Director Clinical Services - Aged Persons Mental Health Program

Job posted: 22/02/2021
Applications close: 04/03/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 55923

Reference: 55923

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

  • Director Clinical Services  (DCS)

  • Aged Persons Mental Health Program
    Be a part of the leadership team of NorthWestern Mental Health

  • Report directly to the Medical Director, NorthWestern Mental Health

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is one of Victoria’s largest health care services providing a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services through inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.

We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join and lead our Aged Persons Mental Health Program. This is a Full Time position, working 76 hours per fortnight, based at multi sites across NorthWestern Mental Health

Your Opportunity:

As a member of the NWMH Executive, the Director Clinical Services APMHP will contribute to the development of strategic direction, innovation and service development and high quality care to achieve best outcomes for our consumers and their carers

  • You will be responsible for ensuring efficient and effective delivery of high quality client care and the adherence by staff to established professional standards and protocols

  • Responsible for Quality and Safety of Clinical programs in the Aged Persons Mental Health Program

  • Ensure compliance with the Mental Health Act and other legislative requirements.

About You:

The Director of Clinical Services is a key clinical position with the Aged Persons Mental Health Program.

  • The role of the Director Clinical Services is to provide clinical leadership to support the development and maintenance of a comprehensive and integrated aged mental health service

  • The Director Clinical Services will undertake the statutory responsibilities of an Authorised Psychiatrist and required by the Mental Health Act for the Bundoora Extended Care Health Service

  • You have extensive experience at the level of Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, preferably in Aged Psychiatry

  • You have a demonstrated clinical expertise and management experience in a mental health setting

  • You have a strong understanding of mental health legislation and the Mental Health Act.


• A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
• Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
• Salary packaging options, discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport.


Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

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Director Clinical Services - Aged Persons Mental Health Program

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David Fenn - 93428765

Director Clinical Services - Aged Persons Mental Health Program