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Change Manager - Mental Health Program

Job posted: 20/06/2022
Applications close: 11/07/2022 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety, Projects, Nursing

Reference: 27375

Reference: 27375

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety, Projects, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Change Manager – Mental Health Program



  • Fixed term, Full Time till June 2024 (monthly ADO)

  • Box Hill location

  • Attractive salary + salary packaging + super + benefits!


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 state-wide specialist services  to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


Eastern Health’s Mental Health Program is a leader in care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of whole-of-life mental health treatment and support to people living in Melbourne’s eastern region, including community-based services, inpatient, and in-reach support.


Following significant investment across the whole of the mental health sector precipitated by the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health Services, the Mental Health Program is undergoing a major transformation, developing new models of care and expanding the way we work to better support our community. The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health Services Final Report contains recommendations, putting consumers, carers and their families at the focus of implementations.


The recommendations establish a new Mental Health and Wellbeing system that involves the full continuum of effort from prevention and promotion through to supporting those who require ongoing and intensive support. Implementation of the recommendations requires significant practice and capability change and a coordinated approach to the adoption of cultural change across the Mental Health Program.


The Change Manager, Mental Health, in partnership with People and Culture Directorate, will work closely with the Mental Health Program Leadership team and Project Director, Royal Commission to:



  • Establish and implement a fit for purpose Change Management methodology, capability and tools/resources.

  • Provide Change management expertise and advise to critical and complex reform changes in the mental health program and enterprise wide projects

  • Support the Mental Health Program leadership team to maximize employee adoption

  • Ensuring a coordinated and comprehensive approach and adoption of the required cultural changes

  • Measure the effectiveness and impact of the change methodology.


About you


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resources/Organisational Development/Communication or in a related discipline.

  • Change management certification in one or more tools/methodologies experience

  • Demonstrated human resource management knowledge in several domains of the employment lifecycle: with depth of expertise in Change Management

  • Experience in the design, development and implementation of an enterprise wide change management methodology

  • Established and maintained relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, as demonstrated by being sought out for subject matter expertise or advice by stakeholders

  • Navigated challenging conversations with diplomacy and tact with senior leaders and peers

  • Implemented change and sustained change over a long period of time

  • Project managed a large project in an end to end capacity (including a change and communications plan) that has resulted in positive business outcomes

  • Proactively has identified issues, through robust analysis and has recommended and implemented solutions to close identified gaps.

  • Prepared excellent verbal and written communications for a variety of audiences to ensure a high level of credibility, rapport and influence across the organisation.


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.**


Change Manager - Mental Health Program

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Brooke Trevorah - (03) 9895 4970

Change Manager - Mental Health Program