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Program Manager

Job posted: 09/05/2024
Applications close: 24/05/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 51453

Reference: 51453

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan


  • Full time, fixed term 2years (with potential transition to ongoing)
  • Based at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hosptial site
  • Chief Allied Health Gr4 (OT/SW) or RPN 5 or Clinical Psychologist Gr 4

We are seeking a dynamic, experienced mental health clinician to provide clinical and operational leadership to the Outpatient Services within the Psychological Trauma Recovery Service.

About PTRS

The Psychological Trauma Recovery Service (PTRS) is a specialist, state wide service providing providing targeted treatment programs for trauma related mental health conditions to specific client cohorts, including veterans, current serving Australian Defence Force personnel, emergency services personnel (i.e. Victoria Police, CFA/MFB) and survivors of serious workplace or motor vehicle accidents.

About the role

The Prorgram Manager works closely with the PTRS and Specialty Services Directorate leadership team to provide clinical and operational leadership to the Outpatient teams.

A regular day will see you:


  • Supporting a dedicated and highly skilled team of psychologists
  • Problem solving creatively to support safe, evidence based treatment
  • Fostering positive team culture with a focus on best outcomes for consumers
  • Contributing to ongoing review and refinement of the service model, including deveopment and expansion
  • Receiving responsive and timely support from the leadership team

About you

To be successful in this role you'll bring with you:


  • Significant clinical and operational leadership skills, within a community mental health setting 
  • A passion for ensuring consumers and carers are at the centre of care provision
  • Motiviation to ensure practice aligns with current evidence
  • An appetite for expanding your leadership skills in a specialist service setting
  • An intentional, reflective, collaborative approach to clinical leadership
  • Highly developed communciation skills

Our benefits

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:


  • Salary packaging benefits, for living expenses, meals and holiday accommodation
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounted fitness memberships and special offers on health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring, learning and career development opportunities
  • Leave entitlements as per EBA, plus purchased leave options

Inclusion at Austin

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, you are welcome to reach out to the hiring manager.

Program Manager

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Rachel Collins - (03) 9496 2750 - (__) ____ ____

Program Manager