First listed on: 06 May 2018

Service Manager, Older Adult Mental Health

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 3
Remuneration: 108255 - 123411
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ39095

What you'll be doing

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is committed to improving the care provided to our patients in line with our vision of “working together to improve the health and wellbeing of our community”.

Participates as a member of the Southern Sector Mental Health Management team, responsible for: 

  • Effective and efficient management of all teams within the Older Persons Mental Health Service
  • Guiding the delivery of optimal client care through collaborative partnerships with other teams, services and organisations
  • Supporting the Sector Executive in the daily operational activities of the Adult Community Mental Health Service
  • Involvement in the strategic planning, project development and continuous improvement of practice standards and services

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

  • 1. Qualifications in a mental health related discipline – Occupational Therapist, Psychologist, Registered Mental Health Nurse with current AHPRA registration or Social Worker (eligible for membership of AASW), or equivalent experience, as well as extensive experience in Community Mental Health with recent senior management experience.
  • 2. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • 3. Demonstrated leadership qualities including the ability to manage performance and lead change
  • 4. Understanding of and commitment to the principles and practices of consumer and family participation within in a recovery framework
  • 5. Demonstrated experience and understanding of the ACHS Accreditation process
  • 6. Demonstrated experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of continuous improvement and clinical service planning
  • 7. Extensive experience in Older Persons Mental Health
  • 8. Demonstrated computer literacy and current class C unrestricted Drivers Licence

Need more information? 
  1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Christopher Hay on

Applications Close: 17 May 2018

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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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