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Access Service Manager - Mental Health Program

Job posted: 14/06/2022
Applications close: 26/07/2022 (Midnight)
27 days remaining

27 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Community Services, Education and Training, Engineering, Facilities Management, Finance, Graduate, Health and Allied Health, IT and Telecommunications, Medical and Nursing, Occupational Health and Safety, Other, Projects, Research, Trades and Services, Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 27326

Reference: 27326

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Community Services, Education and Training, Engineering, Facilities Management, Finance, Graduate, Health and Allied Health, IT and Telecommunications, Medical and Nursing, Occupational Health and Safety, Other, Projects, Research, Trades and Services, Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Access Service Manager- Mental Health Program



  • Senior Leadership position

  • Progress your career in Mental Health

  • Fixed term, Full time till April 2023


Eastern Health 


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


An outstanding opportunity exists for a passionate and highly motivated senior mental health clinician, with extensive clinical knowledge and management experience, to Lead the Adult Mental Health Access team.  This role is responsible for the effective leadership, development and operational management of the Adult Mental Health Access services - Telephone Triage, Emergency Department Response, Mental Health and Police Response, and Crisis Assessment and Treatment..


This role will report directly to the Associate Program Director Adult Access Mental Health Program Access and work closely with the Clinical Director of Access to lead and drive strategies that improve patient care, outcomes, patient flow and enhance the patient experience within the Access Service and across Eastern Health.


About you


To be successful in this role you should possess:



  • Current registration or membership with the relevant Board or Association

  • Extensive experience in a range of clinical mental health settings

  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience

  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple health professions and a commitment to excellence in the provision of health services

  • A strong commitment to high-quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range Here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

  • Applications will be screened upon receipt


Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Access Service Manager - Mental Health Program

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

PATRICK MC CROHAN - (03) 8804 9921
PATRICK.MCCROHAN@EASTERNHEALTH.ORG.AU
Andrew Cheong
Andrew.cheong@easternhealth.org.au

Access Service Manager - Mental Health Program