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Mental Health - Program Leadership Role - Gamblers Help Southern

Reflect Recruitment Pty Ltd
  • South East Melbourne
  • Full-time position generous salary packaging
  • NFP Health and Community service sector

An exciting opportunity to utilise your clinical background in leading a team of dedicated, highly skilled mental health professionals.

About the Company

We are working with a community health organisation that provide a range of health promotion and prevention programs, primary health, mental health, dental, gambling support services, volunteering and community services to people of all ages and backgrounds within the community. their workforce of 150 staff and 200 volunteers are based within the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

The Role

Reporting to the Chief of Services, the Mental Health Program Manager will provide effective leadership and management. Ensuring our mental health service offering and delivery is evidence-based, financially viable and compliant with quality, funding bodies, legislative and accreditation standards. The Gamblers Help Southern team includes both therapeutic and financial counselling funded by the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.

This role requires a leader that thrives on their team delivering positive outcomes through a variety of modalities including face to face available at multiple sites, telehealth and video conferencing. The Mental Health Program Manager is a key member of the leadership team to drive service delivery and ensure desired mental health outcomes for our clients are achieved.

To be successful in this role, you will:

Provide your team with a supportive and coaching leadership style incorporating your clinical background to understand the complexity of delivery of mental health services.

  • Be highly motivated with strong organisational skills showing initiative, the ability to problem-solve and the capacity to respond flexibly to unexpected demands
  • Continue to develop a culture of innovative practice and have the knowledge and skills to continually work towards improving outcomes with our clients
  • Manage clinical risks, governance and issues arising in the course of service delivery and management to improve clinical effectiveness
  • Ensure a consistent standard of quality in accordance with regulations prescribed in relevant legislation and funding agency standards
  • Have a keen interest in acquiring new clients by developing new programs/services and expanding existing service offerings
  • Effectively manage and be responsible for allocated budgets and resources.

We are looking for:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Mental Health, Business, or a related field
  • Significant experience in leading high-performance mental health teams
  • Proven experience working in a relevant industry
  • Demonstrated experience executing innovative, high-quality programs in response to client needs
  • Ability to create and deliver a strategic and operational plan on time and budget
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to build effective relationships with a range of stakeholders including other services, funding bodies and external agencies

The period of employment will begin as soon as you are available on a full-time basis, 3 year fixed term contract. We are ready for you to start making a difference and we will be progressing candidates before the closing date.

This role offers many benefits that assist with work and life balance including:

  • Flexible hours
  • Salary Packaging
  • Continuous professional learning and development opportunities
  • Based within the south-eastern suburbs and ability travel

For more information or to obtain a Position Description please email Shannon Saultry, Associate Consultant, Reflect Recruitment shannon@reflectrecruit.com.au, using the subject line: Mental Health - Program Leadership Role - Gamblers Help Southern enquiry via EthicalJobs or on 0402 839 655.

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