs MH clinical governance and clinical quality assurance processes and will proactively work with internal PHN teams to integrate services to deliver client-centred solutions. The Manager will contribute to the effective delivery of the PHNs Joint Regional Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Plan.
A detailed Position Description (PD) outlining key responsibilities and specific role requirements is attached. Once you have read through and considered the role requirements you will be required to complete and submit a response to the key selection criteria as part of your application.
The PHN are seeking a person who is able to demonstrate: