Position Details
Reference Number 34964
Position Title Manager of CRP/PARC
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Location Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Off Site
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Mental Health Division CRP & PARC
Hours per Week 40.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation. The Mental Health Division provides care and services through a comprehensive range of teams to meet the needs of mental health consumers and carers throughout Victoria. Services are located across Austin Health campuses and ion the community.

The Mental Health Division incorporates four program areas:

  • Adult Mental Health
  • Triage Assessment & Planning Service
  • Child and youth Mental Health Services and,
  • Mental Health Specialty Services

All mental health services work within a clinical framework that promotes recovery orientated practice and supported decision making. This approach to client wellbeing builds on the strengths of the individual working in partnership with their treating team. It encompasses the principles of self-determination and individualised treatment and care.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an experienced, enthusiastic and innovative health professional to undertake the role of Manager, Community Recovery Program (CRP) and Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) services. This is a full time fixed-term position. The successful applicant will join Austin Health's Mental Health Division leadership team and participate in service-wide quality activities.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate highly developed communication skills, a comprehensive understanding of recovery orientated principles and the ability to: 

  • Lead and manage multidisciplinary teams ensuring staff are familiar and practice in accordance with relevant legislation and guidelines
  • Create high functioning teams that work collaboratively with consumers and carers by providing clinical/professional supervision
  • Work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders
  • Support an innovative and solution focussed culture that incorporates professional and consumer input.

You will be required to lead strategically and systemically; manage a budget; coordinate resources to achieve optimal service delivery; identify service development needs and lead the change management process through project planning, consultation,  implementation and evaluation. 

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Selection Criteria Essential: Nurses must have a relevant Post-Graduate Qualification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or equivalent.
Essential: Must meet minimum years of clinical experience for a senior role (for the profession according to the relevant Enterprise Agreement)
Essential: Relevant Professional Qualification in nursing or health related discipline (nursing, social work, occupational therapy) with current Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) where applicable
Contact Person Clare Manning
Contact Number (04) 0715 2352
Alternate Contact Person Vesna Karopoulos
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 2604
Closing Date 03/12/2020
Position Description
CRP PARC Manager Position Description Nov 2020.pdf Open
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