Community Services Manager Casey Adult Mental Health Service

Job posted: 09/02/2024
Applications close: 01/03/2024 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 64670

Reference: 64670

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful

Our Journey:

Monash Health Mental Health Services provides a range of community, bed-based and specialist services covering the Casey, Cardinia, Greater Dandenong, Kingston and Monash LGAs – a population of nearly one million.  It has an operational budget of $130 million and employs approximately 820 EFT, representing over 1000 staff.

The Casey Adult Mental Health service is a multi-disciplinary team providing mental health assessment and treatment through the South East Growth corridor in a collaborative team model providing a combination of inpatient, acute and ongoing community and residential mental health services to consumers.

Alongside Aged Mental Health Services, the Program has a number of clinical units including three adult and one youth units (Casey, Dandenong and Clayton), an Early in Life Mental Health Service (comprising mother and baby, child, and adolescent services), Psychology and Specialist Services (PsySS), Drug & Alcohol Services and a Gender Clinic. The rehabilitation program has five PARCS (Preventions and Recovery Care Services) which includes a specialist Women’s only PARCs, an Extended Care PARCs and Youth PARCS; alongside two Community Care Units and a Transitional Support Unit (mental health and disability).  All these services are well supported by Community Mental Health Services and Crisis Assessment & Treatment Teams.

The clinical service is supported by an aligned operational structure to enable the provision of high-quality service through the creation of clinical operational partnerships to support staff, patients, carers and their families, and a strong professional structure that supports the governance of the health professional workforce.

This is an exciting Senior Leadership opportunity on an ongoing, Full time basis.

A Day in the Life:

The Community Services Managers role is a senior position providing support and oversight to our community based programs including a 24 hour phone triage service, our acute mental health services in community, emergency department and PACER teams in addition to our acute and extended PARCS units, HOPE services and ongoing community care teams.

This role sees many opportunities for involvement in planning and development of future service growth in the Casey Cardinia area along with forming collaborative and sustained relationships with other mental health service providers in the area.

The role is well supported with opportunity for further learning and leadership opportunities in the health care field

As services are located across the Casey Cardinia catchment opportunity to visit sites is a part of your daily experience (Endeavour Hills, Berwick, Narre Warren, Cranbourne and Pakenham)

About You:

  • Engaging and collaborative
  • Organized and well respected leadership skills
  • Able to consider and articulate benefits and risks of future service planning development

What you need:

  • APHRA registration or equivalent depending on professional background
  • Minimum 2 - 5 years experience in clinical management with mental health service
  • Extensive clinical experience in a relevant clinical area

In Return

  • Supportive multidisciplinary team 
  • Opportunity for involvement in collaborative and innovative service planning
  • Access to Monash Health leadership development resources

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Tracey Morgan on 0409 382 389

Monash Health is a great place to work

In 2022 Monash Health was nominated by LinkedIn as one of the top 25 organisations in Australia to grow your career.

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers.  More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne.

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and our five ICare values.

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.

Community Services Manager Casey Adult Mental Health Service

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Tracey Morgan - 0409 382 389

Community Services Manager Casey Adult Mental Health Service