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Reference Number 53529
Position Title Manager RMH Ambulatory Mental Health Services
Location Inner West Area Mental Health Service - RMH
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
Psychologists [41]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
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  • Manager RMH Ambulatory Mental Health Services
  • Inner West Area Mental Health Service – Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Full Time, including ADO every month

Life with Us:

  • Our service is driven by a well-developed vision for providing best practice, recovery-focussed and person-centred care for people with mental health conditions and their families.
  • Our clinicians, operational and clinical leaders are passionate about their work, and well supported by an embedded professional development program, with multiple learning modalities.
  • A supportive and friendly team environment.
  • Based at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in leafy Parkville precinct with access to other major health facilities, Melbourne University and Melbourne CBD.

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • The Manager is responsible for operational leadership of three key clinical programs – Emergency Mental Health Service based in the RMH ED, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service, and community mental health teams supporting homeless people with mental illness in Inner Melbourne.
  • The role is well supported by team leaders and senior clinicians who work collaboratively to ensure high quality service delivery and effective functioning of the program and the well-being of staff.
  • Opportunity to take on portfolio work in an area of clinical interest.
  • The Manager will be joining the service at an exciting time of service expansion and development within the Area Mental Health Service following the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

Your Contribution:


We are seeking an exceptional clinical operational leader, who is passionate about community mental health services, with demonstrated experience in best practice implementation and advanced skills in people management and support.     


Important skills include:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate well with colleagues, stakeholders and members of the public
  • Ability to deliver against clinical and operational KPI’s.
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and manage deadlines
  • Capacity to think creatively in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to prepare reports promptly
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills

Our Commitment to You:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support    program and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research

Connect With Us:


Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.


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All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you currently eligible to work in Australia? E.g. Australian Birth Certificate or passport with working visa, permanent residency?
Essential: Can you provide evidence of eligibility for membership of the relevant organisation pertaining to your particular discipline?
Essential: Can you provide a certified copy of your qualification for employment in this position?
Contact Person Gail Bradley
Contact Number 93773460
Closing Date 23/07/2020
Position Description
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