Referral Services Manager (As per advertisement)

Job posted: 14/12/2022
Applications close: 31/03/2023 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/1687435

Reference: VG/1687435

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking an experienced Mental Health professional with qualifications in either Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy or Nursing to lead our Mental Health Referral Services who are looking for an opportunity to enhance and progress their health leadership career.

The Manager of the Mental Health Referral Service is responsible to manage the operations of the Referral Services Team, which operates 24 hours, 7 days a week for all clinical mental health team incoming referrals across the mental health services region. The Referral Services team includes Centralised Triage, Suicide Prevention, Consultation-Liaison, and the Mental Health and Police Initiative.

This is a permanent full time (80 hours per fortnight) position with a monthly ADO.

This position is eligible for an incentive payment for rent, childcare, relocation costs and more, as part of the new workforce and incentive grants program administered by Rural Workforce Agency Victoria (RWAV) up to $20,000.  

This includes a Navigator role that ensures all new workers are well supported prior to employment, during relocation, settlement and integration into local communities. 

What you bring

The successful applicant will have appropriate qualifications and unrestricted registration, along with proven skills and experience in a variety of public mental health settings. You will require highly developed interpersonal skills with the capacity to work closely with a wide range of clinical and non-clinical personnel and communicate and negotiate at senior levels. A transformative mindset will be essential as services grow and transform requiring initiative and innovation.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment;
  • Relocation support available. 

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Friday 31 March 2023. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2026 and Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024.

Salary $98,129 - $115,850 pro rata.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Referral Services Manager (As per advertisement)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per advertisement


Leanne Blain | 5593 6021 leblain@swh.net.au

Referral Services Manager (As per advertisement)