Position Details
Reference Number 33525
Position Title CATS Manager
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area NE CATS
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.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced RPN, SW or OT to manage the NE Extended CAT Team. 

The North East Area Mental Health Service (NEAMHS) is a fully integrated service component of The Austin. NEAMHS prides itself on being consumer recovery focused and to this end has developed an area wide team approach to its service delivery.

The NECAT service and its subprograms of PACER, Triage, Emergency Psychiatric Service and PAPU provide highly skilled clinical assessments and treatment and work closely with local service providers and other specialist mental health services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational leadership to both clinical and administrative staff to ensure the effective delivery of quality clinical services.
  • Effectively manage the NECATS budget and resources 
  • Engage in strategic planning, service expansion and the development of special projects
  • Capacity to work as part of a collaborative multidisciplinary professional team and contribute significantly to the achievements of the team.
  • Full details are available in the position description

To be successful in this role:

  • Registered with AHPRA or equivalent governing body
  • Have extensive experience as a mental health clinician
  • Well developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills 

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.

Contact Person Julie Hume
Contact Number (03) 9496 2721
Alternate Contact Person Hannah Bloom
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 6465
Closing Date 14/04/2020
Position Description
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