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Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 56300


Full-time permanent position

Midwest Area Mental Health Service

Based at Sunshine Hospital and may require travels across MWAMHS and NWMH sites

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.

Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first – leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Midwest Area Mental Health Service is part of Northwestern Mental Health at RMH which is the largest public mental health provider in Victoria. We provide mental health services to consumers in the north and western metropolitan areas of Melboune.

Your new team

You will be leading a team of experienced team members to deliver mental health services to consumers in the new Sunshine Hospital Emergency Department which will consist of a crisis hub and Behavioural Assessment Unit.

You will be working with the HOPE team for service development and quality improvement

You will be working with our partner provider, Wellways to provide care for consumers in our PARC facility

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

Effective use of a broad range of skills to communicate in a person-centred manner with key stakeholders to ensure the provision of high quality services

Coordinate care planning across a range of services

Maintain strategic relationships with our stakeholders and key partners such as Western Health

Provide leadership and strategic direction to your clinical teams

Encourage and support positive workplace culture, enable workforce development and delivery of contemporary evidence based programs

Your Contribution

Excellent people management skills with ability to successfully manage, coach, mentor and develop individuals who contribute to forming, flexible, resilient and effective teams

High level skills in conceptual and systems thinking including successful application of innovative approaches and the ability to influence change in work practices as required

High level verbal and written communications skills including negotiation skills and ability to resolve conflicts, competing demands and prioritizing resources.

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Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are highly encouraged to apply”

“Experience in working with ACCHO and Aboriginal Communities and Families”