Community Team Leader

Job posted: 11/06/2021
Applications close: 21/06/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 57628

Reference: 57628

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Community Team Leader 

  • Full Time Fixed Term (2 years)

  • Based at our clinic in Coburg, close to public transport and free parking option

  • Flexible hours/working arrangements available

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.

Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Your new team

  • The Moreland Community Team is a large, supportive and dynamic team made up of staff that are truly passionate and motivated in supporting consumers and their families/carers.

  • We provide a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Moreland and Hume.

  • Our team has a long standing reputation for being collegial, supportive and placing value in the individual skills, experience and personal attributes that each member of our team brings.

  • As part of a large multi-site service including multiple Area Mental Health Services we are able to provide our staff with unique opportunities to develop professionally.

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Be a leader and role model within the team

  • Provide a lead in supporting, advising and guiding colleagues 

  • Participate and lead clinical service development activities within the team and encourage and support quality initiatives and research.

  • Provide advanced clinical advice and supervision/line management to other staff of the service

  • Assist in the daily operational management and evaluation of the team

  • Work collaboratively and collegially with staff, consumers, families/carers  and other key stakeholders and partners in care

  • Support staff to provide quality consumer focused care and undertake professional development activities

  • Provide support and assistance to the Community Team Manager in the development and maintenance of professional standards, workforce planning, recruitment and retention of staff in the community team

  • Facilitate change and service improvements

Your Contribution

  • Passionate about contributing positively to the lives of consumers with a mental illness and their families 

  • A great collaborator, you are skilled in co-ordinating care from point of referral to discharge 

  • A leader committed to supporting the development of staff, staff education and capacity to engage and lead organisational change 

  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers 

  • Being committed to a culture of Recovery 

  • Placing strong value on being part of a team and leading a supportive and inclusive team culture and excellence in service delivery

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.  

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.


The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.



For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Community Team Leader

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Tanya Goodison - 93559700

Community Team Leader