Position Details
Reference Number 160546
Position Title Manager Psychosocial Programs
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 48
Position Summary
  • Thrive professionally while providing clinical and operational leadership expertise to the Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol Services (MHDAS) department
  • Receive ongoing training and professional development in a supportive work environment
  • Enjoy working in a great location - close to the CBD of Geelong and our vibrant waterfront

 About the facility 

MHDAS provides integrated and recovery orientated mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and / or drug and alcohol issues, and their families.

Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that are consumer centred, accessible and family inclusive. We are fortunate to enjoy excellent internal relationships and have developed excellent partnerships with the local community that provide for seamless integrated care for our consumers and their families.

About the role

The Manager Psychosocial Programs primary objectives are to provide leadership, management, financial accountability and vision for MHDAS Psychosocial Programs and partnerships including:

Developing and maintaining strong and sustainable collaborative relationships and clinical oversight between MHDAS and relevant internal and external stakeholders

Effectively leading the daily operational governance of the relevant programs

Monitoring data recording in relation to the psychosocial programs to ensure appropriate and efficient use of the psychosocial resources across MHDAS

About the culture

Our staff thrive in a challenging environment, get enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly believe they have the opportunities to be their best.  Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do. 

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Formal professionally recognised qualifications in Mental Health Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Psychology (including endorsement to practice as a clinical or forensic psychologist) and relevant professional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Essential: Demonstrated relevant clinical experience (minimum 5 years), particularly in mental health or alcohol and other drugs (AOD) settings
Essential: Leadership and operational management skills working in a complex health environment with multiple funding streams, including demonstrated ability to monitor, analyse and interpret data
Essential: Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and motivate staff
Essential: Demonstrated ability to lead and sustain system change and deliver negotiated outcomes
Essential: Demonstrated effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Essential: Current Victorian Driver's Licence
Contact Person Cath Peake 
Contact Person Job Title Program Manager Enterprise Specialist Services 
Contact Number 0401 034 732 
Alternate Contact Person Maree Bennett 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 2511 
Closing Date 27/02/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.