Team Leader - Hinterland Mental Health Service

Team Leader - Hinterland Mental Health Service

Queensland Health | australian capital territory, ACT, AU

Posted 16 days ago

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About the Important Company Hospital and Health Service

Important Company Hospital and Health Service ( (url removed) ) has six hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and four community health centres that employ more than 3,300 staff. The district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to patients and their families in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Important Company, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

Your opportunity

Lead and manage a multidisciplinary mental health and AOD team and provide advanced clinical leadership and expertise in strategic, operational and human resource management utilising a well-developed level of clinical knowledge, problem solving skills and experience of complex contemporary clinical practice standards to ensure optimal clinical outcomes for consumers.
Proactively advocate for the service on issues such as resource allocation, service improvement, service development, and policy development utilising high level negotiation and conflict management skills within an ethical legislative framework.
This position can be based at any of the Hinterland facilities (Clermont or Dysart) and travel to Moranbah when required.

Your team

The Hinterland Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs (MHAOD) Service provides specialist mental health and AOD assessment and treatment services for those experiencing complex and severe difficulties across the age range. The service is staffed by multi-disciplinary clinical staff with specialist areas of clinical focus, but who work as a team to ensure clinical services are available to the community across a broad geography in a timely and responsive manner.

Benefits of working for Important Company HHS

Important Company HHS provides a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities, provides roles with variety and flexibility, supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing and encourages work/life balance. Some additional benefits include:

Remuneration - Competitive packages with salary packaging options available.
Superannuation - Up to 12.75% employer contribution.
Annual leave loading - 17.5%.
Employee assistance and peer support programs - Supporting our staff through difficult times.
Wellbeing programs - Variety of initiatives available to suit all interests and lifestyles.

How to apply for this role

Download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants to familiarise yourself with the role.
Provide a written response (maximum 2 pages) outlining how your experience, abilities and knowledge will enable you to achieve the key responsibilities of the role. This is an opportunity to tell us about yourself, your professional career and why you are the right person for this job.
Attach your current resume/CV, including contact details of two referees, preferably your current/past supervisor, who can confirm/support your capabilities, work performance and conduct within the previous two years.

Conditions of employment

If you are a new employee to Queensland Health, we want to ensure you have all the information you need before you start. It is recommended that you familiarise yourself with the Queensland Health Conditions of employment ( (url removed) ) and the Code of Conduct(PDF) ( (url removed) ) for the Queensland Public Service.

Mandatory vaccination requirements

It is a mandatory condition of employment for this role to be:

Vaccinated against, and remain vaccinated against, vaccine preventable diseases Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B.
Vaccinated against COVID-19.

For more information on your vaccination requirements should you be the successful applicant for this role, please refer to the Queensland Health employment directives ( (url removed) ).