Team Leader Primary Mental Health

Job posted: 10/03/2023
Applications close: 31/03/2023 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Echuca

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Echuca Regional Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Insurance and Superannuation, Aged Care

Reference: 11036

Reference: 11036

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Insurance and Superannuation, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Echuca

The Position: Team Leader Primary Mental Health Program 

Title:  Team Leader Primary Mental Health Program 

Department:   Wellbeing and Primary Mental Health Department 

Classification:  Dependent on experience and qualifications

Hours per fortnight: 64 however negotiable

Status: Permanent

Applications are sought from suitably qualified health professional to work in the Wellbeing and Primary Mental Health Department at Echuca Regional Health.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Be responsible for the intake and allocation of clients into the Primary Mental Health Therapeutic Programs
  • Ensure that service provision is based upon a stepped care of therapeutic intervention responsive to the identified clinical needs of clients
  • Provide responsive day to day operational functioning of the Primary Mental Health Program
  • Engage and support staff in service delivery, professional development and ensure regular and effective supervision of staff is achieved
  • Allocate and manage staff and resources to ensure daily activities of the department are achieved including planning for leave
  • Lead regular team meetings that support team building, service planning and review, professional development and risk management
  • Support staff to understand and work to program deliverables, including data collection, case record management and key systems and processes
  • Work with the manager to identify and respond to emerging performance management issues or staff health and safety matters

Our team requires someone who has:

  • Qualifications in  Psychology, Mental Health  Social Work, Mental Health Occupational Therapy   
  • Proven experience in managing complex program areas and client list    
  • High-level awareness of self in context of leading a dynamic team      
  • Demonstrated knowledge of program areas and mental health governance    
  • Strong leadership skills

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check and (where relevant) provision of a Working With Children Check and check on the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme prior to appointment. In addition, this position requires evidence of vaccination status for COVID-19.

Employee and family benefits include:

  • Comprehensive learning and development program
  • Flexible employment practices
  • Salary packaging
  • Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Employee recognition program
  • Free onsite parking.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

For further information on the role please refer to the position description.  Applications are to be submitted online.

Team Leader Primary Mental Health

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


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Team Leader Primary Mental Health